Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The popular bar Leviano situated in the heart of Lapa presents FutRock a mix of Brazil’s two great loves, sport and music. Kick back and enjoy watching a football game on the big screen, live music follows with performances from Jano & Johnny’s Band, Granmostarda and Transmissão dos Jogos do Brasileirão.
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yoursel at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that its no joke, 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
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
Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes. With artists such as Quinteto Dona Zaíra, Trio Candieiro, & 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
Nando do Cavaco & Sambistas a Bordo (Lapa)
Nando do Cavaco and the samba group Sambistas a Bordo will be reminiscing and playing old Brazilian classics from the likes of Roberto Ribeiro, Clara Nunes and Moreira da Silva.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without
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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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