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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Baila Baila! (Largo do Machado) – Get ready for a brand new musical experience tonight, as the Baila Baila show party takes place at Teatro Cacilda Becker, in Largo do Machado, at 7PM.

The Baila Baila is a project that gathers over thirty musicians, who will perform live through the sound painting technique.

Inviting artists from dance techniques to perform on the stage, like contact & improvisation, ecstatic dance and free dance, the show will not let you be standing still.

Teatro Cacilda Becker – Rua do Catete, 338 – Tel: (21) 2265-9933

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Samba de Valores (Centro) – The Samba de Valores returns with its great “roda de samba” tonight to Bar Mercadores, in Centro, at 7PM.

Singer and instrumentalist Daniel Rozada invites singers Jack Rocha and Fabíola Machado, from group “Moça Prosa” to participate in tonight’s “roda”.

Bar Mercadores – Rua do Ouvidor, 21 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2508-7448

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Festival da Primavera PUC-Rio (Gávea) – This week, it is time for a great and free live music with the Pontifical Catholic University’s Springtime Music Festival.

Tonight’s line-up will be all about rap and hip hip, with singers MCs Carranca and Kayuá playing the latest from Rio’s independent music scene.

DJ Djamal will be spinning diverse music genres in the intervals.

PUC-Rio – Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 225 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 3527-1001

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Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
This is the place to be tonight for belting out rock classics in a lively environment whilst drinking imported beer.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

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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