Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia presents another edition of Odisséia Paratodos, a very special event with live performances to raise funds for disadvantaged educators in Rio.
Tonight bands Canto Cego and El Efecto will fill the theater with the best of rock, alternative rock, indie rock and more, as they take to the Teatro Odisséia stage to peform live. Additionally, caipirinhas and mojitos will be dose dupla (two for one) until 10PM.
The event takes place in partnership with Todos Pelos Educadores! (All For Educators!) and the artists and producers will donate proceeds towards this cause.
Odisséia Paratodos with bands Canto Cego and El Efecto (Lapa)
Tonight, Odisséia Paratodos presents bands Canto Cego and El Efecto playing live at Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia. Odisséia Paratodos is a special series of events held to raise funds for disadvantaged educators in Rio.
Teatro Odisséia – 8PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / 2224-6367 / 9374-7562
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
It’s time again to sing your heart out during Karaokê Indie night at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Their menus include over seven thousand songs and promotions include double dose (two for one) on five drinks to help you loosen up to belt out your favorite tunes.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
DJs Haron Dufau and guests will spin the best of hip-hop and house tonight at Copacabana’s Fosfobox as part of the weekly In.Box party. Arrive early for unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM and stay for two for one beers at one of Rio’s most popular clubs.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Every Wednesday night Afroreggae continues with AR21 to bring the best of MPB, pop rock and reggae to Lapa’s Leviano bar. With their strong percussion, it’s always a lively show. During the night, the venue also broadcasts Brasileirão (Brazilian club football tournament) games live on a 60″ in TV. Entry is only R$10 – R$15 and only cash is accepted.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Julio Estrela and Cristina Bhering (Lapa)
At 8PM, Singer Cristina Bhering will open the night at Carioca da Gema in Lapa and singer Julio Estrela will follow at 10PM with his reinterpretations of the works of Zeca Pagodinho, Roberto Ribeiro, Gonzaguinha, Chico Buarque, Assis Valente, Miltinho, and more.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Nilze Carvalho and Janaína Reis (Centro)
Singer Janaína Reis will start things off tonight at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM and songwriter and mandolinist Nilze Carvalho will follow at 10:30PM. He will perform works from his latest release entitled, What Is Mine, along with his own reinterpretations of classic samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40
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RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Those in search of the finest Asian fusion cuisine and some of the tastiest drinks in Rio, need look no further than Leblon’s Mekong.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
American-owned Mab’s Restaurant is a great place for food and drinks and offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
The Clover (Copacabana)
Enjoy imported beers in a great environment at Copacabana’s upscale pub, The Clover. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 6PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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