Fosfobox (Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Loja 22ª, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro) – opened since 2004, this nightspot is for the 20-something crowd that dabbles in Reggaeton, EDM (electronic dance music), and House music from Europe and USA. Depending on the night, entry price varies significantly from R$20 to R$50 per person.
Emporio 37 (Rua Maria Quiteria, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro) – reputed to be the oldest rock-themed bar in Rio, Emporio is popular simply because it’s opened after-hours (which explains why there isn’t a crowd until after 1:00 am). There are two dance floors for Brazilian and international rock music, which is ideal for the expat […]
Circo Voador (Rua doa Arcos, Lapa, Rio de Janeiro) – live musical acts are often booked here at this cultural space, complete with a variety of musical genres (from rock and metal (like AC/DC), to Samba, Pagode and Funk. For those wanting some breathing space from its often crowded dance floor, there’s a palm tree […]
Carioca da Gema (Av. Mem de Sá, Centro, Rio de Janeiro) — since the year 2000, this popular hangout spot offers the best of the Brazilian popular music (including Samba and Choro). With the best artists and musicians; the coldest beer, the best samba, and a large audience around the local carioca culture, this venue […]
Galerias Pacifico (Calle Florida y Avenida Córdoba, Buenos Aires) – this high-end shopping center, which is housed in a Victorian-era structure modeled after Bon Marché department store in Paris, has over 150 retailers (such as Bobbi Brown, Chanel, Estée Lauder, Hugo Boss, Lancôme, Levi’s, Lindt, L’Occitant, Maidenform-Perlea, Nike Stop, Revlon, Rochas, Samsung, Sony Center, Swatch, […]
Club One (Adolfo Alsina 940, Buenos Aires) – this nightspot, like Crobar and Pacha, draws in a regular roster of international House music DJs (such as Fedde Le Grand, Sven Vath, Loco Dice, Sander Kleinenberg, and James Zabiela).
Boris Club de Jazz (Gorritti 5568, Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires) – this cozy 200-person venue draws in a well-dressed crowd interested in hearing jazz performed by both established names and up-and-coming musicians. Food is also served here, and the bar (illuminated in blue) is hard to miss in this dimly-lit club. Jazz fans should check […]