Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – With only a guitar and vocals, the traditional style of MPB are ever so present at Cachaçaria Mangue Seco. Top notch musicians will rotate throughout the month, playing a repertoire of MPB, bossa nova and samba.
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. Expect to hear the best in dub, reggae and two-step.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Nuth (Barra da Tijuca)
Monday nights at Nuth have a more laid back crowd so don’t expect a nightclub. Join in on the fun with their set up pool table and relaxing ambiance. There is also another location in Lagoa so be sure to check them both out.
Nuth – 11PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra de Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3153-8595/2495-6008
Entrance: Not available at time of press
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
Voz e Violão (Lapa)
With only a guitar and vocals, the traditional style of MPB are ever so present at Cachaçaria Mangue Seco. Top notch musicians will rotate throughout the month, playing a repertoire of MPB, bossa nova and samba.
Cachaçaria Mangue Seco – 11:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 23, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3852-1947
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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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