Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Barzin in Ipanema is now home to the blues every Tuesday evening in the live music lounge, Laje, located on the third floor of the building. Just a few steps away from Ipanema beach, this swanky all-in-one venue offers a varied menu along with some inventive cocktails and ice-cold beer.
The upstairs lounge features live blues with a four-corner sound system and plenty of space to dance, socialize or just kick back and enjoy the music. Guests include the Ipanema Blues Band, plus many local and out of town guests. DJ Christian Lobo fills in during the intervals.
Matriz Sessions (Botafogo)
Live rock ‘n roll every Tuesday night in Botafogo? Thats right, even Tuesday can be a fun day as this popular go-to venue spices things up during the week with live bands.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Blues Night at Barzin (Ipanema)
A sophisticated atmosphere, impeccable service, unique diversity of drinks, the perfect place to liven up the night. Tuesday nights are blues nights at Barzin, so come enjoy some great music in the heart of Ipanema.
Barzin – 10PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: R$25 before midnight
Mofos is a great live venue located in the heart of the Bohemian neighborhood of Lapa. Come get your dose of Brazilian samba, live mpb or choro.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 94, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without
Show Feliz Natal – Inauguração do Palco Luiz Carlos da Vila(Lapa)
Its Christmas time again and Carioca da Gema is starting things off with some changes and an exciting addition to the venue.
Carioca da Gema- 9:30PM
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
Mic Aberto Rio (Lapa)
Mic Aberto Rio is a weekly stand-up comedy show on Tuesday nights in Lapa. The show is part amateur comedy competition and part open mic for professional comics. The show is in Portuguese (so the Brazilians will get all of the jokes); everyone else will enjoy practicing their Portuguese and the atmosphere of a stand-up show which is always a lot of fun! Drink and food specials.
La Carmelita – 8PM
Rua do Rezende 14b, Centro – Tel: (21) 3286-9736
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
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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