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Karaoke Indie2Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Karaokê Indie returns to Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz tonight and with their karaoke song selection menus that include over seven thousand songs with everything from pop to rock to, of course, indie, everyone can find something to sing about.

To help you loosen up to belt out your favorite tunes, promotions include double dose (two for one) on five drinks; caipirinhas, caipivodkas, Hi-Fi’s, Cuba Libres and mojitos.

Additionally, the popular CHUVA – Cachaça Cocktails are back and shots will be distributed from the stage throughout the night.

With its early start time of 8PM and low cover charge of R$20 before 9PM if you put your name on the venue’s friend’s list, it’s a great idea for your Wednesday night happy hour.


Cadu Tenorio and Orlando Scarpa Neto (Botafogo)
Tonight the Botafogo music store, Audio Rebel, will present Cadu Tenorio’s launch of his latest solo work entitled, Vozes. Tenorio is well known for his work with the Brazilian bands Sobre a Máquina, Ceticências, and VICTIM!. Additionally before Tenorio’s show, Orlando Scarpa Neto will present the musical installation, “River View.”
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15


Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
It’s time again to sing your heart out at Karaokê Indie night in Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Five drinks will be double dose (two for one) to help you loosen up to belt out your favorite tunes. There will also be shots of CHUVA – Cachaça Cocktails distributed from the stage throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$30

In.Box (Copacabana)
DJs Haron Dufau and guests will spin the best of hip-hop and house tonight at Copacabana’s Fosfobox as part of the weekly In.Box party. Arrive early for unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM and stay for two for one beers in one of Rio’s most popular clubs.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$40

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Udi Fagundes and Angelo B (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in October, the Leviano bar is presenting live shows by members of the band Gabriel Pensador; Angelo B, Udi Fagundes and Cláudio Costa.They will present their reinterptations of the works of Chico Science, Tim Maia, Bezerra da Silva, Marcelo D2, and Jorge Benjor, among others.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$15

Marina Iris and Pedro Holanda(Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start things off tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema at 8PM. Then, singer Marina Iris will follow at 10PM with her reinterpretations of the works of Assis Valente and Batatinha, among others. Now is a great time to see Iris live, as she is scheduled to release her first album later this year.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Nando do Cavaco & Sambistas a Bordo and Chutando o Balde (Centro)
The group Chutando o Balde (Kicking the Bucket) will present their unique blend of samba, MPB, chorinho, jazz and bossa nova live beginning at 7:30PM to start things off at Rio Scenarium tonight. Nando do Cavaco and the group Sambistas will follow at 10:30PM, performing the best of classic chorinhos and sambas by Noel, Martinho, Benito, Roberto Ribeiro, Clara Nunes, Dorival, and Moreira da Silva, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40


RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up 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 – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Mekong (Leblon)
Those in search of the finest Asian fusion cuisine and some of the tastiest drinks in Rio, need look no further than Leblon’s Mekong.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
American-owned Mab’s Restaurant is a great place for food and drinks and offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

The Clover (Copacabana)
Enjoy imported beers in a great environment at Copacabana’s upscale pub, The Clover. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 6PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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