Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tuesday nights just got a bit more fun in Humaitá. Bar master and party promoter Sandra Mendes brings her popular party Menos to Doiz, for a smaller yet just as cool version of her Lapa based shindig.
Mini Menos (Humaitá)
The popular Lapa based party Menos makes a move to the great new venue in Humaita, Doiz, every Tuesday night for a smaller, yet still charming and funky, version of the party. Enjoy the beats from local heros Rafael RM2 and DJ Gustavo Tata.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
Matriz Live Sessions (Botafogo)
Important names from the Rio alternative scene during the first decade of the century played at Casa de Matriz, such as Los Hermanos, Wander Wildner, Carbona, Furze, Canasta and many others. To keep alive the tradition, Casa de Matriz presents Live Sessions once again at this Rio staple
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 with guestlist, R$15 without guestlist
Samba di Buteco (Lapa)
The union of three great friends who had the samba idea to hold an event without leaving their respective groups led the result of Samba di Buteco, with typical Brazilian rhythm.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without
Bip Bip (Copacabana)
Bip Bip owes its fame to an outstanding musical program. Sunday nights are the best evenings to catch some great samba or pagode. It’s not unusual to see some Brazilian greats such as Beth Carvalho, Nelson Sargento, Walter Alfaiate, and others come out to sing and play.
Rua Alm Gonçalves, 50 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-9696
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.
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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