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.
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
Idriss Boudrioua – Base & Brass (Botafogo)
Tonight, French sax player Idriss Boudrioua returns to Audio Rebel to present a fine repertoire of instrumental jazz and blues music.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde da Silva, 55 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Sérgio Rocha Blues Band (Botafogo)
Composed of Sérgio Rocha (guitar), Ramiro Habib (bass) and Silvio Leal (drums), the Sérgio Rocha Blues Band brings the best of blues and rock, including Rocha’s own compositions.
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
Samba na Fonte (Lapa)
A typical, lively “roda de samba” in Lapa, Samba na Fonte group brings all the joy of samba, pagode and Afro Brazilian music to the audience tonight.
Vaca Atolada – 7:30 PM
Avenida Gomes Freire, 533 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2221-0515
Forró do Mimoso (Lapa)
Singer Marcelo Mimoso and band presents tonight the best of traditional forró music from Brazil’s Northeast, including compositions by Jackson do Pandeiro, Dominguinhos, Sivuca, Marinês, Ary Lobo and Trio Nordestino.
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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