Starting from 8PM, the band Kapitu presents a rock show with a spice of blues and R&B. Following will be the band Maneva, bringing the best of reggae, MPB, jazz, soul and dub music to the audience at 10PM.
From 11PM to 1:15 AM, ten promising bands from all over the country go up on the stage, like GrooVI, from Rio Grande do Sul, Saci Weré, from Brasília, Machete Bomb, from Curitiba, among others. Singer Pitty (photo) will close the night with her authentic rock music.
Kapitu, Maneva and Pitty (Lapa)
Tonight, rock band Kapitu, reggae band Maneva, and rock singer Pitty will be starring at the Webfestvalda festival, which will bring ten other bands from the Brazilian independent music scene.
Fundição Progresso – 8PM
Rua dos Arcos, s/n – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3212-0800
Entrance: see venue to check details
Fun is guaranteed with Danada party tonight, with free Catuaba shots and the best of funk, pop, hip hop and reggaeton playing in the pick ups.
Espaço XV – 11PM
Travessa do Comércio, 113 – Centro
Entrance: R$0 – R$10
Eu amo baile funk (Lapa)
Brazilian funk will invade Circo Voador tonight, with DJs and MCs making you dance with the hottest from the genre all night long.
Circo Voador – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, s/n – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: see venue to check details
É proibido proibir (Botafogo)
Bar Bukowski is the place to go if you are looking for live music, karaoke, great drinks and a fun atmosphere. Tonight, everything is allowed at “É proibido proibir” party (It is forbidden to forbid), where a person will win a raffle ticket to leave the bar without paying anything.
Bar Bukowski – 6:30 PM
Rua Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$43 – R$55
Bico Doce and Paulinho Bandolim (Lapa)
The duo presents tonight the project “Samba Verde e Rosa” (Green and Pink Samba), a tribute to Mangueira, one of the most traditional samba schools in Rio. The repertoire includes compositions by Cartola and Nelson Cavaquinho.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Lapa Loca (Lapa)
It’s time again for Lapa Loca at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Mar César will start off the night on the first floor performing a roda de samba with well-known samba classics. DJs Aílton Area and Cauê will be spinning the best of samba, funk, hip hop and electronic. The band Johnny’s will also be there performing the best tracks from the international rock scene.
Leviano – 7PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 47 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20 – R$40 (cash only)
Finis Africae (Lapa)
The band Finis Africae celebrates its thirtieth anniversary tonight at Teatro Odisséia, bringing the best of Brazilian rock music to the audience.
Teatro Odisséia – 7PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 66 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Bossa Tropical (Copacabana)
Singer Maria Lucia Priolli presents a show tonight specially dedicated to Bossa Nova, inviting Amanda Bravo and Cristiano Sauma to participate on the presentation.
Beco das Garrafas – 7:30 PM
Rua Duvivier, 37 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2543-2962
PUBS & BARS:
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 5PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
Cuban bar Mais que Nada offers a lively and friendly night, drawing in a younger crowd just as much during the week as on the weekend. Tonight, they host their weekly pop and rock party with live bands and a great atmopshere.
Mais que Nada – 9PM
Rua Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: FREE for women. See site for details.
Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM
Avenida Atlântica, 3056, Loja B – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and for watching live sport streams and broadcasts. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Rua Vinicus de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
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