Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Get loose at Casa da Matriz where you can sing, dance and drink for cheap this Wednesday night! LIVE: Arlindo Cruz e Rogê (Lapa) The two artists celebrate their success together with a short season in Lapa. They will sing songs from the albums “Na Veia”, “Brenguelé” and “Batuques do Meu Lugar”. Circo Voador – 8PM Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354 Entrance: R$30 with concession, R$60 without CLUBS: Karaokê Indie (Botafogo) Express yourself at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that it’s 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 X-Tudo (Ipanema) 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. Galeria Café – 9PM Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250 Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without Quarta Executiva (Centro) This is an event for everyone, the quiet drinker and the party goer! Starting early at 2PM, a simple happy hour can be enjoyed followed by some loud music starting at 6PM, for those who want to stay until later. Club Mix Bar – 2PM Rua do Mercado, 25 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2523-8250 Entrance: R$70 with guest list, but prices go up the later it gets MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Pegada Brasileira (Lapa) Pegada Brasileira will liven 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 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 Roda de Samba Mofo (Lapa) Classic samba music with a lot of dancing. Mofo Lapa – 9PM Av. Mem de Sá, 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851 Entrance: R$25 Moacyr Luz e Samba do Renascença (Lapa) With a whole new wardrobe and reportoire, Moacyr Luz will bring the magic of samba music to Rio Scenarium. Rio Scenarium – 10PM Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000 Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without PUBS & BARS: 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. Blue Agave – 5PM Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271 Entrance: Free Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana) The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and just drinks to kick off Wednesday night. Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM Avenida Atlantica, 1140 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free 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 Entrance: R$15 — To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.