Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It is Christmas and there is no other place to be than the free Stevie Wonder concert on Copacabana Beach tonight. The show takes place in front of Copacabana Palace starting at 10PM, with Gilberto Gil opening at 8PM and later joining Wonder on stage. LIVE: Stevie Wonder (Copacabana) The city of Rio will bring Stevie Wonder to town for a free Christmas night concert on the famed Copacabana Beach. Along with the legendary Brazilian singer, Gilberto Gil, the December 25th show is expected to draw over one million fans. Copacabana Beach – 8PM Av. Atlântica, 1702 – Copacabana Entrance: Free CLUBS: Dobradinha (Centro) A party that has been awaited every year, Dobradinha will start its sixth season this Tuesday. Offering free pizza for those waiting to get in outside and free shots on the dancefloor, it is recommended you put your name on the guest list as soon as possible! Espaço Acústica – 11PM Praça Tiradentes, números 2 e 4 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2222-7525 Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$35 without Mini Menos (Humaitá) DJs Rafael Rm2 and Gustavo Tata continue to provide the best of your Tuesday dose of Doiz. Great music selections by two pros, 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, Doiz is a great way to wind the weekend down or start the week up. Doiz – 8PM R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620 Entrance: R$10 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Forró da Lapa Your Christmas day will become brighter with this forró presentation in which everyone is invited to dance. Estudantina Musical – 9PM Praça Tiradentes, 79/81 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851 Entrance: Women get in free, men pay R$5 until midnight and R$7 after. PUBS & BARS: 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 are just around the corner from the Stevie Wonder beach show. Blue Agave Rua Aires Saldanha, 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271 Entrance: Free Restaurante Mab’s (Copacabana) The new American owned beachfront restaurant and bar in Rio de Janeiro, a great place for food or just drinks if that is your style. Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM Avenida Atlantica, 1140 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free — To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.