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.
I Hate Mondays @ Fosfobox (Copacabana) – The “I Hate Mondays” party is back to Fosfobox, in Copacabana, at 11PM.
This weeks huge line up will be spinning indie rock, pop, electronic, among other genres until the late hours.
Expect amazing sets from DJs: Bruna Strait, Julia Jacobina b2b A_hank, Marginal Men, DJ Pauly, Larinha, Schlaepfer, and Te Amo Te Odeio.
I Hate Mondays – Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana
Tickets are R$15-R$40, for more information, check the event page.
Andre Gimaranz Acoustic @ Botto Bar (Botafogo) – Andre Gimaranz will be playing a solo acoustic show with original arrangements of songs from his last two solo albums and re-readings of national and international music classics.
Brazilian guitarist, singer and songwriter, Andre Gimaranz has been nominated to IMEA Awards 2015 and 2016 in two categories: song of the year and artist of the year.
He is a member of ASCAP (American Society of Composers and Authors) and opened his own publishing house in the United States, Flawless Imperfections, for which he published all the songs from his first album “Handmade” and also his most recent work, “Supermoon,” in 2017. Today, in addition to releasing his new work, Andre writes songs for TV shows and movies in the US.
Tickets are available from the venue and the evening begins at 8PM.
Andre Gimaranz – Rua Henrique de Novais, 55 – Botafogo
For more information, go to the event page.
The Glow Party! @ New Mariuzinn (Copacabana) – It’s back! the party brought to you by Rio Sessions which promises the biggest Monday night.
There will be free caipirinhas until midnight, random tequila shots, promotions on beers and vodka energy drinks.
If you’re looking for an upscale, big club experience, this seems to be the ticket. The club will be immersed in black light and they will be handing out everything from glow paint to glow bracelets and much more.
This night there will be live samba, then DJ Caue Campean will be spinning some house, hiphop and reggaeton, followed by DJ Dluccio who will spin pop, trap and deep house.
Two DJs, two floors, and only one block away from Copacabana beach.
Glow Party! – Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435 – Copacabana
Things will get started at around 11PM and ticket prices range from R$40-R$60 – for more information, check out the event page.
LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:
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
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
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
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.
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
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