Jaloo, a native of Pará state and one of the hottest up-and-coming producers on the Brazilian electronic music scene, will spin “tropicalpopelectrobeats“, a mixture of technobrega, pop and swing. While, Antonio Antmaper, also known as Omulu, will deliver the best of bass, tecnobrega, cumbia and more.
La Bombacion of the Manie Gang, Apavoramento DJs and VJs, Mouchoque , Matias, Argerax, Susana Guardado, and Ícaro dos Santos will also perform. Additionally Holland born, Fabian Chicano will deliver a special UK Garage and house set.
FIFA Fan Fest (Copacabana)
From June 12th through July 13th, Copacabana beach will be home to the FIFA Fan Fest during the 2014 World Cup games. The 31,000 m² area on the beach between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier, will house a large screen to view the matches live and a stage for entertainers that, during the tournament, will include; Sorriso Maroto, Dudu Nobre, Arlindo Cruz, Anitta, Sandra de Sá, Bom Gosto, Suvaco de Cristo, Cordão da Bola Preta, Fogo e Paixão, Bloco Brasil, Empolga às Nove, Blitz. All 64 matches of the World Cup will be shown live, which the exception of simultaneous games, when one match will be broadcast later. On Brazilian match days a second 50m² screen will be added. Each game day, the area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier will open two hours before the first match of the day and always close at 10PM. Capacity for the area is 20,000. Entry is free and entrance will be granted according to order of arrival.
FIFA Fan Fest – 11AM
Praia Copacabana, The beach area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
It’s again time for Karaokê Indie tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Sing your heart out with one of their over 7,000 karaoke menu selections or enjoy the best of alternative rock, indie, punk and nu-metal with DJs Alexandre Brandão and Ricardo Abrahin on the second floor. Two for one drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, mate-me por favor and sex on the beach, until midnight.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Caramaba #5 (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s La Paz club hosts the fifth version of the Caramaba party with DJs and VJs delivering the best in South American sights and sounds.
La Paz – 11:45 PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
DJs Haron Dufau, Dynytrus and Ricardo Martins will spin the best of hip hop and house tonight at Copacabana’s Fosfobox as part of the weekly In.Box party. Arrive early for unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM and stay for two for one beers in one of Rio’s most popular clubs.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$ 25-R$40
Every Wednesday night is time for MPB, pop rock and reggae with Afroreggae night at Lapa’s Leviano bar. With their strong percussion, it’s always a lively show.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Ginga Tropical (Catete)
Experience Brazil’s rich musical history at Casarão Ameno Resedá in Catete tonight. Throughout the month of June on Wednesday and Sunday nights, the venue will hold Ginga Tropical theater events featuring the best of Brazilian rhythms and dancing.A tribute to Brazilian legend Carmen Miranda kicks things off followed by cabaret and an homage to famous Brazilian televison presenter Osvaldo Sargentelli. The show will continue with samba, dancing Orixás, lambada, forró, maracatu, pagode, bossa nova, funk and frevo, almost everything one needs to get a true feel for the rhythms and musical culture of Brazil in one night.
Casarão Ameno Resedá– 10PM
Rua Pedro Américo 277, Catete – Tel: (21) 2556-2427
Entrance: R$100- R$160
Julio Estrela and Nina Rosa (Lapa)
At 9PM, singer Nina Rosa will start the night off at Carioca da Gema and singer Julio Estrela will follow at 11PM. During his show tonight, Estrela will reinterpret the works Zeca Pagodinho, Roberto Ribeiro, Gonzaguinha, Chico Buarque, Assis Valente, and Miltinho, among.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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RockOKÊ -Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7236
Those in search of the finest Asian fusion cuisine and some of the tastiest drinks in Rio, need look no further than Leblon’s Mekong.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
American-owned Mab’s Restaurant is a great place for food and drinks and offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM-3AM
Av. Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
The Clover (Copacabana)
Enjoy imported beers in a great environment at Copacabana’s upscale pub, The Clover. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 6PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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