Beginning at Belmonte Bar in Ipanema (Rua Teixeira de Melo, 53) at 7:20PM, the tour includes stops at three bars and ends at the club, 00 (Zero Zero in Gávea), which hosts the Bem Brasil -The Rio Hostels Party on Tuesdays (See below).
The entry fee to 00 is included with the Pub Crawl price and there will be free caipirinhas in the club until 12AM as part of the party. Additionally, there will be three free shots and a drinking game, during the tour. No booking prior to the tour is needed. The tour happens rain or shine. Attendees must be eighteen and over, so make sure to bring a photo ID.
Nuclear Assault (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of thrash metal tonight at Teatro Odisséia in Lapa as the American band Nuclear Assault performs for the first time in Rio. Formed in 1984 in New York City, by ex Anthrax bassist and founding member, Dan Lilker, Nuclear Assault has realeased six studio albums.
Teatro Odisséia – 7:30PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$80 – R$100
Pub Crawl Ipanema (Ipanema)
Every Tuesday night Bem Brasil Entretenimento is presenting the Pub Crawl Ipanema, a tour of Rio Nightlife. Beginning at Belmonte Bar in Ipanema (Rua Teixeira de Melo, 53) at 7:20PM, the tour include stops at four bars and ends at the club, 00 (Zero Zero in Gávea), which hosts the Bem Brasil -The Rio Hostels Party on Tuesdays (See below.) The entry fee to 00 is included with the Pub Crawl price and there will be free caipirinhas in the club until 12AM as part of the party. Additionally, there will be three free shots and a drinking game, during the tour. No booking prior to the tour is needed. The tour happens rain or shine. Attendees must be eighteen and over, so make sure to bring a photo ID.
Boteco Belmonte – 7:20PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 53
Entrance: R$40 – R$50
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
The Bem Brasil party is back at 00 (Zero Zero) tonight with the group, Mocotronic , performing live. Additionally, DJ JR Mahr will spin the best of hip hop and Haron Dufau will spin the best of Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, kuduro, and hip hop throughout the night. Additionally promotions will include free caipirinhas from 11PM until midnight.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 7896-3242
Entrance: R$30 with name on friend’s list
Feel Leblon (Leblon)
The weekly Feel Leblon party is back at Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. Promotions include all you can drink caipirinhas until midnight and two for one beers for R$15 all night long. During the event, DJs Guga Fernandez and Matheus will spin the best of electronica, trap, house, indie rock, funk Carioca, hip hop, reggeation, and samba. Entry fee is free for women until 12:30AM.
Sette Leblon – 11PM – 4AM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon– Tel: 21-32981941
Entrance: Entrance is free for women until 12:30AM. R$20 – R$30
Késia Estácio (Lapa)
Tonight singer Késia Estácio will perform live at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Estácio cites influences including Elis Regina, Djavan, and Chico Buarque, among others, and tonight she will perform the best of MPB, samba, soul and pop. During the show she will be accompanied by bassist Rodrigo Villa, guitarist Gabriel de Aquino, percussionist Thiago da Serrinha, and drummer André Manhães.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Jazz Leviano (Lapa)
Every Tuesday the Leviano bar in Lapa is opening its doors for free jazz nights. Tonight the Joaquim Jazz quatet will perform live and DJ Sandro Black will spin the best of jazz, groove, and funk during show intervals.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Marcia Guedes and Marcos Sacramento (Centro)
Marcos Scaramento will start the night at 7:30PM in Rio Scenarium with the best of MPB including his reinterpretations of works by Chico Buarque, Paulinho da Viola, Sérgio Natureza, Maurício Carrilho, and Paulo Ceasa Pinheiro. Singer and guitarist Marcia Guedes will follow at 10:30PM with the best of bossa nova and samba including her reinterpretations of works by Chico Buarque, Gonzaguinha, Cartola, and Noel, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
Daniel Scisnio @ Trapiche Gamboa (Gamboa)
Tonight Trapiche Gamboa in Gamboa will present a roda de samba and choro with singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Daniel Scisnio.
Trapiche Gamboa – 8:30PM.
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 155, Gamboa– Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa Irish Pub, it’s time again for the Portuguese/English Language Exchange. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both a fun and educational night and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food. Following the Language Exchange tonight, Miguel Bestard and Larissa Conforto will perform jazz live.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Check out Blue Agave for some of the best Mexican food and the best margaritas in Rio. They also stream American and European sports live.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2235-0747
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
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM in the morning
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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 Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
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