Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s time again for Karaokê Indie at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. With their menus that include over seven thousand songs with everything from pop to rock to, of course, indie, everyone can find something to sing about. To help you loosen up to belt out your favorite tunes, there will be double dose (two for one) specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito. Additionally, it’s good to arrive early. Entry is only R$20 if you put your name on their friend’s list and get there before 9PM. CLUBS: Karaokê Indie (Botafogo) Karaokê Indie night is back at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Promotions include double dose (two for one) on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito. Casa da Matriz – 8PM Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014 Entrance: R$20-R$30 In.Box (Copacabana) DJs Haron Dufau, Dynytrus and Ricardo Martins 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 in one of Rio’s most popular clubs. Fosfobox – 10PM Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498 Entrance: R$25-R$40 Afroreggae (Lapa) 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. Leviano – 9PM Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779 Entrance: R$10-R$15 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Marina Iris and Cristina Bhering (Lapa) Singer Cristina Bhering will open the night at 8PM and Singer Marina Iris will follow at 10PM with her reinterpretations of the works of Assis Valente and Batatinha, among others. Now is a great time to see Iris live, as she is scheduled to release her first album later this year. Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$25 Nilze Carvalho and Camila Masiso (Centro) Singer Camila Masiso will start things off tonight at Rio Scenarium, singing the best of classic samba and bossa nova beginning at 7:30PM. Then following at 10:30PM, singer-songwriter and mandolinist Nilze Carvalho will perform works from her latest release entitled, What Is Mine, along with her 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 PUBS & BARS: RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa) Every Wednesday night it’s time for RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) 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 Entrance: R$10 Mekong (Leblon) 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 Entrance: Free 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 Entrance: Free 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 Entrance: Free — 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.