Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Wednesday nights mean hip-hop and house return to the ever famous Fosfobox club in Copacabana for the Bem Brasil weekly In.Box party.
Well known for hosting various events, Bem Brasil provides some of the best nightlife options for Cariocas, tourists, expats, and visitors to Rio de Janeiro.
Tonight DJ Haron Dufau will spin upstairs at the Fosfobar while DJs Dymytryus and Ricardo Martins will handle things downstairs in the basement. Beers will also be two for one all night long and the caipifrutas will be unlimited.
Hip-hop and house continue at Fosfobox club in Copacabana with two for one beer all night long and unlimited caipifrutas.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, without guest list, women R$30 and men R$40.
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Starting earlier at 8PM this week, Karaokê Indie night returns to Casa da Matriz. Five drinks will be double dose until midnight to provide a little liquid courage for those tempted to sing along to the always wide selection of available songs.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novais, 107 – Botafogo – Tel:(21) 2226-9691 / 2266-1014 / 9374-7562
Entrance: R$20 with flyer or name on guest list until 9PM, R$25 with flyer or name on guest list after 9PM, R$30 without name on guest list.
Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass
with Alma Thomas and Thiago Trajano (Centro)
Evey month Rio’s Santo Scenarium pays homage to the works of American jazz legends; singer Ella Fitzgerald and guitarist Joe Pass. This month the duo of American singer Alma Thomas and Brazilian guitarist Thiago Trajano will peform works including; “Nature Boy”, “Summertime”, “Love for Sale” and “One Note Samba”
Santo Scenarium – 7PM
Rua do Lavradio 36, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
Julio Estrela (Lapa)
Winner (as part of the group Nó Molhado) of the 2009 Preview Contest New Bambas of Old Samba, Julio Estrela comes to Lapa as part of his current solo career.
His repertoire includes covers of works by Zeca Pagodinho, Roberto Ribeiro, Gonzaguinha, Chico Buarque, Assis Valente and Miltinho.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
AV. Mem de Sá, nº 79, Lapa – Tel: 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
The Asian fusion is known for tasty food, flashy drinks, and at times tunes from the likes of owner and DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The 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
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Wednesdays are Karaoke night at Lapa Irish Pub. Enjoy a wide variety of imported beers while you belt out your favorite rock songs in the friendly environment of the pub under the famous Lapa arches.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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