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


Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Its summer time in Rio and with that comes many fun events like Carnaval and the Rio Music Conference. Today kicks off the beginning of the conference and in turn many parties that will be occurring all throughout the city featuring top DJs both locally and internationally. Tonight will be the first conference sponsored event held at Rio’s top new venue Cave Club, simply called Super Party. The lineup includes a handful of resident DJs from various clubs around Brazil and abroad.

To kick things off, we look to our local heros from the famed Bootleg party Marcelo Abreu and Marcio Careca, they are joined by Gui Sales and Junior C from the popular Forward party thrown every month at Lions Club in Sao Paulo. Also on deck is Gabi Lima and Paulo Pires from the Moove Party at Vibe nightclub in Curitiba. Next up is German DJ and producer Jonty Scruff and last but not least Marcio S from Sub AM out of Manaus.


In.Box (Copacabana)
The gang from Bem Brasil are starting up a new Wednesday night at the ever famous Fosfobox club in Copacabana. The night will feature a mixup of hip hop upstairs and house downstairs, featuring DJs Haron Dufau and Dymytryus. Arrive early for two hours of free caipirinhas.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$40 for men, R$30 for women, R$25 with flyer or guest list until 12AM

Super Party (Copacabana)
Its that time of year again for the return of The Rio Music Conference and with it comes a slew of killer parties all over Rio. Today kicks things off at Cave Club with a stellar lineup featuring Marcelo Abreu vs. Marcio Careca, Gui Sales vs. Junior C, Gabi Lima vs. Paulo Pires, Jonty Scruff and Marcio S.
Cave – 10PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano, 20- Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2522-5663
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$40 without

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


Marina Iris (Lapa)
Marina Iris is known for her classic samba done right at Bar Carioca da Gema, featuring a variety of favorite Brazilian hits from João Nogueira, Pedro Caetano and much more.
Carioca da Gema- 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

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


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 188 A, 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 – 9AM
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$10

The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3056 Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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