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

We have three top picks for Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife, and below a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

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Jazz com Alma (Botafogo) – Tonight, New Yorker singer Alma Thomas performs a soulful jazz and blues show at Teto Solar venue, in Botafogo, at 8:30 PM.

The singer brings a sophisticated repertoire to the show, including jazz standards, like “Autumn Leaves” and “Summertime”, and a lot of improvisation.

Teto Solar – Rua Paulo Barreto, 110 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 99509-5606

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Roda de Samba da Dorina (Lapa) – Tonight, singer Dorina brings a lively “roda de samba” to Lapa, at 8PM.

Taking place at the Baródromo bar, the show includes carnival’s “samba-enredos” and some MPB classics, like “O bêbado e o equilibrista” and “Mestre-sala dos mares”.

Baródromo – Rua do Lavradio, 163 – Lapa –

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Gnu – Compositores Brasileiros (Centro) – This evening, Centro Cultural da Justiça Federal hosts the instrumental group GNU, who will perform at 7PM.

The group will present a repertoire that pays tribute to contemporary Brazilian composers, like Marcos Lucas, Alexandre Schubert, Danilo Guanais and Wellington Gomes.

Centro Cultural da Justiça Federal – Avenida Rio Branco, 241 – Centro

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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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