The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick The Infamous Club rated one of the top three night clubs in the world, D-Edge invades Rio to showcase its hometown and local talent. Club owner and DJ, Renato Ratier, leads the pack of DJs including Rio’s own Pedro Piu, Nepal and Marcio Careca.

*List of featured Blocos in Rio during Carnival season

Discípulos de Oswaldo (Manguinhos)
Bloco Party: Discípulos de Oswaldo – 7PM
Largo do Amorim – Manguinhos

Regula mas libera (Centro)
Bloco Party: Regula mas libera – 8PM
Rua Teófilo Otoni – Centro


RMC Club- D-Edge Showcase (Botafogo)
Hailing from São Paulo, D-Edge has been on top for as long as people can remember, holding strong as one of the best clubs in the world. Breaking in the new RMC Club properly, D-Edge will showcase some of their finest DJs, including owner Renato Ratier, and local favorites Pedro Piu, Nepal and Marcio Careca.
RMC Club
Rua Barão da Torre, 354 Ipanema – Tel:(21) 2247-9100
Entrance: R$25 with guestlist, R$40 without guestlist

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself, Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. Weekly ritual for those who attend so this ain’t 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 Lista Amiga, R$25 without

Gente Fina (Leblon)
A new Karaokê spot is hitting the streets of Leblon. At this lounge like setting, locals socialize in one of the swankiest neighborhoods of Rio.
Gente Fina
Avenida General San Martin, 359 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 2249-2619
Entrance: Not available at time of press


Naldo (Lapa)
Successful singer Naldo will perform, promoting his new DVD “Naldo na Veia Tour.” Expect to hear a range of funk, pop and hip hop.
Lapa 40 graus
Rua Riachuelo, 97 Lapa- Tel:(21) 3970-1338
Entrance: R$40

Moacyr Luz will make you either glad to be a Brazilian or glad to be in Brazil with his repertoire of Samba.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs


Tonemai (Ipanema)
Great local spot for those interested in being in the Brazilian mix of Ipanema.
Rua Farme de Amodeo, 57 Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2247-8403
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Blue Agave’s Pre (Copacabana)
Mexican bar with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. This hot spot in Ipanema not only has some of Rio’s best cocktails, but has recently opened its doors in their second location in Copacabana!
Blue Agave
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30 PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
Entrance: Free

Banana Jack (Ipanema)
This bar specializes in entertainment, attractions and drink specials all night. Call nightly to check entertainment.
Banana Jack – 9PM
Rua Jangadeiros 06, Praça General Osório, Ipanema – (21) 2521-9055
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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