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The Jesus and Mary Chain May 27thTuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Scottish alternative rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain make a special appearance tonight in Marina da Glória as part of the ongoing Vivo Open Air Cinema Tour and festival.

The band will play after a screening of the 1984 sci-fi action film, “The Terminator.” The film will be shown on the 325 square meter screen temporarily up in Marina da Glória.

Formed in 1983, The Jesus and Mary Chain have six studio album releases and are well known for their songs including; “Just Like Honey”, “Sometimes Always” and “April Skies.”


Blues Festival with Beale Street (Laranjeiras)
It’s time for more blues as Bar do B in Laranjeiras hosts the second night of the 2014 Blues Festival. Rio blues trio Beale Street will celebrate their 15th anniversary tonight and the group’s guitarist and vocalist, Ivan Mariz will host for the night. Beto Werther will be on percussion and festival co-programmer Cesar Lago will be on bass. Special guest, guitarist Big Joe Manfra will also join the trio for the night.
Bar do B – Doors open 8 PM and show is scheduled to begin at 9PM.
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 9323-1792 Entrance: R$25


Bem Brasil- The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
Two hours of free caipirinhas, plus live samba and house DJs, equals a great night out for locals and travelers alike. It’s a weekly opportunity to mix and mingle in one of the chicest venues in Rio.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight

Matriz Live Sessions (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz, one of the oldest and best known music venues in Rio, is again presenting live rock’n’roll on Tuesday nights. The shows have returned to help you discover new bands and to inject a little more partying into your week.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10-R$15

Blues Night at Barzin (Ipanema)
Tuesday nights are all about the blues at Ipanema’s Barzin. The venue with its sophisticated atmosphere, great service and variety of drinks is the perfect place to relax and lose yourself in the sounds of the blues.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: R$20-R$30

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Open Air Film Screening- The Terminator +The Jesus and Mary Chain (Glória)
Tonight “The Terminator” will screen as part of the ongoing Vivo Open Air festival. Following the screening, very special guests the alternative Scottish rock band Jesus and Mary Chain will perform.
Vivo Open Air– 7:30 PM
Marina da Glória, Av. Infante Dom Henrique,s/n,a Glória
Entrance: R$25-R$50


Paulão 7 cordas and Pé de Moleque (Lapa)
Paulão 7 cordas and the group Pé de Moleque will present the best of choro, polka, ballads, frevo and more at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema beginning at 9PM.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Jazz de Portas Abertas (Lapa)
Jazz de Portas Abertas is a free weekly event at Leviano bar in Lapa. For each edition they welcome new talented musicians. Tonight Os Coringas will begin playing at 9PM.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: Free


Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It is Portuguese/English language exchange night at the Lapa Irish Pub. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired up with native Portuguese speakers 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 a fun, education R$10 to participate and the cost includes free food. A session of Irish music will follow the exchange and happy hour at the pub also lasts until 8 PM with two for one Ashby Chopp and Vinho Chopp.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with 2-for-1 Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub –7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio is well known for its live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one Chopps.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

Blue Agave (Copacabna)
Check out Blue Agave for some of the best Mexican food and the best margaritas in Rio. They also play live American and European sports.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2235-0747
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Av. Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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