Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: Alfredo Del Penho with special guest, Mark Sacramento, will be performing a show to celebrate Rio Scenarium’s ten year anniversary in Lapa. Both Alfredo and Sacramento talents are forged on the night of samba and choro da Lapa. They present a large ballroom with beautiful successes of Brazilian music.
Quarta Executiva (Centro)
Club Mix Bar, the one lounge for couples at night, and singles during the day. Open and available for Happy Hour with music, through the night. This Wednesday, Club Mix Bar will be hosting a Liberal Party with all sorts of political surprises.
Club Mix Bar
Rua do Mercado, 25 – Praça XV – Centro – Tel: (21) 2222-4694
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself, Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. Weekly ritual for those who attend so this ain’t no joke, make sure you practice!
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Nando do Cavaco (Lapa)
The singer, Nando do Cavaco, will be doing a solo repertoire or great samba hits. Including songs from Roberto Ribeiro, João Nogueira, Clara Nunes, Alcyone, and others, it will be a night filled with surprises. The group Sambista will also be accompanying the singer on stage.
Sacrilégio – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 81, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1461
Alfredo Del Penho (Lapa)
With special guest, Mark Sacramento, this night will be a celebration of Rio Scenarium’s 10 year in Lapa. Both Alfredo and Sacramento talents are forged on the night of samba and choro da Lapa. They present a large ballroom with beautiful successes of Brazilian music, for anyone to stand still.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 Casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Democratic Wednesday, Day Forró (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes. Quarteto Forrozando celebrates one year together and Trio Juriti releases their new CD while performing with Mariana Mello.
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
PUBS & BARS:
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188a, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
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.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Has the best margaritas in Ipanema, and also ask them about the new spot in Copacabana that just opened.
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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