Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Jazz on Tuesday seems to be the new trend here in Rio. Leviano bar in Lapa is now opening its doors on Tuesdays nights to all things jazz. Ease into your week with the smooth sounds from local DJs, bands and solo artists.
Noite Jazzmania (Arpoador)
In honor of the space’s former function as a jazz bar, Tuesdays are jazz night at Studio RJ. The best of jazz at one of Rio’s best new venues.
Studio RJ – 8:30PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$30 guestlist, R$50 otherwise
Mini Menos (Humaitá)
Bar master Sandra Mendes and DJs Gustavo Tata and Rafael RM2 team up to present this tasty Tuesday treat. With fresh beats ranging from disco to house, and top notch drinks and clientele, this weekly staple is not to be missed.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
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 the result of 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
Terças de Portas Abertas (Lapa)
The jazz sessions on Tuesday nights continue at Leviano, as they present their special styled night dedicated to the best of jazz fused with Brazilian rhythms. With live bands, DJs and even stunning visuals, this new Tuesday night special should prove to be a success.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
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.
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug providing a great selection of beers and a menu as well. There isn’t much missing from this American style staple. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Si Senor (Leblon)
This new Mexican restaurant and bar has finally opened its doors in Rio. With an exciting menu of classic Tex-Mex dishes and drinks, Si Senor may put the picante back your life. With success already in Sao Paulo, the new Leblon location is already started a buzz throughout Rio.
Si Senor – 5PM
Rua General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel:(21) 2249-2161
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