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Samba que Elas Querem (Lapa) – The women-only group “Samba que Elas Querem” brings its great “roda de samba” to Ganjah Lapa tonight, at 8PM.

The talented musicians will play an excellent repertoire of classic sambas, paying a special tribute to female composers, like Clara Nunes, Jovelina Perola Negra and Tia Surica.

Ganjah Lapa – Rua do Rezende, 76 – Lapa

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Salsa & Forro Leviano (Lapa) – The best of forro and salsa will be present at Leviano Bar, in Lapa, tonight, at 7PM.

Group Mano a Mano will be in charge of salsa and other Latin rhythms, paying tribute to names like Hector Lavoe, Willie Colón, Rubén Bládes, and Buena Vista Social Club. Trio Sambura will open the night with forro music.

Leviano Bar – Avenida Mem de Sa, 47 – Lapa

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Jazz de Quinta (Tijuca) – The “Jazz de Quinta” is back to Donninha Delivery, in Tijuca, tonight.

Band Ze Bigode will be starring on the stage, bringing an eclectic repertoire that blends jazz music with afrobeat, also including Brazilian regional rhythms.

Donninha Delivery – Rua Santo Affonso, 445 – Tijuca

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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

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

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

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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