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poolpartyyellowWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Karaokê Indie returns with another Pool Party summer edition. That means the pool is back at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz, so get your swimwear ready.

Like previous pool parties hosted at the venue, there will be beach chairs and floats, and globo biscoitos will be distributed throughout the night. Shots of Chuva cachaça will also be handed out. As always promotions during the night will include two for one on five drinks until midnight. The drinks will be caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and Mojito.

Additionally during the night on the second floor, DJ Mamede will spin a hundred percent Beatles set and there will be Beatles giveaways.


Cadu Tenório, Paulo Dantas, Felipe Zenícola, and Alexander Zhemchuzhnikov (Botafogo)
Tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo, Quintavant Qtv will present a live performance by Sobre a Máquina’s Cadu Tenório, composer Paulo Dantas, bassist Felipe Zenícola, of the Chinese Cookie Poets and saxophonist Alexander Zhemchuzhnikov, also of Sobre a Máquina.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
R. Visconde Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15


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: POOL PARTY/ Yellow Submarine (Botafogo)
Tonight it’s time for another pool party edition of Karaokê Indie at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Also during the night on the second floor it will be all about the Beatles as DJ Mamede will spin a 100 percent Fab Four set and there will be Beatles giveaways throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35-R$50

Cabaret with Mr Catra (Lagoa)
Tonight it’s time for funk as Funk n’ Beach presents Cabaret with Mr Catra at the Praia Club in Lagoa. In addition to Mr Catra, Caio Bucker, Alex Moura and Raphael de Lucca will perform during the night. Promotions will include two for one Budweiser until 1AM.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2303-5185
Entrance: R$30 for men, entrance for women is free.

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Jorginho do Império and Nó na Madeira (Centro)
At 7:30 PM, the group Nó na Madeira will get things started with the best of samba at Rio Scenarium. Then at 10:30 PM, singer Jorginho do Império will keep the samba going into the night.
Rio Scenarium-7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio 20 Casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25-R$40

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

Baile Da Tchuguderia (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in February 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


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)
New Yorker and Pizza Chef Sei Shiroma has moved his mobile oven into a permanent restaurant in Catete and it’s a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town. Ferro e Farinha is quickly gaining popularity in Rio with Shiroma’s Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings that have included spicy honey, grana padano, zucchini, salt-cured eggplant, beets, watercress, orange balsamic vinaigrette lemon, and caramelized onions.
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 – 8:30 AM 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 and drinks. Additionally, 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 9AM-3AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM-9AM
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. Tuesdays through Fridays the Almoço Executivo (Business Lunch Special) is only R$25.90 from 12PM to 4PM and Happy Hour is from 6PM to 8PM. Happy Hour promotions include buy one drink get the second half price and four caipirinhas for the price of three.
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

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