The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs


Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Clarice Falcão performs tonight at Circo Voador. The multimedia sensation was born on October 23rd, 1989 and was inspired by Chico Buarque and Luiz Tatit and her parents, both actors and writers, John Hawk and Adriana Falcão. At age thirteen, Clarice went on stage for the first time in the musical show “To See the Stars”, written and directed by her father who foresaw a successful actress and a singer in his daughter.

Clarice was captivated by the stage at an early age, when she created, directed and acted in her first internet video, “Two minus two”, in partnership with Celio Porto. She then began writing scripts and writing songs. At age seventeen, her starring role in the video “Ties”, crowned her the winner of an international Youtube competition, which was later screened at the Sundance Film Festival. The soundtrack of the film features “Australia”, composed and performed by Clarice herself and now holds over a million views.

Since then, Clarice can not decide whether to be an actress, screenwriter, playwright, comedian, singer or songwriter. She has become a multimedia artist and internet sensation.


Clarice Falcão (Lapa)
Daughter of John Hawk and Adriana Falcão, Clarice grew up with music, performing for the first time at the young age of thirteen. She has since played the roll of actress, screenwriter, playwright, comedian, singer and songwriter. Her album “Monomania” was released on iTunes and caught the attention of labels and fans all over Brazil. She is now touring Brazil performing her unique sound on stages all over the country.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$80


Shake Your Luv (Botafogo)
Two of Rio’s premier hip hop crews team up for a special night featuring rap queen Karol Conka, whose recent album release “Batuk Freak” has taken Brazil by storm. The night will be going down in Botafogo looking over the water at the beautiful venue Espaço Rampa.
Clube de Regatas Guanabara – 11:30 PM
Av. Repórter Nestor Moreira, 42, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2295-2597
Entrance: R$35 with guest list, R$50 without

Detroit (Centro)
Rock mashup party Detroit is back at a new home tonight in Centro at the new venue La Paz. Tonight will feature two floors of rock, pop, mashups and funk. Paying homage to the band, Green Day, DJs will be rocking both floors all night long. Drink specials available.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende, 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$25 with guest list until 12:30 AM, R$35 after and R$45 without guest list

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club


Aloysio Neves Trio (Centro)
Formed from the rhythm section of the original Brazilian Orchestra of Guitars, this trio seeks an interaction between contemporary music and their roots jazz and MPB.
Santo Scenarium – 8:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 36, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
Entrance: R$10

Samba Urbano (Lapa)
Samba Urbano is a band with inspirations derived from rich samba culture, including masters Cartola, Noel Rosa, Monsueto, Paulinho da Viola, Vinícius de Moraes and many more.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35


The Clover (Copacabana)
The Clover, the Irish drinking pub on Avenida Atlântica in Copacabana is under new ownership – by American expatriates. Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers, pool tables and a great environment.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica, 3.056, Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug provides a great selection of beers and food. There isn’t much missing from this American style staple. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas, 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
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 to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlântica, 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. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$20

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