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.

Show de Tributo: The Rolling Stones & The Beatles @ Lapa Cafe (Lapa) – This Thursday 31st, the American musician Gordon Daniels will perform a tribute show to two of the greatest bands of all time, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.

This will coincide with happy hour at the Lapa Cafe, where they will be serving ice-cold beers and reasonably-priced food at one of the best entertainment venues in the heart of Rio’s nightlife district.

This free event begins at 7PM.

Show de Tributo: The Rolling Stones & The Beatles – Avenida Gomes Freire, 453/457 – Lapa

For more information, head to the event page.

Digitaldubs @ Casa da Matriz (Botafogo) – Digitaldubs returns to Casa da Matriz for a revival of a night that has already become a classic.

Expect an evening filled with the best reggae, rub-a-dub, and dancehall from Jamaica and beyond. Support will be provided by Laranja Dub.

This evening starts at 11PM and is free entry until midnight with your name written on the facebook event page wall. After midnight it is R$10 entry or R$20 without your name on the event wall.

Digitaldubs – 71 Rua Henrique de Novaes – Botafogo

For more information, try the event page.

Angela Ro Ro @ Teatro Rival (Centro) – Brazilian singer Angela Ro Ro celebrates forty years of her musical career with a retrospective show.

Ro Ro will take the audience through classic songs that marked the beginning of her journey, plus modern compositions and everything in between – spanning the genres of bossa nova and rock.

The show starts at 7:30PM and tickets are from R$70.

Angela Ro Ro – Rua Álvaro Alvim, 33 / 37- subsolo – Centro

For more information, head to the event page.

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


Casa Momus (Lapa)
Run by two Italian expats, Momus’ interior design is already worth the experience. Among Momus’ highlights are its carefully prepared classic drinks, like the bloody mary (R$27), the pisco sour (R$28) and the negroni (R$28).
Casa Momus – 11:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 11 – Lapa – Tel (21) 3852-8250
Entrance: FREE

Mama Shelter (Santa Teresa)
Originally inaugurated in Paris, the boutique hostel and bar offers the perfect environment for enjoying a drink and a snack in style – specially on Fridays and Saturdays, when DJs spin on the house.
Mama Shelter
Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 5 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 3980-0300
Entrance: FREE

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
Entrance: FREE

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

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Blue Agave in Ipanema is a great place for Mexican food, strong drinks and watching the latest domestic and international sports. They have English-speaking staff and is a popular expat hangout in Ipanema. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Flashback (Ipanema)
Flashback is a high-end restaurant with plenty of classical music and photos decorating the walls. Tonight, between 7PM and 9PM the restaurant will serve a happy hour with two for one on caipivodkas and Stella Artois. The caipivodkas are made fresh with either lime, strawberry or passionfruit as well as additional herbs added in for a taste explosion.
Flashback – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 33 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2274-7657
Entrance: FREE

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