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


Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – X-Tudo is on, a classic Rio party and regular Wednesday night staple. As a special appearance, tonight’s DJs will include local actors and couple Oscar Fabião and Fabiane Mello, alongside resident DJs Dudu Candelot and DJ Rody. The party kicks off around 11PM and will take place at the Galeria Café in Ipanema, home to X-Tudo for the past four years and running.

The music selection of the night will include the usual top hits of the Eighties and Nineties, mashups, Latin music, mpb, electro, house and more. If you happen to be celebrating a birthday, you can enter for free, just be sure to email prior to Also if you like to spice things up, there are two for one Jager shots available.


X-Tudo (Ipanema)
X-Tudo is on at Galeria Café in Ipanema. This popular weekly features everything Brazil and beyond, including current pop remixes, B-sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and much much more. Tonight celebrity couple Oscar Fabião and Fabiane Mello are making a special musical appearance.
Galeria Café – 9PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without

Latin Party (Copacabana)
The popular Latin Party is on again in Copacabana at Guimos Pub. Come join a slew of people from all corners of the world as they drink, dance and socialize to the sultry rhythms of Latin beats.
Guimos Pub – 9PM
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 7727-0609
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without

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


Quarta Democrática (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes. With artists such as Marcia Guzzo and Band, Edson Duarte, & DJ Sergio Feijó.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: Women R$10 until 11PM / Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight

Marcos Ariel & Tigres da Lapa (Lapa)
Marcos Ariel and Tigres da Lapa are at Rio Scenarium tonight and will be performing the compositions of Ariel’s own pieces, which are done in the samba styles of Pixinguinha and Tom Jobim.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25


Mekong (Leblon)
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. On Wednesdays you can loosen up by singing some rock ‘n’ roll tunes as it’s Karaoke night.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

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