Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time to sing your heart out at Karaokê Indie night in Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Five drinks will be double dose (two for one) to help you loosen up to belt out your favorite tunes. Additionally, Chuva cachaça cocktails are back. Make you sure you also check out tonight’s special promotion, Like a Boss, which includes their new menu item of two bolinhos of gorgonzola and peach jam. Entry is only R$20 if you put your name on their friend’s list and arrive before 9PM. It’s a great idea for happy hour. CLUBS: Karaokê Indie (Botafogo) It’s time for Karaokê Indie again in Botafogo tonight at Casa da Matriz. With its early start time of 8PM and low cover charge of R$20 before 9PM if you put your name on the venue’s friend’s list, it’s a great idea for your Wednesday night happy hour. Five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, mate-me por favor and sex on the beach, will be offered double dose (two for one) and cocktails of Chuva cachaça are back. Casa da Matriz – 8PM Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014 Entrance: R$20-R$30 In.Box (Copacabana) Arrive early for unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM and stay for two for one beers and some of the best hip-hop and house in one of Rio’s most popular clubs. DJ Haron Dufau will provide the hip hop at the Fosfobar while DJs Dymytrus and Ricardo Martins will spin house down below in the basement. Fosfobox – 10PM Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498 Entrance: R$ 25-R$40 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Julio Estrela (Lapa) At 8PM, vocalist and guitarist Bruno Brito will start the night at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema. Then at 10PM singer Julio Estrela will follow with his reinterpretations of the works of Zeca Pagodinho, Roberto Ribeiro, Gonzaguinha, Chico Buarque, Assis Valente, Miltinho, and more. Carioca da Gema – 8PM Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$23 Nuno Neto (Centro) On the eve of the his first album release, singer and self-taught guitarist Nuno Neto will perform the first of his back-to-back shows at Centro’s Rio Scenarium tonight beginning at 7:30 PM. Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000 Entrance: R$ 25- R$40 OTHER: Open Air Film Screening- Star Wars Double Feature (Glória) It’s time for a double feature night as “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” and “Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back” will play on the 325 square meter screen set up in Marina da Glória as part of the ongoing Vivo Open Air festival. Following the screenings, it will be all about dancing as Autoramas & BNegão will perform their original songs including; “A verdadeira dança do patinho” and “1,2,3,4″ as well as covers including Prince’s “Kiss” and EW&F’s “Let’s Groove.” Vivo Open Air– 7PM Marina da Glória, Av. Infante Dom Henrique,s/n,a Glória Entrance: R$20-R$40 PUBS & BARS: 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. Mekong – 7PM Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212 Entrance: Free Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana) American-owned Mab’s Restaurant is a great place for food and drinks and offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location. Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM Av. Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa) Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up 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 Entrance: R$10 The Clover (Copacabana) Enjoy imported beers in a great environment at Copacabana’s upscale pub, The Clover. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight! The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484 Entrance: Free — To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.