Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: LC Ambient prepares the 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.
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself, 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, through 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
Zé da Velha and Silverio Pontes (Lapa)
Zé da Velha and Silverio Pontes, the most devoted pair of weeping and samba dancing, has been dubbed “the smallest big band” at this joint in Lapa. Tonight they will be covering a collection of samba tunes with fellow artist Rosiane Santos.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 Casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
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
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
PUBS & BARS:
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
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.
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
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