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Karaokê Indie July 16thWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Get ready for eight hours of singing your heart out at Karaokê Indie tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz.

Tonight is a special “SEXY” edition of the weekly party that will include a celebration of the launch of the new shop Nude, complete with a pink tower of specialized cupcakes.

And if the cupcakes don’t satisfy your sweet tooth, jelly beans and lollipops will also be scattered throughout the venue and two hundred brigadeiros will be distributed.

Additionally, promotions for the night include of dose dupla (two for one) on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-Fi, Mate-me por favor, and Sex on the Beach.


Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
It’s time again for Karaokê Indie tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Sing your heart out during the special “SEXY” edition this week and enjoy the two for one drink specials on caipirinhas, caipivodkas, Hi-Fi, Mate-me por favor, and Sex on the Beach tonight as well.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$30-R$40

In.Box (Copacabana)
DJs Haron Dufau, Dynytrus and Ricardo Martins will spin the best of hip hop and house tonight at Copacabana’s Fosfobox as part of the weekly In.Box party. Arrive early for unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM and stay for two for one beers in one of Rio’s most popular clubs.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Afroreggae (Lapa)
Every Wednesday night in July it’s time for MPB, pop rock and reggae with Afroreggae and AR21 at Lapa’s Leviano bar. With their strong percussion, it’s always a lively show.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$15

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Julio Estrela and Pedro Holanda (Lapa)
Vocalist and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start the night off at Carioca da Gema at 8PM and singer Julio Estrela will follow at 11PM. During his show tonight, Estrela will reinterpret the works Zeca Pagodinho, Roberto Ribeiro, Gonzaguinha, Chico Buarque, Assis Valente, and Miltinho, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Pixin Bodega and Thais Macedo (Centro)
Tonight at Centro’s Rio Scenarium the band Pixin Bodega will get things started at 7:30 PM. Singer Thais Macedo will then follow at 10:30PM.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40


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

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.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
American-owned Mab’s Restaurant is a great place for food and drinks and offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM-3AM
Av. Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

The Clover (Copacabana)
Enjoy imported beers in a great environment at Copacabana’s upscale pub, The Clover. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 6PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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