Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time again for the Bem Brasil Rio Hostel Party with its free caipirinhas from 10PM to 12AM. For over five years, the event has been going strong and gaining popularity. Held at Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) with its indoor/outdoor arrangement, the Bem Brasil Rio Hostel Party is a weekly meeting of locals, tourists and travelers staying in sixty of Rio’s hostels. Tonight the entertainment includes a performance from the samba group Bom Batuque and DJs Bruno Lima and Ricardo Martins spinning house and latin rhythms respectively. Make sure to show up early for the free caipirinhas from 10PM to 12AM and stay late to make new friends and dance the night away as the party continues well into Wednesday morning. LIVE: FIFA Fan Fest (Copacabana) Watch the live broadcast of the first semi-final match of 2014 World Cup today at 5PM on Copacabana beach at the FIFA Fan Fest in Rio. The 31,000 m² area on the beach between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier houses a large screen to view the matches live and a stage for entertainers that, during the tournament, have included; Sorriso Maroto, Dudu Nobre, Arlindo Cruz, Anitta, Sandra de Sá, Bom Gosto, Suvaco de Cristo, Cordão da Bola Preta, Fogo e Paixão, Bloco Brasil, Empolga às Nove, and Blitz. Each game day, the area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier opens two hours before the first match of the day and closes at 10PM. Capacity for the area is 20,000. Entry is free and entrance will be granted according to order of arrival. FIFA Fan Fest – 3PM Praia Copacabana, The beach area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier Entrance: Free CLUBS: Dobradinha (Copacabana) The Dobradinha event brings pop, rock, funk and more to Copacabana’s Fosfobox club 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) 78963242 Entrance: R$25 before midnight Matriz Live Sessions (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. Casa da Matriz – 9PM Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014 Entrance: R$10-R$15 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 Entrance: R$20-R$30 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Jazz Leviano with Folakemi Quinteto (Lapa) Tuesday nights are all about jazz at Lapa’s Levianp 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 Entrance: R$15 PUBS & BARS: Language exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa) 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 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 fun and educational and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food. A session of live Irish music will follow the exchange. Additionally during the World Cup, the pub will shows games live on its screens. Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236 Entrance: R$10 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 Entrance: Free 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 Entrance: Free Blue Agave (Copacabna) 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 Entrance: Free 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. Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free 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 – 7:00PM Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860 Entrance: R$10 after 8PM — 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.