Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – American duo Phantogram will perform live tonight in Circo Voador in Lapa.
Playing as part of the Converse Rubber Tracks Live free show series held at the venue, this performance will mark Phantogram’s first show in Brazil.
Consisting of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter, Phantogram was formed in 2007 and is known for the singles; “When I’m Small“, “As Far As I Can See”, “Mouthful of Diamonds“, “Don’t Move“, “Fall in Love” , and “Black Out Days.
Circo Voador gates will open at 8PM and Brazilian band The Outs will start off the night.
American duo, Phantogram will make their debut in Brazil tonight at Lapa’s Circo Voador. Brazilian band The Outs will open the night.
Circo Voador – 8PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: FREE (Must sign up for tickets here in advance)
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
The Bem Brasil party returns to 00 tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, kuduro, and hip hop. Promotions include free caipirinhas from 11PM until midnight. This weekly party is always a great opportunity to mix and mingle with visitors to the city, locals and expats in one of the chicest venues in Rio.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 7896-3242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight
Feel Leblon (Leblon)
The weekly Feel Leblon party is back at Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. Promotions include all you can drink caipirinhas until midnight and two for one beers for R$15 all night long.During the night, DJs will spin the best of world music, funk, trap, reggaeton, house, pop and hip-hop.
Sette Leblon – 11PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon– Tel: 21-32981941
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Késia Estácio (Lapa)
Tonight singer Késia Estácio returns to perform live at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Citing influences including Elis Regina, Djavan, and Chico Buarque, among others, the singer will perform the best of MPB, samba, soul and pop tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Jazz Leviano (Lapa)
Every Tuesday the Leviano bar in Lapa is opening its doors for free jazz nights. The group Manouche Carioca will perform tonight and Rádio Rua will spin during breaks.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Daniel Neves and Nilze Carvalho (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer-songwriter and bandolinist Nilze Carvalho returns to start off the night at Rio Scenarium by performing the best of classic samba and works from her album, O Que É Meu. Singer and guitarist Daniel Neves will follow at 11PM with his reinterpretations of works by João Nogueira, Cartola, Zé Ketti, and Nelson Cavaquinho, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40
PUBS & BARS:
Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
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 with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both a fun and educational night and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Check out Blue Agave for some of the best Mexican food and the best margaritas in Rio. They also stream American and European sports live.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2235-0747
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and its well known for live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer. This is also a great place to watch live sports.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
With 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. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
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