Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for eight hours of singing your heart out at the weekly Karaokê Indie party at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight. Their karaoke selections include thousands of songs ranging from pop to rock to metal to electro and soul, and of course, indie.
Tonight, in celebration of a special YOLO (You Only Live Once) edition of the party, five hundred free jello shots will be distributed. Additionally, to help you loosen up to belt out your favorite tunes, promtions include dose dupla (two for one) on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Mate-me por favor and Sex on the Beach.
During the night, the second floor of the venue will also host a Brat Pack party with DJs spinning the best of international pop and rock.
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Five hundred jello shots will be given out tonight as Karaokê Indie returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo and holds a special YOLO (You Only Live Once) edition.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
DJs Haron Dufau, Dynytrus and Ricardo Martins will spin the best of hip hop and house tonight at Copacabana’s Fosfobox as part of the weekly In.Box party. Arrive early for unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM and stay for two for one beers in one of Rio’s most popular clubs.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$ 25-R$40
Every Wednesday night in July it’s time for MPB, pop rock and reggae with Afroreggae and AR21 at Lapa’s Leviano bar. With their strong percussion, it’s always a lively show.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Bernardo Malta and Kako (Lagoa)
DJs Bernardo Malta and Kako will spin house and EDM at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.
Marina Iris and Pedro Holanda (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start things off tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema at 8PM and singer Marina Iris will follow at 10PM with her lively reinterpretations of works by Paulo Vanzolini, João Nogueira, Cartola, Dorival Caymmi, Nássara, Pedro Caetano, and Mario Lago, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Ginga Tropical (Catete)
Exeperience Brazil’s rich musical history at Casarão Ameno Resedá in Catete tonight. Throughout the month of July on Wednesday and Sunday nights the venue will hold Ginga Tropical theater events featuring the best of Brazilian rhythms and dancing. A tribute to Brazilian legend Carmen Miranda kicks things off followed by cabaret and an homage to famous Brazilian televison presenter Osvaldo Sargentelli. The show will continue with samba, dancing Orixás, lambada, forró, maracatu, pagode, bossa nova, funk and frevo, almost everything one needs to get a true feel for the rhythms and musical culture of Brazil in one night.
Casarão Ameno Resedá– 10PM
Rua Pedro Américo 277, Catete – Tel: (21) 2556-2427
Entrance: R$100- R$160
Daniela Spielmann Trio and Sarah (Centro)
The Daniela Spielmann Trio will play first tonight at Centro’s Rio Scenarium beginning at 7:30PM and singer Sarah will follow at 10:30PM with her joyful samba reinterpretations.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40
PUBS & BARS:
RockOKÊ -Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Those in search of the finest Asian fusion cuisine and some of the tastiest drinks in Rio, need look no further than Leblon’s Mekong.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
American-owned Mab’s Restaurant is a great place for food and drinks and offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM-3AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
The Clover (Copacabana)
Enjoy imported beers in a great environment at Copacabana’s upscale pub, The Clover. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 6PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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