Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The popular Heavy Baile party returns tonight to one of Copacabana’s most talked about clubs, Cave. DJs Leo Justi, Johnny Ice, uly kkkk will take to the decks to spin the best of big beat, baile funk, dancehall, rap, trap, electro, gangsta house and more. Addtionally, special guests MC Tchelinho, Jonatan Da Provi and dancers Sabrina Ginga and Ronald Sheirck will be on hand for the party. VJ Guigga will provide visuals during the event. CLUBS: RIO ME (Parque do Flamengo) Tonight the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) hosts the RIO ME festival. Guest DJs for the night include; Sharam Jey from Cologne, Germany, Loulou Players from Belgium, Volkoder from São Paulo, and Rio’s own Léo Janeiro and Nana Torres. Museum of Modern Art (MAM) – 10PM Av. Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2240-4944 Entrance: R$90-R$300 Heavy Baile (Copacabana) Copacabana’s Cave hosts the Heavy Baile party tonight with DJs Leo Justi, Johnny Ice, uly kkkk spinning the best of baile funk, dancehall, rap, trap, electro, gangsta house and more. Cave – 11PM Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024 Entrance: R$30-R$50 Festonna (Copacabana) It’s Madonna’s 56th birthday and DJs Pedro Mac and Rafael Augustto will help to celebrate the material girl by spinning the very best of her career to date as Copacabana’s Fosfobox hosts the Festonna party tonight. Additionally, the Festa Slap! will present DJs Rafael Bz, Lio and Binho S. spinning at the venue’s Fosfobar. Fosfobox – 11PM Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498 Entrance: R$25-R$50 BLAST (Centro) Tonight Centro’s La Paz will host the BLAST party with DJs Saens Peña, Babz, Andrei Y, Joca Vidal, Lucio Branco, and Tuta spinning funk, bass, soul, trap, ska, ragga, digital Cumbia, reggaeton, afrobeat and more. La Paz – 11PM Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403 Entrance: R$20-R$40 Festinha Anos 80 – 80s + 90s Edition (Centro) Tonight Centro’s Espaço Acústica will host Festinha Anos 80, the 80s and 90s Edition. The party will celebrate the best of the two decades with DJs spinning on two stages and a video game lounge with over 1,400 Atari and Super Nintendo games. DJs Marcelo Peixe will spin the best of the 80s on the first stage, while DJs Wilson Power, Kleber Tuma and Andrea Mafter will thorw down the best of the 90s on the terrace for the Alien Nation party. Espaço Acústica – 10PM Praça Tiradentes, 2, Centro– (21) 2232-1299 Entrance: R$25-R$35 Baile do Ed and Fred (Gávea) Beginnig at 6PM tonight, it’s time for the Baile do Ed and Fred party at Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero). Cyro Novello, Gagau Dieckmann and Bhering will be on hand to provide the entertainment for the night. 00 – 6PM Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242 Entrance: R$20-R$40 Festa Reptilia (Praça da Bandeira) The Reptilia party returns to Porto Pirata in Praça da Bandeira tonight with DJs Beatrix, Carolza, Dfre and Denis Gonzales spinning the best of alternative, pop, indie, grunge, glam, and post punk, while paying special homage to the band New Order. Entry to the party is free. Porto Pirata – 11:55PM Rua Lopes de Souza, 24, Praça da Bandeira– (21) 2520-2754 Entrance: FREE Smash #1 (Lagoa) Tonight, Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the first edition of the Smash party. DJs Thor, Rama, Bê Lima, Schuback, Jokerz, and Raphael de Luca will spin. Praia Club – 11PM Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552 Entrance: R$20-R$40 TeKiller (Lapa) The TeKiller party returns tonight bringing shots of tequila, tequila sunrise, margaritas, mojitos and of course the party’s signature drink, the TeKiller Bomb (tequila with Red Bull and Jägermeister) to Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia. DJs Roberto Cruz, Fernando Prado, Thiago Halleck, Ingrid Gründig, Renato Lima, Larissa Conforto and Igor Passos will spin to keep the party going into the morning. Teatro Odisséia – 11PM Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / 2224-6367 / 9374-7562 Entrance: R$20-R$35 Warm Up Neon (Lagoa) Tonight the posh Lagoa venue Miroir hosts the Warm Up Neon party with DJ Ftampa spinning the best of EDM and house. Miroir – 11PM Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898 Entrance- See venue for details. MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Claudinho Guimarães and JP Silva (Lapa) JP Silva will start things off tonight at 9:30PM at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema. 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 – 9:30PM and 11:30PM Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$30 Dayse do Banjo and Adilson da Vila and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel (Centro) Singer Dayse do Banjo will start things off again tonight at Rio Scenarium at 8PM and Adilson da Vila and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel will follow at 11PM. Rio Scenarium – 8PM and 11PM Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000 Entrance: R$ 25-R$40 Festa Barulhinho Bom (Lapa) Tonight in Lapa, it’s time again for the Festa Barulhinho Bom at Leviano bar. Bands, ato Consumado and Seu Bando will play live and DJ MMarques will spin the best of pop and rock. Leviano – 8PM Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779 Entrance: R$20-R$30 PUBS & BARS: MADE In ROCK – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa) Tonight the band MADE In ROCK will bring the best of classic rock to the Lapa Irish Pub. Located beside Lapa’s famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), this pub is known to draw a fun and energetic crowd and tonight should be no exception. They offer a wide selection of quality imported beers and the decor with its welcoming and familiar feel makes it a great place to drink them in while enjoying some quality live music. Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236 Entrance: R$10- R$20 Clube La Esquina- Jumpining Jack- Rock’n’Roll (Lapa) Tonight La Esquina in Lapa hosts the 13th edition of the Jumpining Jack party with drinks specials on Jack Daniels, Havana, Absolut, Jose Cuervo and Bacardi lasting all night and DJ Mmarques spinning the best of rock’n’roll, international pop, rock and soul into the morning. La Esquina Teatro Bar – 10PM Rua Mem de Sá 82, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779 Entrance: R$25-R$30 Saloon 79 (Botafogo) Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands. Saloon 79 – 7PM Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151 Entrance: R$20 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 Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema) This is the oldest pub in Rio and it’s well known for its live music and happy hour. Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881 Entrance: Free Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana) This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks to kick off the night. Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free — To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.