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 pubs that are always a good option.

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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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Pain of Salvation (Centro) – One of the most remarkable progressive rock bands, Pain of Salvation graces the stage of Teatro Rival tonight, at 9PM.

Touring with its latest project “In the Passing Light Day”, the Swedish band will thrill the audiences with the best of progressive rock, progressive metal and nu metal.

Opening the show will be Carioca quintet Reckoning Hour.

Teatro Rival Petrobras – Rua Álvaro Alvim, 33/37 – Cinelândia

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Brassil Melody Band (Ipanema) – Get ready for a night of nostalgia with Brassil Melody Brand, which will play the best Carioca funk music from the 1980s and 1990s.

The group will bring funk pearls by artists like Claudinho e Bochecha and MC Marcinho, but also Michael Jackson and Stevie B’s hits.

Participating as guest musicians will be MC Perlla and Mica Condé.

Barzin Rio Live – Rua Vinicius de Morais, 75 – Ipanema

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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, 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

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 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, which includes the house’s draught beer, Escondido Weiss, made of wheat.
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 check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also 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 at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. 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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