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mrcatraWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The fun’s not over at Lagoa’s Praia Club as Mr. Catra returns for the #Carnapraia: Ressaca de Carnaval party tonight to keep Carnival going for just a litte while longer.

In addition to Mr. Catra’s performance, special guest DJs will spin. There will also be an open beer bar from 10PM to 11PM.


Copa Funk Party (Copacabana)
The Copa Funk Party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight with DJs Haron Dufau and Dorly spinning the best of funk, hip-hop, and latin rhythms. Event 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

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Tonight Karaokê Indie returns to the first floor of Casa da Matriz in Botafogo. To celebrate the end of summer, it will be a special churrasco (Brazilian bbq) edition with meat, garlic bread, sausage and lots of farofa. On the second floor the Festa Justa Fanfa will take place with DJs Ivy and Soujigor spinning the best of axé, 80’s, 90’s, pagode, techno and more. Caipirinihas will be two for one all night and four drinks, caipivodka, Hi-Fi, Cuba Livre and Mojito, will also be two for one until midnight.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35-R$50

#Carnapraia: Ressaca de Carnval with Mr Catra (Lagoa)
Mr Catra returns to Praia Club in Lagoa tonight to extend Carnival celebrations. Special guest DJs will spin during the party and there will be an open beer bar from 10PM to 11PM.
Praia Club– 10PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2303-5185
Entrance: R$50 for men, entrance for women is free.

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


JP Silva and Julieta Brandão (Lapa)
Tonight Julieta Brandão will start things off at 8:30PM at Carioca da Gema. JP Silva will follow at 10:30PM with the best of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Baile Da Tchuguderia (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano Bar it’s time for a special edition of the Baile da Tchuguederia party with Lucas de Moraes presenting a Roda de Samba.
Leviano – 5PM-9PM Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$15


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

Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Sunday, 7PM to 11:30 PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.

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 – 8:30AM to 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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.
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

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