Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – X-Tudo is back for another edition of their weekly night bash at Galeria Cafe in Ipanema. This party provides the best in pop, rock and just about everything under the sun. Tonight expect to hear from DJ Dudu and DJ Rody play a homage to pop in the cinema.
DJ Pachu returns to Doiz in Humaitá to bring you another edition of MiniLuv. A nice blend of bar/restaurant and lounge, this new hotspot is quickly getting rave reviews. With incredibly creative drinks and DJs, Doiz is a great venue for an intimate night out.
Doiz – 8PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yoursel at Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. A weekly ritual for those who attend so know that its no joke, bring your game face!
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$25 without
The term X-Tudo is a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue features everything Brazil, including current remixes, B-Sides, vintage hits, mashups, Latin music, and MPB.
Galeria Café – 9PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with guest list, R$38 without
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
Moacyr Luz e Samba do Renascença (Lapa)
From clothing and a new repertoire, Moacyr Luz & O Samba do Renascença perform at Rio Scenarium. The group stimulates the mind and body as you dance the night away to quality sambas. Enjoy this classic Brazilian musical stylings at one of Rio’s most well known venues.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
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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)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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