Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best samba nights in the city happens every Monday night in the Gamboa area of Centro. Come get a true sense of Rio samba.
A beautiful blend of amazing venue and killer sound. This hot spot is located in Lagoa, with amazing nighttime views, expect a night of high class beats.
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: Starts at R$30
R4 Life (Lapa)
R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. This Monday night party is becoming very popular in downtown Rio.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
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 – Tel: (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)
Blue agave has made a name for itself here in Rio by giving the public a taste of the states with great Mexican food and sports programming. Its NFL time, so gear up and come down to check out the Broncos vs. Chargers while putting down some of the best Margaritas in town.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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