Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – X-Tudo returns for their weekly party, playing all your favorite hits from pop to mashups and rare grooves. This party has been rolling along for a few years now, being one of the only steady Wednesday night parties. Special themed editions are held at the Galeria Cafe in Ipanema, one of Rio’s most prominent and entertaining neighborhoods. The term X-Tudo is a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue features everything Brazilian, including current remixes, B-sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and mpb. This party proves that Brazilian music still has room in the Carioca nightlife, mixing seamlessly with many other musical rhythms on the dance floor. No matter your taste or style, this party has a little bit of everything for everybody. CLUBS: Karaokê Indie (Botafogo) Express yourself at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend, so know that its 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 Brazilian, 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 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Pegada Brasileira (Lapa) Pegada Brasileira will liven up your night at this local joint. Enjoy your favorite Brazilian music in the heart of Lapa. 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 PUBS & BARS: Blue Agave (Ipanema) Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margaritas — 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 drinks. Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM Avenida Atlantica, 1140 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free — 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.