Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Mini Menos has been going strong now for over a year in Humaitá, offering a great atmosphere of music, beautiful people, stiff drinks and food from nearby neighbor and partner Meza Bar. The music is held down by local carioca DJs Rafael RM2 and Gustavo Tata, both experts in their skills and musical selections. Barmaster Sandra Mendes commands the bar with creative and unique cocktails and drinks, always putting a well deserved smile on the face of her patrons. Beginning early, after work, the night progresses and fills up with house, disco and funk. 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 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 PUBS & BARS: 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 – Tel:(21) 2239-1542 Entrance: Call for nightly prices Banana Jack (Ipanema) This bar specializes in entertainment, attractions and drink specials all night. Call nightly to check entertainment. Banana Jack – 9PM Rua Jangadeiros, 06 – Praça General Osório – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2521-9055 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.