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kaWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz for a special neon edition.

In addition to six hours of singing, there will be black lights and glow-in-the-dark gifts, including bracelets, necklaces, rings, and glow sticks. There will also be neon paint and stands with people ready to help you achieve the perfect party glow.

Promotions during the night will include two for one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Livre, and mojito. Two hundred liters Kidoguinhos will be distributed to people waiting to get into the club and shots of Chuva cachaça will be distributed from the stage inside throughout the event.

Additionally during the night, DJ Abrahin and special guest DJs Felipe Varne and Kleber Tuma will spin on the second floor as part of the Kool TraKz party.


Wednesday Night Live – Improv Night (Copacabana)
Tonight Rio Night Live presents Wednesday Night Live at Mas Que Nada in Copacabana. The weekly event alternates between Stand Up and a bilingual quiz. Tonight it’s time for the best of comedy with Rio Stands Up. The event is free to the public and will feature the best of the city’s new comedians performing live.
Mas Que Nada – 9:30PM
R. Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: FREE


Maurício Takara & Henrique Diaz and Mulambo Jazzagrário (Botafogo)
Tonight Quintavant Qtv will present two live acts at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. The duo of Maurício Takara and Henrique Diaz will present their album, Toti, and multi-instrumentalist Fernando Grilo will present his latest project, Mulambo Jazzagrário.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20


Local Beatz (Copacabana)
The Local Beatz party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, funk, and Latin rhythms. Caipifrutas will be all you can drink from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
The Karaokê Indie party returns to the first floor of Casa da Matriz for a special neon edition tonight. Additionally, DJ Abrahin and special guest DJs Felipe Varne and Kleber Tuma will spin on the second floor as part of the Kool TraKz party.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35-R$50

Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the weekly Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana. DJs Mateus, Jo and special guests will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits throughout the night. Caipirinhas are free until 11PM and beer is unlimited until midnight.
Guimo’s Pub – 10PM – 4AM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Ai Sim (Gávea)
In Gávea, the chic club 00 (Zero Zero) will host the Ai Sim party with DJ Cris Fernandes, Feijão, and Opep spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

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Alex Ribeiro and Henrique Cazes (Centro)
Known as one of the best contemporary ukulele players, Henrique Cazes will start things off at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30PM. Then singer Alex Ribeiro will follow at 10:30PM with the best of classic samba and his homage to the samba schools of Rio.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PMRua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Leo Russo and Pedro Holanda (Lapa)
Tonight singer and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start things off at Carioca da Gema at 7PM and singer-songwriter Leo Russo will follow at 9:30PM with a performance of works from his first album.
Carioca da Gema – 7PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Roda de Samba with Rodrigo Moreira and Chinelo de Ded (Lapa)
The Leviano bar in Lapa will present a roda de samba with guests Rodrigo Moreira and Chinelo de Ded tonight. Additionally, DJ Márilo will spin during shows intervals.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10


RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you’re looking 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 – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. 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 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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