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 da Fundição @ Fundição Progresso (Lapa) – It’s time for another huge Festa Junina party, so get your chequered clothes and straw hats and head down to Lapa’s cultural headquarters of Fundição Progresso.
At Arraiá da Fundição, you’ll be able to dance to the classic Brazilian sounds of Alceu Valença and Elba Ramalho. Two legends for the price of one!
The party starts at 9 PM and tickets are available from R$50.
Arraiá da Fundição – Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa
For more information, try the event page.
Dona Onete @ Circo Voador (Lapa) – See the queen of carimbó return for another barnstorming performance at Lapa’s legendary Circo Voador.
You can see Onete sing songs from her fantastic third album “Rebujo”, along with the participation of BNegão.
Tickets are between R$50-R$120 and the music will start at 10 PM.
Dona Onete – Avenida Mem de Sá – Lapa
For more information, head to the event page.
Borbulhas de Amor @ HUB RJ (Santo Cristo) – Get your kitschiest outfit ready for the fourth edition of the wild Baile Borbulhas de Amor, happening this Friday at HUB RJ.
Tunes from DJ Ju de Paulla, DJ Ju Schultz and DJ Giordanna Forte will be guaranteed to get you in the party spirit. Plus there will be a special participation from Rosana and Preta Gil.
Tickets are available from R$40, and the party starts at 10 PM.
Borbulhas de Amor – Avenida Professor Pereira Reis, 50 – Santo Cristo
For more information, go to the event page.
LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:
Delirium Tap House (Ipanema)
Run by Delirium, the prestigious Belgian label having an award for the best beer in the world, the bar offers twenty different beer taps.
Delirium Tap House – 5 PM
Rua Nascimento Silva, 51 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3795-4594
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 – 9 PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
Boteco Cabidinho (Botafogo)
This twenty-four-hour bar specializes in stacked sandwiches, excellent pastéis, and ice-cold draft beer served throughout the night and into the morning to a lively and mixed crowd.
Boteco Cabidinho – Open 24 hours
Rua Paulo Barreto, 65 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2527-2942
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