Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Wednesday nights are live nights at Leviano, featuring broadcasted football (soccer) games followed by a featured rock show playing the best in rock and Brazilian grooves. Enjoy this great venue in the heart of the Bohemian neighborhood.
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that it is no joke. Be sure to bring your game face! Sing your favorite hits like the professional singer you are.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$25 without
The term X-Tudo is a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue features everything Brazil, including current remixes, B-sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and mpb.
Galeria Café- 9PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
DJ Pachu throws his weekly mid-week party at the swanky venue Doiz in Humaitá. Playing the best of hip hop and lounge, Pachu is joined this week by Clarisse Miranda, as the two celebrate some birthday love with some sweet beats. Enjoy top notch drinks and food as well.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55, Humaitá – Tel: (21) 2179-6620
FutRock Leviano (Lapa)
This new program at the beautiful venue Leviano in Lapa is proving to be a big hit on Wednesday nights. Enjoy broadcasted soccer games followed by a live rock show, featuring Johnny’s Band, playing a repertoire of music from Maroon 5, The Police, Beatles, Paralamas do Sucesso, O Rappa, and more.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes. 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
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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
Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug providing a great selection of beers and a menu as well. There isn’t much missing from this American style staple. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas, 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
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