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Top Choice Live Music in Alter do Chão

Epaço Alter do Chão

There's always something worth seeing at this cool music-culture-restaurant space at the east end of the waterfront promenade. There's live carimbó most Saturday nights, and guest bands play rock, forró, samba, regg…
Top Choice Live Music in Manaus

Porão do Alemão

Located on Estrada de Ponta Negra, this longtime bar-club features Brazilian and international rock and pop, and has a safe lively scene popular with tourists and locals alike. VIP area upstairs (R$40).
Live Music in Rio Branco

Mercado Velho

Many of the eateries in this attractive riverfront market have evening and nighttime service, from cool beers to full meals. It's a popular and pleasant place to while away a few hours, listening to music (there's u…
Bar in Manaus

Copacabana Chopperia

Rio-style bar and dance club, with a semi-open air bar, performance stage and dance floor, with room for seven thousand revelers. DJs spin everything from samba and MPB to electronica and funk. Check out the club's …
Live Music in Manaus

Teatro Amazonas

Performances at Manaus' iconic theater range from professional opera and jazz to student guitar and dance. Quality varies: some are terrific, others barely tolerable, most are free. A line for tickets starts forming…
Live Music in Belém

Casa do Gilson

Come here for Belém’s best live music. Opened in 1987, Gilson’s draws intellectuals and hipsters alike with first-rate samba, choro (improvised samba-like music) and other music, and terrific food and atmosphere to …
Cinema in Rio Branco

Cine Araujo

Large modern cinema located in a large modern shopping center 6km west of the center, showing mostly dubbed Hollywood flicks and the occasional Brazilian production. A taxi there will cost R$30, or catch the 'Shoppi…
Club in Tabatinga

Scandalos

Some people in Tabatinga told us this club was 'un-Christian, immoral and homosexual,' which means, of course, it's awesome! Located about five blocks from the border, it attracts a young, sexy crowd dancing till da…
Cinema in Belém

Cinépolis

Cinépolis is a megatheater located in a megamall, with seven screens, including one for 3D films, and supercomfy stadium seating. Weekends can be extremely crowded.
Cinema in Belém

Cine Estação

Cine Estação has month-long runs of Brazilian and international art films, typically with screenings twice-nightly on three or four days per week.