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kindiepoolWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –To celebrate the summer season, Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz will host a special pool party edition of Karaokê Indie tonight.

The party will be complete with a real pool set up in the venue plus beach chairs, paddles and floats. Attendees are encouraged to dress in beachwear.

Two hundred packets of Globo biscuitos, an iconic snack on Rio’s beaches, will be distributed during the party and drink promotions will include two for one on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and Mojito.

Additionally during the night, the Dirrty party will take place on the second floor with DJs Suirá Abrahin and Andrea Mafer spinning the best of pop.


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 the Copa 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
Entrance: R$30-R$50

I Love Funk (Lagoa)
Lagoa’s Praia Club will host the I Love Funk party tonight with MCs Koringa and Marcelly and DJs Magrão and Raphael de Luca. Entrance for women is free until 11:30PM.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: FREE for women until 11:30PM, R$30

Hook Up (Arpoador)
Tonight it’s time again for the best of bass, hip-hop, trap, indie and new hits as the Hook Up party returns to Cave in Aproador for its third edition in December. DJs Bells, Schlaepfer, Beto Artista, FL3SH Diso, and 2DOPE will spin.
Cave– 11:25PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaokê Indie Pool Party Edition(Botafogo)
Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz will host Karaokê Indie. Tonight it’s a special pool party edition, complete with a real pool set up in the venue plus beach chairs, paddles, floats and packets of Globo biscuitos. Promotions will include two for one on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and Mojito. Additionally, DJs Suirá Abrahin and Andrea Mafer will spin as part of the Dirrty party that will take place on the second floor during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15-R$35

Breaking Rules with Tony Chapa Preta (Lagoa)
Tonight the Breaking Rules party returns to the posh Lagoa venue Miroir with music provided by Batoré, Lucas Lins, Junior Campos, and Bé Jones.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Nelson Felix and Pedro Holanda (Lapa)
Vocalist and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start things off tonight at 8PM at Carioca da Gema. Nelson Felix will follow at 10PM with the best of samba and MPB. Winner of the 2001 Concurso Novos Bambas do Velho Samba, Felix recently returned to Rio after touring Europe. Tonight in Lapa, he will deliver a lively show full of his reinterpretations of works by Luiz Carlos da Vila, Elton Medeiros, João Nogueira, Baden Powell, Paulo Cesar Pinheiro, and Caetano Veloso, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

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. DJ Chicote will also spin during the night.
Leviano – 5PM-9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$15

Artigo Esgotado, Makley Matos and Carla Gomes (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer Carla Gomes will get things started at Rio Scenarium by performing her original compositions as well as her reinterpretations of well known MPB songs. Makley Matos will follow at 8PM and the band Artigo Esgotado will close out the night beginning at 10:30PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM, 8PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40


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
Entrance: R$10

Mekong (Leblon)
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
Entrance: Free

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
Entrance: Free

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
Entrance: Free

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