This year the party will be taking place at the Al-Farabi restaurant in Centro and to start off the season at the new venue, the party will host with a free-entry edition tonight.
DJ and producer Marcelinho da Lua and special guest Donatinho will spin the best of blues, Jamican sounds, gherkin, maracatu, soul, funk and other rarities during the night.
Matriz Live Sessions with Cândido, Daniel Góes, and Barriga de Cadela (Botafogo)
Spotlighting up-and-coming rock bands 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 Cândido, Daniel Góes, and Barriga de Cadela performing live.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
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 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
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
The Bem Brasil party is back at 00 (Zero Zero) tonight with 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 returns to perform live at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Citing influences including Elis Regina, Djavan, and Chico Buarque, among others, Estácio will perform the best of MPB, samba, soul and pop tonight.
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. Joaquim Jazz will perform live tonight and Rádio Rua will spin during breaks.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Turma do Estácio and Luiza Dionísio (Centro)
Singer Luiza Dionísio will start things off at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30PM and the group Turma do Estácio will follow at 10:30PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PMRua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
PUBS, RESTAURANTS & 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, there will be live music.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Ya’Ya High-Fi (Centro)
DJ and producer Marcelinho da Lua and special guest Donatinho will spin the best of blues, Jamican sounds, gherkin, maracatu, soul, funk and other rarities as the Ya’Ya High-Fi party returns tonight. This edition will start off the season for the party that will take place this year at Al-Farabi in Centro. Entry will be free.
Al-Farabi – 6PM – 10PM
Rua do Rosário, 30, Centro – Tel:(21) 2233-0879
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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