Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – After six years of events in Rio de Janeiro, Bem Brasil goes underground with their Wednesday night edition, In.Box at Fosfobox in Copacabana. The party will feature DJs playing house and hip hop on both dance floors. Arrive early to make the most of two hours of free caipirinhas.
Bem Brasil is well known in the nightlife scene of Rio de Janeiro, hosting various events for Cariocas, tourists, expats, visitors and just about anyone who likes to go out and have a good time. Tonight is the most recent addition to an already busy weekly calendar of events. DJs for the night include DJ Dymytryus from São Luis and DJ Ricardo Martins holding down the house music in the basement and DJ Haron handling the upstairs hip hop room.
Wednesday night brings Bem Brasil’s underground weekly In.Box at Fosfobox in Copacabana. The night will feature a mixup of hip hop upstairs and house downstairs, featuring DJs Haron Dufau and Dymytryus. Arrive early for two hours of free caipirinhas.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$40 for men, R$30 for women, R$25 with flyer or guest list until 12AM
Latin Party (Copacabana)
Latin Party is on again with hip shakin Latin rhythms and people from all corners of the world. Running free every Wednesday night at Guimos Pub.
Guimos Pub – 9PM
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 7727-0609
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
Julio Estrela (Lapa)
Musician Julio Estrela, from famed performances with Grupo Pé de Molque de Paulão 7 cordas, performs tonight with a repertoire featuring Zeca Pagodinho, Roberto Ribeiro, Chico Buarque and more.
Carioca da Gema- 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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
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
Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a great unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. Very fun decor and vibe, this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79- Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
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
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
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