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FaFromAlaskaTuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Brazilian rock band Far From Alaska will perform live tonight at
Teatro Odisséia as the Lapa venue presents the first edition of the High! Rock party.

Originating from Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Far From Alaska consists of vocalist Emmily Barreto, synth player Cris Botarelli. drummer Lauro Kirsch, guitarist Rafael Brasil and bassist Eduardo Filgueira.

The band has been steadily making a name for themselves and their hard rock sounds across the country. They were recently named as part of the São Paulo Lollapalooza 2015 lineup.

Bands Nove Zero Nove, Dog’s Face and Deep Black Sea will also perform live during the party tonight.


Matriz Live Sessions with Sound Bullet and Lítio (Botafogo)
The weekly ‘Matriz Live Sessions,’ were originally one of the first musical programs held at Casa da Matriz, one of the oldest music venues in Rio. The sessions have returned now to help bring some rock’n’roll to a somewhat inactive weeknight. Tonight Sound Bullet and Lítio will perform live.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15

High! Rock with Far From Alaska (Lapa)
Tonight Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia presents the first edition of the High! Rock party with very special guests Far From Alaska. Bands Nove Zero Nove, Dog’s Face and Deep Black Sea will also perform live during the event.
Teatro Odisséia – 7PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / 2224-6367 / 9374-7562
Entrance: R$30-R$50


Improbable Comedy, Stand Up Comedy in English @ Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
Tonight Improbable Comedy takes its Stand Up Comedy in English show to Mab’s Restaurant in Copacanba.Both Brazilian and expat comedians will perform live. Additionally special guest, Cassiano Batlha, from São Paulo will join the perfomance. Entrance is only R$20.
Restaurante Mab’s -8:30PM-1AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Quiz Night Rio @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Quiz Night Rio is now also at the Lapa Irish Pub on Tuesdays. Help get you team ready by participating in the weekly language exchange events (see below) before the quiz. Charge is R$10 per person to play.
Lapa Irish Pub –9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10


Bem Brasil- The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
Free caipirinhas from 11PM until midnight, plus live samba and house DJs, equals a great night out for locals and travelers alike. It’s a weekly opportunity to mix and mingle in one of the chicest venues in Rio.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight

Blues Night at Barzin (Ipanema)
Tuesday nights are all about blues at Ipanema’s Barzin. The venue with its sophisticated atmosphere, great service and variety of drinks is the perfect place to relax and soak up the smooth and soulful sounds of the blues.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: R$20-R$30

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Gallotti: Carioca, Samba e Futebol (Lapa)
Tonight at Carioca da Gema it’s all about samba and soccer as the Lapa venue will pay tribute to a soccer (football) team as live samba is played.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Jazz Leviano (Lapa)
Tuesday nights are all about jazz at Lapa’s Leviano bar and the venue weekly invites special guests to perform live. Additionally, Leviano is now hosting Happy Hour from 5PM to 9PM on Monday through Thursday nights. Promotions include a bucket of three 600ml beers (Bohemia or orignal) for R$22 and dose dupla (two for one) caipirinhas for R$11.90.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$15


Language exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
But Quiz night Rio tonight at Lapa Irish Pub, it’s time again for the Portuguese/English language exchange. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired up with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for 5 minutes followed by Portuguese for 5 minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both fun and educational and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio is well known for its live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one Chopps.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

Blue Agave (Copacabna)
Check out Blue Agave for some of the best Mexican food and the best margaritas in Rio. They also play live American and European sports.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2235-0747
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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