Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Get to Lapa midweek for great laid back samba show. Nando do Cavaco is performing at the Sacrilégio in the heart of the heart of samba.
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
Nova Lapa Jazz (Lapa)
Nova Lapa Jazz will liven up your night in open air! Organized by Centro Cultural Carioca this event will take place at Largo Albino Pinheiro, in front of the Centro Cultural Carioca. In case of bad weather, it will be canceled.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 8PM
R. Rua do Teatro, 37, Lapa – Tel: 2252-6468
Nando do Cavaco (Lapa)
The singer will let you dance a samba, even if your not familiar with it. All night he plays songs of Roberto Ribeiro, Clara Nunes and other famous samba performers.
Sacrilégio – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 81, Lapa – Tel: 3970-1461
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
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.
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30PM every day. Make sure to check the web site for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar – Open 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
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