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.

LIVE:
Sexteto Sucupira @ Fundição Progresso (Lapa) – Head to Lapa’s cultural headquarters of Fundição Progresso for Sexteto Sucupira.

This ever-revolving live forró night will be inviting two exciting acts for you to practice your best forró moves to, Cláudio Rabeca and Trio Ventura.

Tickets are between R$15 – R$20, and doors open at 8:30 PM.

Sexteto Sucupira – Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa

For more information, go to the event page.

PARTY:
Local Beatz @ Fosfobox (Copacabana) – If you’re a tourist, backpacker, or traveling through Rio, then this is the club night for you.

Fosfobox will be bringing together gringos and locals in a heady mix while their resident DJs play the best hip-hop, funk, reggaeton and pop all night long. Plus there are all-you-can-drink caipifrutas from 11 PM until midnight.

Tickets are between R$30-R$50 and the club opens at 11 PM.

Local Beatz – Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana

For more information, check the event page.

LIVE:
Choro da Glória @ Boteco Pé de Santa (Santa Teresa) – Come up the hill this Wednesday for a “roda” (circle) of Choro da Glória at Boteco Pé de Santa with guests Rodrigo Milek and Diego Terra.

Held in a beautiful outdoor space, with cold beer and friendly people, this is the perfect place to get acquainted with live choro music. Choro is a quintessentially Brazilian genre of music similar to samba and perfect for a relaxed Wednesday evening in the hills.

The evening begins at 7 PM, and a donation of R$5-R$10 is suggested.

Choro da Glória – Rua Benjamin Constant 104 – Santa Teresa

For more information, go to the event page.

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

LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:

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

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, strawberries, 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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