Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Portuguese/English language exchange night at the Lapa Irish Pub. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired up with native Portuguese speaker at tables.
The pairs will then speak English for 5 minutes followed by Portuguese for 5 minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner.
It’s both a fun and educational night and a greet way to meet native English and Portuguese speakers. Additionally, the R$10 entrance cost includes free food.
The Dobradinha event brings pop, rock, funk and more to Copacabana’s Fosfobox club again tonight.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$ 30-R$50
Bem Brasil- The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
Two hours of free caipirinhas, plus live samba and house DJs, equals a great night out for locals and travelers alike. It’s a weekly opportunity to mix and mingle in one of the chicest venues in Rio.
00 – 10 pm
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 7896-3242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight
Matriz Live Sessions with Divisa and Fisheye (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz, one of the oldest and most well known music venues in Rio, is again presenting live rock’n’roll on Tuesday nights. Tonight the bands, Divisa and Fisheye will play beginning at 9PM.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Blues Night at Barzin (Ipanema)
Tuesday nights are all about blues at Ipanema’s Barzin. The venue with its sophisticated atmosphere, great service and variety of drinks is the perfect place to relax and soak up the smooth and soulful sounds of the blues.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Jazz Leviano with Folakemi Quinteto (Lapa)
Tuesday nights are all about jazz at Lapa’s Leviano bar and tonight the venue hosts very special guest, English singer Folakemi. She will sing jazz, soul, blues and reggae tonight, accompanied by her quintet.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Pixin Bodega and Fhernanda Fernandes (Centro)
At 7:30PM the group Pixin Bodega gets things started at Centro’s Rio Scenarium with the sounds of MPB. Singer Fhernanda Fernandes will follow at 10:30PM with her reinterpretations of the works of Noel Rosa, Paulo César Pinheiro, Paulinho da Viola, Ataulpho Alves, Ari Barroso, and Martinho da Vial, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40
PUBS & BARS:
Language exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s Portuguese/English language exchange night at the Lapa Irish Pub. R$10 entrance cost includes free food.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221.7236
The Clover (Copacabana)
Go to Copacabana’s The Clover to enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub, including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio is well known for its live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one Chopps.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Check out Blue Agave for some of the best Mexican food and the best margaritas in Rio. They also play live American and European sports.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2235-0747
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks. Additionally during the World Cup, Mab’s will be showing the games live on 50” TVs.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Av. Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
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