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

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – 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.

CLUBS:

Hit Me! (Botafogo)
2012 arrived, and if the world is just not allowed to stop at Hit Me! After all it is summer, we’re young, and Thursday kicks off the weekend! Oh, and there’s more! January is the month’s birthday party, then be prepared that will roll novelty!
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga & R$30 without

Pimp My Party (Copacabana)
New year, new life and new home. After the last edition Fosfobox epic, as a guest of Chocolat Party, the Pimp is back again to the club. Our mission? Remain the same, make your evening a luxury, filling it only with those surprises we have for you.
Fosfobox
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, R$30 without

00 – Zero Zero (Gávea)
Kick off your Thursday 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:

Gafieira Carioca (Lapa)
In the generation of new bands that recreate and update the sound of traditional gaff, each group will seek their identity. The Gafieira Carioca gives emphasis to the different styles of Brazil. The range of repertoire ranges from rock to samba to bossa nova.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without

Toninho Geraes (Lapa)
Toninho Geraes, composer of hits in the voices of Martinho da Vila and Zeca Pagodinho, is in the process of launching their 3rd cd “precept”, is March 5 in season in Carioca da Gema.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$21

Pegada Brasileira (Lapa)
Pegada Brasileira will liven up your night! Lapa Na Pressão – 8PM
R. Mem de Sá, 59 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507.0580
Entrance: R$15

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

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 – 9:30 PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices

Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Mexican bar with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. This new location is on par with the first Ipanema spot.
Blue Agave
Rua Aires Saldanha 21D – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30 PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free


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