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

We have the top three picks for this Wednesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

Runaway-Bon Jovi & Guns’n’Roses Tribute @ Teatro Rival (Centro) – Teatro Rival turns into a rock club of old, with Brazilian band Runaway taking an energetic jaunt through the greatest hits of rock legends Bon Jovi and Guns N’ Roses.

Tickets cost between R$20-R$40 and the night should kick off at 7:30PM.

Runaway-Bon Jovi & Guns’n’Roses Tribute – Rua Álvaro Alvim, 33 / 37- subsolo – Centro

For more information, head to the event page.

SUPER SALE @ SRI Botafogo (Botafogo) – Super-hip clothing store SRI are having a super sale from 10AM-10PM with nothing over R$99 and free Budweisers from 6PM.

Come grab some new threads and enjoy a cold beer on their awesome rooftop bar area with DJs and more.

This free event starts at 10AM.

SUPER SALE – Rua Arnaldo Quintela, 31B – Botafogo

For more information, try the event page.

Letrux, Línguas & Poesias @ Manouche (Jardim Botânico) – For fans of Sylvia Plath, Hilda Hilst, and Carlos Drummond de Andrade, multi-talented singer, writer and actress Letícia Novaes (also of the band Letrux) will be presenting an evening of poetry and song.

In this fourth incarnation of her show, expect Novaes to sing plenty of songs in Portuguese, English, French, Spanish, and Italian, interspersing both Brazilian and international poetry, accompanied by the musicians Lourenço Vasconcellos on the vibraphone and Thiago Vivas on the piano.

Tickets are between R$35 – R$70 and the night should begin at 9PM.

Letrux, Línguas & Poesias – Rua Jardim Botanico, 983 – Jardim Botanico

For more information, head to the event page.

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


Casa Momus (Lapa)
Run by two Italian expats, Momus is worth the visit for its interior design alone. Among this fancy bar’s highlights are its classic Bloody Mary (R$27), Pisco Sour (R$28) and Negroni (R$28).
Casa Momus – 11:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 11 – Lapa – Tel (21) 3852-8250
Entrance: FREE

Mama Shelter (Santa Teresa)
Straight out of Paris, this boutique hostel and bar has the perfect atmosphere for eating and drinking in style.
Mama Shelter
Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 5 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 3980-0300
Entrance: FREE

Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels, Pavão Azul draws a crowd every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1 AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
Canastra offers a wide range of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1 AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Blue Agave in Ipanema is a great place for Mexican food, strong drinks, and watching the latest domestic and international sports. The fact that they have an English-speaking staff makes it a popular expat hangout in Ipanema. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Flashback (Ipanema)
Flashback is a high-end restaurant with plenty of classical music and photos decorating the walls. Tonight, between 7 PM and 9 PM, the restaurant will offer a happy hour with two-for-one on caipivodkas and Stella Artois. The caipivodkas are made fresh with lime, strawberry, or passionfruit as well as additional herbs for extra taste.
Flashback – 7 PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 33 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2274-7657
Entrance: FREE

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