Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The project Sarau Criar was created to educate the public and to value the talent of composers, as well as show support for the Instituto Cultural Cravo Albim. This special edition welcomes Thiago Thomé & Leo Mucuri, with an opening performance from Gabi Temponi at Leviano in Lapa.
Monday nights have never been this much fun. Casa Matriz hosts the second edition of Megazord, featuring a heavy duty lineup of 10 DJs playing pop, rock, electro and batidao.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$17 before midnight, R$25 after
Sarau Criar- O Maior Encontro De Compositors no Rio de Janeiro (Lapa)
The project Sarau Criar was created to educate the public and to value the talent of composers, as well as show support for the Instituto Cultural Cravo Albim. This special edition welcomes Thiago Thomé & Leo Mucuri, with an opening performance from Gabi Temponi.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: Contact venue
Pedra do Sal (Gamboa)
Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best in the city performs every Monday night in the Gamboa area of Centro.
Pedra do Sal – 6PM
Rua Argemiro Bulcão, 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060
Roda de Samba com Richas (Lapa)
Tonight has won the acclaim of the public. A samba in Lapa that shakes the brilliant percussionists, a mixture of the band Zeca Pagodinho, depicting the trials of the blocks of the samba schools.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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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.
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good spot to check out on the weekends, with live music and all sorts of pub games such as darts and pool. Monday is also half-price steak night until 9PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
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