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.

Funk Moon @ Pub Kriok (Lapa) – This is the international party that happens every Tuesday in Rio’s nightlife district of Lapa. Prepare for black light, glitter and face paint, plus free entry and a caipirinha open bar until midnight.

On the decks tonight will be DJ Gabriel Velmont and DJ XKbox pumping out the best carioca funk, indie, pop, electro, hip-hop and much more.

The party starts at 11PM and entry is free until midnight.

Funk Moon – Av. Mem de Sá 65 – Lapa

For more information, try the event page.

Roda Cultural de Botafogo @ Praia de Botafogo (Botafogo) – The Roda Cultural de Botafogo returns for its seventh edition.

As usual, there will be the classic MC battle, accompanied by the city’s hottest DJs in the hip-hop scene. Alongside the MC battle there will be shows from Negralha and Essência das Ruas, plus DJ sets courtesy of DJ Dimmas, DJ Neves, and DJ AG Beatz.

This free event will begin at 8PM.

Roda Cultural de Botafogo – Praia de Botafogo – Botafogo

For more information, check the event page.

Duo Luis Leite and Márcio Sanchez @ Sala Cecília Meireles (Lapa) – One of the premier venues for classical music in the city is hosting another of its Série Recitais de Guiomar, featuring Luis Leite on guitar and Márcio Sanchez on violin and fiddle.

The evening will feature recitals of works by Egberto Gismonti, Jacob do Bandolim and Astor Piazzolla, among others.

Tickets are available from R$10 and the evening should begin at around 6:30PM.

Duo Luis Leite and Márcio Sanchez – Largo da Lapa, 47 – Lapa

For more information, try 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 – 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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