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

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Drinks at Shooters are not only delicious, but they can easily be shared. Order a combo of shots and share it with your friends before you go on stage to sing on the new karaoke night called Bittersweet.


Quizomba (Lapa)
The British group Toque Tambor will open the night, and Quizomba will mix famous samba themes with traditional samba from the street.
Circo Voador – 8PM
Rua dos Arcos 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$25 with concession, R$50 without


Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that its no joke. Be sure to bring your game face! Sing your favorite hits like the professional singer you are.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$25 without

X-Tudo (Ipanema)
The term X-Tudo is a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue features everything Brazil, including current remixes, B-sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and mpb.
Galeria Café– 9PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without

Quarta Executiva (Centro)
This is an event for everyone, the quiet drinker and the party goer! Starting early at 2PM, a simple happy hour can be enjoyed followed by some loud music starting at 6PM, for those who want to stay until later.
Club Mix Bar– 2PM
Rua do Mercado, 25 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$70 with guest list, but prices go up the later it gets

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


Pegada Brasileira (Lapa)
Pegada Brasileira will liven up your night at this local joint.
Lapa Na Pressão – 8PM
R. Mem de Sá, 59, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507.0580
Entrance: R$15

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

Roda de Samba Mofo (Lapa)
Classic samba music with a lot of dancing.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$25

Moacyr Luz e Samba do Renascença (Lapa)
With a whole new wardrobe and reportoire, Moacyr Luz will bring the magic of samba music to Rio Scenarium.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without


Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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$15

Bittersweet at Shooters (Botafogo)
Another options for tonight’s traditional karaoke. This bar boasts of a large menu of cocktails and shots, that can be ordered in combos and easily shared between friends!
Shooters – 7PM
Nelson Mandela, 100, Lj. 124 e 122 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3281-7629
Entrance: R$10 with guest list, R$15 without

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