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Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Wednesday nights heat up as the Latin Party at Guimos Pub kicks off yet another edition. The unique Latin fused party celebrates all things Latin, with the music, drink specials and of course the beautiful people. Situated in the heart of Copacabana, the party offers free beer until midnight, then drink specials after.

The Latin Party is a popular and very successful weekly event that attracts a variety of international and beautiful people in Rio de Janeiro. Every week the party welcomes a lively and cosmopolitan crowd consisting of foreign students, hostel dwellers, locals and Latinos of Rio.


Latin Party (Copacabana)
Wednesday nights just got a bit hotter with the newest addition to the hump day madness. Latin Party is on again with Latin rhythms and people from all corners of the world. Lots of gorgeous people with great DJs and an excellent venue.
Guimos Pub – 9PM
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 1077, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 7727-0609
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 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

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


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

Samba Urbano (Lapa)
True authentic Brazilian samba is represented tonight by the group Samba Urbano at Carioca da Gema, winners of the Concurso Novos Bandas do Velho Samba de 2010.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20


Mekong (Leblon)
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and tunes from the likes of DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

The American Roots Project (Botafogo)
The American Roots project is a monthly event featuring live American “roots” style music, including but not limited to bluegrass, blues, rockabilly, country-rock, early Nashville sound and folk.
Saloon 79 – 9PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães, 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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$10

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