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.

Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra @ Theatro Municipal (Centro) – For an atmospheric and stirring start to the week, come and see the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra led by their acclaimed maestro Benjamin Zander.

You’ll be able to hear fantastic renditions of Wagner’s classic “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg”, the “Piano Concerto No. 2” by Rachmaninoff, and Shostakovich’s “Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op 93”.

Tickets are between R$50 – R$300 and the performance starts at 8 PM.

Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra – Praça Marechal Floriano – Centro

For more information, head to the event page.

Drinks N Board @ Arena Topo (Centro) – Board game lovers, why not join the first edition of this fortnightly happy hour with board games, card games, and drinks?

This space has a collection of over 90 games including Catan, War, Poker, Backgammon, Chess, Jenga, Dominoes, Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-OH, Pokemon, and many more. Drinks and gourmet meal combos are a maximum of R$20, and there’s plenty of video games available to play on big screens.

This free event begins at 6 PM.

Drinks N Board – Rua Conselheiro Saraiva 20 – Centro

For more information, check the event page.

Forró do Trabalhador @ Boate Boas Intenções (Lapa) – Join this unforgettable gathering of musicians and friends of forró, one of the most up-tempo and danceable of Brazil’s many musical genres.

This Monday you’ll be able to dance to Tania Alves, the godmother of Forró do Trabalhador, DJ Marinho Braz, and plenty of special guests.

Tickets available from R$15 – R$20 and the dancing starts at 5 PM.

Forró do Trabalhador – Rua Riachuelo, 15 – Lapa

For more information, try 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 who aren’t too keen on wine, there are plenty of beer and cocktail options, too. Happy hour begins at 5 PM and ends at 8 PM.
Winehouse – 5 PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Entrance: Free

Nosso (Ipanema)
Located in a charming house at Maria Quitéria street, Nosso’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 – 7 PM
Rua Maria Quitéria, 91 – Ipanema – Tel.: (21) 99619-0099
Entrance: R$15

Macaco Caolho Rock ‘n’ Drinks (Copacabana)
Open until 3 AM, and with an ever-changing drink 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 – 7 PM
Avenida Atlântica 3056 B – Copacabana – Tel.: (21) 99525-3192
Entrance: See venue for details.

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