Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Bem Brasil, Cariocas and foreigners’ favorite Tuesday’s sweet escape, returns to Barzin Live tonight, in Ipanema, at 11PM.
The party includes live “roda de samba”, run by group Pretensão, and an eclectic set list with Brazilian funk, house, hip hop and reggaeton, making everyone dance all night long. Promotions on caipirinhas until 1AM.
Notre Jam (Laranjeiras)
For those looking for a chilled easy-going night, this is certainly a great option: group Notre Jam plays at Moviola contemporary pop music with a jazz approach. The repertoire includes Prince, Donald Fagen, Sade, Adrian Belew, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder.
Moviola – 8PM
Rua das Laranjeiras, 280 – Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 3040-2800
Entrance: Check venue for details
CoLaboratório de Jazz (Botafogo)
Musicians Gabriel Menezes (bass), Frank Lemos (clavier) and Michel Nirenberg (sax and clarinet) gather in an exclusive, intimate chamber jazz show tonight in Botafogo.
CoLAB – 8PM
Rua Fernandes Guimarães, 66 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3592-0470
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
Zé canta Caetano (Lapa)
Singer Zé brings to Ganjah Lapa a show specially dedicated to Caetano Veloso, one of the most inspiring composers Brazilian music has ever seen.
Ganjah Lapa – 8PM
Rua do Rezende, 76 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-4585
Criançada Reunida (Botafogo)
Tonight, group Criançada Reunida performs in Botafogo, entertaining the audience with the greatest selection of chorinho music.
Casarão 22 – 7PM
Rua Farani, 22 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 98778-0102
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 (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and for watching live sport streams and broadcasts. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the expat crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Rua Vinicus de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
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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