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st. patricksSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Teatro Odisséia in Lapa will host a special St. Patrick’s Day party tonight.

There will be themed decorations including leprechaun top hats and chocolate coins scattered throughout the venue. Additionally, there will be free green shots for the first fifty to arrive; green beer; and a green beer battle on stage during the night.

DJs Millah Bass, Vinny, and Jess will spin the best of hip hop, funk, hits, and pop on the first stage while DJs Portela and Patrick Gomez spin the best of rock, indie, and Irish music on the second stage during the party.


Sertanejo na Lagoa with Suelen and Serginho (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Claudio and Marcio performing live tonight. Additionally, DJs Luciano Roffer and Matheus Oliveira will spin the best of 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

Raimundos Rock Fest (Lapa)
Circo Voador will host the Raimundos Rock Fest tonight with band Raimundos, Gangrena Gasosa, and Galinha Preta performing live.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50 – R$100

Supercordas (Botafogo)
Tonight the band Supercordas will launch their new album entitled, Terceira Terra, live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. The band Simplicio Neto & Os Nefelibatas will perform to open the night.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

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St. Patrick’s Day (Lapa)
In time for green beer and Irish music as Teatro Odisséia in Lapa hosts a special St. Patrick’s Day party tonight.
Teatro Odisséia – 11:30PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$15 – R$40

St. Patrick’s Rampa (Botafogo)
Espaço Rampa also will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early tonight with the St. Patrick’s Rampa party. There will be themed decorations, green beer, and promotions including two-for-one specials on vodka and whiskey until 12:30AM. Band Navar & Friends will perform the best of folk and Irish music live and DJs Dodô Azevedo, Mario Mamede, Erika Ferreira, and Felipe Malfoy will spin the best of rock, indie, and pop.
Espaço Rampa – 11PM
Clube de Regatas Guanabara, Avenida Repórter Nestor Moreira 42, Botafogo
Entrance: R$30 -R$40

New Generation (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host the New Generation party tonight with DJs Cereja, Datsound, and Simonetti spinning the best of hip hop and deep house. Additionally spinning back-to-back durning the night will be three sets of DJs; Mosde and Defahk; Chucky and Pzilio; amd Lpacheco and Zepv.
CAVE – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$40 +

Recalcada (Copacabana)
It’s time once again for the best of guilty pop pleasures and baile neofunk as the Recalcada party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJ Ingrid Nepomuceno, Fernando Henri, Paula Queiroz, Bia Marques, Doug Def , and Tago Oli will spin during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50


Lelei Junior, Arruda, and Marcia Guedes (Centro)
Marcia Guedes will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 8PM with the best of classic samba and the group Arruda will follow at 11PM. Then beginning at 3AM, Lelei Junior 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 Johnnys performing on the first floor and Chris Dortas 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 and singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães will follow. 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 Chapéu (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of samba as Paiol 08 in Lapa hosts Samba do Chapéu. During the night, the venue with present Capoeira and Maculelê, Jongo and Samba de Roda, and Trio Ustrês performing live.
Paiol 08 – 6PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$25- R$30


AC/DCover @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of AC/DC as tribute band AC/DCover returns to peform 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

Festa Moodrock @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
It’s time for the best of 80s and 90s rock as Bar do B in Laranjeiras hosts the Moodrock party tonight. DJ Rafael Barreto will spin during the party.
Bar do B – 11PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$15 – R$20

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.

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 – 6:30 PM – 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.

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.

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great Mexican food, drinks and live sports, be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema. Located just around the corner from Posto 9, it is the go-to after-beach spot that tends to carry on all night.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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.

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

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