The competition includes prizes for winners and is fun to watch. Ten singers will compete during each edition and registration is now open. To apply, see the Facebook group.
The competition will last for approximately one hour, leaving seven hours of karaoke for anyone who feels like singing during the night.
Promotions will include two-for-one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre. Additionally, shots of Chuva cachaça and snacks will be distributed from the stage throughout the night.
Tonight Lavoisier will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo as part of their 2015 Tour Tupi Brasil.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: See venue for more information.
O Club Workout (Arpoador)
The O Club Workout (the Workout Club) returns to Rio’s Cave club in Arpoador tonight for another high energy edition. The Club Workout originated in NYC and arrived in Rio following the success of classes in São Paulo. The event is an aerobic twerk class inspired by pop diva choreography. The class will last approximately one hour.
CAVE – 8PM – 9PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: Promotion R$25 tonight , package of five classes (valid for 2 months) R$100
Local Beatz (Copacabana)
Bem Brasil’s Local Beatz party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, funk, and Latin rhythms. Caipifrutas will be all you can drink from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
The weekly Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with the first night of the sixth edition of Concurso de Cantores do Karaokê Indie (Karaoke Singers’ Contest) and seven hours of non-competitive karaoke. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre. Additionally, shots of Chuva cachaça and snacks will be distributed from the stage throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the weekly Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana. During the party DJs Mateus and Jo will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits. Caipirinhas will be free until 11PM and beer will be unlimited until midnight.
Guimo’s Pub – 10PM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$30
Breaking Rules with DJ Pelé (Lagoa)
It’s time for the best of rap, hip hop, deep house and trap as the weekly Breaking Rules party returns to the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir. Tonight the party will welcome special guest DJ Mateus Verdelho. Additionally, DJs Lorão, Mondraga, Nicko and Roffer will spin during the night.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.
O Melho Happy Hour da Zona Sul (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host O Melho Happy Hour da Zona Sul (the Best Happy Hour in Zona Sul). Entry is free for women and they will receive a “welcome drink” until 8PM. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on remium Sol and glasses of sparkling wine from 6PM until 9:30 PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 7:30 PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: FREE for women until 8PM, R$20 for men all night and for women after 8PM.
Roda de Samba (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema will host a roda de samba with Serginho Meriti and Claudinho Guimarães.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Baile do Eletronaipe (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in November, the Leviano bar in Lapa is hosting the Baile do Eletronaipe. The event features the group Eletronaipe and its nine musicians performing the best of pop, funk, rock, and jazz live throughout the night. Additionally during the night, the venues plays live ongoing soccer games on its big screen.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Gafieira na Surdina and Daniel Spielmann Quarteto with Silvério Pontes(Centro)
The Daniel Spielmann Quarteto will welcome guest Silvério Pontes as they start off the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with the best of jazz and samba. The group Gafieira na Surdina will follow at 11PM with the best of samba, choro and more.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday night is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you’re looking for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great mexican food, drinks and live sports, be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30 PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.
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