Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Wednesday nights heat up as the Latin Party at Guimos Pub kicks off yet another edition. The unique party celebrates all things Latino, with music, drink specials and of course beautiful people. Situated in the heart of Copacabana, the party offers free beer until midnight, unlimited caipifrutas until 11PM plus lots of shots and drinking games to fuel the fun. The Latin Party always attracts a variety of international and local party people in Rio de Janeiro. Every week it welcomes foreign students, hostel dwellers, locals and Latinos of Rio to form a lively and cosmopolitan party crowd. If you are interested in learning some moves, there are dance classes available until 10PM. CLUBS: 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! 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 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 people 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 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: 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 Julieta Brandão (Lapa) A former finalist in the Brazilian talent search Concursos de Novos Talentos, Julieta Brandão will perform tonight with a repertoire that includes hits from Chico Baurque, Paulinho da Viola and many more. Carioca da Gema- 9:30PM Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$20 PUBS & BARS: The Clover (Copacabana) The Irish pub on Copacabana’s Avenida Atlântica is under new ownership by two American expatriates. Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers on tap and a lively atmosphere. The Clover – 7PM Av. Atlântica 3056B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484 Entrance: Free Mekong (Leblon) 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 Entrance: Free Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana) The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks. Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free 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 Entrance: R$10 — To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.