Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Bringing the hottest that Latin American music can offer, the La Rica Banda! band performs tonight at the hyped Bar do Nanam, in Centro, from 11PM.
Composed of both Brazilian and Latin American musicians, La Rica Banda! presents its own versions for classics from Argentina, Jamaica, among other countries.
From Tom Jobim to Toots & the Maytals, La Rica Banda! promises to make everyone move until the late hours.
La Rica Banda! (Centro)
The best of Latin America meets in the hyped Bar do Nanam tonight, with band La Rica Banda! playing the most creative renditions of classics from Argentina, Jamaica, among many other corners.
Bar do Nanam – 11PM
Rua Imperatriz Leopoldina, 55 – Centro – Tel: (21) 96621-7652
Notre Jam (Laranjeiras)
For those looking for a chilled easy-going night, this is certainly a great option: group Notre Jam plays at Moviola contemporary pop music with a jazz approach. The repertoire includes Prince, Donald Fagen, Sade, Adrian Belew, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder.
Moviola – 8PM
Rua das Laranjeiras, 280 – Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 3040-2800
Entrance: Check venue for details
Pimenta Jazz Trio + Pedro Franco (Botafogo)
Tonight, the Pimenta Jazz Trio invites multi-instrumentalist and composer Pedro Franco to present great renditions of masters like Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington and authentic compositions.
CoLAB – 8PM
Rua Fernandes Guimarães, 66 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3592-0470
Entrance: voluntary contribution
Flávio Guimarães (Botafogo)
Musician Flávio Guimarães, leader of the Blues Etílicos (Ethylic Blues) band, performs tonight at the Coordenadas Bar, bringing a versatile repertoire of blues music.
Coordenadas Bar – 8:30 PM
Rua da Passagem, 19 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3593-5003
Festa Bem Brasil (Ipanema)
One of the trendiest parties in Rio, where Brazilians and foreigners always end up hanging out together. Besides DJ Haron Dufau, who will be playing a set list with the best of hip hop, house, reggaeton and funk, group Pretensão (Pretension) will be in charge of the live samba music.
Barzin Rio Live – 11PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 75 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: R$20 – R$50
Pagode da Dida (Tijuca)
One of Rio’s best Afro Brazilian restaurants, Dida Bar and Restaurant hosts tonight its famous “roda de pagode”, with the best of live samba and pagode music.
Dida Bar e Restaurante – 5PM
Rua Barão de Iguatemi, 408 – Praça da Bandeira (Tijuca) – Tel: (21) 2504-0841
Entrance: suggested contribution of R$5
Noites do Norte (Lapa)
The Noites do Norte (Northern Nights) returns to Lapa tonight with the hottest from Pará’s traditional music, playing rhythms like carimbó, lambada, cúmbias and brega until late night.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 47 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
PUBS & BARS:
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
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. 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
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