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

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

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Monobloco (Lapa) – Tonight, bloco Monobloco rehearses for Carnival 2018 at Fundição Progresso, in Lapa, at 10PM.

One of the most traditional blocos in Rio, Monobloco will make everyone move with an eclectic repertoire of samba and MPB.

Fundição Progresso – Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa

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Kalakuta (Copacabana) – The best of Afrobeat and Brazilian music meet tonight at Sala Baden Powell, in Copacabana, with the show Kalakuta.

Conceived by Carioca band Afrojazz, Kalakuta pays tribute to Fela Kuti, icon of the Nigeria-born genre Afrobeat.

Sala Baden Powell – Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 360 – Copacabana

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Carnaval Jazz (Catete) – The carnival mood is about to invade The Maze Rio tonight, at the Tavares Bastos community, in Catete.

The “Carnaval Jazz” party will gather the best of Carnival music and jazz from 10PM. There will be free beer from 10PM to 11PM.

The Maze Rio – Rua Tavares Bastos, 414 – Catete

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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 that aren’t too keen on wine, there is 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

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
Mud Bug in Copacabana provides a great selection of food and drinks, including more than thirty types of international and national beers
Mud Bug – 5PM until 3AM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16 – Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: See venue for details

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 nice 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 for watching live sport streams and broadcasts. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also 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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