The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The indie club has made its way to Fosfobox, and Saturdays means time to Wake Up! This late night venue is sure to be packed with dance-crazed party-people until the wee hours.

BLOCOS:
Bloco Virtual – Ensaio (Leme)
Bloco Virtual – Ensaio
Praça Almirante Julio de Noronha – Leme – 6PM

Banda de Ipanema – Ensaio Parado (Ipanema)
Block Party: Banda de Ipanema
Praça General Osório – Ipanema – 3PM

CLUBS:

Wake Up! (Copacabana)
The indie club has made its way to Fosfobox! This late night venue is sure to be packed with dance-crazed party-people until the wee hours.
Fosfobox
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$40

Nuth (Barra da Tijuca)
One of the few joints in Rio with a spacious venue, niice jungle theme, three floors and a pool table. There is also another location in Lagoa so be sure to check them both out.
Nuth – 11PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra de Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3153-8595/2495-6008
Entrance: Not available at time of press

00 – Zero Zero (Gávea)
Kick off your Saturday night with a dose of relaxation at 00. This lounge like setting has a mixture of genres from electronic, house, and hiphop
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Not available at time of press

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Ana Costa (Lapa)
Ana Costa, the pleasant revelation of the old samba, sing, talent, charm and warmth, songs from their 2nd album “New Target”, super praised by critics as “Beating Leg” (Ana Costa / George Cress) and more.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Sururu na Roda (Lapa)
This group is one of the most famous samba circles and was an integral part in the process of revitalization of Lapa, the bohemian icon of Rio de Janeiro.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 11PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
Entrance: R$25

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

PUBS & BARS:

Expand Wine Bar (Ipanema)
For a more laid back night with your significant other, Expand Wine Bar is the place to go if you insist on the best wine selection. Sample top-quality and boutique wines, accompanied by pleasant music and small wine dishes.
Expand Wine Bar
Rua Barão da Torre 358, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523 2747
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Barzin (Ipanema)
Enjoy a sunny morning on the beach. Then, meet friends for lunch, chat, have a beer cold and crackling with a good laugh. This is the lifestyle of Rio and inspired by Barzin and brings a new concept in the late afternoon and evening of Ipanema.
Barzin
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 75, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Mexican bar with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. This Ipanema staple has recently opened the doors to their second location in Copacabana!
Blue Agave
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30PM and happy hour specials everyday at this beach-side expat bar. Also serving breakfast 24 hours a day, with great lunch specials as well. Check their website for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free


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