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

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – B.B. King, the iconic blues legend, returns to Rio for a highly-anticipated performance at Vivo Rio in Flamengo, the only place to be for the music lover in the Cidade Maravilhosa.

LIVE:

B.B. King (Flamengo)
Wielding his custom-made Gibson guitar, Lucille, the tireless performer on a seemingly non-stop tour around the world, brings his bluesy storytelling back to Rio for a memorable night with the king.
Vivo Rio – 10PM
Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85 – Parque Flamengo – Flamengo
Entrance: Starting at R$250 to R$550

CLUBS:

Stereo Zero (Gávea)
The evening begins with happy hour and full rhythm lounge. As the night progresses, DJs Cobra & José Roberto Mahr, and VJ Isa present new releases and classic remixes of indie rock, pop, new disco, club house and all the variations in between.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Check with venue

Wake Up! (Copacabana)
The Indie Club has made its way to Fosfobox!
Fosfobox
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Samba na Véia (Lapa)
This group rescues samba and bossa from the 60s and 70s through to today with samba and rock sambalanço animating the track.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

Bateria da Grande Rio (Lapa)
In the rhythm of Carnival 2012, Lapa 40º, presents the show from the Rio Grande Battery invoked percussionists battery master Ciça lead percussion instruments such as chimes, tambourines, deaf, boxes, rattles, cuicas, agogo, reco-recos and tambourines.
Lapa 40º – 11:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30

Clube dos Democráticos (Lapa)
Bringing together the best musicians of Rio de Janeiro, Democráticos promises the time if your life. With artists such as Nina Wirtti &; Noites Brasileiras, Os Miltons, and many more. The goal is to present classics of Brazilian music and its roots.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 for women & students, R$25 for men

PUBS & BARS:

Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio in its newest guise and a great local crowd. Known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Not available at time of press


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