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.
BaianaSystem @ Fundição Progresso (Lapa) – Catch BaianaSystem this Saturday as their SulAmericano Show comes to Lapa’s legendary Fundição Progresso.
You’ll be able to see the group playing songs from their brand new album “O Futuro Não Demora” (The Future Doesn’t Wait), an electric blend of afro-reggae, MPB, ska, and all the ingredients that have made them one of the most original and recognizable Brazilian groups of recent years.
Tickets are available from R$70, and the show starts at 10 PM.
BaianaSystem – Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa
For more information, try the event page.
O Carnaval Nunca Acaba @ Gamboa 345 (Gamboa) – So Carnival officially ended two months ago, right? Wrong! Come celebrate the eternal Carnival with help from super bloco Amigos da Onça at “O Carnaval Nunca Acaba” (Carnival Never Ends).
You won’t need much help getting back into the swing of things with an open bar, open glitter, and the best Carnival tunes courtesy of Arlequeens (DJ Bruna Strait, DJ Glitterada, and Juliana Schultz).
Tickets are available from R$80 and the party starts at 10 PM.
O Carnaval Nunca Acaba – Rua da Gamboa 345 – Gamboa
For more information, head to the event page.
Kode @ Estacionamento Cine Park (Centro) This looks set to be a great party, bringing together DJs and artists from Belo Horizonte, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Chile.
Come dance to some top techno and electro from international talents such as Kamila Govorčin, P Lopez, RHR, plus local and resident DJs such as DJ Abreia da Querida Intriga e Ānanda. You can also catch the debut night of artist Gui Mauad, who will be providing the visual spectacle for the evening along with performer Juliana Ribeiro Wähner.
The party starts at 11 PM, and tickets are available from R$20.
Kode – 150 Avenida Marechal Floriano – Centro
For more information, check out 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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