Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Check out a more civilized Monday night in Rio’s historic downtown, as the Baile da Graça at Passeio Dance shows just what you need — grace — to look good on the dance floor. Bring a partner or find one at the bar!
The best in disco, 80s, and 90s pop with DJ Bernard de Casteja.
Nuth – 9PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3575-6850
Entrance: R$40 Men, R$30 Women
Baile da Graça (Centro)
The best in partner dancing from just after work until after the clock strikes midnight.
Passeio Dance – 6PM
Av. Rio Branco, 277, Centro – Tel: (21) 2220-1298
La Girl (Copacabana)
Ladies start the week off with a bang at this female-oriented GLBT club. Mondays feature the laughter show with Karina Karão and two-for-one beers until 1AM.
La Girl – 9PM
Rua Raul Pompéia, 102 (Galeria), Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2247-8342
Entrance: R$10 until midnight, R$15 after
Grupo Molejo (Barra da Tijuca)
Samba for your Monday night with free caipirinhas for ladies until midnight. Samba do Bom and Tokito DJ open.
Barril 8000 Praia – 10PM
Av. Sernambetiba, 8000, Barra da Tijuca – (21) 2433-1730
Entrance: Women free until midnight, men R$10 until midnight
Roda de Samba at Pedra do Sal (Gamboa)
Classic samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best in the city.
Pedra do Sal – 6PM
Rua Argemiro Bulcão, 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060
Jazz at Boemia da Lapa (Lapa)
A whole load of jazz standards to start off your week feeling chipper.
Boemia da Lapa – 8PM
Praça João Pessoa, 2, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7921
Roda de Samba com Richahs (Lapa)
Four hour samba marathon, the best bet for your MPB Monday.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
Shenanigan’s Monday Night Football (Ipanema)
This classic American-Irish bar has live music every night as well a pool table, sports on the large screen TV and a good mix of locals and tourists.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 9:30PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and 20 percent off Entree plates for lunch and dinner until 7:00PM this month.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
There isn’t a better way to cure the Monday blues than with a large selection of boutique, imported beers.
Delirium Cafe – 6PM
Rua Barão da Torre de Novaes, 183, Ipanema – (21) 7897-9250
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