Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Mekong is still doing what they do best on Wednesdays, fusing incredible Asian, Indian and Thai cuisine with funky beats from owner DJ Mary Byker and guests.
Bitch Please! (Copacabana)
Clichés welcome! Come enjoy a free welcome tequila shot up entering the party Bitch Please! which promises to celebrate the funky attitude of todays club going public. State “Bitch please, I’m VIP” and win free entrance. Tunage of the night includes hip hop and indie rock.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 with gueslist, R$30 without
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 guestlist, R$25 without
The term X-Tudo is also a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue throws a party of everything Brazil; current amazing remixes, B-Sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and MPB.
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with Lista Amiga, R$38 without
Fred Camacho (Lapa)
Carioca da Gema welcomes back Fred Camacho and friends as they play the best of samba with a handfull of classic percussive tunes in the heart of Lapa.
Carioca da Gema – 10:00PM
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: (With Lista Amiga) Women R$10 until 11PM / R$13 until midnight, 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 and guest DJ Marcelo Vig.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
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.
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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