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

We have the top three picks for this Tuesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

Série Sala Jazz @ Sala Cecília Meireles (Lapa) – Tonight, ‘O Trio Innova’ offers a musical evening of tango and Argentinian sounds in a repertoire focused mainly on the composer Astor Piazzolla.

Presented as part of the ‘Série Sala Jazz’ program, O Trio Innova are: David Zambon, tuba; Jean-Marc Fabiano, accordian; Patrick Zygmanowski, piano.

The music starts at 8PM and this should be an exciting evening for any jazz and tango lovers out there.

Série Sala Jazz – Largo da Lapa, 47 – Lapa

For more information, including ticketing, head to the event page.

Terça Rock na Lapa @ La Carmelita (Lapa) – An experimental night created from the brains of three rock lovers, who bring together electronic, indie, grunge, hard rock and very experimental sounds, with the idea to gather people together who enjoy hearing music that isn’t often heard on a night out.

Currently on their playlists are Basement Jaxx, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Bjork, Cake, Rage Against the Machine, Queens of the Stone Age, Radiohead, Massive Attack, The Breeders among other things suggested on the event wall.

The Terça Rock promotion is as follows: you get a third extra free on top of what you consume. For example, if you drink two beers, you get one free. You eat two slices of pizza and you get another on the house. This applies to pizza, chopp, wine, soft drinks, caipirinhas, and pretty much everything!

Terça Rock na Lapa – Rua do Rezende, 14 – Lapa

For more information, check out the event page.

Festa Bem Brasil @ Barzin (Ipanema) – The most traditional ‘Carioca’ party on a Tuesday brings live samba with the biggest hits from around the world in a party for those who still want to live up the weekend.

Marcelo Cebukin will be playing live saxophone, while DJ Haron Dufau will be spinning an eclectic set of hip hop, house, reggaeton and funk.

Tickets are between R$20-R$50 and there are double caipirinhas on offer until 1AM.

The evening begins 11PM and won’t finish until 4:30AM. This is the perfect place to keep the weekend spirit going well into the week.

Festa Bem Brasil – Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 75 – Ipanema

For information, go to the event page.

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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

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. 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.

Dida Bar e Restaurante (Tijuca)
Specialized in Afro-Brazilian and African food, Bar da Dida is a great option for authentic, soulful food one cannot find in any corner. Make sure to try one of its finger food that have already participated in the “Comida di Boteco” contest.
Bar da Dida – 12PM
Rua Barão de Iguatemi, 408 – Tijuca – Tel: (21) 2504-0841
Entrance: Free

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