Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The weekly Pub Crawl Ipanema returns tonight and will once again include stops at four bars and one club. The four bars will be Belmonte Bar, Si Señor, Blue Agave, and Banana Jack, and the club is 00 (Zero Zero in Gávea), which hosts the Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party on Tuesdays.
The entry fee to 00 is included with the Pub Crawl price and there will be free caipirinhas there until 12AM as part of the party. Additionally, there will be three free shots and a drinking game, during the tour.
The tour begins at Belmonte Bar in Ipanema (Rua Teixeira de Melo, 53) at 7:20PM and if you should miss the group departure from there, you can catch up, until 8:30PM, at the second stop, Si Senor in Ipanema (Rua Farme de Amoedo, 39).
No booking prior to the tour is needed and the tour will happen, rain or shine. Attendees must be eighteen and over, so make sure to bring a photo ID.
Matriz Live Sessions with Cássia Novello, Brux, and Ciano (Botafogo)
Spotlighting up-and-coming rock bands and musicians and adding some life to typically less than lively Tuesday nights in Rio, the ‘Matriz Live Sessions,’ event is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with singer-songwriter Cássia Novello, singer-songwriter Brux and accompanying band, and the band Ciano performing live. Additionally, promotions include two-for-one specials on caipirinha all night long.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Pub Crawl Ipanema (Ipanema)
Every Tuesday night Bem Brasil Entretenimento is presenting the Pub Crawl Ipanema, a tour of Rio Nightlife. Beginning at Belmonte Bar in Ipanema (Rua Teixeira de Melo, 53) at 7:20PM, the tour include stops at four bars, Belmonte Bar, Si Señor, Blue Agave, and Banana Jack, and one club, 00 (Zero Zero in Gávea), which hosts the Bem Brasil -The Rio Hostels Party on Tuesdays (See below.) The entry fee to 00 is included with the Pub Crawl price and there will be free caipirinhas in the club until 12AM as part of the party. Additionally, there will be three free shots and a drinking game, during the tour. No prior booking to the tour is needed and if you should miss the group departure from Belmonte Bar, you can catch up, until 8:30PM, at the second stop, Si Senor in Ipanema (Rua Farme de Amoedo, 39). The tour happens rain or shine and attendees must be eighteen and over. Make sure to bring a photo ID.
Boteco Belmonte – 7:20PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 53
Entrance: R$40 – R$50
It’s time again for the best of pop and rock as the Dobradinha party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with guest DJ Paulo Farinelli spinning a special birthday set. Promitions during the night will include two-for-one Hi-Fi all night and two-for-one Jägermeister until 1AM. There will also be free pizza in line and, as always, twins pay only one entry fee.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
Every Tuesday night, the Cave club in Arpoador is hosting the MadTuesday party. Tonight Jokerz, Cris Fernandes, Larissa Bush, Motta and PL Project will spin.
CAVE – 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Feel Leblon (Leblon)
The weekly Feel Leblon party is back at Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. Promotions include all you can drink caipirinhas until midnight and two for one beers for R$15 all night long. During the event, DJs Guga Fernandez, Matheus, and Dani Fontenelle will spin the best of world music, funk, trap, reggaeton, house, pop and hip hop.
Sette Leblon – 11PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon– Tel: 21-32981941
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Ya’Ya High-Fi (Centro)
The Ya’Ya High-Fi party returns to Al-Farabi in Centro tonight with DJ and producer Marcelinho da Lua and special guest DJ Calbuque spinning the best of blues, Jamican sounds, dub, gherkin, maracatu, soul, funk and other rarities . Entry will be free.
Al-Farabi – 6PM – 10PM
Rua do Rosário, 30, Centro – Tel:(21) 2233-0879
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
The Bem Brasil party is back at 00 (Zero Zero) tonight with live Brazilian music and DJs JR Mahr and Haron Dufau spinning the best of Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, kuduro, and hip hop throughout the night. Additionally promotions will include free caipirinhas from 11PM until midnight.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 7896-3242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight
Késia Estácio (Lapa)
Tonight singer Késia Estácio will perform live at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Estácio cites influences including Elis Regina, Djavan, and Chico Buarque, among others, and tonight she will perform the best of MPB, samba, soul and pop.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Jazz Leviano (Lapa)
Every Tuesday the Leviano bar in Lapa is opening its doors for free jazz nights. Percussionist Guga Pellicciotti and his trio will perform live tonight and Rádio Rua will spin during breaks.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Família Moadir and Nicolas Krassik (Centro)
Tonight violinist Nicolas Krassik will start things off at Rio Scenarium and 7:30PM with the best of classic choro, samba, forró and MPB. The group Família Moadir will follow at 11PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
Anderson Vaz @ Trapiche Gamboa(Gamboa)
Trapiche Gamboa in Gamboa will present a lively roda de samba with singer Anderson Vaz tonight.
Trapiche Gamboa – 8:30PM.
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 155, Gamboa– Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa Irish Pub, it’s time again for the Portuguese/English Language Exchange. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five 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 the R$10 entrance cost includes free food. Following the Language Exchange tonight, Miguel Bestard and Larissa Conforto will present the best of jazz live.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Cine Botequim presents the first edition of ImagEMovimento tonight. Scheduled to take place on the first Tuesday of every month, the event will display the works of Rio photographers. Tonight they welcome photographers Berg Silva, Domingos Peixoto, Luis Alvarenga and Severino Silva and their works.
Cine Botequim – 7PM – 10PM
Rua Conselheiro Saraiva, n 39, Centro – Tel: (21) 2253-1414
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Check out Blue Agave for some of the best Mexican food and the best margaritas in Rio. They also stream American and European sports live.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2235-0747
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and its well known for live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer. This is also a great place to watch live sports.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
With 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. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
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