Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Catrin heads up Wednesday night fun in Lapa with Bittersweet Karaokê night. This two floored downtown hotspot is a Mexican restaurant by day and a full on club, live music venue by night. The space serves up the best of Brazilian, hip hop, electronic and rock music almost every day of the week.
Tonight is a special rock edition of Bittersweet, featuring all your favorite rock and pop classics. Situated in Lapa, Catrin serves up terrific shots, drinks, food and music. Call in advance to celebrate special events or birthdays.
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. It’s 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
Karaokê in Lapa never sounded so good as it does at Catrin, the local Mexican restaurant/ club. Tonight is a special rock edition, serving up all your classic rock ‘n roll favorites.
Catrin – 11PM
Rua Men de Sa 63, Lapa – Tel:(21)2222-0328
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
Favelinha + X-Tudo (Ipanema)
The term X-Tudo is a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil’s nightlife. Tonight’s special edition features all music Brasileiro with guest DJs Matheus Puertas, Dudu Candelot and Rody.
Galeria Café– 9PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$30 without
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Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S.A. on at the Gringo Cafe, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and atmosphere. Enjoy mac n cheese, sliders, Heineken and more. Here you can also catch the Brazil vs. Mexico game of the Confederations Cup series!
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
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. You can also catch the Brazil vs. Mexico game of the Confederations Cup series!
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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