Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The BMW Jazzfest continues on Tuesday at the Oi Casa Grande in Leblon. This festival will showcase some of the heaviest hitters in the jazzworld, educating Rio about the best of brass, percussion and the smooth, sultry sounds of classic and contemporary jazz.
BMW Jazzfest (Leblon)
The three day festival of jazz music continues at the Oi Casa Grande. Live music by some of the most influential names in jazz will create an unforgettable jazz festival in Rio. On Tuesday, you can expect to hear from Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Maceo Parker, famed James Brown band members Fred Wesley and Pee Wee Ellis, The JBs and more.
Oi Casa Grande – 9PM
Afrânio de Mello Franco 290, Leblon– Tel:(21) 2511-0800
Entrance: Tickets range from R$30 to R$120
Mini Menos (Humaitá)
Local promoter and bar master Sandra Mendes brings you Mini Menos, with local DJ heros Gustavo Tata and Rafael RM2. With incredibly creative drinks and beats, Doiz is a great way to wind the weekend down.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55, Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
Noite Jazzmania (Arpoador)
In honor of the space’s former function as a jazz bar, Tuesdays are jazz night at Studio RJ. Come enjoy one of the newest and nicest venues in Rio in the heart of Arpoador.
Studio RJ – 8:30 PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$30 (students and lista amiga), R$50 otherwise
Oficina de Percussão (Lapa)
Peculiarity, and daring musical approach are the strong characteristics that define this new school, which aims to teach percussion to people with or without musical experience.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 11:30 PM
Rua do Teatro, 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
Kiko Continentino Trio (Lapa)
The well known pianist Kiko Continentino presents his special blend of choro. The greatest classics of the genre will be played with fluency, virtuosity and virility.
Rio Scenarium – 9:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
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 (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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