Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight musicians Jose Arimateia (trumpet), Marcelo Magalhães Pinto (piano), Jefferson Lescovich (counterbass), Thiago Ferté (sax) and Roberto Rutigliano (drums) present a show exclusively dedicated to American trumpet player and jazz icon, Miles Davis.
Considered one of the biggest names in the jazz genre, Miles Davis influenced jazz trends like be-bop, cool jazz and hard bop.
Taking place in Botafogo, from 8PM, the show promises to be a touching tribute to Miles most precious masterpieces, like “So What”, “Blue in Green”, “Love for Sale”, among many other compositions.
Dow Raiz (Lapa)
Singer Dow Raiz, from Curitiba (Southern Brazil), brings to Lapa a unique music experience tonight, gathering reggae, rap, ragga and dub.
Ganjah Lapa – 8PM
Rua do Rezende, 76 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-4585
Entrance: R$5 – R$10
Tonight, four musicians get together to perform a tribute to the one and only Miles Davis, one of the greatest names from the jazz music. The show will include compositions like “So What”, “Blue in Green” and “Love for Sale”.
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
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
Noites do Norte (Lapa)
The Noites do Norte (Northern Nights) returns to Lapa tonight with the hottest from Pará’s traditional music, playing rhythms like carimbó, lambada, cúmbias and brega until late night.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 47 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
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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