Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Bar Catrin is a great new venue in Lapa that is showing its diversity with electronic to rap parties every week. Great Mexican food during the day and rocking parties in the underground style club level upstairs. Tonight an MC battle at Rap Time.
Rap Time (Lapa)
Battle of the MC’s at Catrin, the new hotspot Mexican restaurant by day, rocking club by night. Tonight enjoy an intense interactive rap battle with the Pocket MC’s.
Catrin – 11PM
Rua Men de Sa 63, Lapa – Tel:(21) 2222-0328
Entrance: R$10, ladies free
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself, Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. Weekly ritual for those who attend so this ain’t no joke, bring your game face!
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, R$25 without
The term X-Tudo is also a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue throws a party of everything Brazil; current amazing remixes, B-Sides, vintage hits, mashups,
Latin music, and MPB.
Galeria Café – 11PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with Lista Amiga, R$38 without
Salsa Cafe (Lapa)
The Latin pop band led by drummer Skinny Red Baron is back. The group will perform a repertoire of classic pop rock with Latin flavor.
Lapa Cafe – 8PM
Av. Gomes Freire, 457, Centro – Tel: (21) 3971-6812
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 (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 – 12PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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