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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.

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Tributo às guitarras no Botto Bar Botafogo (Botafogo) – An unforgettable night of rock and a tribute to legendary guitarists, Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Slash, Eric Clapton, David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Carlos Santana, George Harrison (Beatles), Keith Richards (Rolling Stones), Angus Young (AC / DC), Ace Frehley ), and Luis Carlini (Rita Lee).

Performing live will be Cadu Mendonça (violas and vocals), Claudio Marçal (drums and vocals), and Robinson Rocha (bass and vocals).

The night is not to be missed!

Botta Bar – Rua Henrique de Novais, 55 – Botafogo

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Moacyr Luz e Samba do Trabalhador no Renascença Clube (Andaraí) – Moacyr Luz and Samba do Trabalhador await you for a traditional batucada at the Clube Renascença, in Andaraí.

The much celebrated samba artist, Moacyr Luz, turns 60. The evening commemorates his legendary work over the years.

To further enliven the night, the “Amigos do Samba Trabalhador” will be performing the opening set.

Renascença Clube – Barão de São Francisco, 54 – Andaraí (Tijuca)

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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, while 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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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 check out the original Blue Agave located in Ipanema also.
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. Monday to Friday, Happy Hour is from 6PM to 8PM and Mondays are 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 at 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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