Beginning at 10PM DJ Haron Dufau will provide the hip-hop at the Fosfobar while DJs Dymytryus and Ricardo Martins will spin the best of house down in Fosfobox’s basement.
Arrive early as specials include unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM. There will also be two for one beer all night after 12AM.
Blues Festival with Dillo Araújo (Laranjeiras)
It’s time for more blues in Rio as Bar do B holds the third night of the 2014 Blues Festival in Laranjeiras. Special guest Dillo Araújo will host and play with guitarist Big Gilson, drummer Pedro Strasser and bassist and co-programmer Claudio Bedran.
Bar do B – Doors open 8PM and show is scheduled to begin at 9PM.
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 9323-1792
Michael Winter (Botafogo)
Tonight Quintavant presents the first of two shows by American composer Michael Winter at Botafogo’s Audio Rebel. Winter is known for his experimental compositions and work with open source and free music.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
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
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
It’s karaoke time again tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Five drinks will be double dose (two for one) to help you loosen up and belt out your favorite tunes. Additionally, Chuva cachaça cocktails are back. Try to arrive early as entry is only R$20 if you put your name on their friend’s list and get there before 9PM.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Open Air Film Screening- Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (Glória)
Tonight as part of the ongoing Vivo Open Air festival, Brazilian group Quinteto Nuclear will play at 7PM and at 8PM “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” will play on the 325 square meter screen set up at Marina da Glória. Carlos Malta and Pife Muderno will perform following the screening.
Vivo Open Air– 7PM
Marina da Glória, Av. Infante Dom Henrique,s/n,a Glória
Tonight the band Afroreggae brings the best of reggae, MPB, and pop rock to the Leviano bar in Lapa. The group, well known for their strong percussion and lively performances, has been playing a weekly Wednesday night show during the month of May at the venue.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Liz Rosa and Antônio Guerra (Centro)
Tonight at Centro’s Santo Scenarium singer Liz Rosa and pianist Antônio Guerra will pay tribute to the 1974 bossa nova album Elis & Tom and the work of singer Elis Regina and singer/songwriter Tom Jobim.
Santo Scenarium – 7PM
Rua do Lavradio, 36, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
Cartola de Noel and Marcelinho Moreira (Centro)
Tonight beginning at 7:30 PM, the group Cartola de Noel brings the best of samba to Centro’s Rio Scenarium through their reinterpretations of the works of Noel Rosa, Cartola and Geraldo Pereira. At 10:30 PM percussionist, singer and composer Marcelinho Moreira will present works from his latest album entitled, Faith in Batuque which includes reinterpretations of the works of Martinho da Vila, Arlindo Cruz, Jorge Aragão and Luiz Carlos da Vila.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Marina Iris (Lapa)
Singer Marina Iris pays homage to the works of Paulo Vanzolini, João Nogueira, Cartola, Dorival Caymmi, Nássara, Pedro Caetano, and Mario Lago at 10PM with singer and guitarist Bruno Brito starting the night off at Carioca da Gema at 8PM.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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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 – 7:15 PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221.7236
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
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
American-owned Mab’s is a great place for food and drinks. The restaurant and bar offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Av. Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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, 3056, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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