Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Rock It is back at Casa da Matriz. And with a great line up: Kleber Tuma (On the Rocks/Revolt/Alien Nation), Wilson Power (Alien Nation/On the Rocks), Tito Figueiredo (Paradiso/Automatic) and Mario Mamede (Macabra/Roll/Rock Me).
Rock It! (Botafogo)
Rock It is back at Casa da Matriz. And with a great line up: Kleber Tuma (On the Rocks/Revolt/Alien Nation), Wilson Power (Alien Nation/On the Rocks), Tito Figueiredo (Paradiso/Automatic) and Mario Mamede (Macabra/Roll/Rock Me).
Casa da Matriz – 11:30 PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 before midnight, R$25 after, without Lista Amiga R$30
Patrick’s Green Club (Botafogo)
While you’re counting the days until Easter, don’t forgot that it is still March and there is another very important Christian celebration: St. Patricks Day!
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$15 with guest list or if wearing green, R$20 with guest list, R$30 without
Engenheiros do Samba (Lapa)
Engenheiros do Samba gives you some of the best pagode of the universe! There goal is to get you on the dance floor with their typical Brazilian music.
Sublime Relicário – 7PM
Rua Gomes Freire 773, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-9824
Roda de samba com Danielle Coimbra e o grupo Serrado (Lapa)
You can’t miss out on this one: Danielle Coimbra and grupo Serrado perform side by side at Lapa’s best roda de samba at Mistura Carioca!
Mistura Carioca – 7PM
Av. Gomes Freire, 791, Lapa – Tel: (21) 7726-2206
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, R$25 without
Raimundos e Rancore (Lapa)
Raimundos and Rancore return to Circo Voador for a night of incredible music. Their sounds are not only paying tribute to their long time fans, but gaining them many new ones as well!
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Prices range from R$30 to R$60
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Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Expand Wine Bar (Ipanema)
For a more laid back night with your significant other, Expand Wine Bar is the place to go if you insist on the best wine selection. Sample top-quality and boutique wines, accompanied by pleasant music and small wine dishes.
Expand Wine Bar
Rua Barão da Torre 358, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523 2747
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30 PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Balcony Bar – 5:30 PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
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