Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – After six years of events in Rio de Janeiro, Bem Brasil goes underground with their Wednesday night edition, In.Box at Fosfobox in Copacabana. The party will feature DJs playing house and hip hop on both dance floors. Arrive early to make the most of two hours of free caipirinhas.
Bem Brasil is well known in the nightlife scene of Rio de Janeiro, hosting various events for Cariocas, tourists, expats, visitors and just about anyone who likes to go out and have a good time. Tonight is the most recent addition to an already busy weekly calendar of events. DJs for the night include DJ Dymytryus from São Luis and DJ Ricardo Martins holding down the house music in the basement and DJ Haron handling the upstairs hip hop room.
The gang from Bem Brasil are starting up a new Wednesday night at the ever famous Fosfobox club in Copacabana. The night will feature a mix-up of hip hop upstairs and house downstairs, featuring DJs Haron Dufau and Dymytryus. Arrive early for two hours of free caipirinhas.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$40 for men, R$30 for women, R$25 with flyer or guest list until 12AM
Meca Present Rio(Copacabana)
Meca Present Rio is on tonight at Cave Club in Copacabana with a few special performances from pop band Charlie XCX, British indie-band Friendly Fires, German band Klang Karussel and dance duo Savoir Adore from Brooklyn, NYC, plus a handful of guest DJs.
Cave – 10PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano, 20- Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2522-5663
Entrance: R$70 – R$140
Julieta Brandão (Lapa)
A former finalist in the Brazilian talent search Concursos de Novos Talentos, Julieta Brandão will perform tonight with a repertoire that includes hits from Chico Baurque, Paulinho da Viola and many more.
Carioca da Gema- 9:30PM
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: Women R$10 until 11PM / 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
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 – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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
The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweisers starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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