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

We have the top three picks for this Thursday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good choice.

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Radiohead Soundhearts Festival – Rio de Janeiro (Barra da Tijuca) – Radiohead Soundhearts Festival has come to Rio. They will perform all their greatest hits as well new songs from their latest album.

The festival is expected to be sold out across Latin America.

Those who were lucky enough to get a ticket, get ready for a great lineup!

Jeunesse Arena – Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401- Barra da Tijuca

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Marcelle Motta (Lapa) – Marcelle Motta is one of the most promising voices of a new generation of Brazilian popular music.

Motta’s career began at the age of 20, ten years ago. She has already performed alongside Jorge Aragão and Elza Soares in São Paulo, Brasília, Florianópolis, and Vitória.

Motta’s talent is not just limited to one genre; she incorporates musical elements from samba, new and old MPB, folk, and many more. Her vocal powers are enough to send shivers up your spine.

Bar Carioca da Gema – Avenida Mem de Sa, 79 – Lapa

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Festa Ploc (Botafogo) – The Festa Ploc has been running for 13 years and tonight it will revive all the greatest artists from the 80’s, 90’s, and early 2000’s.

DJs Dom LV and Poison Girl will make sure to have everyone singing and dancing all night long to the songs that marked a generation.

The night is sure to bring back all the nostalgic memories of the good old days.

Jungle Gardens Pub – Rua Martins Ferreira, 48 – Botafogo

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Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you want to hear some great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Symposium Bistro (Laranjeiras)
Run by Uruguayan expat José Hodara, the bistro offers the best national and international labels, accompanied by a selection of cheeses, sausages, and main dishes such as the delicious Uruguayan chorizo beef.
Canastra – 6:30 PM
Rua Ipiranga, 65 – Laranjeiras – (21) 2205-3122
Entrance: Free

Winehouse (Botafogo)
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 5PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Entrance: FREE

Pub Escondido (Copacabana)
Those into the pub atmosphere will love Pub Escondido, a discrete venue with premium beer labels, modern design, and a chilled vibe. The pub offers 24 different beer taps and includes the house’s draught beer, Escondido Weiss.
Pub Escondido – 6PM
Rua Aires de Saldanha, 98 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-9800
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is a great place for good Mexican food, drinks, and live sports. It also has English-speaking staff and is a popular expat hangout. Be sure to also check out the Blue Agave in Copacabana for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows during the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back and relax. 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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