Tuesday’s Rio de Janeiro Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the best of rock and pop as the Dobradinha party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana for its third edition this season.
DJs from the DOOM party will spin a special set tonight with the best of hip hop and the Dobradinha DJs will spin the best of pop and rock, as always.
Promotions will include two-for-one Hi-Fi all night and two-for-one Jägermeister until 1AM. There will also be free pizza in line and twins pay only one entry fee.
Matriz Live Sessions with Beto Folk and Hunna (Botafogo)
Spotlighting up-and-coming rock bands and musicians while adding some life to typically less than lively Tuesday nights in Rio, the ‘Matriz Live Sessions,’ event is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo. Tonight the bands Beto Folk and Hunna will perform live.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
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 includes 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 will take place 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 live Brazilian music, DJ JR Mahr spinning the best of hip hop and Haron Dufau spinning 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
Ya’Ya High-Fi (Centro)
The Ya’Ya High-Fi party returns to Al-Farabi in Centro tonight with DJ and producer Marcelinho da Lua and special guest DJ Bobby Mukai spinning the best of blues, Jamican sounds, dub, gherkin, maracatu, soul, funk and other rarities. Additionally, TataOgan will launch his work, Lo Fi Reza, live tonight. Entry will be free.
Al-Farabi – 6PM – 10PM
Rua do Rosário, 30, Centro – Tel:(21) 2233-0879
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. Entrance is free for women until 12:30AM.
Sette Leblon – 11PM – 5AM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon– Tel: 21-32981941
Entrance: Entrance is free for women until 12:30AM. R$15 – R$30
The Dobradinha party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with a special DOOM set featuring DJs from that party spinning the best of hip hop. Additionally, Dobradinha DJs will spin the best of pop and rock as always. Promotions will include two-for-one Hi-Fi all night and two-for-one Jägermeister until 1AM. There will also be free pizza in line and twins pay only one entry fee.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$50
Feliz Natal Show for Luiz Carlos da Vila (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema in Lapa will host the Feliz Natal Show for Luiz Carlos da Vila with Ana Costa, Agrião, Cláudio Jorge, Marcelinho Moreira, and the group Ciranda performing live.
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 drummer Guga Pellicciotti ‘s trio will perform live and Rádio Rua will spin during breaks.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Família Moadir and Nicolas Krassik (Centro)
Tonight beginning at 7:30PM, violinist Nicolas Krassik will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of classic choro, samba, forró and MPB. The group Família Moadir will follow at 11PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
Anderson Vaz @ Trapiche Gamboa(Gamboa)
Tonight Trapiche Gamboa in Gamboa will present a roda de samba with singer Anderson Vaz.
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, the venue will host a live musical performance.
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 midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
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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