Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the popular Karaokê Indie party at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz and tonight in additon to regular karaoke, the party will host the one-hour-long grand final of the V Singers Karaoke Indie Contest. Six finalists will compete.
Drink promotions during the night will include two for one on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and Mojito.
Of course there will also be live karaoke for anyone who wants to belt out a tune during the night. With Casa da Matriz’s menus that include thousands of songs, there is something for everyone to sing about.
Joana Gama & Luís Fernandes (Humaitá)
Joana Gama and Luís Fernandes will present the work “QUEST” as part of the ongoing 2014 edition of the experimental music festival, Novas Frequências.
Espaço Cultural Municipal Sérgio Porto – 8:30PM
Rua Humaitá 163, Humaitá– Tel: (21) 2535-3846
Hook Up (Arpoador)
The Hook Up party is back at Cave in Arpoador tonight. DJs Bells, Schlaepfer, Beto Artista, FL3SH Diso, and 2DOPE will spin the best of bass, hip-hop, trap, indie and new hits throughout the night.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Copa Funk Party (Copacabana)
Tonight DJs Haron Dufau and Dorly will spin the best of funk, hip-hop, and latin rhythms at Copacabana’s Fosfobox as part of theCopa Funk Party. Promotions include unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM to 12AM and two for one beers until midnight.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz hosts Karaokê Indie again tonight with a special one-hour-long grand final of the V Singers Karaoke Indie Contest. Six finalists will compete. Drink promotions during the night will include two for one on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and Mojito.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
JP Silva and Pedro Holanda (Lapa)
Vocalist and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start things off tonight at 8PM at Carioca da Gema tonight and JP Silva will follow at 10PM with the best of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Baile Da Tchuguderia (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in December, the Baile Da Tchuguderia party at Lapa’s Leviano bar is celebrating new music in Rio. Event week Angelo B, Udi Fagundes and Cláudio Costa of the band Gabriel Pensador will play live and welcome a special guest. Additionally, DJ Chicote will spin during the night.
Leviano – 5PM-9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Batuque na Cozinha and Nai Dias (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer Nai Dias will get things started at Rio Scenarium and the group Batuque na Cozinha will follow at 10:30PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40
PUBS & BARS:
RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Those in search of the finest Asian fusion cuisine and some of the tastiest drinks in Rio, need look no further than Leblon’s Mekong.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
American-owned Mab’s Restaurant is a great place for food and drinks and offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
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