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

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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, 82 – Lapa

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Big Gilson and Eric Clapton Tribute Band (Lagoa) – Tonight, the great Blue Note Rio, at Lagoa, hosts guitarist Big Gilson and band to pay tribute to Eric Clapton.

Starting at 9PM, the show will visit all the phases of Clapton’s career, from the albums John Mayall & Bluesbrakers, Cream, Blind Faith, to its most recent productions, also passing by the English musician’s rock and blues classics.

Blue Note Rio – Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 1424 – Lagoa

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Bloco da Dida (Tijuca) – Bloco da Dida (Tijuca) – The Dida Bar and Restaurant starts to warm up for Carnival 2018 with the Bloco da Dida, which happens this afternoon at 5PM.

Until 10PM, this Carnival bloco will be involving the audience with the best samba classics and “marchinhas”.

Dida Bar e Restaurante – Rua Barão de Iguatemi, 408 – Tijuca

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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

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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