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The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

hti-me-270216-banner-e1456175984434Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of pop, EDM, hip hop and funk as the Hit Me party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight.

DJs Polly and Ivy will spin in the subsolo (basement) and DJs Julie and Ian Garcez will spin at the Fosfobar during the night.

There will be games of Battleshots (like Battleship but with shots of Santa Dose) and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Jägermeister all night long.

LIVE:

Sertanejo na Lagoa with Flavio and Ney (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Flavio and Ney performing live tonight. Additionally, DJs Luciano Roffer and Matheus Oliveira will spin the best of hits, house, hip hop, and funk during show intervals.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: R$30 – R$70

Gal Costa (Lapa)
Famed MPB (Brazlian Popular Music) singer Gal Costa will return to Circo Voador in Lapa to perform the second of two live back-to-back shows tonight. Turnê Estratosférica will play to open and DJ Lencinho will spin during the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$70 – R$140

Mari Oliveira (Botafogo)
Tonight Mari Oliveira will present her work “Apetite das Lulas live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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CLUBS:

BASE (Flamengo)
Tonight the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) will host the BASE party with DJs spinning the best of hip hop and electronic on two stages throughout the night. DJs Gene Farris, Amanda Chang, Ricardo Estrell and the BASE Crew with Bernardo Campos, Felipe Fella and Pedro Mezzonato will spin on the Electronic Stage while DJs Pathy Dejesus, Saraiva, Bruno X, and Pino spin on the Blackbase stage. Additionally during the night, VJ Ian Victor will provide visuals.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85 – Flamengo– Tel: (21) 3883-5600
Entrance: R$120 – R$180

Drunk Love (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Drunk Love party tonight with DJs Erick Kush, André Menezes, and M$E spinning the best of hip hop, trap, and deep house. Additionally during the night, The Doctor C will spin back-to-back with Mateus TUK.
CAVE – 11:30PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Hit Me (Copacabana)
The Hit Me party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with the best of pop, EDM, hip hop and funk . DJs Polly and Ivy will spin in the subsolo (basement) and DJs Julie and Ian Garcez will spin at the Fosfobar during the night. There will be games of Battleshots (like Battleship but with shots of Santa Dose) and promotions include two-for-one Jagermeister.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

We Love RJ! (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the We Love RJ! party once again tonight. The will be a four hour open bar from 11PM to 3AM with Smirnoff Vodka, tropical drinks, caipirinhas, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, Antarctica beer, mineral water, and sodas. Additionally there will be shots of tequila. DJ Guga Fernandes and guest, DLuccio will spin throughout the night.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$90

Deep Dizco (Cantagalo)
Tonight Gilda no Cantagalo will host the eighth edition of the Deep Dizco party. DJs Manara, Gabriel Saber, MQRZ, and J. Gasparino will spin during the event and specials will include longnecks for R$7 and Sol and Heineken for R$9.
Gilda – 3PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Sábado Cabaret Rock and Roll (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Sábado Cabaret Rock and Roll party with DJ Luciano Jacaré spinning the best of rock and pop rock throughout the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$25 – R$38

Babylon and Wallpaper (Saúde)
The Babylon and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight. DJs Flávio Lima, Tiago Vibe Gustavo Júnior and Edu Quintas will spin on the Babylon stage and DJs Felipe Mar and guests will spin on the Wallpaper stage during the night.
The Week – 11:30PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$60

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Maria Filó, Toque de Arte, and Marcos Novatto plus Groove Pimenta (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, Carioca da Gema will present Baile Brasileiro with Marcos Novatto and Groove Pimenta performing their reinterpretations of works by Noel Rosa, Chico Buarque, Jorge Ben Jor, Seu Jorge, Bebeto, and Luiz Gonzaga, among others. Toque de Arte will follow at 11PM and at 2:30AM, the group Maria Filó will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Let’s Pop (Lapa)
The Let’s Pop party returns to Leviano Bar in Lapa tonight with bands Licor do Canavial and Chris Dortas performing on the first floor and the bandSuperNova performing on the second floor during the night. Additionally, DJs Márlio and Chicote will spin on both floors during the party.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Claudinho Guimarães and Anderson Vaz (Lapa)
Anderson Vaz will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães will follow at 11:30PM. Guimarães released his first album entitled, A Luz do Criador in 2009 and is well known for his lively performances.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Samba do Paiol (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host a special edition of the Samba do Paiol event. There will be a lively roda de samba and a DJ spinning between show intervals.
Paiol 08 – 9PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$15- R$25

PUBS & BARS:

D’Hanks @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock as the band D’Hanks performs live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you are looking for quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in while enjoying great live music, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221 – 7236
Entrance: R$10- R$20

Tem Rock @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host Tem Rock with bands The Screeners and Wave Box performing live.
Saloon 79 – 8PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – R$25

Barzin Sabanejo with Marcello Andrade (Ipanema)
Tonight Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema will host Barzin Sabanejo with Matteus performing live. Additionally during the night, DJ Daniel Faria will spin the best of hip hop, pop, house, and funk.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great Mexican food, drinks and live sports, be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of the Ipanema neighborhood, Bar 48 (Quarenta e Oito) is one of the hottest new bars in the city. Owned and operated by French expats, the bar is making a name for itself by hosting live music, DJ sets and by offering a nice atmosphere and great mixed drinks including caipirinhas.
Bar 48 – 5PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.

Tequila Jager – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Tonight the Lord Jim Pub will host the weekly Tequila Jager Night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on tequila and Jagermeister. Six Nations and Premier League matches will be broadcast the in pub during the night.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM to 4AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$20 for women and R$25 for men.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s now everyday of the week from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

La Calaca (Leblon)
For gourmet Mexican food and great tequilla and sangria, head to La Calaca restaurant in Leblon.
La Calaca – 11:30AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
Entrance: Free

Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of Ipanema, the Canatra Wine Bar offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. This is another great bar for watching live sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

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