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.

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.

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.

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


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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