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Quiz nightTuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Quiz Night Rio is taking place on a new night and at a new location. Now also taking place at the Lapa Irish Pub on Tuesdays following the venue’s weekly language exchange events (see below), the quiz nights are fashioned after Irish and English bar social events.

The quiz events feature four to ten rounds of questions about Brazilian and International general knowledge. Teams of two to six players compete to answer the most questions for a weekly prize.

Before Quiz Night Rio, Quizmaster Oracle Stephen successfully lead the event in Natal,RN for over two years.

So, assemble your teams and get ready for two hours of trivia, socializing, and fun. Charge is R$10 per person to play tonight.

LIVE:

MarthaV at The Clover Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Singer-songwritier and guitarist MarthaV will peform live tonight at The Clover Irish Pub.
The Clover Irish Pub – 9PM
Av. Atlântica 3546, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: R$10

Matriz Live Sessions with Pedro Pirata, Peixe Voador, and Montanha Russa (Botafogo)
The weekly ‘Matriz Live Sessions,’ were originally one of the first musical programs held at Casa da Matriz, one of the oldest music venues in Rio. The sessions have returned now to help bring some rock’n’roll to a somewhat inactive weeknight. Pedro Pirata, Peixe Voador, and Montanha will perform live for the sessions tonight.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15

OTHER:

Quiz Night Rio @ Lapa Irish Pub (Ipanema)
Quiz Night Rio has moved to the Lapa Irish Pub on Tuesdays. Help get you team ready by participating in the weekly language exchange events (see below) before the quiz. Charge is R$10 per person to play.
Lapa Irish Pub –9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

CLUBS:

Bem Brasil- The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
Free caipirinhas from 11PM until midnight, plus live samba and house DJs, equals a great night out for locals and travelers alike. The Bem Brasil party at 00 in Gávea is a weekly opportunity to mix and mingle in one of the chicest venues in Rio.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight

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

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Gallotti: Carioca, Samba e Futebol (Lapa)
Tonight at Carioca da Gema it’s all about samba and soccer as the Lapa venue will pay tribute to a soccer (football) team as live samba is played.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Jazz Leviano with Bagunço (Lapa)
Tuesday nights are all about jazz at Lapa’s Leviano bar and tonight the event will welcome special guest, Nova Lapa Jazz. Additonally Leviano is now hosting Happy Hour from 5PM to 9PM on Monday through Thursday nights. Promotions include a bucket of three 600ml beers (Bohemia or orignal) for R$22 and dose dupla (two for one) caipirinhas for R$11.90.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$15

PUBS & BARS:

Language exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Before Quiz night Rio 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 up with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for 5 minutes followed by Portuguese for 5 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.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

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 stream live American and European sports on their screens.
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.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 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

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