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.
DJ Marcelinho states that, “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$15 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
Tributo a Severino Araújo (Lapa)
The Daniela Spielamann Trio honors the illustrious Severino Araujo playing choro and frevo, along with special guest Pliny Araújo, his brother on drums and a powerful horn section from the Tabajara Orchestra.
Rio Scenarium – 7PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Pandeiro Repique Duo (Lapa)
Pandeiro Repique Duo is the result of the meeting of these instruments typical of the soul of Rio, the Brazilian percussion. Bernardo Aguiar and Gabriel Policarpo will be put side by side with the virtuosity of the spike extrapolating their regional origins.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 11:30PM
Rua do Teatro, 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
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
Rio de Janeiro welcomes Guacamole with open arms. This festive Mexican restaurant represents Mexico with a beautiful decor and a mariachi band who sings table-side, along with an array of tequila and drink specials. Enjoy truly excellent Mexican cuisine at its finest at one of the best Mexican restaurants in Rio.
Guacamole – 6PM
Rua Jardim Botânico, 129, Jardim Botânico – Tel: (47) 3366-0311
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