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.

Jorge Drexler @ Teatro Riachuelo Rio (Centro) – Head down to Teatro Riachuelo Rio this Monday to see the only Uruguayan musician to win an Academy Award, Jorge Drexler, who will be singing from his new album “Silente”.

The album was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2018, and Drexler will be playing this one-off intimate concert in Rio with just a guitar and his voice in what promises to be a wonderful musical spectacle.

Tickets are between R$60 – R$280 and the night begins at 8:30 PM.

Jorge Drexler – Rua do Passeio, 40 – Centro

For more information, head to the event page.

Beer & Food Experience @ Noi Gastronomia (Leblon) – Come for a beer and food experience with legendary brewmaster Randy Mosher.

This first evening of two will teach you how to combine food of all kinds with beer, and also how to make innovative cocktails using beer.

Tickets are available from R$450 – R$600 and the evening will begin at 7 PM.

Beer & Food Experience – Rua Conde de Bernadotte, 26 – Leblon

For more information, go to the event page.

Zé Paulo Becker @ Dumont Arte Bar (Gávea) – Join Zé Paulo Becker and Semente Choro Jazz as they run through a lively evening of traditional Brazilian music.

Tonight Becker will be joined by Zé Renato and Ricardo Silveira.

Tickets are between R$20 – R$40 and the music begins at 8 PM.

Zé Paulo Becker – Praça Santos Dumont, 116, Sobrado – Gávea

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 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, 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 – 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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