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Once Upon a Party

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight in celebration of the show “Once Upon a Time,” Teatro Odisséia will host Once Upon a Party.

DJs Millah Bass, Jess, and Rick Castro will spin pop, hip hop and funk on the first stage while DJs Portela and Patrick Gomez spin the best of pop rock, indie rock and classic rock on the second stage.

There will be welcome shots of Hook rum for the first hundred people to arrive; lollipops and ice cream will be distributed during the night; and the beer bong will make it’s way around the party filled with Apple Poison (green apple vodka). Additionally, frozens will be two-for-one all night.

LIVE:

Mariene de Castro (Lapa)
Tonight Mariene de Castro will perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa. She will welcome Elba Ramalho during the show and Bruno Pedrosa will perform to open the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance:R$40 – R$80

Sertanejo na Lagoa with Fabiano and Bonatto (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Fabiano and Bonatto performing live tonight. Additionally, DJ Kabul 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

André Prando and Gustavo Macako (Botafogo)
Tonight André Prando and Gustavo Macako will perform live in Audio Rebel in Botafogo. André Prando is known for his unique vocals and strong live performance and recently released his album, Strange Suit. Born in the Northeast region of Brazil and currently living in Rio de Janeiro, singer-songwriter Gustavo Macacko is known for blending the sonds of his home with the sounds of Rio and beyond.
Audio Rebel – 7:30 PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$25 – R$30

Roberta Sá (Flamengo)
Known for her songs “Pressentimento”, “Tum tum tum”, and “Pavilhão de Espelhos,” among others, Brazilian MPB, samba, and bossa nova singer Roberta Sá will perform live at Vivo Rio tonight.
Vivo Rio – 10PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: R$30 +

OTHER:

Fim de semana da Consciência Negra @ Imperator (Méier)
Today and tomorrow, Imperator – Centro Cultural João Nogueira in Méier is continuing to celebrate Dia da Consciência Negra (Black Awareness Day) will live shows, performances, workshops and children’s activites. Tonight BNegão & Seletores de Frequência will perform live at 9PM.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 10AM – 10PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance: Many of the activities are free. The entrance fee for the BNegão & Seletores de Frequência show is R$15 – R$30

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CLUBS:

Fanataka (Centro)
The Fanataka party returns to Espaço Acústica tonight with a special Paramore and The Pretty Reckless versus Avril Lavigne and Kelly Clarkson edition. DJs Felipe Malfoy, Bernardo Saab, and Dave Avigdor will spin the best of pop, hip hop, 90s and 00s, hits and funk on the Avril Lavigne vs. Kelly Clarkson stage while DJs Felipe Malfoy, Gabriel Gazzaneo, and Bruno Ambrozi spin the best of rock, indie, 90s and 00s rock and pop/rock on the Paramore versus The Pretty Reckless stage. Additionally, the band Rotativos will perform live at 12:30AM on the main stage. There will be welcome shots for the first one hundred people to arrive and shots of jurupinga will be distributed throughout the night.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Babylon and Wallpaper (Saúde)
The Babylon and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight. Spanish singer Soraya Naoyin will perform and DJs Tiago Vibe, Filipe Guerra and Gustavo Junior will spin on the Babylon stage during the night while DJs Felipe Mar and guests will spin on the Wallpaper stage.
The Week – 11:30 PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$60

777 Night Fest (Praça da Bandeira)
Tonight Porto Pirata will host the 777 Night Fest with bands Baphomaster, Morri, and Tombstone performing live. During show intervals, DJs Le Cadavre, Ana Amélia, Jonas Araújo, and Raw will spin the best of punk rock, hardcore, crust, grind, thrash metal, death metal and more.
Porto Pirata – 11PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Dobradinha (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop, rock and pizza as the Dobradinha party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. Zipper will provide pizza to those outside in line to enter the party and inside Hi-Fi will be two-for-one all night and Jägermeister will be two-for-one until 1AM.
Fosfobox – 11:07 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

We Love Rio (Copacabana)
The We Love Rio party returns to Mariuzinn Copacabana tonight. There will be an open bar from 11PM to 3AM with Smirnoff vodka, tropical drinks, caipivodkas, caipirinhas, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, Antarctica beers, and soda. DJs Guga Fernandes and Germano will spin the best of hip hop, house, pop, reggaeton, funk and sertanejo throughout the night.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 12AM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$80

Keep on Rockin (Botafogo)
The Keep on Rockin’ party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with DJs Polly and Vitor Dill spinning the best of indie rock, indie pop and alternative and DJs Arlei Hey Hey and Thyago Simas spinning the best of no indie and classics during the event. There will be welcome shots of Catuaba for the first one hundred people to arrive and free shots will be distributed throughout the night. Additionally, there will be two-for-one specials during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

Once Upon a Party (Lapa)
Tonight Teatro Odisséia will celebrate the show “Once Upon a Time” by hosting Once Upon a Party. DJs Millah Bass, Jess, and Rick Castro will spin pop, hip hop and funk on the first stage while DJs Portela and Patrick Gomez spin the best of pop rock, indie rock and classic rock on the second stage. There will be welcome shots of Hook rum for the first hundred people to arrive; lollipops and ice cream will be distributed during the party and the beer bong will make it’s way around the party filled with Apple Poison (green apple vodka). Additionally, frozens will be two-for-one all night.
Teatro Odisséia – 11:30 PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$25 – R$45

Aquarela.som (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) will once again host the The Aquarela.som party tonight with DJs spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

bAFROnika (Centro)
Toinght La Paz in Centro will host the first edition of the bAFROnika party. During the night, Yas Werneck will serve as Master of Ceremonies and DJs Tamy, Evehive, Kenya, Paula, and Donna will spin the bst of funk, hip hop, trapfunk, global bass, zouk bass, moombahton, dancehall, cumbia, dub, ragga, coco, dubstep, trapstep and more.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20

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Welcome to Rio (Ipanema)
Tonight the Welcome to Rio party returns to the Praia Club in Ipanema. There will be an all-night open bar with Miller beer, Smirnoff vodka, caipivodka, caipirinha, Cuba Libre, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, soft drinks, and water. DJ Raphael de Luca and guests will spin the best of hip hop, house and funk throughout the night.
Praia Club – 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: R$30 – R$90

Sábado Cabaret (Botafogo)
The Sábado Cabaret party returns to the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo tonight 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

Funkin (Cantagalo)
Tonight Gilda in Cantagalo will host the Funkin party with DJ Guibeats spinning the best of classic funk, Miami bass and more. Caipifrutas will be two-for-one until 5:30PM.
Gilda – 4PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: See venue for more information.

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Trio Ustrês, Adilson da Vila e a Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel, and Nó na Madeira (Centro)
At 8PM, Nó na Madeira will start the night at Rio Scenarium with a tribute to João Nogueira. Adilson da Vila e a Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel will follow at 11PM with the best of samba. Then beginning at 2:30AM, Trio Ustrês will perform the best of forró live until sunrise on Sunday morning.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Festa Approuch (Lapa)
Tonight the Leviano bar will host Festa Approuch with DJs and music throughout the night on both floors of the venue.
Leviano – 1PM – 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

PUBS & BARS:

Café Irlanda @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of traditional Irish music as the group Café Irlanda performs live at the Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you are looking for quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in while listening to 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

Zé Gaita @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Zé Gaita will perform the best of blues and rock live at Saloon 79. Additionally, DJ Theddy-O will spin the best of rock during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30 PM, Shows are scheduled to begin at 10:30 PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

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 6:30 PM – 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 – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
This is the oldest pub in Rio and it’s well known for its live music and happy hour. This is also a place to watch live streaming sports, national and international.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

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.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold beer, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. Additionally, this is a great place to watch live sports including NFL games.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 10:30 AM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday-Thursday 8AM to 2AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM to 4AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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