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 pubs that are always a good option.

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Fundição Brasil Jamaica with Israel Vibration (Lapa) – Tonight, Lapa will emanate the good vibrations from reggae music with the “Fundição Brasil Jamaica” show, in Fundição Progresso.

Starting from 10PM, artists Adão Negro, Mato Seco and Israel Vibration will be gracing the stage.

Fundição Progresso – Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa

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Jazz at The Maze (Catete) – Considered one of the best jazz houses in the world, The Maze hosts tonight its great jazz party, at 10PM, in Catete.

Apart from the live jazz music, resident DJs will make everyone dance in the intervals to the groove of Latin rhythms, soul, funk, among others.

There is also Indian snacks from Hoje Tem Curry on The Maze’s rooftop.

The Maze – Rua Tavares Bastos, 414, Casa 66 – Catete

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Gavin James (Lagoa) – Tonight, Irish musician Gavin James will be gracing the stage of the Blue Note Rio, in Lagoa.

Having shared the stage with names like Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith, James will be presenting its debut album “Better Pill” to the audiences.

The set list promises to include hits like “Hearts On Fire”, “Nervous” and “Watch It All Fade”.

Blue Note Rio – Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 1424 – Lagoa

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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 (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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