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

We have the top three picks for this Thursday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

Quinta Reggae Radiola Visto Rasta @ Beco Das Artes (Centro) – Quinta Reggae comes to the ‘Bar do Nanam’ in one of the liveliest party streets, Beco Das Artes, in the center of Rio, right next to Tiradentes square.

Always seeking to make room for new sound experiences, Nanam’s bar invites Killah DJs from the Original Black Sound System and DJ Daniel DW with his Radiola Cultural Visto Rasta to lead the Quinta reggae with a lot of reggae music, bringing the opportunity to relive his days of Reggae music from the famous parties on Rua Joaquim Silva, when carioca and lovers of reggae dance through the nights in Lapa from 2004 to 2014.

The drink promotion couldn’t be more fitting, with one can of the famous Jamaican lager Red Stripe for R$12, or three cans for R$30. This night is free and the music gets going at 10PM.

Quinta Reggae Radiola Visto Rasta – Beco Das Artes – Centro

For more information, check out the event page.

We Party! @ Fosfobox (Copacabana) – We Party! arrives for its sixth edition this Thursday at the famous Fosfobox night club in Copacabana.

We Party is all about turning Thursday into popday. This is the best warm up for your weekend with lots of pop and funk and electronic music. The lineup includes: Afonso Feijo, Fernando Castilho, Thais Marins, Beto Artista, Damn, Dan!, and MV.

Tickets are between R$10 – R$30 and the night gets going at 11PM.

We Party! – Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana

For more information, visit the event page.

Festa Paraense @ Espaço Catete (Catete) – On November 8, Espaço Catete will be launching the first ‘Festa Paraense’ and have invited: Silva Galvão and Carimbloco bringing the best of the carimbó; Elielson Coelho and Tuninho Menucci playing MPB, Carimbó, Chamegoso, Baião and Samba.

There will be plenty of other attractions, including the best typical foods and drinks of the region. This free event kicks off at 6PM.

Festa Paraense – Rua do Catete, 97 – Catete

For more information, head 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’ interior design is already worth the experience. Among Momus’ highlights are its carefully prepared classic drinks, like the bloody mary (R$27), the pisco sour (R$28) and the negroni (R$28).
Casa Momus – 11:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 11 – Lapa – Tel (21) 3852-8250
Entrance: FREE

Mama Shelter (Santa Teresa)
Originally inaugurated in Paris, the boutique hostel and bar offers the perfect environment for enjoying a drink and a snack in style – specially on Fridays and Saturdays, when DJs spin on the house.
Mama Shelter
Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 5 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 3980-0300
Entrance: FREE

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)
Blue Agave in Ipanema is a great place for Mexican food, strong drinks and watching the latest domestic and international sports. They have English-speaking staff and is a popular expat hangout in Ipanema. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Flashback (Ipanema)
Flashback is a 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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