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.

Baile da Rainha with Mc Marcinho (Centro) – Tonight, starting at 9pm Espaço Bella Vista host the much awaited party. After a whole week of work, you can enjoy some funk, pagode and a cold beer. DJ’s on the night are Caslu (Funk In Rio) and Rafael. Appearances expected from Mc Marcinho, Grupo Intimistas, Grupo Pagodeô, Morango, Sobell and Moisés Santiago. Tickets are R$20,00 and should be bought in advance.

Espaço Bella Vista – Avenida Silvio de Noronha 359, 20241-180 – Centro

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Baile do Chá – Valesca Popozuda and Tati Quebra Barraco (Lapa) – Tonight, Baile do Chá brings to the stage the two biggest names of Brazilian funk, the Queens: Valesca Popozuda and Tati Quebra Barraco at Circo Voador, at 11PM.

The show will also include special appearances from DJ’s Giordanna Forte and Babi and a debut from DJ Ricardo Blank. Baile do Chá promises to shake the city!

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

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Sexta Funk Universitária(Copacabana) – Friday is funk day at New Mariuzinn Copacabana, from 11PM-5AM you can enjoy an open bar all inclusive (until 4AM!). You can find premium Vodka with fruit Juice, national beer Geladíssima, caipirinhas with the fruit of the season: (pineapple, Watermelon, and Lemon) and the traditional Blue Lagoon of New Mariuzinn. Tickets can be bought in advance and start at R$20,00 onwards.

New Mariuzinn Copacabana – Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435, 22010-121 – Copacabana

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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

Void/House of Food (Botafogo)
Blending culinary, drinks and fashion, the bar/store invites a different chef to prepare a new menu every week. Besides great imported beer labels, it usually serves delicious veggie 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 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)
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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