Promotions include two for one on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-Fi, Cuba Livre and Mojito. Additionally, free shots of Chuva cachaça will be distributed throughout the night.
With thousands of songs on their menus, there is always something to sing about during this weekly party.
Zfelip Hip Hop Advance and Zarthus (Botafogo)
Tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo, Quintavant Qtv will present Zfelip Hip Hop Advance and Zarthus. Zfelip Hip Hop advance is a hip-hop project created by Zé Felipe, the former bassist of Zumbi do Mato and Zarthus is singer, guitarist, and banjoist Andrei Müller.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
R. Visconde Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Copa Funk Party (Copacabana)
The Copa Funk Party is back at Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight with DJs Dorly Neto and Haron Dufau spinning the best of funk, hip-hop, and Latin rhythms. Event promotions include unlimited caipifrutas from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Get ready to sing your heart out as the weekly Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight. Free shots of Chuva cachaça are back tonight and promotions will also include two for one on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-Fi, Cuba Livre and Mojito.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Lu Fogaça and Trio (Gamboa)
Tonight at Trapiche Gamboa it’s time for a roda de samba with Brazilian singer-songwriter Lu Fogaça and his trio. The group will blend modern music with samba, forró and MPB. They are well known for their reinterpretations of works by João Nogueira, João Bosco, Baden Powell, Vinicius de Moraes, Chico Buarque and Luiz Melodia, among others.
Trapiche Gamboa – House opens at 6:30PM and the show will begin at 8:30PM.
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 155, Gamboa– Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Mulato Velho and Marcele Motta (Centro)
Tonight singer Marcele Motta will start the night at Centro’s Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of classic samba and MPB. The group Mulato Velho will follow at 10:30PM with a diverse blend of sounds that mix the rhythms of the hills of Rio with the vibes of the city’s suburbs.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradi 20, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Jóla Rara and Pedro Holanda (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start things off tonight at 7:30PM at Carioca da Gema. The band Jóla Rara will follow at 9:30PM with a versatile repertoire.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Baile Da Tchuguderia (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in March the Baile Da Tchuguderia party at Lapa’s Leviano bar is celebrating new music in Rio. Event week Angelo B, Udi Fagundes and Cláudio Costa, both of the band Gabriel Pensador, will play live and welcome a special guest. DJ Chicote will also spin during the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you’re looking 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
Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Sunday, 7PM to 11:30 PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 8:30AM to 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks. Additionally, every night Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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.
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
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