Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Apagão is a party with a climax – party and dance the night away, but at some point it will be pitch black! The music continues even louder, with the lights off and some cheap drinking! CLUBS: Ya ‘Ya High Fi (Arpoador) DJ Marcelinho da Lua keeps things real at this weekly vinyl only party at Studio RJ. 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. Studio RJ – 12PM Av. Vieira Souto, 110 – Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204 Entrance: Free until midnight, R$10 after with guest list Apagão (Copacabana) A combination of the parties Pimp My Party and Recalcadas – the idea is that you are dancing away to the best hits and then the lights go out. But the music NEVER stops! Fosfobox – 11PM Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 A – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2179-6620 Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$40 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: Mofo (Lapa) 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 Pandeiro Repique Duo (Lapa) Pandeiro Repique Duo is the result of the meeting of these instruments typical of the soul of Rio, the Brazilian percussion. Bernardo Aguiar and Gabriel Policarpo will be put side by side with the virtuosity of the spike extrapolating their regional origins. Centro Cultural Carioca – 11:30PM Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468 Entrance: R$15 Buteco dos Brunos (Lapa) Friends Bruno Sales and Bruno Ribas come together again for another night of mpb at the new Lapa hotspot Favellas. Come enjoy this unique venue in Lapa, which replicates the popular Rio favelas. Favellas – 7PM Rua Mem de Sá, 59 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-0580 Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without Joyce Candido (Lapa) The lovely voice of Joyce Candido will be in Rio Scenarium tonight. Enjoy this Brazilian music gem and have a chill night out in Lapa. Rio Scenarium – 10PM Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000 Entrance: R$25 Roda de Samba Mofo (Lapa) Classic samba music with a lot of dancing. Getting ready for Carnival? This is the place to warm up! Mofo Lapa – 9PM Av. Mem de Sá, 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851 Entrance: R$25 Piano Sessions with Adaury Junior (Lapa) Happy hour to the sound of piano. Santo Scenarium – 7PM Rua do Lavradio, 36 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9007 Entrance: R$10 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 Entrance: Free 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 Tuesday night. Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM Avenida Atlantica, 1140 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free 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 Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger. Tonight the bar will put on the party Festa Rockzinho, so enjoy some rock ‘n’ roll tunes. Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7236 Entrance: R$10 — 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.