Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, La Fiesta Latina comes back to the New Mariuzinn Copacabana, bringing the best of Latin music to Copacabana for a night of dancing.
With DJ Guga Fernandes spinning salsa, cumbia, reggaeton and bachata, plus house and hip-hop for good measure, La Fiesta Latina is guaranteed to please a range of diverse tastes.
There will also be promotions on caipirinhas and beers until midnight, plus face paint, tequila shots and other offers on drinks throughout the evening.
Duo ContraBando (Laranjeiras)
Tonight, mandolim player Tiago Souza and double bassist João Rafael present instrumental renditions of samba and chorinho music.
Moviola – 8:30 PM
Rua das Laranjeiras, 280 – Laranjeiras
Bossa Jazz Club (Leme)
Tonight, pianist Alberto Chimelli and guitar player Ademir Candido perform a jazz and bossa nova show, followed by a jam session.
Galeria 1618 – 8PM
Rua Gustavo Sampaio, 840 – Leme – Tel: (21) 2295-1618
Entrance: see venue for details
Latin Party (Lapa)
Pub KrioK will host the Latin Party tonight, bringing a variety of latin rhythms to Lapa. DJ Igor will be spinning the best of reggaeton, cumbia, latin trap, arrocha and mombathom.
Pub KrioK – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 65 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 97285-9605
Entrance: R$0 – R$20
Jungle Free (Botafogo)
Tonight the Jungle Free party invites you to dance all night, with DJ Dudu Oliveira spinning the latest Brazilian and international hits. Promotions on Mexican long neck beers.
Jungle Garden Pub – 6PM
Rua Martins Ferreira, 48 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2537-2191
La Fiesta Latina (Copacabana)
Tonight the La Fiesta Latina is back with Salsa, Reggaeton, Cumbia and Bachata. For two hours, there will be free beer and caipirinhas. DJs Guga Fernandes will spin the best of house, hip-hop, Brazilian funk and trap throughout the night, and there will be special promotions on cocktails and beers.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 10PM
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2521-1952
Entrance: R$0 – R$45
Roda de Samba com JP Silva (Lapa)
Leviano bar and lounge hosts roda de samba with singer JP Silva tonight, who brings the best of samba de raiz. Additionally, DJ Aranha will spin MPB, pop and sambalanço in the intervals.
Leviano – 7PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 47 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Bia Falcão (Centro)
Singer Bia Falcão will be starring at Rio Scenarium tonight from 8PM, bringing the best of samba. Samba dancers from the project Quartas de Gafieira will be opening the night at 7PM.
Rio Scenarium – 7PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Forró de Quarta com Sexteto Sucupira (Lapa)
The Sexteto Sucupira group returns to Lapa tonight, bringing its unusual blend of jazz, forró and gypsy music to the audience. DJ Mito will be spinning in the intervals.
Memórias do Rio – 9:30 PM
Avenida Gomes Freire, 289 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2222-4044
PUBS & BARS:
RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday night is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. This is the place to be tonight for belting out rock classics in a lively environment whilst drinking imported beer.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
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 (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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