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

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: Galeria Café is this Wednesday night’s pick with Santa MPB filling the room with your favorite Musica Brasileira. LC Ambient prepares the traditional dish of the night washed down with Brazilian grooves and plenty of sustenance.


Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. Weekly ritual for those who attend so this ain’t no joke, make sure you practice!
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Quarta Executiva (Centro)
Club Mix Bar, the one lounge for couples at night and singles during the day. Open and available for Happy Hour with music throughout the night. This Wednesday, Club Mix Bar will be hosting a Liberal Party with all sorts of political surprises.
Club Mix Bar
Rua do Mercado, 25 – Praça XV – Centro – Tel: (21) 2222-4694
Entrance: R$50


Democratic Wednesday, Day Forró (Lapa)
Northeastern Brazil invades Rio with your weekly dose of forró, accordion-fueled country tunes. Quarteto Forrozando celebrates one year together and Trio Juriti releases their new CD while performing with Mariana Mello.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: (With Lista Amiga) Women R$10 until 11PM / R$13 until midnight, Men R$13 until 11PM / R$16 until midnight

Santa MPB (Ipanema)
LC Ambient prepares traditional dish of the night washed down with Brazilian grooves and plenty of sustenance. The night is dedicated to Santa MPB, a popular mix of musica Brasileira.
Galeria Café – 10PM
Rua Teixeira Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$17 with Lista Amiga, R$38 without

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


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

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and free hors d’oeuvres for paying customers everyday at 5PM.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Has the best margaritas in Ipanema, and also ask them about the new spot in Copacabana that just opened.
Blue Agave
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Som da Bola (Lapa)
Happy hour with friends, futebol, cold beer, and cool Brazilian music at Lapa’s most relaxed and spacious bar.
Choperia Brazooka – 6PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 70, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-3236
Entrance: Free

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