Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – X-Tudo is back to their Wednesday night antics, playing all your favorite hits from pop to mashups and rare grooves. This party has been rolling on for for a few years now, being one of the only steady Wednesday night parties. Themed out and special editions are held at the Galeria Cafe in Ipanema, one of Rio’s most prominent and entertaining neighborhoods.
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. This party proves that Brazilian music still has room in the Carioca nightlife, mixing seamlessly with many other musical rhythms on the dance floor.
Circo Voador will host Leslie Feist, known professionally as Feist, a Canadian singer-songwriter, performing both as a solo artist and as a member of the indie rock group Broken Social Scene. She has since made a big name for herself. This will be her first appearance in Brazil.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that its 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 is runs the Wednesday night love fest with MiniLuv, playing along with resident DJ Nicole Nandes. The duo are bringing the hip hop culture and atmosphere to this charming Humaitá venue. Enjoy proper beats and great drinks from bar master Sandra Mendes.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
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
Mulato Velho (Lapa)
The group Mulato Velho performer a show that is very true to Brazilian roots. The show focuses on the diversity of Brazilian music, mixe the technical creativity of scholars of the people and artists of Rio.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
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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 / (21) 2529-212
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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