During the night, DJ Lucian Roffer will spin the best of house and lounge and DJ Haron Dufau will spin the best of house, hip hop, funk, reggaeton, and cumbia. Additionally, the band Pretenso will perform the best of samba live.
Make sure to get there early as caipirinhas are free until 12AM.
Mantuano Trio (Botafogo)
Tonight the Mantuano Trio with Pedro Fonseca, Miguel Dias, and João Mantuano will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Feel Leblon (Leblon)
The weekly Feel Leblon party is back at Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. Promotions include all you can drink caipirinhas until midnight and two-for-one specials on Budweiser long neck beers all night long. During the event, DJs Angola and guests will spin the best of electronic, trap, house, indie rock, funk Carioca, hip hop, reggaeton, and samba.
Sette Leblon – 11PM – 5AM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon– Tel: 21-32981941
Entrance: R$10 – R$30
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Ipanema)
The Bem Brasil party will once again take place at Miroir in Ipanema tonight. It will include live samba from the band Pretensão and DJs Luciano Roffer and Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, and kuduro throughout the night. Promotions will include free caipirinhas from 10PM until midnight.
Miroir – 11PM
Av. Epitácio Pessoa, 1484 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: R$40 +. See venue for more information.
Késía Estácio (Lapa)
Tonight singer Késia Estácio returns to perform live at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Estácio cites influences including Elis Regina, Djavan, and Chico Buarque, among others, and tonight she will perform the best of MPB, samba, soul and pop.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Cena Preta (Lapa)
Tonight Leviano will present Cena Preta with Macau, Aleh Ferreira, Udi Fagundes and Bapt performing live.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 (Cash only)
Roda de Samba @ Trapiche Gamboa (Gamboa)
On Tuesday nights in April, Trapiche Gamboa is hosting rodas de sambas with Paulao de 7 cordas and guests.
Trapiche Gamboa – 8:30 PM.
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 155, Gamboa– Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Tempero d’vó and Henrique Cazes (Centro)
Henrique Cazes and guests will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30 PM with the best of contemporary choro. The group Tempero d’vó will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight the Portuguese/English Language Exchange returns to Lapa Irish Pub. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both a fun and educational night. Following the Language Exchange, Helô Tenório and Ana de Ferreira will perform jazz live.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10 to stay for the show.
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 except for Wednesdays.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great mexican food, drinks and live sports, be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Games Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s time to play darts, chess, and FIFA 2014 on XBOX 360, as the Lord Jim Pub hosts the weekly Games Night event tonight. Promotions include two-for-one specials on Jim’s Lager until 12AM. There will also be live rock’n’roll.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s Mondays through Saturdays from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
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