Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick 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 at Clube dos Democráticos you can’t go wrong. The best Wednesday party in Lapa.
The Idioteque brings alternative rock and dance to Fosfobox, and each week a party guest line-up that promises not to leave you standing! Check their website for details on this week’s line-up. This week, Chocolat party!
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, R$30 without
Indie Club (The Strokes & Artic Monkey Special) (Botafogo)
Tired of going to the party “indie” and to listen and pop fad? Enough! Here will be a new mix. We’ll play up to that band you swore that only you know. Challenge our DJ’s playing some music that only plays on your iPod (or boombox).
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga & R$30 without
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself, Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. Weekly ritual for those who attend so this ain’t 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 Lista Amiga, R$25 without
Velha Guarda Musical de Vila Isabel (Lapa)
This group remembers the good times and its partners as Noel Braguinha, Ismael Silva and even the controversial fight with Wilson Batista goes up and Martinho da Vila and bring samba to the dance floor.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Alaan Monteiro (Lapa)
Alaan Monteiro prepares to record his first solo CD, which will have unprecedented sambas and some rewrites.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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: (With Lista Amiga) Women R$10 until 11PM / R$13 until midnight, Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight
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, 63, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2259-3047
Entrance: Not available at time of press
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
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30 PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
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