Paulistas work hard, but they play hard, too. There are more nightspots in São Paulo than you could visit in a lifetime, so whether your scene is a laid-back bar or a trendy disco, there’s something out there for you. Live music of all sorts is abundant—jazz, rap (known as "música black"), pagode (samba-style music), underground trance, rock, etc.—so ask around.
Some guidelines to keep in mind when you explore the São Paulo nightscape:
Clubs don’t get started until pretty late (if you arrive before midnight, or even later in some cases, the place will be deserted), so if you’re headed out to the nightlife directly after dinner, you’ll probably want to hang out at a bar for an hour or ...Read More