We have the top three picks for this Wednesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.
Rômulo Gomes @ Beco das Garrafas (Copacabana) – The well-regarded bass player will also be displaying his talents as a singer, composer and guitarist at legendary bossa nova club, Beco das Garrafas.
Recognized for having accompanied artists such as Maria Bethania, Joao Bosco, Gal Costa, Ney Matogrosso, Zé Renato, Joyce Moreno, among many others, Rômulo Gomes was the winner of the Brazilian Music Award in 2016, in the category “Best MPB Group” with ZR TRIO, alongside Zé Renato and Tutty Moreno.
Rômulo Gomes will be mixing some of his own compositions with some MPB classics, in creative and original re-readings, using his own arrangements.
This show will also feature the special appearances of Alexandre Caldi (sax) and the singers Manu Santos and Thaís Motta.
Rômulo Gomes – Rua Duvivier 37 – Copacabana
The show will start at 9PM. For more information and for tickets, visit the event page.
La Fiesta! New Mariuzinn (Copacabana) – La Fiesta! is the party that is in love with Latin culture.
Several renowned DJs from the Latin scene will be behind the decks for the whole night in the newly renovated New Mariuzinn Copacabana.
With lots of Salsa, Reggaeton, Cumbia and Bachata your Wednesday nights will have a special Latin seasoning.
Tonight the person in charge of the Latin rhythms is the famous Deejay Cauê Campean, with the mission of getting everyone dancing, with house, hip-hop, brazilian funk and trap guaranteed until the sun rises.
Double measures all night long and free beer and caipirinhas from 10PM until midnight. Tickets are between R$40 – R$50 and the night starts at 10PM.
La Fiesta! New Mariuzinn – Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435 – Copacabana
For more information and for tickets, visit the event page.
Local Beatz @ Fosfobox(Copacabana) – This is the party that brings together, in addition to the local public, tourists from the largest hostels in Rio de Janeiro.
Dj Haron Dufau and guests will be spinning hiphop, funk, reggaeton and pop at one of Copacabana’s wildest nightclubs.
From 11PM to midnight there will be drinks promotions on caipi-frutas.
Sure to be a great way to recover from Dia das Namoradas (Brazilian valentine’s day) or even start planning for next year’s. Tickets are between R$20-R$40 and the club opens at 11PM.
Local Beatz – Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana
For more information, check the event page.
LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:
Casa Momus (Lapa)
Run by two Italian expats, Momus’ interior design is already worth the experience. Among Momus’ highlights are its carefully prepared classic drinks, like the bloody mary (R$20), the pisco sour (R$22) and the negroni (R$22).
Casa Momus – 11:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 11 – Lapa – Tel (21) 3852-8250
Mama Shelter (Santa Teresa)
Originally inaugurated in Paris, the boutique hostel and bar offers the perfect environment for enjoying a drink and a snack in style – specially on Fridays and Saturdays, when DJs spin on the house.
Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 5 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 3980-0300
Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
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)
Blue Agave Ipanema is a great place for good Mexican food, drinks and live sports. It also has English-speaking staff and is a popular expat hangout. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Flashback is a wonderful high-end restaurant with plenty of classical music and photos decorating the walls. Tonight, between 7PM and 9PM the restaurant will serve a happy hour with two for one on caipivodkas and Stella Artois. The caipivodkas are made fresh with either lime, strawberry or passionfruit as well as additional herbs added in for a taste explosion.
Flashback – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 33 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2274-7657
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