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).
Gay/Lesbian in Boa Vista


Boa Vista’s most prominent gay club makes the most of its once-weekly schedule, with dancing and drinking until dawn. This is actually a GLS spot – gay, lesbiana, e simpatizante (gay, lesbian, and down straight peop…
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 …
Club in Tabatinga


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…
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 …
Dance in Belém

Element Club

Throbbing music, flowing drink and a young nattily dressed crowd keep this club hopping into the wee hours. Mostly popular dance music, with occasional theme-nights, like Hawaiian or Samba.
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…
Cinema in Belém

Cine Olimpia

For art-house fare, Cine Olimpia is the most convenient to the center. It shows Brazilian and international art films on weekends. It hosts international film festivals.
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.