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.

Clarice Gonzallez @ Manouche (Jardim Botânico) – This promises to be a special night’s fusion of jazz, flamenco, manouche and classical music.

The project ‘Um Piano Flamenco,’ will be presented by singer and pianist Clarice Gonzallez at Manouche, the intimate club in the basement of Casa Camolese.

Gonzallez invites Marcelo Conti, Roberto Kauffman, Sergio Otero and Vanessa Dominguez for an intense, colorful mix of Brazilian themes with flamenco dancing. Tickets are between R$30-R$60 and the night begins at 9PM.

Clarice Gonzallez – Rua Jardim Botânico, 983 – Jardim Botânico

For more information, consult the event page.

La Fiesta! New Mariuzinn (Copacabana) – La Fiesta! is the party that is in love with Latin culture. Several renowned DJs from the Latin scene will be behind the decks for the whole night in the newly renovated New Mariuzinn Copacabana.

With lots of Salsa, Reggaeton, Cumbia and Bachata your Wednesday nights will have a special Latin seasoning. There will be special offers on Fernet Branca and Pisco Mistral and they will be broadcasting national and international football games.

Tonight the person in charge of the Latin rhythms is the famous DJ Cauê Campean, with the mission of getting everyone dancing, with house, hip-hop, brazilian funk and trap guaranteed until the sun rises. Double measures all night long and free beer and caipirinhas from 10PM until midnight (for two hours!). Tickets are between R$40 – R$50 and the night starts at 10PM.

La Fiesta! New Mariuzinn – Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435 – Copacabana

For more information and for tickets, visit the event page.

Orquestra Jovem de Paquetá @ BNDES (Centro) – The ‘Orquestra Jovem de Paquetá’ (Youth Orchestra of Paquetá) will perform on the stage of the ‘Quartas Instrumentais’ (Quartas Instrumental) this Wednesday evening.

The Orchestra is the product of a vibrant musical education program at the Casa de Artes Paquetá, catering to children and young people of the island.

With a wide repertoire, Orquestra Jovem de Paquetá are here to claim their space in the Carioca cultural scene. During the concert, the orchestra will honor Brazilian composers fundamental to the founding and development of Brazilian classical music.

The performance will take place at 7PM and entrance is free.

Orquestra Jovem de Paquetá – Avenida República do Chile, 100 – Centro

For more information, check 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 FIFA 2018 World Cup action. 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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