Audience favorite, Pedro Parga Bastos returns to headline the night and Pedro Pan, Lucas Hoffman and Ulysses Mattos will fill out the line-up. Additionally, Stephen Garland returns as emcee.
Entry includes a free caipirinha and is R$30 or R$15 if you email firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday at 6PM and request to be added to the guest list.
Stand Up Comedy (Copacabana)
Improbable Comedy’s stand-up comedy nights are back with a new day and location. Now taking place on Mondays every two weeks at Bottle’s Bar in Copacabana, the events are a great night out and full of laughter and fun for all.
Bottle’s Bar – 9PM
Rua Duvivier 37, Beco das Garrafas, Copacabana – Tel: (21)2543-2962/(21) 96800-8683
Rio Moonday Boat Party (Glória)
It’s time to dance and glow in the moonlight as the Rio Moonday Boat Party presents a special neon edition. The boat will begin boarding at 11PM and feature welcome shots for guys until 11:30PM and an open bar of vodka, beer and soft drinks for girls until 12AM, when the boat departs. After leaving the marina, the boat will make its way around Guanabara Bay for four hours with DJs Guga Fernandez and Angola spinning the best of world music, funk, house and reggaeton.
Marina da Glória – Boat boards at 11PM and departs at 12AM.
Marina da Glória– Whatssap: +55 21 99772-9338
Entrance: R$25 – R$50 (by reservation only, see site for details)
Lunes Sessions @ Leviano (Lapa)
On Monday nights in May, the Leviano bar in Lapa is presenting Lunes Sessions with band Clandestinos. Led by singer-songwriter Udi Fagundes, they will perform their covers of works by Manu Chao, Chico Science, Jorge Benjor, and Bob Marley as well as original arrangements of the best of reggae, dub, ska, and hip-hop. Additionally during the weekly event, Radiola Visto Rasta is playing the best of reggae roots and dub.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10- R$20 (Cash only)
Roda de Samba Pedra do Sal (Gamboa)
Weather permitting, classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots is back at Pedra do Sal tonight. The weekly event is considered by many to be one of the most authentic rodas de samba in the city.
Pedra do Sal – 6PM
Rua Argemiro Bulcão 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060
Roda de Samba with Rixxa (Lapa)
For more dancing and singing, head to Lapa’s Carioca da Gema tonight. The venue will come alive at 7:30PM with singer Marcos Novatto starting off the night and at 9:30PM it’s time for three hours of live samba provided by vocalist Rixxa accompanied by brilliant percussionists and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Monday through Friday, Happy Hour is 6PM to 8PM and Monday is half price steak night starting at 8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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