Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Galeria Café is playing host to a very special event tonight in Ipanema. Tonight will begin with the CD release party of Vivi Seixas’s new album Geração da Luz on Warner Records. This CD is a collection of edits of Vivi’s legendary rock star father, Raul Seixas. The album is a culmination of ten classic tracks, re-worked and updated into modern styles, including trip hop, blues, drum and bass and much more. Tonight will celebrate the official release and play host to a who’s who of special invites.
Although the cocktail lounge is closed to the public, the night doesn’t end there. Come at 11 o’clock, when the doors will open and kick off the night with the ever popular X-Tudo, featuring resident DJ Dudu Candelot and DJ Rody.
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend know that it is no joke. Be sure to bring your game face! Sing your favorite hits like the professional singer you are.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$25 without
The term X-Tudo is a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue features everything Brazil, including current remixes, B-sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and mpb. Tonight commemorates the release of “Geração da Luz”, from DJ Vivi Seixas, daughter of famed rock star Raul Seixas.
Galeria Café– 9PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes with artists such as Marcia Guzzo and Band, Edson Duarte, & DJ Sergio Feijó.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: Women R$10 until 11PM / Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight
Mulato Velho e Simone Lial (Lapa)
Mulato Velho and performer Simone Lial present “Brasileirissimo,” a show focused on the diversity of Brazilian music, inspired by the hills and suburbs of Rio.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without
PUBS & BARS:
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. On Wednesdays you can loosen up by singing some rock ‘n’ roll tunes as it’s Karaoke night.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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