Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Studio RJ is always a good choice for Tuesday nights in Rio. In honor of the space’s former function as a jazz bar, Tuesdays are jazz night at Studio RJ. If you have not yet been to this incredible space, then you are missing out on a classy live lounge with an ocean view.
Noite Jazzmania (Arpoador)
In honor of the space’s former function as a jazz bar, Tuesdays are jazz night at Studio RJ. If you have not yet been to this incredible space, then you are missing out on a classy live lounge with an ocean view.
Studio RJ – 8:30 PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel:(21) 2523-1204
Entrance: Contact Venue
Samba di Buteco (Lapa)
The union of three great friends who had the samba idea to hold an event without leaving their respective groups led the result of Samba di Buteco, with typical Brazilian rhythm.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without
Quintal do Roda (Lapa)
The group is a classic tour of samba, as well as the successes of a great party. The repertoire, Noel Rosa, Ataulfo Alves, Nelson Cavaquinho, Guilherme de Brito, Ismael Silva, Top Hat, Candle, Silas de Oliveira, among others.
Café Cultural Sacrilégio – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 81, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1461
PUBS & BARS:
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
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 – 12PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30 PM every day. Make sure to check the web site for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar – Open 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
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