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

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.

São Paulo, nightlife guide, live music, forró

Mestrinho canta Dominguinhos (Centro) – One of the most promising names in the Brazilian popular music scene, Mestrinho will perform tonight at the classy Casa de Francisca.

A talented accordion player, Mestrinho will be paying a tribute to Dominguinhos, one of Brazil’s true accordion masters – or “sanfoneiro” – from the Northeast.

An accordion player since he was 6, Mestrinho has performed with renowned Brazilian artists Elba Ramalho and Gilberto Gil.

Casa de Francisca – Rua Quintino Bocaiúva, 22, Sé (next to Sé metrô station).

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São Paulo, nightlife guide, karaoke, Tokyo, Madonna, Centro

Karaokê Happy Hour (Centro) – An iconic venue from São Paulo’s 1949 modernist architecture, the Tokyo building will be hosting its traditional karaoke night this Wednesday.

This karaoke night will be specially dedicated to Madonna’s songs, and the first thirty who participate in the karaoke’s collective session get a Heineken for free.

The karaoke happens on the 6th and 7th floors, and a DJ will be spinning on the 9th floor all night long.

Tokyo – Rua Major Sertório, 110, Centro (next to República metrô station).

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São Paulo, São Paulo nightlife, party, Selva, funk, Augusta

Pancadão, Funk Carioca, Ostentação e Melody (Consolação) – Selva will be blasting the very best of Brazilian funk tonight from the heart of Rua Augusta.

Party goers will be taken on a journey through all the types of Carioca funk, including melody, “proibidão” (the “dirty” type), “ostentação,” and 150 Bpm hits, in addition to listening to pop and hip hop hits.

Running the floor will be DJs Tamara Salazar, Jahdiel Ramires and Raquel Barbosa.

Selva – Rua Augusta, 501, Consolação.

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Vila Butantan (Butantã)
Right at the beginning of the Butantã is Vila Butantan, a container turned mall where one finds a variety of bars such as OAK Bier and Lá em Cima.
Vila Butantan – 11AM – 10PM
Rua Agostinho Cantu, 47 – Butantã – Tel: (11) 3564 8731
Entrance: FREE

Pirajá (Pinheiros)
Inspired by Rio de Janeiro’s atmosphere and aesthetics, the Pirajá bar is a great pick for anyone searching for a new cachaça label or a caipirinha recipe they’ve never seen before. Try “Ipanema”, “Rocinha,” or “Amores”.
Pirajá– 12PM – 1AM
Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 64 – Pinheiros – Tel.: (11) 3815-6881
Entrance: FREE

Bar e Lanches Estadão (Centro)
The night is never complete without a stop at Estadão, a traditional bar in Centro that NEVER closes. Good service + excellent sandwiches + cheap beer make this one a classic.
Estadão – ALWAYS OPEN.
Viaduto Nove de Julho, 193 – Centro – Tel: (11) 3257-7121
Entrance: Free

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