Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Lapa Irish Pub is on tonight with rock ‘n roll karaoke. Located under the famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), the Lapa Irish Pub sits in the heart of one of Rio’s most lively and music-filled neighborhoods. In the area known for its impromptu samba gatherings and live shows by big name international and Brazilian acts, Lapa Irish Pub rocks its corner spot with live bands and music themed nights. For those aspiring to belt out their own version of rock, the increasingly popular Karaoke Rock night opens the stage every Wednesday.
The bar also has a wide variety of specialty and imported beer which Wexford Irish Cream, Suffolk Strong, Newcastle Brown Ale, Pilsner Urquell, Chimay, and Leffe Blonde among others.
Karaokê Indie: Aquecimento Rock in Rio (Botafogo)
Karaokê Indie is opening up their doors this whole month to celebrate Rock in Rio 2013. Each edition will feature the best hits from specific bands from the festival. Tonight is singalong with hits from Muse, Florence and the Machine, Matchbox Twenty and much much more.
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
Bem Brasil returns with their new Wednesday night party at Rio’s premier underground club, Fosfobox, in Copacabana. The night will feature a mixup of hip hop upstairs and house downstairs, with DJs Haron Dufau and Dymytryus. 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
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
Aurea Martins e Daniela Spielman (Lapa)
Aurea Martins e Daniela Spielman perform tonight at Rio Scenarium. The two singers are true staples in the Carioca nightlife of Lapa and will be accompanied by saxophonist Dani Spielmann.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without
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 new 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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