Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Ya ‘Ya High-Fi reigns down yet again as Tuesday nights are vinyl nights with DJ Marcelinho da Lua on the turntables with swing, jazz, bossa nova, soul, caribeñas, rare groove and more. Ya ‘Ya High-Fi has moved venues and found a new pair of decks to call home at the Lapa based Barzinho.
DJ Marcelinho’s vinyl collection has grown and been carefully pieced together from travels around the globe and acquired through record stores, bookstores, sidewalks, friendships and professional trades. He told The Rio Times, “I decided to make this party in order to share my collection that has been built over the last twenty years. It’s a tribute to the guys who ‘dig’ for music, because searching for vinyl is a devotion, a bible with faithful disciples.”
Ya ‘Ya High-Fi (Lapa)
DJ Marcelinho da Lua keeps things real at this weekly vinyl only party. Everyone knows that vinyl is king and therefore must be heard loud and direct. Come hear classic hits from a variety of genres played well. Tonight Marcelinho welcomes DJs Copyflex and Ras Schack.
Barzinho – 11:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 170, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-4709
Entrance: R$5 after 7PM
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
2 hours of free caipirinhas, live samba plus house and hip-hop DJs. The perfect mix of locals and travelers at one of the best venues Rio has to offer. Come see why this new event is taking Rio by storm!
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel França, 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 7896-3242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight
Dorina returns to Rio Scenarium tonight. She will perform samba accompanied by a local “roda da samba” at one of the best live venues in Rio de Janeiro.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Paulão 7 Cordas & Grupo Pé de Moleque (Lapa)
True authentic Brazilian samba is represented tonight by the Paulão 7 Cordas & Grupo Pé de Moleque at Carioca da Gema.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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 (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. Catch all your favorite NFL programming here.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and just drinks to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
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