Michelle Lenzen will emcee and very special guest Jonny Loquasto from Los Angeles, California will perform live, along with comedians Pedro Parga Bastos, Lloyd Jong, Michelle Paz, and Mike Royster.
Entry is R$30 and includes a free caipirinha (R$20 without drink).
Stand Up Comedy (Copacabana)
Improbable Comedy’s stand-up comedy night is back tonight at Bottle’s Bar in Copacabana with local, expat and visiting comedians, including very special guest Jonny Loquasto from Los Angeles, California. The events are always a great night.
Bottle’s Bar – 9PM
Rua Duvivier 37, Beco das Garrafas, Copacabana – Tel: (21)2543-2962/(21) 96800-8683
Entrance: R$30 and includes a free caipirinha (R$20 without drink).
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Rio Moonday Boat Party (Glória)
The Rio Moonday Boat Party is back tonight will neon paint and DJs to help you glow while dancing in the moonlight this Monday. Boarding will begin at 11PM at the Marina da Glória There will be 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. The boat will then 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, performing 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, the famous roda de samba returns to Pedra do Sal tonight. It’s a classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. 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 and guitarist Marcos Novatto starting off the night. Then 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
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy waffles, pancakes, BBQ, real bagels, sliders, great cakes and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3813-3972
La Calaca (Leblon)
For gourmet Mexiacn food and great tequilla and sangria, head to La Calaca restaurant in Leblon. They are also known for their executive lunches with one grilled main dish, three side dishes and dessert for R$32.
La Calaca – 11AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
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