Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Rio e.music Festival 2013 finally arrives featuring a handful of EDM (Electronic Dance Music) favorites along with some of the top talent that Rio and Brazil has to offer.
The featured star is Swedish born DJ and producer Avicii, who has been taking the EDM world by force with his productions and live DJ performances. He will be joined by Eric Morillo, Gui Boratto, Felguk and many many more. Originally scheduled to take place in Marina da Gloria, the festival relocated to Parque Olímpico Cidade do Rock in Barra. Expect to hear from your local favorites, Bed & Breakfast, Leo Janeiro, Pedro Piu, Nepal, Carol Legally, Marginal Men and many many more.
Rio e.music Festial (Barra)
Express yourself at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that its no joke. Be sure to bring your game face! Sing your favorite hits like the professional singer you are.
Parque Olímpico Cidade do Rock – 2PM
R. Ana Lúcia Magalhães, 50 – Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (69) 9913-2013
Entrance: Tickets range from R$110 to R$396
The term X-Tudo is a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue features everything Brazil, including current remixes, B-sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and mpb.
Galeria Café– 9PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
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
Quartas de Forró (Lapa)
Wednesday nights are Forró at Lapa 40º. Come enjoy a wide selection of top imported and domestic beers while live Forró gets your feet moving on the dancefloor.
Lapa 40º – 11:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30 for men, R$20 for women
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
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 – 5PM
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.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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