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We have the top three picks for this Friday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

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Casa de Marimbondo (Lapa) – Group “Casa de Marimbondo” returns to Lapa tonight with its great samba music, at 9PM.

Performing the last “roda de samba” of the year, Casa do Marimbondo will play a selected repertoire of greats like Paulinho da Viola, Paulo César Pinheiro, Monarco, Moacyr Luz, among others.

Casa da Nalva – Rua Silvio Romero, 8 – Lapa

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Snow Tony (Centro) – Tonight, Bar do Nanam will host musician Snow Tony, at 11PM.

Along with bassist Guilherme Lírio and drummer Pedro Fonte, Snow Tony will play his authentic electronic and MPB compositions to the audience. DJ Cavalcanti will be spinning in the intervals.

Bar do Nanam – Rua Imperatriz Leopoldina, 55 – Centro

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Samba Opinião (Catete) – Espaço Catete will be hosting tonight the “Samba Opinião”, starting from 6PM.

The “roda de samba” will bring to Catete the best from traditional samba music, including classics by Clara Nunes, Martinho da Vila, Dona Ivone Lara, João Nogueira and Cartola.

Espaço Catete – Rua do Catete, 97 – Catete

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Winehouse (Botafogo)
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 5PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Entrance: FREE

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
Mud Bug in Copacabana provides a great selection of food and drinks, including more than thirty types of international and national beers
Mud Bug – 5PM until 3AM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16 – Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: See venue for details

Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and for watching live sport streams and broadcasts. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Rua Vinicus de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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