Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Central Cultural Carioca hosts a night of classic Brazilian music. Singer and songwriter Ivo Senra has shared the stage with many Brazilian artists. This year launches the beginning of his first solo project, exploring new avenues and possibilities for Brazilian instrumental music.
If you haven’t been to Doiz yet, then you are missing a real treat. A nice blend of bar/restaurant and lounge, this new hotspot is quickly getting rave reviews. With incredibly creative drinks and DJs, Doiz is a great way to wind the weekend down.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55, Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
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: R$30 (students and lista amiga), R$50 otherwise
Bip Bip (Copacabana)
Bip Bip owes its fame to an outstanding musical program. Sunday nights are the best evenings to catch some great samba or pagode. It’s not unusual to see some Brazilian greats such as Beth Carvalho, Nelson Sargento, Walter Alfaiate, and others come out to sing and play.
Bip Bip – 8PM
Rua Alm Gonçalves, 50, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-9696
Ivo Senra (Lapa)
Singer and songwriter Ivo Senra has shared the stage with many Brazilian artists. This year launches the beginning of his first solo project, exploring new avenues and possibilities for Brazilian instrumental music.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 9PM
Rua do Teatro, 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
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 5:30PM 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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