Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Karaoké Indie party is back at Casa da Matriz tonight with a very special edition to celebrate the international opening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
All six of the previous Star Wars films will be projected during the party. There will be popcorn, light sabers, and discounts for those who arrive dressed as any of the Star Wars characters.
In addtion to singing and movies on the first floor, DJs Phunktronick and Thiago Burgos will spin for the Go Indie Go party on the second floor during the night.
Promotions will include two-for-one specials on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre, and mojito. Additionally, shots of Chuva cachaça will be distributed throughout the night, Zippers pizza will be available for purchase.
Yves V (Cidade Nova)
Belgian DJ Yves V will perform live at Sul America (Centro de Convenções SulAmérica) in Cidade Nova tonight. A Tomorrowland resident, Yves V is known for his original electro and trance works as well as his Big room and energetic sets, and various booming remixes.
Sul America – 7PM
Av. Paulo de Frontin, 1 – Cidade Nova – Tel: (21) 3293-6700
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Audio Rebel in Botafogo will host a live performance by Allie tonight. Allie is a resident solo artist based in Berlin who recently released his fourth album in June of this year.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Quarta Sertaneja a Original (Leblon)
Tonight Sette Leblon will host a new edition of Quarta Sertaneja a Original. The event tonight will feature live performances by Projeto Evidências and Nando Luiz plus Universitário karaoke and DJ Paulinho spinning the best of house and funk.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$30 – R$60
Local Beatz (Copacabana)
Bem Brasil’s Local Beatz party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, funk, and Latin rhythms. Caipifrutas will be all you can drink from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Karaokê Indie Star Wars Edition(Botafogo)
Tonight Casa da Matriz in Botafogo will host a special Star Wars edition. In addition to the projection of all six films, popcorn, and light sabers, shots of Chuva cachaça will be distributed throughout the night and promotions will include two-for-one specials on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre, and mojito.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the weekly Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana. During the party DJs Mateus and Jo will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits. Caipirinhas will be free until 11PM and beer will be unlimited until midnight.
Guimo’s Pub – 10PM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$30
Breaking Rules with Amanda Chang (Lagoa)
It’s time for the best of rap, hip hop, deep house and trap as the weekly Breaking Rules party returns to the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir. Tonight the event will welcome special guest Amanda Chang. Additionally, resident DJs Lorão, Mondraga, and Nicko will spin during the night.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.
Grupo Semente and Guests (Lapa)
Vocalist and guitarist Marcos Novatto will open the night at Carioca da Gema tonight beginning at 7:30PM. Grupo Semente and special guest Alfredo Del Penho will follow.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Roda de Samba with Lucas de Moraes (Lapa)
On Wednesday night in December Leviano in Lapa is hosting rodas de samba with Lucas de Moraes.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Taruíra and Gafieira Carioca (Centro)
Gafieira Carioca will open the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of everything from samba to rock to bossa nova. The quintet Taruíra will follow at 11PM with the best of chorinhos, sambas, baiões, maxixes, bossas, and Latin rhythms.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
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RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday night is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you’re looking for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great Mexican food, drinks and live sports, be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30 PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.
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