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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Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse (Centro) – Tonight, the French Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse performs at the sumptuous Theatro Municipal, in Centro.

Run by maestro Tugan Sokhiev, the orchestra will present classic works by Stravinsky, Debussy and Shostakovich.

Theatro Municipal – Praça Floriano, s/n – Centro – Tel: (21) 2332-9191

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Segundas Acústicas Donninha com Taís Feijão (Tijuca) – Singer, guitarist and composer Taís Feijão brings the best of jazz and Brazilian music to Tijuca tonight.

Taking place at the hyped Donninha Delivery, the show starts at 8:30 PM and brings Feijão’s singular renditions of jazz and MPB classics.

Donninha Delivery – Rua Santo Affonso, 445 – Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3199-1133

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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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