Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight legendary British singer-songwriter Morrissey returns to perform live in Rio de Janeiro at Citibank Hall in Barra da Tijuca.
Former frontman of iconic 80s band, The Smiths, who released their debut self-titled album in 1984, Morrissey released his first solo album, Viva Hate, in 1988. He has followed with fifteen additional releases and notable songs of his solo career include “Irish Blood, English Heart”, “The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get”, “Suedehead”, and “First of the Gang to Die.”
Morrissey arrives in Rio tonight while currently on tour in support of his most recent release, 2014’s World Peace Is None of Your Business.
Laura Canabrava (Botafogo)
Tonight singer Laura Canabrava will present her project “Aiye” live at Audio Rebel. “Aiye” means “Earth” in Yoruba and the show will feature a mix of African and Brazilian sounds and jazz including Canabrava’s reinterpretations of works by Moacir Santos, Nei Lopes, Baden Powell, Vincius de Moraes, Edu Lobo and Paulo Cesar Pinheiro, among others.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15 – $20
Matriz Live Sessions with Balba, União Global and Neochanics (Botafogo)
Spotlighting up-and-coming rock bands and musicians while adding some life to typically less than lively Tuesday nights in Rio, the ‘Matriz Live Sessions,’ event is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo with the bands Balba, União Global and Neochanics performing live tonight.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Morrissey (Barra da Tijuca)
Iconic singer-songwriter Morrissey returns to perform live in Rio de Janeiro tonight at Citibank Hall in Barra da Tijuca.
Citibank Hall – 9:30 PM
Citibank Hall, Av. Ayrton Senna, 3000 – Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 2156-7300
Entrance: R$175 – R$520
“Um pé em cada país” (A foot in each country) Book Signing/Launch (Botafogo)
American essayist Michael Kepp will host a book signing for his third collection of essays, “Um pé em cada pais” (A foot in each country) tonight in the Botafogo bookstore, Livararia da Travessa.
Livraria da Travessa – 7PM
Voluntários da Pátria 97, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3195-0200
Pub Crawl Ipanema (Ipanema)
Every Tuesday night Bem Brasil Entretenimento is presenting the Pub Crawl Ipanema, a tour of Rio Nightlife. Beginning at Belmonte Bar in Ipanema (Rua Teixeira de Melo, 53) at 7:20 PM, the tour include stops at three bars and ends at the club, 00 (Zero Zero in Gávea), which hosts the Bem Brasil -The Rio Hostels Party on Tuesdays (see below.) The entry fee to 00 is included with the Pub Crawl price and there will be free caipirinhas in the club until 12AM as part of the party. Additionally, there will be three free shots and a drinking game, during the tour. No booking prior to the tour is needed and the tour happens rain or shine. Attendees must be eighteen and over, so make sure to bring a photo ID.
Boteco Belmonte – 7:20 PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 53
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
The Bem Brasil party is back at 00 (Zero Zero) tonight with live samba from the band Pretensão and DJs JR Mahr and Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, and kuduro throughout the night. Additionally promotions will include free caipirinhas from 11PM until midnight.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 7896-3242
Entrance: R$40 +. See venue for more information.
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 beers for R$15 all night long. During the event, DJs Jonatan K and ES$ will spin the best of electronica, trap, house, indie rock, funk Carioca, hip hop, reggeaton, and samba. Entry fee is free for women until 12:30 AM.
Sette Leblon – 11PM – 5AM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon– Tel: 21-32981941
Entrance: Free for women until 12:30AM. R$20 – R$30
Késia 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. During the show she will be accompanied by bassist Rodrigo Villa, guitarist Gabriel de Aquino, percussionist Thiago da Serrinha, and drummer André Manhães.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Jazz Leviano (Lapa)
Every Tuesday the Leviano bar in Lapa is opening its doors for free jazz nights. Tonight the house will welcome specials guests to perform live and DJ Sandro Black will spin the best of jazz, groove, and funk during show intervals.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Marcos Novatto with Groove Pimenta and Edu Krieger (Centro)
At 7:30 PM, composer Edu Krieger will start the night at Rio Scenarium by celebrating Mês da Consciência Negra (Black Consciousness Month) with a performacn MPB and samba with a focus on the genres African ancestry. During each performance this month, Krieger will welcome special guests. Following tonight at 11PM Carioca da Gema will host a Baile Brasileiro with Marcos Novatto and Groove Pimenta performing live.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Trapicheando @ Trapiche Gamboa (Gamboa)
On Tuesdays in November Trapiche Gamboa is hosting the Trapicheando project with Rafael dos Santos, Pipa Vieira, Roberto Moreno, Jorge Alexandre and Tiago Misamply performing live. Additionally tonight, the group will welcome special guest Ciraninho.
Trapiche Gamboa – 8PM.
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 155, Gamboa– Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: Cover charge is optional
PUBS & BARS:
Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Lapa Irish Pub is celebrating Halloween all week and costumes are welcome each night. Tonight at Lapa Irish Pub, it’s time again for the Portuguese/English Language Exchange. 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 and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food. Following the Language Exchange, Helo Tenorio & Convida Trio will perform live .
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10, R$15 for the show
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Check out Blue Agave for some of the best Mexican food and the best margaritas in Rio. They also stream American and European sports live.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2235-0747
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
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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