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


Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Letuce na de Dois takes the stage at Barzinho, the chic new restaurant/club in Lapa, for one of their two performances this month. Their show will feature the duo’s new material, which ranges from pop to retro pagode. The two artists have been playing to crowds all over Brazil and Europe since 2008.

Their unique sound and charismatic performances have earned them recognition from MTV and Multishow. Their creativity and artistic visions have set Leticia Novaes, a multifaceted-artist and Lucas Vasconcellos, an amazing musician and instrumentalist, apart from other musicians, creating an original identity and sound.


Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Karaokê is at its best tonight at Casa do Matriz. Tonight is a special St. Patrick’s Day edition so dress in green, drink green beer and be ready to sing your favorite U2 hits and more.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$30 with guest list, R$40 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 Brazilian and more, including current remixes, B-sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and pop.
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

Letuce na de Dois (Lapa)
Barzinho welcomes Lucas Vasconcellos and Leticia Novaes for 1 of their 2 appearances in March, playing hits from their new repertoire, featuring music ranging from pop to retro pagode.
Barzinho – 9:30PM
Rua do Lavradio , 170 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-4709
Entrance: R$20


Carioca Cricket Club Membership Party (Ipanema)
Anyone who has an interest in the game of cricket should swing by this hostel bar tonight for a chance to talk the talk and meet the club. Cheap drinks and good chat with some of Rio’s expats and friends.
Mango Tree Hostel – 7PM
Rua Prudente de Morais, 594, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2287-9255
Entrance: Free

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 – 5PM
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$15

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