We have three top picks for Monday’s Rio Nightlife, and below a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

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Segunda com Blues de Primeira (Botafogo) – Time for some live blues music at the great Botto Bar in Botafogo.

The group, composed of Cláudio Bedran, Kadu Menezes, Edu Strada (vocal) and Fernando Magalhães (guitar) performs at 7PM, entertaining the audience with an amazing jam session.

Botto Bar – Rua Henrique de Novais, 55 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2537-9112

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Madeleine Peyroux (Centro) – Tonight, American jazz singer Madeleine Peyroux performs at Theatro Municipal, in Centro.

Owner of a voice that reminds of the great Billie Holiday, Peyroux will present her latest album tonight, “Secular Hymns”, which brings a blend of soul, funk and jazz music.

Theatro Municipal – Praça Floriano – Cinelândia – Centro – Tel: (21) 2332-9191

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Baile Black du GilSoul (Centro) – Celebrating the month of Black Consciousness in Brazil, Ganjah Lapa promotes the “Baile Black du GilSoul” party tonight, at 8PM.

Gathering musicians from Rio’s independent black music scene, the party will bring the best of soul, jazz, funk, blues, R&B, rap and hip hop.

Singers Renato Biguli, Tulani Massai and Udi Fagundes will be performing tonight.

Ganjah Lapa – Rua do Rezende, 76 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2224-4585

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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 that 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 through Friday, Happy Hour is 6PM to 8PM and Monday is half-price steak night starting at 8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim Pub in Ipanema is a great place to go for live streaming national and international sports. Promotions during the night include two-for-one specials on Jim’s Lager. Happy Hour is also from 6PM to 8PM on Mondays through Friday.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 44 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$15

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