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

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Let’s paint Circo Voador with our neon paints, black lights, and many other surprises. With the permission of the Festa UP, people will invade Circo with neon paints, black lights, accessories and lots of fun! This Saturday jumps off Circo Voador’s pre-summer party.

CLUBS:

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

C’est La Vie… (Botafogo)
With special lighting over seventy years-old, decorated with vinyl records (which you can take home) and retro goodies, you’re in for a treat at Bar da Rampa. Go down memory lane with the classics you love to dance to. Don’t worry, there will be a mixture of old and new for you. DJ Mario Genari will be on the one’s and two’s.
Festa C’est La Vie – 11PM
Av. Repórter Nestor Moreira, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2295-2647
Entrance: $25 on the list until 1am and $ 40 not on the list

Festa LED (Lapa)
Let’s paint Circo Voador with our neon paints, black lights, and many other surprises. With the permission of the Festa UP, people will invade Circo with neon paints, black lights, accessories and lots of fun! This Saturday jumps off Circo Voador’s pre-summer party.
Circo Voador – 11PM
Rua Arcos – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-5873
Entrance: R$25 with Lista Amiga, R$60 without

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Orquestra Republicana (Lapa)
The only joint in Lapa to give a whole night forró on this Saturday! Orquestra Republicana is the best of the Gau forro, Xote Maracatú and other sounds of the Northern Brazilian culture.
Clube dos Democráticos – 10:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 91, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-4611
Entrance: R$25

Mas Será o Benedito (Lapa)
Immense bar inside a beautifully decorated old mansion with two floors and even some pool tables. On the weekends expect a raucous crowd hungry for samba and pagode.
Mas Será o Benedito – 11PM
Av. Gomes Freire, 599, Lapa – (21) 2232-9000
Entrance: Check for nightly prices

Ponto da Bossa Nova (Copacabana)
On a lively street sprinkled with bars, Ponto da Bossa Nova is a cozy wood-lined space with a small outdoor patio that makes a peaceful spot during the day, and the jumpin’ scene you’re looking for at night. True to its name, there’s live bossa nova on Tuesday and Saturday nights.
Ponto da Bossa Nova
Rua Domingos Ferreira, 215, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2235-4616
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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

PUBS & BARS:

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and free hors d’oeuvres for paying customers everyday at 5PM.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
This classic American-Irish bar has live music every night as well a pool table, sports on the large screen TV and a good mix of locals and tourists.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 9:30PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Has the best margaritas in Ipanema, and also ask them about the new spot in Copacabana that just opened.
Blue Agave
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free


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