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La Fiesta LocaWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana will host the latin party, La Fiesta Loca with DJs Angola, Jonaton Jdois and Djah Koke bringing the best of latin music.

At the beginning of the night, there will be a professional dance teacher from La Habana, Cuba to teach the best dancing of salsa to everyone and anyone that wants to participate.

Promotions will include open bar for caipirinhas and caipivodkas between 10PM and 11PM and open bar for beer between 10PM and 12AM.


Wine Tasting (Centro)
The book store Livraria Leonardo da Vinci is holding a wine tasting session tonight. The wines will be a selection of white wines from the grape Chasselas, the most represented grape from Switzerland. This selection of wine is sold at the cafe in Leonardo da Vinci, the first store in Rio de Janeiro to stock and sell them.
Livraria Leonardo da Vinci – 6:30PM
Marquês do Herval – Av. Rio Branco, 185 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2533-2237
Entrance: FREE

Lunch at Gilda no Cantagalo (Copacabana)
Between 12PM and 5PM, Gilda no Cantagalo offers a lunch menu of fish, chicken, beef or omelette with rice, beans, salad, farofa and fries with incredible views over Copacabana and Ipanema. There is also today’s specials menu; just ask on arrival.
Gilda no Cantagalo – 12PM
Rua Saint Roman – Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040 / 99922-0984 / 996568040 (whatsapp)
Entrance: FREE. R$25 for executive meal; R$20 for today’s specials.


Vovô Bebê (Botafogo)
The album Vovô Bebê was launched in December 2015 by Pedro Cameiro and Chico Neves. Tonight, at Audio Rebel, musicians Uirá Bueno and Guilherme Lírio will perform songs from these CD live, alongside Aline Gonçalves, Karina Neves, Jonas Hocherman, Ilessi and Luiza Brina.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
R. Visc. de Silva, 55 – Botafogo, RJ – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15 – R$20


La Fiesta Loca (Copacabana)
Tonight, Guimo’s Pub will host latin party, La Fiesta Loca. DJ Angola will be spinning the best of Latin music and will be joined by guest DJs Jonaton Jdois and Djah Koke. Promotions include open bar for caipirinhas and caipivodkas between 10PM and 11PM, and open bar for beers between 10PM and 12PM.
Guimo’s Pub – 10PM
Copa Hostel – Av. Nossa Sra. de Copacabana, 1077 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 97041-2026
Entrance: R$10 – R$30

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
The Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with six hours of singing. Promotions will include double shot specials on Frozen in various flavors and welcome shots to really get the party started.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

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Leo Gandelman (Lapa)
Leo Gandelman will perform tonight at Carioca da Gema, livening up the night with dynamic renditions of samba, choros and MPB.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Johnson de Almeida and Gilmer Ferreira (Centro)
Johnson de Almeida will start the night at 7:30PM on the trombone with the best of samba and his renditions of samba classics such as Cartola, Luiz Carlos da Vila, Chico Buarque and João Donato. The trombone doesn’t stop there as Gilmer Ferreira takes to the stage at 10:30PM with various songs of MPB, samba jazz and choro.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

Choro de Yara e Samba Semba (Lapa)
Leviano bar and lounge hosts Choro de Yara e Samba Semba tonight bringing the best of samba de raiz. The quartet Choro de Yara will start the night at 6PM and followed by Samba Semba. Additionally, DJ Aranha will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 6PM
Av. Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10


Mangue Seco (Lapa)
Tonight, Mangue Seco located in the heart of Lapa will bring two exciting initiatives. First, it has a live show with Junior Verissimo who will be bringing the best of MPB from 7PM. Secondly, it is double dose caipirinhas all night! The restaurant/bar has more than 100 types of cachaça and has outdoor seating for people watching and enjoying the lively streets.
Mangue Seco – 11AM, show starts at 7PM
Rua do Lavradio, 23, Centro Antigo – Tel: (21) 3852-1943
Entrance: FREE

Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
Mais que Nada hosts a night filled with live samba with various options of shots, cocktails and beers.
Mais que Nada – 8PM
R. Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: FREE

RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday night is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. This is the place to be tonight for belting out rock classics in a lively environment whilst drinking imported beer.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

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

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 – 6PM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

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 tourist hangout. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 12PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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