We have the top three picks for this Saturday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.
Gabriel Moura @ Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim (Ipanema) – A singer, songwriter and performer with a career spanning more than twenty years, he is the main songwriting partner of Seu Jorge, with whom he composed some of the biggest hits of his career, such as Burguesinha (Little Bourgeois), Mina do Condomínio (Girl from the Condominium), Amiga da Minha Mulher (Friend of my Wife), Quem não Quer (Who Doesn’t Want).
He is also the author, producer and director of several theatrical musicals, that yielded him two Shell Awards, the most important theatrical prize in the country.
Recently, Gabriel began a successful solo career, performing at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Rock in Rio, Black2Black, Rio Olympic Park, played on the main stage of Reveillon 2016 in Copacabana, among many others.
And now he arrives in Rio to promote his third solo album, ‘Quem Não Se Mexer Vai Dançar’ (Who Doesn’t Move Will Dance), by Biscoito Fino, with special participation of Mart’nália and produced by Liminha, one of the biggest producers in Brazil.
This is sure to be a special night for all who love contemporary Brazilian music. The night starts at 10PM and tickets are between R$25-R$50.
Gabriel Moura – Av. Vieira Souto 176 – Ipanema
For more information, check out the event page.
Macaco Caolho 1 Ano @ Macaco Caolho (Copacabana) – The third and main party of the four days that are celebrating the one year anniversary of the Macaco Caolho.
The monkey is inviting everyone to thank and celebrate this time together with the hope that this friendship lasts for many years.
8760 hours of rock, drinks, stories and fun will be celebrated in a night that is sure to be remembered (or not).
The drinks will include a free welcome shot, a new drinks menu, prizes, raffles, discount cards with up to twenty percent off for the next year, double choppes until 9PM and two musical acts: Grecco Band and Banda Bebety Vambora.
Macaco Caolho 1 Ano – Avenida Atlântica 3056 B – Copacabana
For more info, head to the event page.
Remake A Noite @ Novotel (Botafogo) – The next edition of ‘Remake A Noite’ (Remake The Night) will be arriving tonight at Novotel Botafogo.
The party starts at 10PM and if you arrive before 11PM, you pay only R$30 entry.
After 11PM the invitations will be sold at R$40 at the door. Debit and credit cards or cash will be accepted.
This is sure to be a night of dancing, music and fun. The Novotel in Botafogo is a smart, sophisticated and safe venue, with special deals for those in attendance who wish to stay the night.
The party is aimed at taking people back to the seventies, eighties and nineties with great DJs and also prizes to be won, courtesy of Fatima Torres and Carmo Vignoli.
Remake A Noite – Praia de Botafogo, 330 – Botafogo
For more information, go to the event page.
LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:
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 (Ipanema)
Located just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave in Ipanema is well known for great Mexican food, drinks, and for broadcasting live sports. Additionally, most of the wait staff and crowd speak English.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Delirium Tap House (Ipanema)
Run by Delirium, prestigious Belgium label that has already been awarded as the best beer in the world, the bar offers twenty different beer taps.
Delirium Tap House – 5PM
Rua Nascimento Silva, 51 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3795-4594
Entrance: See venue for details.
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a wide choice of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas in a relaxed, trendy setting.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
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