The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

avarochaWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Singer Ava Rocha returns to the Audio Rebel music store in Botafogo tonight for a second live performance.

Presented by Quintavant Qtv, the show will feature Rocha accompanied by musicians Eduardo Manso, Felipe Zenícola, Thomas Harres and Marcos Campello.

Together, they will perform works from Rocha’s new album entitled, Ava Patrya Yndia Yracema. The tracks and arrangements blend guitars, strings, and various elements with Rocha unique voice, creating something unique and well worth checking out tonight.

LIVE:

Ava Rocha (Botafogo)
Singer Ava Rocha will perform her second show in celebration of the launch of her album, Ava Patrya Yndia Yracema, tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

CLUBS:

Copa Funk and Idioteque Parties (Copacabana)
The Copa Funk Party is back at Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of funk, hip hop, and Latin rhythms. Party promotions will include unlimited caipifrutas from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
The popular weekly Karaokê Indie party is back at Casa da Matriz tonight. In addition to seven hours of singing, shots of Chuva cachaça will be distributed during the night and promotions will include two for one specials on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, cuba libre and mojito.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 -R$40

The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Lu Fogaça and Trio (Gamboa)
Tonight at Trapiche Gamboa it’s time for the weekly roda de samba with Brazilian singer-songwriter Lu Fogaça and his trio. The group will once again 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
Entrance: R$16

Henrique Cazes and Edu Krieger (Centro)
Known as one of the best contemporary ukulele players around, Henrique Cazes will start things off at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30PM. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Edu Krieger will follow at 10:30PM with the best of Brazilian music.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Grupo Arruda and Marcos Novatto (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Marcos Novatto will start things off tonight at 7:30PM at Carioca da Gema and Grup Arruda will follow at 9:30PM with the best of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Roda de samba with Rodrigo Moreira and Chinelo de Ded (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in May the Leviano bar in Lapa is presenting rodas de samba with Rodrigo Moreira and Chinelo de Ded. During the weekly events, DJ Chicote will also spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 (Cash only)

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 – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

TANDEM – Language Exchange Meeting (Copacabana)
The TANDEM Language exchange will take place at Blue Agave Copa tonight. The event involves language learning through conversations between speakers of different languages seated at various tables. The languages include Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, and German. There will also be moderators on hand to help to catch mistakes.
Blue Agave Copa – 7:30PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2235-0747
Entrance: See venue for details.

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 Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. 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
Entrance: Free

Mekong (Leblon)
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. Tuesdays through Fridays, the restaurant offers executive lunches from 12PM to 4PM for R$29.50 and drink specials includingcaipirinhas and caipikong for R$9.50 and four Bohemias for the price of three from 6PM to 8PM.
Mekong
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

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