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

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Banda da Hora no Botta Bar (Botafogo) – Come for an evening of good music as Banda da Hora performs live tonight at the Botto Bar in Botafogo.

The music will range from MPB, pop, and rock to samba, and soul.

Their music clip, “Abelhinha” (Beehive) has already received more than 175 thousand views.

Botto Bar – Rua Henrique de Novais, 55 – Botafogo

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Glow Party (Copacabana) – The glow phenomenon has come to Rio, entirely with a unique theme of its own.

DJ Guga Fernandes will be playing house, hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia, and funk beats, and DJ Dluccio will spin world music, pop, and deep house – it can’t get more varied than that!

Warning – guests may be painted in bright neon glow to stand out against the pitch black dance floor!

Free caipirinhas will be served until midnight and free tequila shots might come at random all night long.

New Mariuzinn Copacabana– Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435 – Copacabana

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B-Day DJ Negralha Na Ganjah Lapa (Lapa) – The well-known Brazilian DJ, Negralha, is celebrating his birthday at the Ganjah Lapa this evening.

Among the guests are Eduardo Santana and Osvaldo Lessa (Afrojazz), Parceria Fina (MG), and the DJs Zedoroque, Egil, and Erik Skratch.

The new Ganjah is known for its urban space and terrace full of greenery. It stands four floors high and has three bars.

There will also be many more surprise musical performances.

Ganjah Lapa – Rua do Rezende, 82 – Lapa

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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 who aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 6PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 6PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
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 – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Blue Agave Copa (Copacabana)
As well as great drinks and authentic Mexican food, the Blue Agave bar in Copacabana is one of the best places to watch live sports. Make sure to also check out the original Blue Agave located in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 6PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana- Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is Monday to Friday from 6PM to 8PM, and Mondays also have half-price steak nights starting at 8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Nosso (Ipanema)
Located in a charming house on Maria Quitéria Street, its sophisticated drinks and dishes are undoubtedly worth a try. You will also enjoy Nosso if you are a rum lover. Their rum drinks, with labels from Cuba and Jamaica, are the house specialties.
Nosso – 7PM
Rua Maria Quitéria, 91 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 99619-0099
Entrance: R$15

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