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Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – A new Karaoke spot is hitting in the streets of Leblon. At this lounge like setting at Gente Fina, locals socialize in one of the swankiest neighborhoods of Rio.

CLUBS:

Karaoke Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself during karaoke night at Casa da Matriz, it’s a weekly ritual. For those who attend so this ain’t no joke, bring your happy 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

X-Tudo (Ipanema)
X-Tudo is everything that we can expect from Brazil. It may be the “Brasilero” that gave our people the famous American sandwich, but the producers of the event can also be the perfect example of creation. A real Brazilian party with current remixes, B-Sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and MPB.
Galeria Café
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523 8250
Entrance: R$22 with Lista Amiga, R$38 without

Gente Fina (Leblon)
A new karaoke spot is hitting in the streets of Leblon. At this lounge like setting, locals socialize in one of the swankiest neighborhoods of Rio.
Gente Fina
Avenida General San Martin, 359 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 2249 2619
Entrance: Not available at time of press

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Pegada Brasileira (Lapa)
Pegada Brasileira will lighten up your night at this local joint.
Lapa Na Pressão – 8PM
R. Mem de Sá, 59, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507 0580
Entrance: R$15

Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio for 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

DNA do Samba (Lapa)
The group’s repertoire includes sambas as well as renowned as the wobbly Dona Ivone Lara, Candle, Noca da Portela, Nei Lopes, Sergeant Nelson, Silas de Oliveira, Martinho da Vila and many others.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221 9851
Entrance: R$12 with Lista Amiga, R$15 without

Batuque na Cozinha (Lapa)
Years after releasing their first CD, “Smile for Samba” the group “Batuque na Cozinha” offers the music scene their talent again with a more refined work, their live DVD “Rise Brazil.”
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147 9000
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

PUBS & BARS:

Tonemai (Ipanema)
Great local spot for those interested in the Brazilian mix of Ipanema.
Tonemai
Rua Farme de Amodeo, 57 Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2247 8403
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Blue Agave’s Pre (Copacabana)
Mexican bar with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. This hot spot in Ipanema not only has some of Rio’s best cocktails, but has recently opened its doors in their second location in Copacabana!
Blue Agave
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592 9271
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30 PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free

Banana Jack (Ipanema)
This bar specializes in entertainment, attractions and drink specials all night. Call nightly to check entertainment.
Banana Jack – 9PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 06 – Praça General Osório – Ipanema – (21) 2521 9055
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Mekong Bar (Leblon)
Globetrotting dj Tee Cardaci is back (Botafogo Social Club)! To celebrate it he will be playing, together with host Dj Mary Biker, lounge grooves all night, from 8.30 PM. If you want to go early you’re lucky, between 6PM-8PM it’s happy hour!
Mekong Bar
Rua General Urquiza, 188 A – Leblon – (21) 2529 2124
Entrance: Not available at time of press


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