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

We have the top three picks for this Friday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

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Baladinha Jungle (Botafogo) – Come along for a night of good music and dancing at the Jungle Garden Pub in Botafogo.

DJ Gagau Dieckmann will be spinning the night away with top hits from a wide variety of genres such as hip hop, house, pop, MPB, soul, and funk.

It’s a great way to welcome the weekend!

Jungle Garden Pub – Rua Martins Fereira, 48 – Botafogo

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Rincon Sapiência and OQuadro (Centro) – Two of the greatest powers of Brazilian groove are performing live tonight here at the Circo Voador.

The Bahian band, OQuadro, will be launching its highly acclaimed album, “Nêgo Roque,” right here in Rio.

Rincon Sapiência combines his rap skills with African beats and electronic music.

Circo Voador – Rua dos Arcos, s/n – Centro

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Big Gilson & Clapton Tribute Band no Teatro Rival (Centro) – Eric Clapton, also known as “the god of guitar”, will be celebrating his 73rd birthday. In his honour, the Teatro Rival Petrobas will host the best of Rio’s blues music all under one roof.

Big Gilson and the Clapton Tribute Band are giving a spectacular blues performance. Fellow musicians include Charles Zanol (vocals), Pedro Leão (bass), Rubens Achilles (guitar), and Gil Eduardo (drummer and member of the original Blues Etílicos).

Teatro Rival Petrobras – Rua Alvaro Alvim, 33/37 – Centro

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Winehouse (Botafogo)
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those not too keen on wine, there are plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 5PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Entrance: FREE

Void/ House of Food (Botafogo)
Blending culinary delights, drinks, and fashion, the bar/store invites a different chef to prepare a new menu every week. Besides excellent imported beer labels, House of Food usually serve delicious vegetarian food and homemade burgers.
Void Botafogo – 11AM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 31 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3593=3326
Entrance: FREE

Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its fantastic atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Blue Agave in Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks, and watching live sports streams and broadcasts. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar is also known for its predominantly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to also check out the Blue Agave in Copacabana for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Rua Vinicus de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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