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

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Get in touch with your inner Carioca and indulge in some Brazilian samba at Rio Scenarium, one of Rio’s most popular night spots for dinner and dancing. Enjoy Alfredo Del ance, a young singer and guitarist who is a recurring name of samba and choro da Lapa.


Noite Jazzmania (Arpoador)
In honor of the space’s former function as a jazz bar, Tuesdays are jazz night at Studio RJ. Come enjoy a beautiful venue with some of Rio’s best jazz players and bands.
Studio RJ – 9:30PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$30 (students and lista amiga), R$50 otherwise


Alfredo Del Penho (Lapa)
Alfredo Del ance, young singer and guitarist, is a recurring name of samba and choro da Lapa in the evenings, and one of the most pleasant discoveries of new generation in the MPB.
Rio Scenarium – 9PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$20

Paulão 7 Cordas and Grupo Pé de Moleque (Lapa)
Passing through the various rhythms of music, samba, choro, polka, ballad, frevo and gherkin, Paulão 7 Cordas and Grupo Pé de Moleque will perform works by great masters such as Jacob’s Mandolin, and Pixinguinha Sivuca.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

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

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


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
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Caroline Café (Lagoa)
The Caroline Cafe is the most well known pub in Jardim Botânico, premised on the idea of merging modernity with casual chic. Located in the heart of Jardim Botânico, with beautiful sunsets at Dois Irmãos.
Caroline Café – 11AM
Rua J. J. Seabra 10, Jardim Botânico – Tel: (21) 2540-0705
Entrance: Contact venue

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: Contact venue

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30 PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Balcony Bar – 5:30 PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
Entrance: Free

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