Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, New Yorker singer Alma Thomas performs a soulful jazz and blues show at Teto Solar venue, in Botafogo, at 8:30 PM.
Having participated in The Voice Brasil in 2012, Alma Thomas brings to the stage a smooth, full-bodied voice that enchants audience.
The singer brings a sophisticated repertoire to the show, including jazz standards, like “Autumn Leaves” and “Summertime”, and a lot of improvisation.
AlabêKetu Jazz (Botafogo)
Composed of four percussionists and one sax player, the AlabêKetu Jazz mixes the chants and beats from the Afro Brazilian religion Candomblé with the best jazz arrangements.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde da Silva, 55 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Jazz com Alma (Botafogo)
New Yorker singer Alma Thomas returns to Botafogo’s Teto Solar tonight, bringing a classy repertoire of jazz and blues music.
Teto Solar – 8:30 PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 110 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 99509-5606
Entrance: suggested contribution of R$10
Tony Botelho Trio (Botafogo)
Musicians Tony Botelho, Lourenço Vasconcellos and Francisco Pellegrini gather at Coordenadas Bar tonight to present an ecletic show with pop, jazz and MPB music.
Coordenadas Bar – 9PM
Rua da Passagem, 19 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3593-5003
Festa Bem Brasil (Ipanema)
One of the trendiest parties in Rio, where Brazilians and foreigners always end up hanging out together. Besides DJ Haron Dufau, who will be playing a set list with the best of hip hop, house, reggaeton and funk, group Pretensão (Pretension) will be in charge of the live samba music.
Barzin Rio Live – 11PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 75 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: R$20 – R$50
Pagode da Dida (Tijuca)
One of Rio’s best Afro Brazilian restaurants, Dida Bar and Restaurant hosts tonight its famous “roda de pagode”, with the best of live samba and pagode music.
Dida Bar e Restaurante – 5PM
Rua Barão de Iguatemi, 408 – Praça da Bandeira (Tijuca) – Tel: (21) 2504-0841
Entrance: suggested contribution of R$5
Julio Estrela (Lapa)
Singer Julio Estrela will be starring at Carioca da Gema tonight, bringing to the audience a great selection of samba classics and carnaval songs.
Bar Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
Botafogo’s favorite bar for undergrad students and hispters. Comuna is famous for its homemade burgers and variety of beer labels.
Comuna – 7PM
Rua Sorocaba, 582 – Tel: (21) 3579-6175
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a wide choice of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Located just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave in Ipanema is well known for great Mexican food, drinks and for broadcasting live sports. Additionally, most of the wait staff and crowd speak English.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and its well known for live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer. This is also a great place to watch live sports.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
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