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.
Boho @ Espaço Rampa (Botafogo) – To celebrate the arrival of Spring, Boho are throwing a special party right on the Guanabara Bay, with the appropriate decorations to satisfy the usual Boho crowd.
For the first time at Boho, DJ Tata Thomazini will be opening the night, followed by the club favorite Tatah Toscano. And to close the night with a set to greet the dawn, Leo Gattuso will be the last, but by no means the least, to DJ for the crowd.
Hugo Mattos is the VJ for the night.
Tickets are between R$30-R$60 and it’s cash only at the door.
The night gets going at 11PM.
Boho – Avenida Repórter Nestor Moreira, 42 – Botafogo
For more information, check the event page.
Samba Independente dos Bons Costumes @ Arco do Teles (Centro) – Live samba on the street, with a live forró band, and DJs playing in the intervals, all for free!
For this Saturday’s edition, they’ve invited the guys from Samba Independente dos Bons Costumes, who for three years have been rocking Thursday nights in the center of Rio de Janeiro, bringing the best of their party tunes to the streets.
DJ Nicolle will be performing in the intervals to ensure that the party never stops.
Samba Independente dos Bons Costumes – Travessa do Comércio – Centro
For more information, go to the event page.
Festa Paranoid Android @ Fosfobox (Copacabana) – Paranoid Android is one of the most beloved rock nights in the city.
Dancefloor one will be playing rock, indie rock, and classic rock.
While dancefloor two is strictly pop, hits, and funk.
There is a limited handout of free lollipops upon entrance.
The lineup for the night is:
DJ Igor Boechat
VJ Julio Himself
VJ Di Andrade
Tickets are between R$20-R$25
Festa Paranoid Android – Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana
For more information, head 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
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
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.
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.
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
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