Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Mekong headmaster Mary Byker demonstrates his unique taste in music in Leblon. The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and tunes.
Ramirez + O Vazio (Arpoador)
Ramirez returns to his hometown of Rio with his third album, Bonanza. John Leonard “O Vazio” Almeida is a singer-songwriter and bassist of Um Dia Além do Grito from Nova Friburgo, who were circulating between 1998 and 2000. They team up at Studio RJ tonight!
Studio RJ – 8:30PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: Contact venue
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself, Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that its no joke, bring your game face!
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 also a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue throws a party of everything Brazil; current amazing remixes, B-Sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and MPB.
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
With an incredible voice timbre and interpretation, John Grillo shows his talent from a ten year career with a samba repertoire of such classics such as Roberto Ribeiro, Top Hat, Paulinho da Viola and others.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
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 after midnight
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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
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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