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Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Twas the day of Christmas and all through the streets, a party was brewing at a kiosk on Leme Beach. With a handful of DJs and some funky tracks to assist, the Wobble crew was preparing for some holiday bliss. Its a Christmas celebration in true Rio fashion, with drinks, dancing people and beats thats are just smashin. With the presents already opened and the Christmas food consumed, there really is no other question of what to do. Rally your friends, your family and peeps and be sure to catch this holiday party at the beach.

Resident Rodrigo S along with the Marginal Men, are the residents and producers of the funk yet again and today they have invited some very special guests, to throw down their beats and thoroughly impress. First up Nitcho from Interferência Sistema de Som, who plays reggae and dancehall all night long. Next up is carioca, mr. Pedro Piu, who rocks breaks, soul and r & B too. Finally is Mr. David Tamenpi from Só Pedrada Musical, who’s music knowledge is deep and respected completely overall. These are your minstrels for the holiday fest, there is no doubt, it will be better than the rest.


Wobble na Praia (Leme)
Wobble is here to spread Christmas jeer and nothing says Christmas like funky breaks on the beach, right? Come be merry and celebrate this special day with DJs Pedro Piu, Tamenpi, Nitcho and Rodrigo S and the Marginal Men.
Quiosque Pizza in Cone – 5PM
Posto 1 Praia do Leme, Leme- Tel: (21) 98038-2488
Entrance: Free

Puta Festa 5 Anos Natal Edicao (Copacabana)
A monster lineup of successful parties team up for a Christmas miracle. Puta Festa joins together Wonka, Candy, 7 Day Weekend, Wake Up, Quebrando a Cena, Rockaway, Bomba Santa and many more with DJs Drop Dead Divas, Fernando Henri, Fl3sh Disco, Grazzia and many many more.
Cave – 10PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano, 20- Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2522-5663
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$50 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

Grupo Bom Gosto (Lapa)
Pagode tonight at Lapa 40º with Grupo Bom Gosto. Centralized in the heart of downtown Rio, patrons can enjoy good food, a diverse selection of beers and great live music, plus pool tables!
Lapa 40º – 11:30 PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$20- R$40


Gringo Cafe Christmas (Ipanema)
If you are a gringo traveling or visiting through the holidays, be sure to stop by the Gringo Cafe, where everybody may not know your name, but they will welcome you with open arms and a great turkey dinner. Great menu, drinks and atmosphere!
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

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

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 two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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