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Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The finest from American country music arrives in Ipanema tonight, with Cesar Lago and Leo Torresini paying tribute to American legends Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson.

Considered the true personification of the country music, the “Man in Black” Johnny Cash is notorious for his somber, sweeping voice, while musician, writer and activist Willie Nelson is famous worldwide for his impressive guitar skills.

Taking place at Delirium Tap House, at 7:30 PM, the show will bring a repertoire with Cash and Nelson’s classics, like “Hurt” and “On The Road Again”.


Jazz com Alma (Botafogo)
New Yorker singer Alma Thomas and band return to Teto Solar tonight, presenting a refined repertoire of jazz standards, seasoned with Brazilian music.
Teto Solar – 8:30 PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 110A – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 99509-5606
Entrance: R$10

Tribute to Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash (Ipanema)
Tonight, musicians Cesar Lago and Leo Torresini pay homage to Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson, two of the greatest American composers from the country music.
Delirium Tap House – 7:30 PM
Rua Nascimento Silva, 51 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3795-4594
Entrance: see venue for details

Inverso Jazz (Gávea)
Inverso Gávea invites tonight the Zé Lourenço Trio, which will bring a vast repertoire with both classic and authentic interpretations of jazz compositions.
Inverso Gávea – 8PM
Praça Santos Dumont, 31 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 3687-9448
Entrance: R$20


Festa Bem Brasil (Ipanema)
One of the trendiest parties in Rio, where Brazilians and foreigners always end up hanging out together. Besides DJ Haron Dufau, who will be playing a set list with the best of hip hop, house, reggaeton and funk, group Pretensão (Pretension) will be in charge of the live samba music.
Barzin Rio Live – 11PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 75 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

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Andreia Mota and Laura Canabrava (Lapa)
The two singers gather at Ganjah Lapa tonight to present an independent Brazilian music show, full of Afro Brazilian and Afro Latin references.
Ganjah Lapa – 7PM
Rua do Rezende, 76 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-4585
Entrance: R$10

Jeff & Robertinho Silva (Botafogo)
Singer Jeff Chagas and percussionist Robertinho Silvia go up on Coordenadas Bar’s stage to present their recently released MPB album “Bom Tempo” (Good Times). Participating in the show will be the percussionists Bernardo Aguiar (pandeiro) and Gabriel Policarpo (repique).
Coordenadas Bar – 9PM
Rua da Passagem, 19 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3593-5003
Entrance: R$20

Samba do Absurdo (Ipanema)
Tonight, singer Juçara Marçal, musicians Rodrigo Campos and Gui Amabis present the album “Samba do Absurdo”, with lyrics inspired in French writer Albert Camus’ “The Myth of Sisyphus”.
Teatro Ipanema – 8:30 PM
Rua Prudente de Morais, 824 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-3750
Entrance: R$18 – R$36


Comuna (Botafogo)
Botafogo’s favorite bar for undergrad students and hispters. Comuna is famous for its homemade burgers and variety of beer labels.
Comuna – 7PM
Rua Sorocaba, 582 – Tel: (21) 3579-6175
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

2×1 Tequila Night @ Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Located just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave in Ipanema is well known for great Mexican food, drinks and for broadcasting live sports. Tonight they will have a two for one tequila night all night that includes all shots and margaritas. Additionally, most of the wait staff and crowd speak English.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and its well known for live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer. This is also a great place to watch live sports.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

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