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 choice.

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Samba Que Elas Querem na Rua (Centro) – As Beth Carvalho would say, “our best samba is in the street.” Tonight, Samba Que Queremos will take over Cinelândia with their spectacular samba performances.

Entrance is free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be available at the bar and stalls.

The event will honor the great samba performer and composer, Dona Ivone Lara, who sadly passed away this Monday.

Banco do André – Rua Pedro Lessa, 20030-030 (Centro)

Check the event for further details.

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Manjar: Laguna, Maxwell, Tantão, Mariwô (Cosme Velho) – The Manjar is an exciting multicultural festival taking place tonight in Cosme Velho.

The festival includes art exhibitions, performances and live music. MC Catenn will give an unforgettable performance of authentic funk and rap. DJ collective Mariwô will also play a unique blend of urban Afro music.

There will be something for everyone at the Manjar festival!

Solar dos Abacaxis – Rua Cosme Velho, 857 – Cosme Velho

Check the event for further details.

TechnoLab no Saracura (Gamboa) – After three months of careful reconstruction, Saracura reopens tonight!

Performing tonight is the band TechnoBrass, including members Marcelo Azevedo (percussions); Gabriel Barbosa (drums); Tom Huet (sousaphone); Rodrigo Daniel (bombardino); Alê Sax (sa); Serafin de Janeiro (trumpet) and Clément Mombereau (trombone).

There will also be delicious drinks and snacks served at the bar.

TechnoLab – Rua Sacadura Cabral, 219 – Gamboa

Check the event for further details.

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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 (Ipanema)
Blue Agave 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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