The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

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.

Arraiá do Odisséia @ Teatro Odisséia (Lapa) – July 7th is the traditional Arraiá of the Teatro Odisséia. So it’s time once more to get out the straw hat, the plaid shirt, and dance some quadrilhas.

Free entry until midnight (with a limit of fifty tickets) if you write your name on the wall of the event page.

Otherwise tickets start at R$10 + entry without queueing.

The night starts at 11:30PM and won’t stop until 5:30AM

Expect typical June/July themed decoration. There will be traditional sweets on sale plus a hot dog stand and plenty of fun games, challenges and surprises.

DJ Viny Moreira and DJ Luk Andrade will be providing the soundtrack: funk, pop, hits and plenty of June and July music!

Arraiá do Odisséia – Avenida Mem de Sá 66 – Lapa

For more information, check out the event page.

Nando Luiz @ Woods Rio (Leblon) – Woods’ Saturday will be a true tribute to the most popular music genre in Brazil, sertenejo, for everyone to sing at the top of their lungs!

Nando Luiz will be playing live. Singer and composer, Nando says that music has always been present in his life. He started to sing as a child in Ibirarema, in the interior of São Paulo, a small city with less than 7000 inhabitants.

Today, at the age of 26, he is forging a successful solo career. Wherever he goes he wins the audience over with simple charm, pleasant voice and with a charisma that impresses.

DJ Flex will provide the music after the show.

Tickets are from R$30-R$50 depending on the time of entry and the show starts at 11PM.

Nando Luiz – Avenida General San Martin, 1219 – Leblon

For more information, check out the event page.

Long set @ Comuna (Botafogo) – This edition arrives in a valedictory mood, as the great friend of Comuna, Vkira, is leaving the country next month.

For those who attend regularly know that this DJ is one of the most appreciated especially when taking part in the back to back long sets.

So this will be a great party, hosted by Gabriel Najhar, and tribute to one of Comuna’s most loved DJs, Vkira.

Long set – Rua Sorocaba 585 – Botafogo

For more information, check the event page.

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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 (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
Entrance: Free

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
Entrance: FREE

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