Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Freaky beats and ghoulish peeps is what you can expect at Festa POParty’s pre-Halloween bash at Galeria Cafe. The perfect blend of pop and mashups will freak you out at this fright night bash.
Festa POParty- Zombie Floor Special (Ipanema)
October is the month of ghoulish ghosts and the frightening undead. Sure it might be a tad early for Halloween, but Festa POParty is not waiting for the classic American night of fun. Come hear your favorite mashups and pop music. The night will feature video clips from your favorite horror movies and tunes from the Serial Killer DJs! Be afraid!
Galeria Café – 10PM
Rua Teixeira Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
Icaro dos Santos and Saulo Laudares bring their funky house style to Doiz for their weekly venture Hi-Fi at the charming venue Doiz in Humaitá. Arrive early to enjoy drink specials and happy hour deals!
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
D-Date continues this week with resident Bernardo Campos and special guests. Deep house, lounge and disco start the evening off on the outside deck followed by some heavy hitting dance music inside. Arrive early for dinner with the fixed price menu chosen specifically for D-Date attendees.
00 – 7PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$40 without
For 7 years Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend in the best possible way: lots of good music and beautiful people gathered at Casa da Matriz. The first track is the responsibility of the resident DJs Tulio and Newton, who drops pop and rock for all ages.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16 with guest list, R$28 without
Salsa Cafe (Lapa)
DJ Wagner Luz will command the floor with his Latin style funk featuring the best of salsa, rumba and merengue. Dance the night away Latin style at the ever popular Lapa Cafe.
Lapa Café – 8PM
Av. Gomes Freire, 457 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3971-6812
Forró do Mercado e Mano a Mano + Dj Chicote (Lapa)
Thursday nights at Leviano are strictly for those who want to dance to quality music! The night will feature the best of salsa, forrogroovejazz, samba and more!
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$25 after 8PM
Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a great unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. Very fun decor and vibe, this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79- Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: Check with venue
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