We have three top picks for Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife, and below a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

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Prainha Jazz (Centro) – It’s time for great jazz music with the El Miraculoso SambaJazz band, at Largo São Francisco da Prainha square, in Centro.

The outdoor free show starts at 6PM with “El Miraculoso” bringing a blend of Brazilian rhythms and American jazz music. Besides the group’s authentic compositions, greats like Tom Jobim, Tim Maia, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Duke Ellington and Chico Buarque are also included in the repertoire.

DJ Eloy Vergara will be spinning some rapjazz during the intervals.

Largo São Francisco da Prainha – Centro

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Samba no Arco do Teles (Centro) – The Samba do Teles is back with a live “roda de samba” at 7PM.

As usual, Teles’s “roda de samba” brings all the joy and energy from the most Brazilian music genre of all, presenting renditions of both classic and contemporary songs.

Arco do Teles – Praça Quinze, 34 A – Centro

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Festa Deu Onda – Especial Anitta and Rihanna (Centro) – Tonight, Espaço XV promotes the “Deu Onda” party in Centro.

Starting at 11PM, this edition is especially dedicated to Brazilian singer Anitta, the queen of funk, and American artist Rihanna.

DJs will be spinning the best of pop, hip hop and funk in the pick ups.

Espaço XV – Travessa do Comércio, 113 – Centro

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Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

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 (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is a great place for good Mexican food, drinks and live sports. It also has English-speaking staff and is a popular expat hangout. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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

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