Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Lapa is ever changing and testing out new musical schemes. Tonight Leviano is incorporating sports into the mix as they provide Brazilian league football (soccer) games followed by a heavy duty rock show. If you are a fan of either, what better place than the heart of Rio!
How about a little love for Doiz in Humaitá. Even better, how about some MiniLuv at one of Rio’s favorite hotspots. DJ Pachu and Nicole Nandes will be holding down the music, while the party celebrates Roberta Sampaio’s birthday.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself, Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that its no joke, bring your game face!
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$25 without
The term X-Tudo is also a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue throws a party of everything Brazil; current amazing remixes, B-Sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and MPB.
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
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
Futrock Leviano (Lapa)
Here is an interesting combination, rock music, football (soccer) and the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa.
View Brazilian league games followed by shows of the best rock bands of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 with guest list, R$15 without
PUBS & BARS:
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
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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