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

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.

Lançamento da Colab Redley + Queremos! Festival @ Redley (Ipanema) – Queremos! Festival is fast approaching, so why not pop down to Redley for a taster of what’s in store this June?

There’ll be drinks a-plenty, and you can even get a flash tattoo – all the while you’ll hear some of the best music from artists playing this year’s Queremos! Festival courtesy of DJ Bruno Natal and DJ Nepal.

This free event begins at 7 PM.

Lançamento da Colab Redley + Queremos! Festival – Rua Maria Quitéria, 99 – Ipanema

For more information, try the event page.

Fernanda Abreu @ Teatro Riachuelo Rio (Centro) – Come see both Fernanda Abreu and Letrux rock the Teatro Riachuelo stage tonight in support of Abreu’s “Amor Geral” tour.

In what promises to be a spectacle worthy of a star of Abreu’s stature, you’ll also get to see “Focus Cia de Dança” one of the best contemporary dance companies in the country, who will be participating with both artists to put on a truly unforgettable night.

Tickets are between R$20 – R$100 and the show begins at 8 PM.

Fernanda Abreu – Rua do Passeio, 40 – Centro

For more information, head to the event page.

Harvard Jazz Band @ Blue Note Rio (Lagoa) – Enjoy an evening with The Harvard Jazz Band as they stop by Rio on their historic educational and performance tour of Brazil.

The band will be exploring the influence of Brazil in the development of jazz with a performance that promises to be a massive treat for jazz fans throughout Rio.

The night begins at 9 PM, and tickets are available from R$40.

Harvard Jazz Band – Av. Borges de Medeiros, 1424 – Lagoa

For more information, go to the event page.

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


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

Bar Veloso (Leblon)
A stone’s throw from the beach, Bar Veloso is styled after the bossa-nova-era of Rio de Janeiro. Their feijoada is excellent, and they serve a variety of traditional Brazilian dishes and snacks. Expect slightly higher prices than usual, due to the prime location.
Bar Veloso – 11:30 AM – 2 AM
R. Aristides Espínola, 44 – Leblon – (21) 2274-9966
Entrance: Free

Dida Bar e Restaurante (Tijuca)
Specialized in Afro-Brazilian and African food, Bar da Dida is a great option for authentic, hard-to-find soulful food. Make sure to try their appetizers.
Bar da Dida – 12 PM
Rua Barão de Iguatemi, 408 – Tijuca – Tel: (21) 2504-0841
Entrance: Free

Shake Speakeasy Bar (Centro)
Run by the award-winning barman and mixologist Walter Garin, Shake Speakeasy mixes some of the best cocktails in the city in an inspired “hidden” location. Located in a shopping center a few steps away from the equally innovative Curto Café, Shake Speakeasy Bar may be a little hard to find, but its thirties ambiance and competitively-priced drinks make the trip well worth.
Shake Speakeasy Bar – 5 PM – 11 PM (closed on weekends)
Rua São José 35. Mezanino Terminal Menezes Côrtes.loja 230/231 – Centro – (21) 99666-1411
Entrance: see the venue for details

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