Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Presented every Monday by Bem Brasil Entretenimento, the one and only Rio Boat Club is back tonight.
Things begin on land at 11PM with a happy hour featuring free drinks for women and two-for-one specials for men.
The boat will depart the Marina at 12:30 AM and DJs Ricardo Martins and Bruno Lima will spin the best of house, hip hop, pop, Brazilan funk and reggaeton as the boat makes its way around the Bay with beautiful views of o Pão de Açucar, Cristo, Museu de Arte Contemporânea and the Rio-Niterói bridge.
“Medo do Escuro” (Botafogo)
Tonight at Audio Rebel, Quintavant will present the Ivo Lopes Araújo film, “Medo do Escuro” with Ivo Lopes Araújo, Uirá dos Reis, Vitor Colares, Thaís de Campos and Eric Barbosa performing the soundtrack live. Vitor Colares will open the night.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Rio Boat Club (Lapa)
The one and only Rio Boat Club is back tonight and things will get started at 11PM with happy hour. Lasting until midnight, drinks will be free for women and there will be two-for-one specials for men. The boat will then leave the Marina at 12:30 AM. DJs Ricardo Martins and Bruno Lima will spin the best of house, hip hop, pop, Brazilan funk and reggation as the boat makes its way around the Bay.
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.
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 9:30PM 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 in November, the Leviano bar in Lapa is presenting Lunes Sessions with the band Clandestinos, led by singer-songwriter Udi Fagundes, performing their covers of works 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 and restaurant in Copacabana is one of the best places to watch live sports including NFL games, especially Monday Night Football tonight with the Chicago Bears playing the San Diego Chargers.
Blue Agave Copacabana – 5PM
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 is 6PM to 8PM and Monday is half price steak night starting at 8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
La Calaca (Leblon)
For gourmet Mexican food and great tequila and sangria, head to La Calaca restaurant in Leblon. They are also known for their executive lunches with one grilled main dish, three side dishes and dessert for R$32.
La Calaca – 11:30 AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
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