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TameImpalaWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Australian psychedelic rock band Tame Impala returns to play live at Lapa’s Circo Voador tonight.

This marks the band’s fourth time in the city. They first performed at Circo Voador in 2011, then in 2012 at Imperator. Last year they again played live at Circo Voador in October.

For two of their previous shows, the band arrived in Rio with the help of Queremos, a Rio crowdfunded kickstarter, that connects musicians, agents and fans to work together to book shows. Queremos again helped the band to make a stop in Rio tonight before their appearance at the Popload Festival in São Paulo.

Formed by Kevin Parker in Perth, Australia in 2007, Tame Impala consists of Parker on vocals, gutiar, bass, drums and various other instruments; Jay Watson on drums and guitar, and Dominic Simper on drums and guitar. Cam Avery also provides bass and backing vocals on tour and Julien Barbagallo plays the drums live and also provides backing voacals at live shows.

The band has released two full-lenght studio albums: Innerspeaker in 2010 and Lonerism in 2012.

Before and after the Tame Impala show tonight the RocknBeats party will take place, with DJs Junio Passini, Thiago Burgos, Arlei Hey Hey and Igor Boechat spinning the best of indie rock.

LIVE:

Claudia Dorei (Gávea)
Musician Claudia Dorei will launch her newest album entitled, Inspire, in Rio de Janeiro tonight as she performs live at the Teatro Municipal do Jockey in Gávea. Entrance to the event is free.
Teatro Municipal do Jockey– 8PM
Rua Conde Bernadotte 26, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-9853
Entrance: FREE

Tame Impala and the RocknBeats Party (Lapa)
Tame Impala return to Rio to perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa tonight. Before and after the show, DJs Junio Passini, Thiago Burgos, Arlei Hey Hey and Igor Boechat will spin the best of indie rock for the RocknBeats party.
Circo Voador– 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$110-R$220 http://www.ingresso.com/rio-de-janeiro/home/espetaculo/show/tame-impala

CLUBS:

In.Box (Copacabana)
Tonight DJs will spin the best of hip-hop and house at Copacabana’s Fosfobox as part of the weekly In.Box party. Arrive early for unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM and stay for two for one beers in one of Rio’s most popular clubs.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
It’s time again for the popular Karaokê Indie party at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Promotions during the night will include two for one on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and Mojito. Of course there will also be lots of singing and with Casa da Matriz’s karaoke menus that include thousands of songs, giving everyone something to sing about.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$30

Breaking Rules with Tony Chapa Preta (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh Lagoa venue Miroir will host the Breaking Rules party with Tony Chapa Preta spinning the best of EDM and house.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

JP Silva and the announcement of the 2014 Novas Bambas Competition Winners (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema will announce the results of the 2014 Novos Bambas competiton. Then beginning at 10PM, JP Silva will perform live.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Baile Da Tchuguderia (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in November, the Baile Da Tchuguderia party at Lapa’s Leviano bar is celebrating new music in Rio. Event week Angelo B, Udi Fagundes and Cláudio Costa of the band Gabriel Pensador will play live and welcome a special guest. DJ Márlio will also spin during the night. Additionally, Mondays through Thrusdays Leviano is now hosting Happy Hour from 5PM to 9PM. Promotions include a bucket of three 600ml beers (Bohemia or orignal) for R$22 and dose dupla (two for one) caipirinha for R$11.90.
Leviano – 5PM-9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$15

Alex Ribeiro and Samba em Três (Centro)
At 7:30PM, the trio Samba em Três will get things started at Rio Scenarium with the sounds of samba, chorro, maxixe, and afro-samba. Singer-songwriter Alex Ribeiro will follow at 10:30PM. Son of famed samba performer Roberto Ribeiro, Alex promises to follow in his father’s footsetps and will deliver the best of classic samba tonight.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

PUBS & BARS:

RockOKÊ – 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

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
Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

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