The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs


Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Philadelphia based DJ, producer, composer and rapper Diplo will be making a special appearance tonight at Fosfobox in Copacabana. Tonight’s exclusive show is brought to you by the folks of the Wobble Crew, who are known for their variety of funky dubstep and breaks.

Diplo began as a DJ known as Hooked on Hollertronix. His sets, were described as cohesive, natural, and complete. Diplo built ” The Mausoleum” video studio, recording studio, and record label office, which recorded such artists as Christina Aguilera, Shakira and many more. With his established sound, Diplo was approached to produce beats for M.I.A., which only solidified his status. Since then, he has propelled himself to the upper ranks of musical success.


Wobble Apresenta: Diplo (Copacabana)
Wobble presents a very special show tonight featuring heavy beatmaker Diplo. Based out of Philadelphia, Diplo has produced countless tracks for various labels, productions and musical groups including M.I.A., Switch, Beyonce, No Doubt and Usher. Check him out tonight at Fosfobox in Copacabana.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$40 without

Sunset (Vidigal)
Come enjoy the amazing sunset of Rio from one of the best possible views in town, on top of the Vidigal mountain at Casa Alto Vidigal. DJs Thiago Lemmer and Second Sound system will be throwing down deep house. Bar and Mexican food available as well.
Casa Alto Vidigal – 11PM
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima, 2, Vidigal – Tel:(21)3322-3034
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$30 without

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club


Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes. With artists such as Marcia Guzzo and Band, Edson Duarte, & DJ Sergio Feijó.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: Women R$10 until 11PM / Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight

Mulato Velho e Simone Lial (Lapa)
Mulato Velho e Simone Lial present “Brasileirissimo,” a show focused on their musical interpretations of creativity and Carioca culture.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25


Mekong (Leblon)
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. On Wednesdays you can loosen up by singing some rock ‘n’ roll tunes as it’s Karaoke night.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$15

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