Fundição Progresso

Rua dos Arcos, 24 | Lapa

Opening hours vary according to events, check their website for details

Considered one of the best places in Rio to enjoy live music, Fundição Progresso has quite a story. In the heart of Lapa, the carioca bohemian neighborhood, this beautiful historic two-story former foundry was about to be demolished when a group of artists managed to turn it in a cultural center, in the late 80’s. Since then, the venue pulls crowds (up to 5,000 people) to watch performances by local and international artists – Caetano Veloso, Jorje Ben Jor, Franz Ferdinand, Manu Chao and Motörhead have already played on its stage. Besides music, Fundição is also home for theatre and circus groups.

Image taken from Fundição Progresso on Facebook

Image taken from Fundição Progresso on Facebook

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