Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Londra is the lobby lounge of the luxury Hotel Fasano. It´s located on the beach avenue in Ipanema and features DJs and live jazz music. Perfect if you want to have a bit of the good life.
Ya ‘Ya High Fi (Arpoador)
Dj Marcelinho da Lua keeps things real at this weekly vinyl only party at Studio RJ. Everyone knows that vinyl is king and therefore must be heard loud and direct. Come hear classic hits from a variety of genres played well.
Studio RJ – 12PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: Free until midnight, R$10 after with guest list
This is the lobby lounge of the luxury Hotel Fasano. It´s located on the beach avenue in Ipanema and features DJs and live jazz. Perfect if you want to have a bit of the good life.
Londra at Hotel Fasano – 9PM
Rua do Mercado, 25 – Praça XV – Centro – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30 for Women, R$80 for Men
Mofos is a great live venue located in the heart of the Bohemian neighborhood of Lapa. Come get your dose of Brazilian samba, live mpb or choro.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without
Dudu Viana Trio (Centro)
Pianist and music producer Dudu Viana brings his original jazz sound to Santo Scenarium tonight. Enjoy his sounds that have been supported and played by Milton Nascimento, Maria Gadu and many more.
Santo Scenarium – 6:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 36- Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
PUBS & BARS:
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio in its newest guise and a great local crowd. Known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and just drinks to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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