Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – After six years of productions in Rio de Janeiro, Bem Brasil heats up Wednesday nights with their new event: In.Box at Fosfobox in Copacabana. The party will feature DJs playing house and hip hop on both dance floors. Arrive early to make the most of two hours of free caipirinhas.
Bem Brasil is well known in the nightlife scene of Rio de Janeiro, hosting various events for Cariocas, tourists, expats, visitors and just about anyone who likes to go out and have a good time. Tonight is the newest addition to an already busy weekly calendar of events. DJs for the night include DJ Dymytryus from São Luis and DJ Ricardo Martins holding down the house music in the basement and DJ Haron handling the upstairs hip hop room.
The gang from Bem Brasil are starting up a new Wednesday night at the ever famous Fosfobox club in Copacabana. The night will feature a mixup of hip hop upstairs and house downstairs, and arrive early for two hours of free caipirinhas.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$40 for men, R$30 for women, R$25 with flyer or guest list until 12AM
Latin Party (Copacabana)
Wednesday nights just got a bit hotter with the newest addition to the hump-day madness. Latin Party is on again with steamy rhythms and a crowd drawn from all corners of the world.
Guimos Pub – 9PM
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 7727-0609
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
Unha de Gato (Lapa)
Unha de Gato represents the new generation of choro in Rio de Janeiro. Hailing from Niterói, the group plays tonight at one of Rio’s favorite live music venues.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM
Rua do Lavradio 20, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with a weekly dose of forró, the accordion-fueled country genre. With artists such as Marcia Guzzo and Band, Edson Duarte, & DJ Sergio Feijó.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: Women R$10 until 11PM / 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
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. On Wednesdays you can loosen up by singing some rock ‘n’ roll tunes as it’s Karaoke night.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
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