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

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: The Dead Party emerged as a tribute to all the great musicians that have died to celebrate the national holiday of Day of the Dead. With featured artists such as Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, and Elvis Presley, Tipsy will be rockin’ the grave, if you know what I mean.

CLUBS:

Tipsy (Lapa)
The Dead Party emerged as a tribute to all the great musicians that have died to celebrate the national holiday of Day of the Dead. With featured artists such as Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, and Elvis Presley, Tipsy will be rockin’ the grave, if you know what I mean.
Tipsy – 7PM
Rua dos Invalidos, 204, Lapa – Tel: 21) 2222-4694
Entrance: R$10 Lista Amiga, R$15 without Lista Amiga

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Dress in costume and get a themed shot from the bar to sooth your voice for karaoke at Casa da Matriz. Singers contest already in order so make sure you practice! Complementary drinks for those on Lista Amiga
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: Not available at time of press

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Democratic Wednesday, Day Forró (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: (With Lista Amiga) Women R$10 until 11PM / R$13 until midnight, Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight

Alaan Monteiro (Lapa)
The singer, Alaan Monteiro, from the group, Seis por Meia Dúzia, will be performing songs from his first solo CD on this low key night in Lapa. Monteiro adds a new swing to samba on this Wednesday night, performing songs new and old.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

Grupo Artifício (Lapa)
Grupo Artifício brings to the rhythm of samba Lapa 40º, with a repertoire that mixes samba and MPB. Playing songs from Cartel, Roberto Ribeiro, Paulinho da Viola, Joao Nogueira, Jorge Aragon, and many more of the classics.
Lapa 40º – 8PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$20 Women, R$30 Men

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

PUBS & BARS:

Mekong (Leblon)
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty grub, flashy
drinks, and tunes from the likes of the Botafogo Social Club DJs.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188a, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and free hors d’oeuvres for paying customers everyday at 5PM.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free

Som da Bola (Lapa)
Happy hour with friends, futebol, cold beer, and cool Brazilian music at Lapa’s most relaxed and spacious bar.
Choperia Brazooka – 6PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 70, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-3236
Entrance: Free

Boteco Salvação (Botafogo)
Traditional boteco style with some extra finishing touches. A cozy atmosphere with nice TVs and pool tables upstairs.
Boteco Salvação – 6PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 55, Botafogo – (21) 2226-9691 / 2539-0216
Entrance: Free


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