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

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

Sofar Rio @ Mystery Location (Botafogo) – Go on a musical treasure hunt with Sofar Sounds and see a unique live performance put on in a top-secret location somewhere in Rio’s musical neighborhood of Botafogo.

Sofar Sounds does secret surprise shows. They do not release the identity of the bands or performers before the event. The address of the location is only revealed 48 hours prior to the event and only to confirmed participants.

This Sofar Sounds event will be starting at 7 pm in the neighborhood of Botafogo, with three to five bands or artists playing a set of around twenty minutes each. Tickets start from R$44.

Sofar Rio – Itinerante Secreto (Secret Location) – Botafogo

For more information, check the event page.

Jaula das Gostosudas @ Pub Kriok (Lapa) – For a night of true carioca funk, head to Pub Kriok in Lapa.

Female funk trio Jaula das Gostosudas will ensure that the dancefloor is never empty, so why not come down and keep the Easter holiday weekend shaking.

Tickets are between R$10-R$20 and the night begins at 11PM.

Jaula das Gostosudas – Avenida Mem de Sá, 65 – Lapa

For more information, go to the event page.

O Brasil Me Obriga A Beber! @ Bar Bukowski (Botafogo) – A classic rock ‘n’ roll party at Bar Bukowski is what’s needed to laugh at the collective insanity engulfing Brazilian politics right now.

Come down, drink a beer, sing some karaoke and maybe win R$500 worth of drinks, more than enough to drown your sorrows!

Tickets start from R$35 and the night begins at 6:30PM.

O Brasil Me Obriga A Beber! – Rua Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo

For more information, head to the event page.

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


Winehouse (Botafogo)
Run by a British expat, Winehouse boasts an eclectic range of wines both local and international. 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 5 PM and ends at 8 PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Entrance: FREE

Nosso (Ipanema)
Located in a charming house at Maria Quitéria street, Nossos’s 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

Macaco Caolho Rock ‘n’ Drinks (Copacabana)
Open until 3AM and with an ever-changing drinks and food menu, this Irish pub is always busy with live entertainment, karaoke, and special offers to keep their loyal clientele coming back for more.
Macaco Caolho Rock ‘n’ Drinks – 7PM
Avenida Atlântica 3056 B – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 99525-3192
Entrance: See venue for details.

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