Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Centro Cultural Carioca is a must see venue with its traditional Brazilian feel and Bernardo Aguiar and Gabriel Policarpo are on stage extrapolating their regional origins.
Terças Del Mar (Copacabana)
Comedy and zouk with a beautiful view of Copacabana beach and two-for-one beers from 10-11PM.
Café Del Mar – 9PM
Avenida Atlântica 1910, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 7857-8681
Entrance: R$30 Men, R$20 Women
Léo Gandelman (Arpoador)
In honor of the space’s former function as a jazz bar, Tuesdays are jazz night at Studio RJ. Tonight is the internationally known Brazilian saxophonist.
Studio RJ – 8:30PM
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.
Rua Alm Gonçalves, 50 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-9696
Bernardo Aguiar and Gabriel Policarpo (Centro)
Bernardo Aguiar and Gabriel Policarpo are side by side on stage and the virtuosity of the spike extrapolating their regional origins. The result is a sound without limits.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 7:30PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
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JESUS & MARIO CHAINS (Ipanema)
The bulbous DJs Mario Mamede Spenser Jesus and put their “Rosties” pickups and ensure that the set list filled with snacks and not to let anyone “Deadwood” in the International Bar Empório.
Rua Maria Quitéria, 37 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3813-2526
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Mexican bar with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. This hot spot in Ipanema not only has some of Rio’s best cocktails, but has recently opened its doors in their second location in Copacabana!
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas. For those summer days.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Call for nightly prices
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
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