Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tuesday nights are vinyl nights as DJ Marcelinho da Lua represents on the turntables with swing jazz, bossa, soul, caribeñas, rare groove and more. DJ Marcelinho’s vinyl collection has grown and been carefully pieced together from travels around the globe, record stores, bookstores, sidewalks, friendships and professional trades.
He told Rio Times: “I decided to make this party in order to share my collection that has been built over the last twenty years. A tribute to the guys who ‘dig’ for music, because searching for vinyl is a devotion, a bible with faithful disciples.”
His dedication and musical knowledge is present every week as Marcelinho plays his carefully selected sets, along with guests both local and out of town.
Ya ‘Ya High Fi (Arpoador)
Dj Marcelinho da Lua keeps things real at this weekly vinyl only party at Studio RJ. Everyone knows that vinyl is king and therefore must be heard loud and direct. Come hear classic hits from a variety of genres played well.
Studio RJ – 12PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: Free until midnight, R$10 after with guest list
Mini Menos (Humaitá)
DJs Rafael Rm2 and Gustavo Tata continue to provide the best of your Tuesday dose of Doiz. Great music selections by two pros, if you haven’t been to Doiz yet, then you are missing a real treat. A nice blend of bar/restaurant and lounge, this new hotspot is quickly getting rave reviews. With incredibly creative drinks, Doiz is a great way to wind the weekend down or start the week up.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
Mofos is a great live venue located in the heart of the Bohemian neighborhood of Lapa. Come get your dose of Brazilian samba, live mpb or choro.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Léo de Freitas in Piano Sessions (Centro)
Every Tuesday night, Santo Scenarium welcomes renowned pianists to the stage to play a repertoire of music ranging from mpb, to jazz, to bossa nova and more.
Santo Scenarium – 6:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 36 – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
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
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas. For those summer days.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Call for nightly prices
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