Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The future is now as the weekly Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with a special Back to the Future edition.
The party is celebrating the trilogy tonight because in the second movie of the series, 1989’s “Back to the Future II,” main character Marty McFly traveled to the future date of Oct. 21, 2015.
In addition to eight hours of singing during the party, there will be snacks and shots of rum distributed throughout the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito until midnight.
On the second floor during the night, DJs Ricardo Abrahin, Pilar Garcez, and Chacal will spin the best of pop, rock and Muse, in anticipation of their Thursday night show at HSBC Arena.
Tonight Russian pagan metal/folk metal band Arkona will perform live at Teatro Odisséia in Lapa. Currently on the Latin American leg of their Pagan Rebellion tour, the group consists of vocalist Masha “Scream”, guitarist Sergei “Lazar”, bassist Ruslan “Kniaz”, drummer Andrey Ischenko, ethnic instrumentalist Vladimir “Volk”, and keyboardist Anton Dobrovolskiy.
Teatro Odisséia – 7PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$70 – R$140
O Club Workout (Arpoador)
O Club Workout (the Workout Club) returns to Rio’s Cave club in Arpoador tonight for a special AfroVibe edition with Maryam Kaba. 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: R$40 per class, package of five classes (valid for 2 months) R$180
Cabaret Quarta (Botafogo)
The Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo presents the Cabaret Quarta event tonight with special guest DJ Jacaré spinning during the event. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on bottles and glasses of sparkling wine from 6:30 PM until 9:30 PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30 PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: FREE for both men and women with name on the list until 9:30 PM, R$20+ after.
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)
In celebration of Oct. 21, 2015, the weekly Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with a special Back to the Future edition. In addition to eight hours of singing, there will be snacks and shots of rum distributed througout the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito until midnight. Additionally during the night on the second floor, DJs Ricardo Abrahin, Pilar Garcez, and Chacal will spin the best of pop, rock and Muse, in anticipation of their Thursday night show at HSBC Arena.
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 – 11PM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$30
Breaking Rules with Carol Ramiro (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 special guest DJ, Pelé will join DJs Lorão, Mondraga, Nicko and Roffer.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.
Parents and Children – Generations Meet with Alaan Monteiro and Wanderlei Monteiro (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema will host the Parents and Children – Generations meet event, a project that aims to present generations of related musicians performing together live. Tonight, Alaan Monteiro and Wanderlei Monteiro and guests will perform.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Baile do Eletronaipe (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in October, 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.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Papagaio Sabido and Gafieira Carioca (Centro)
The group Gafieira Carioca will start off the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with the best of samba rock and bossa nova. The group Papagaio Sabido will follow at 11PM with their lively repertoire.
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 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
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.
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM in the morning
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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