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

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Pista 3 is the home for Vira Lata, which will be playing everything from Samba to Salsa, to rock, ska, reggae and more! The more the merrier at this diversified festa!


Crazy Mondays (Botafogo)
There is nothing better for the Monday blues than to let loose and dance. Crazy mondays was created for that exact reason, with DJs Tito Figueiredo (Paradiso), Larissa V (Candy Party), Fernando Schlaepfer (Wake Up) and Mario Mamede (Rock-it).
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 until midnight, R$15 until 1 with guestlist, R$20 without guestlist

Vira Lata (Botafogo)
Come enjoy Samba, zouk, reggaeton, salsa, merengue, forro, ska, rumba Catalan, Latin rock, indie latin, house, international pop. With such a variety it is impossible to dislike anything!
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20


Roda de Samba com Rhichahs (Lapa)
Rhythmic drumming and harmony is what is to be expected from this Roda de Samba with Rhichahs.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Rubens Cardoso (Lapa)
Enjoy the sounds of Rubens Cardoso as he demonstrates the best in MPB here in Rio, playing live acoustic guitar.
Cachaçaria Mangue Seco– 6:30PM
Rua do Senado, 53, Lapa – Tel: (21) 7726-2206
Entrance: Free

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


Blue Agave’s (Copacabana)
Mexican bar with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. This hot spot in Ipanema not only has some of Rio’s best cocktails, but has recently opened its doors in their second location in Copacabana!
Blue Agave
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30PM every day. Make sure to check the web site for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar – Open 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
Entrance: Free

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