Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – After the success of the first and second editions, Rio Night Live will once again present the live storytelling event, Vent – Telling it Like it Was.
Taking place again at Beco Das Garrafas, “Bottles Bar,” in Copacabana, the event will feature storytellers from around the world. Previous guests have included Julia Michaels, Michael Royster, Stephen Garland, Raf Kiss, Amit Kumar, and Jose Calneto, among others.
The event promises to be a great night of incredible stories, sharing, connecting and venting. Doors open at 8PM and the show begins at 8:30 PM.
Monday Night Live (Copacabana)
Tonight it’s time for live storytelling as Rio Night Live presents the third edition of the VENT! telling it like it was event in Beco Das Garrafas in Copacabana.
Beco Das Garrafas – Doors open at 8PM and showtime is at 8:30 PM.
Rua Duvivier 37, Copacabana – Tel: (21)2543-2962/(21) 96800-8683
Entrance: R$20 with caipirinha/ R$30 without
Rio Moonday Boat Party (Glória)
The Rio Moonday Boat Party is back tonight with neon paint and DJs to help you glow while dancing in the moonlight this Monday. Boarding will begin at 11PM at the Marina da Glória and there will be welcome shots for guys until 11:30 PM and an open bar of vodka, beer and soft drinks for girls until 12AM. The boat will then depart at 12:15 AM and make its way around Guanabara Bay for four hours with DJs Angola and DJ Judas F spinning best of trap, world music, funk, house and reggaeton.
Marina da Glória – Boat boards at 11PM and departs at 12AM.
Marina da Glória– Whatsapp: +55 21 99772-9338
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
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 7:30 PM as singer and guitarist Marcos Novatto performs live. Then at 9:30 PM it’s time for three hours of samba provided by vocalist Rixxa accompanied by brilliant percussionists and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Lunes Sessions @ Leviano (Lapa)
On Monday nights in September, the Leviano bar in Lapa is presenting Lunes Sessions with 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)
PUBS & BARS:
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 – 7:00 PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. They are now serving New York-style pizza and during happy hour from 5PM to 8PM, Monday through Friday petiscos are 50 percent off and chopp is R$5.50. There is also a kilo buffet Mondays through Fridays 11-4PM. Additionally, every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM in the morning
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
La Calaca (Leblon)
For gourmet Mexican food and great tequilla 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 – 11:30AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
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