The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick Created by the artist Michel Mendes, Araki is a gathering of artists who raises the question “Who’s Afraid of Aracy de Almeida?” It is a play on the artist’s fear of being criticized. The event takes place monthly in 00 at Planetario da Gávea with the participation of poets, designers, filmmakers, bands, DJs, visual artists, performers and anyone else who dares to face the wistful singer and cruel criticism of freshman shows.

CLUBS:

Araka 00 (Gávea)
Created by the artist Michel Mendes, Araki is a gathering of artists who raises the question “Who’s Afraid of Aracy de Almeida?” It is a play on the artist’s fear of being criticized. The event takes place monthly in 00 at Planetario da Gávea with the participation of poets, designers, filmmakers, bands, DJs, visual artists, performers and anyone else who dares to face the wistful singer and cruel criticism of freshman shows.
00 – 7:30PM
00, Av. Padre Leonel Franca, 240 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 7830-8940
Entrance: R$25 with Lista Amiga, R$32 without

Frozen, Please! (Botafogo)
Summer is here, and it’s time to party! Pista 3 hosts their frozen themed party.
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga & R$30 without

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Samba di Buteco (Lapa)
The union of three great friends who had the samba idea to hold an event without leaving their respective groups led the result of Samba di Buteco, with typical Brazilian rhythm.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without

Patrícia Ferrer (Lapa)
In her new show “Black Luxury Samba Groove,” Patricia presents her Brazilianness in a repertoire that goes through samba, samba rock, funksoul, regional music and salsa, as well as her own songs with a modern dress and swinging.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, 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

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Bars, Clubs

PUBS & BARS:

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free

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)
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!
Blue Agave
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free


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