Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – With the tagline, “What happens on the boat, stays on the boat”, the one and only Rio Boat Club is back tonight and ready to party.
Presented every Monday by Bem Brasil Entretenimento, the fun kicks off at 11PM with a happy hour featuring free drinks for women and two-for-one specials for men.
The boat then departs the Marina at 12:30 AM and DJs Ricardo Martins and Bruno Lima spin the best of house, hip hop, pop, Brazilian funk and reggaeton as the boat makes its way around the Bay with beautiful views of Pão de Açucar, Cristo, Museu de Arte Contemporânea and the Rio-Niterói bridge.
Rio Boat Club (Lapa)
Take to the high seas on Rio’s only party boat tonight. Happy hour starts at 11PM with free drinks for women and two-for-one specials for men. At 12:30 AM, the boat sets sails and DJs Ricardo Martins and Bruno Lima will spin the best of house, hip hop, pop, Brazilan funk and reggation. Look at for famous Rio sights, such as Pão de Açucar, Cristo, Museu de Arte Contemporânea and the Rio-Niterói bridge as you party.
Marina da Glória – Boarding and happy hour begins at 11PM. Boat departs at 12:30 AM.
Marina Da Glória – Tel: (21) 7872-2748 – Bem Brasil
Entrance: Reservations are required. See above link for more information.
I Hate Mondays #38 (Arpoador)
Kicking off the summer season with their famed I Hate Mondays party, Cave will be turning up the heat with Carioca funk MC Carol from Niteroi, and DJs Grazzia, Paula Queiroz, Dorly and Fernando Schlaepfer.
CAVE 11:45 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Roda de Samba with Rixxa (Lapa)
For a great night of dancing and singing, head to Lapa’s Carioca da Gema. The venue will come alive at 9:30 PM with vocalist Rixxa, accompanied by brilliant percussionists and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band, providing three hours of lively samba.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Lunes Sessions @ Leviano (Lapa)
On Monday nights, the Leviano bar in Lapa presents Lunes Sessions with the band Clandestinos, led by singer-songwriter Udi Fagundes. They will be performing covers of music 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.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10- R$20 (Cash only)
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Blue Agave Copa (Copacabana)
In addition to great drinks and authentic Mexican food, the Blue Agave bar in Copacabana is one of the best places to watch live sports including NFL games. Also make sure to check out the original Blue Agave located in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 6PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana– Tel: (21) 3592-9271
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Monday through Friday, Happy Hour goes from 6PM to 8PM and steaks are half price on Mondays, from 8PM, and the football will be playing.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7 PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
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