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

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

Céu @ Circo Voador (Lapa) – Come check out a double-feature of some of the best contemporary Brazilian music live at Lapa’s intimate and magical Circo Voador.

Céu makes music inspired in equal parts by Billie Holiday and Seu Jorge; prepare to hear plenty from her latest Latin Grammy Award-winning album ‘Tropix.’ And for those who like their tunes a little more electronic inspired, General Elektriks aka French producer Hervé Salters will also be stopping by.

The night starts at 9PM and tickets are available from R$50.

Céu – Avenida Mem de Sá – Lapa

For more information, check the event page.

Agytoê: aula aberta @ Maracatu Brasil (Botafogo) – With plenty of time until Carnival 2020, why not join a bloco, learn an instrument, and be right in the thick of the madness next year?

The famous bloco Agytoê are holding a free open class for those interested in joining their bloco for next year. Bring your dancing shoes, plenty of enthusiasm and that all-important Carnival spirit!

This free event starts at 7PM.

Agytoê: aula aberta – Rua Ipiranga 49 – Botafogo

For more information, try the event page.

Sambachaça 5 Anos @ Teatro Solar (Botafogo) – Starting with three friends in 2014, Sambachaça has grown into one of the most popular samba troupes in the city.

Pop down to the Teatro Solar Botafogo tonight and witness for yourself this intimate group of friends put on a show celebrating five years of singing the great songs from samba’s storied history.

Tickets start at R$20 and the night will begin at 8PM.

Sambachaça 5 Anos – Rua General Polidoro, 180 – Botafogo

For more information, head to the event page.

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


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, which can be accompanied by a selection of cheeses, sausages or a main dishes, like the majestic Uruguayan chorizo beef.
Canastra – 6:30 PM
Rua Ipiranga, 65 – Laranjeiras – (21) 2205-3122
Entrance: Free

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

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