Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick Performing at the famous Rio Scenarium is Batuque na Cozinha. Four years after releasing their first CD, “Smile for Samba”, acclaimed by audiences and critics, the group, offers the music scene again with a more refined and amazing work, their live DVD, titled “Rise Brazil “.
X-Tudo is also a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. It may be the “Brasilero” that our people gave the famous American sandwich, but the producers of the event can also be the perfect example creation. 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 Lista Amiga, R$38 without
NASA party by Pista 3 has you thinking about the world in galaxies! Bringing the best of Extra Terrestrial to your night.
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga & R$25 without
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
Nuno Neto (Lapa)
Nuno Neto is a singer and songwriter handful, and is being launched his first CD: “In time.” It is an independent production that reflects the essence of the artist.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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)
Four years after releasing their first CD, “Smile for Samba”, acclaimed by audiences and critics, the group, Batuque na Cozinha, offers the music scene again with a more refined and amazing work, their live DVD, titled “Rise Brazil “.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 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: (With Lista Amiga) Women R$10 until 11PM / R$13 until midnight, Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight
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
Blue Agave’s Pre (Copacabana)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Just a block from the beach with some of Rio’s best cocktails (they also have the Ipanema location).
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good spot to check out on the weekends, with live music and all sorts of pub games such as darts and pool. Local expat joint, so no need to bring your dictionary!
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 9:30 PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices
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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