Rider Weekends are back at Marina da Gloria!

Starting January 15th, catering some of Rio’s biggest parties! Featuring the best in hip hop, rock, jazz, funk, soul and MPB, Criolo will be kicking off this series by performing his new album, “Convoque seu Buda”

Event Schedule (start times at 23:00) Av. Infante Dom Henrique, – Marina da Gloria – Glória

15/01 Criolo + Madureira Disco Clube

16/01 Rio Porque Tô no Rio + Nas Internas

17/01 Modinha! A Festa + Vambora!

22/01 Banda do Mar + Sinara + Dônica

23/01 Esbórnia + Tropkillaz + Vale Night (SP)

24/01 Coordenadas + Autoramas & BNegão

29/01 The Brand New Heavies + Jazz Ahead

30/01 Rocka-Rocka + I Hate Party

31/01 Do Leme ao Pontal + Que País é Esse?


Enjoy the return of contemporary alternative rock legends the Foo Fighters in Rio! The emmy award winning band featuring Dave Grohl (of NIRVANA fame) and Pat Smear (of legendary punk band THE GERMS) will be tearing through their most recent album “Wasting Light”, while famed english indie rockers KAISER CHIEFS and national support Raimundos set the mood! Ticket information can be found at the link below

Address: R. Prof. Eurico Rabelo, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro –
Date: 25/01/2015
Time: 20:00
Price: R$100 to R$600

Kandinsky Showcase at CCBB starting Jan. 28!

Fans of Wassily Kandinsky’s abstract art can enjoy a showcasing of his art at the Centro Cultural do Banco do Brasil starting at the end of January! From Jan 28 – March 30 gain free access to one many consider to have created the first purely abstract paintings


Address: Rua Primeiro de Março, 66 – Centro, Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Telephone: 3808-2020
Days: Wed – Mon 9h00 – 21h00

Don’t forget the Christmas Show

Every winter Rio de Janeiro sets out the greatest Christmas tree in the whole world, and we invite all of our guests to make sure they view it in the middle of our lovely Lagoa while they visit! Certainly a rare opportunity to see one of the largest Christmas trees visible to man. Beautifully lit up, the Arvore do Natal is certainly a site to behold.


Novas Frequências Experimental Music Festival!

Novas Frequências festival hits Rio this month! Spanning Dec. 1 – Dec. 14th, Rio de Janeiro’s most experimental music festival will be bringing together some of the more genre spanning and innovative acts across the world! Curated by DJ Chico Dub, the festival will be occurring across the city at various venues, with some shows free, and others anywhere from R$ 10-50.

Please consult the below website for more information!



Enjoy Naïve Art in Rio at MIAN!

If you plan on seeing Christ the Redeemer while in Rio, don’t forget to check out the Museu Internacional de Arte Naif next to the Cosme Velho train station! A celebration of contemporary and historical naif art, guests are encouraged to try producing some of their own after enjoying some of the museum’s works, including the world’s largest naif painting at 24m wide! Those who bring their Cosme Velho train ticket to see the Christ the Redeemer statue are entitled to a 50% discount on the entrance fee for the museum.

Address: Rua Cosme Velho, 561 – Cosme Velho Rio de Janeiro
Hours: Tues – Sun 10:00 until 17:00, Closed Mondays
Price: R$12

54th Feira da Providencia 2014

In Barra da Tijuca the Fair of Providence unites numerous states and countries with presentations of their different cuisines, artisanal crafts, entertainment, history and folklore!

Proceeds from the fair go to Banco da Providencia’s social projects.


Wednesday to Friday: R$ 14

Saturday and Sunday: R$ 16
Ticket purchase available by cash or debit card only.


Time: 12h – 23h

Date: 03/12/2014 to 07/12/2014
Address: Riocentro – Av. Salvador Allende, 6.555 – Tel. 3035-9100
Neighborhood: Barra da Tijuca

Enjoy the greatest MPB hits for free this week!

From Nov. 24 – Nov. 28 Fundação Nacional das Artes is sponsoring free shows in front of the Palacio Capanema in Centro everyday at 12h30. Everday a different trio will interpret MPB classics by artists such as Vinícius de Moraes, Tom Jobim, Marcos Valle, João Donato and Durval Ferreira.


Mon Nov. 24
Alberto Chimelli convida Sergio Barrozo (contrabaixo) e Idriss Boudrioua (saxofone). Homenageado: Marcos Valle
Tues Nov. 25
Hamleto Stamato convida Ney Conceição (baixo) e Erivelton Silva (bateria). Homenageado: Tom Jobim
Wed Nov. 26
Paulo Midosi convida Haroldo Cazes (baixo) e Rubinho Moreira (bateria). Homenageado: Durval Ferreira
Thurs Nov. 27
Leandro Freixo convida Victor Bertrami (bateria) e Bruna Buschle (contrabaixo). Homenageado: Vinícius de Moraes
Fri Nov. 28
Fernando Merlino convida Erivelton Silva (bateria) e Jamil Joanes (baixo). Homenageado: João Donato