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 Mocotronic will perform live and DJ JR Mahr will start things off on the deck by spinning the best of the best of Latin rhythms,reggaeton, cumbia, kuduro and hip-hop. DJ Haron Dufau will follow inside, spinning until the early morning hours.
Make sure to show up early for the free caipirinhas from 11PM to 12AM and stay late to make new friends and dance the night away as the party continues until sunrise on Wednesday.
Matriz Live Sessions with Limber and Vital (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 bands Limber and Vital 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
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 and Formiga Dub (Centro)
The Ya’Ya High-Fi party returns to Al-Farabi in Centro tonight with DJ and producer Marcelinho da Lua and special guest Furmiga Dub 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 Mocotronic performing live 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. The Joaquim Jazz quartet 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)
Tonight singer Luiza Dionísio will start things off at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM and the group Turm do Estácio will following beginning 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
Luís Barcelos @ Trapiche Gamboa(Gamboa)
Tonight Luís Barcelos launches his album, Depois das Cinzas, live at Trapiche Gamboa in Gamboa. Singer Nina Wirtti and trumpeter Aquiles Moraes will accompany Barcelos during the show.
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. Follwing the Language Exchange tonight, it will be time for the best of Jazz with Miguel Bestard and Larissa Conforto.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
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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