The quiz events are fashioned after Irish and English pub and bar social events and feature teams of two to six players competing to answer the most questions about Brazilian and International general knowledge.
It will be a great night of fun and socializing with two hours of forty bilingual questions and the winning team earning a round of free drinks.
Additionally, promotions during the night will include three tacos for R$15 and entry is only R$5.
Quiz Night Rio (Copacabana)
Quiz Night Rio is back tonight at Blue Agave in Copacabana with more bilingual trivia questions and fun. Promotions during the night will include three tacos for R$15.
Blue Agave Copa – 8PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21, Copacabana – Tel (21) 2235-0747
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
The Bem Brasil party returns to 00 tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, kuduro, and hip hop. Promotions include free caipirinhas from 11PM until midnight. This weekly party is always a great opportunity to mix and mingle with visitors to the city, locals and expats in one of the chicest venues in Rio.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 7896-3242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight
Feel Leblon (Leblon)
The weekly Feel Leblon party is back at Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. Promotions include all you can drink caipirinhas until midnight and two for one beers for R$15 all night long. DJs Guga Fernandez, Matheus, and Dani Fontenelle will spin the best of world music, funk, trap, reggaeton, house, pop and hip-hop.
Sette Leblon – 11PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon– Tel: 21-32981941
Entrance: FREE for women until 12AM, R$15 after 12AM. R$25 for men until 12AM, R$30 after 12AM.
Augusto Martins (Lapa)
Augusto Martins returns to Carioca da Gema tonight to again present the SPB – Brazilian Popular Samba. Created by Martins and journalist Braulio Neto, the SPB project features live performances of great songs with syncopated two by four (2/4) rhythms, with Augusto Martins providing vocals accompanied by seven-string guitars, tambourines, and other instruments.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Jazz Leviano (Lapa)
Every Tuesday the Leviano bar in Lapa is opening its doors for free jazz nights. Guga Pellicciotti and his trio will perform tonight and Rádio Rua will spin during breaks.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Darcy Maravilha da Portela and Ana Costa (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer-songwriter and guitarist Ana Costa will start off the night at Rio Scenarium by performing the best of samba and works from her third album. Singer Darcy Maravilha da Portela will follow at 10:30PM with the best of samba and sambas enredos.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40
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Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa Irish Pub, it’s time again for the Portuguese/English Language Exchange. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both a fun and educational night and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food. Additionally, Helo Tenorio & Convida Trio will perform the best of jazz tonight following the language exchange.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
MarthaV at The Clover Irish Pub (Botafogo)
Singer-songwriter and guitarist MarthaV returns to perform live tonight at The Clover Irish Pub. During the night, Edu Mega will accompany MarthaV on the electronic drums and special guest Katia Dotto with perform.
The Clover Irish Pub – 9PM
Av. Atlântica 3546, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and its well known for live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer. This is also a great place to watch live sports.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
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