Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – In honor of the space’s former function as a jazz bar, Tuesdays are jazz night at Studio RJ. Tonight is the internationally known Brazilian saxophonist – Léo Gandelman.
Frozen, Please! (Botafogo)
Summer is here, and it’s time to party! Pista 3 hosts their frozen themed party.
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga & R$30 without
Léo Gandelman (Arpoador)
In honor of the space’s former function as a jazz bar, Tuesdays are jazz night at Studio RJ. Tonight is the internationally known Brazilian saxophonist.
Studio RJ – 8:30PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$30 (students and lista amiga), R$50 otherwise
Electro shake. Special summer edition hits hard.
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with Lista Amiga, R$40 without
Bohemia Carioca (Lapa)
The group offers a classic tour of samba, as well as plenty of screaming and a loud party. The repertoire, Noel Rosa, Ataulfo Alves, Nelson Cavaquinho, Guilherme de Brito, Ismael Silva, Top Hat, Candle, Silas de Oliveira, among others.
Café Cultural Sacrilégio – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 81, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1461
Samba di Buteco (Lapa)
The union of three great friends, who had the samba idea to hold an event without leaving their respective groups, led to Samba di Buteco, with typical Brazilian rhythm.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without
Pandeiro Repique Duo (Lapa)
Pandeiro Repique Duo is the result of the meeting of these instruments typical of the soul of Rio, the Brazilian percussion. Bernardo Aguiar and Gabriel Policarpo will be put side by side with the virtuosity of the spike extrapolating their regional origins.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 11:30PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
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)
Mexican bar with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. This Ipanema staple has recently opened the doors to their second location in Copacabana!
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30PM and happy hour specials everyday at this beach-side expat bar. Also serving breakfast 24 hours a day, with great lunch specials as well. Check their website for a feel of the place.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
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