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Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Kick off your Saturday night with a dose of relaxation at 00. This lounge like setting has a mixture of genres from electronic, house and hiphop

BLOCOS:
*List of featured Blocos in Rio during Carnival season

Spanta Neném (Lagoa)
Bloco Party: Spanta Neném – 1PM
Parque do Cantagalo (Ciclovia) – Lagoa

Banda de Ipanema (Ipanema)
Block Party: Banda de Ipanema – 6PM
Rua Gomes Carneiro – Ipanema

Aconteceu (Santa Teresa)
Block Party: Spanta Neném – 6PM
Rua Áurea – Santa Teresa

CLUBS:

Nuth (Barra da Tijuca)
One of the few joints in Rio with a spacious venue, nice jungle theme, three floors and a pool table. There is also another location in Lagoa so be sure to check them both out.
Nuth – 11PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra de Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3153 8595/ 2495 6008
Entrance: Not available at time of press

00 – Zero Zero (Gávea)
Kick off your Saturday night with a dose of relaxation at 00. This lounge like setting has a mixture of genres from electronic, house, and hiphop.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540 8041
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Wake Up! (Copacabana)
The Indie Club has made its way to Fosfobox!
Fosfobox
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548 7498
Entrance: Not available at time of press

PULP! (Botafogo)
The alternative party at Pista 3 goes on by playing everything you just heard on your iPod: Arcade Fire, Foals, Radiohead, Two Door Cinema Club, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Kills, The People Foster, Florence and The Machine, and more.
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226 9691
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga & R$25 without

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Bafafá na Soul de Santa (Lapa)
Have an unforgettable night with the feast of Soul de Santa. In carrapetas, DJ Zod plays both sambalanço and black music. The band who performs at bloco Bafafá (at Posto 9) during Carnival period also plays. Masks, confetti, streamers and costumes are very welcome!
Gabinete – 10PM
Rua do Senado, 53 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224.0822
Entrance: R$20

Criolo (Lapa)
Kleber Cavalcante Gomes, an influential figure in hip-hop universe for over 20 years, surprised everyone with his disc “Songs”, and won praise from singer-songwriters like Chico Buarque, Caetano Veloso (who shared the stage at the MTV awards), praise from specialized and difficult, his name is not shared or “linked” daily to on social networks. About to launch a job, the singer and multi-instrumentalist Curumin opens the show.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533 0354
Entrance: R$80

Grupo Prefixo (Lapa)
Today the Group has Prefix, drummers, dancers, with the best interpreters of samba and pagode. In the intervals Dj + Dj Fabio Rodrigo Velloso bracket playing all rhythms.
Quintal Carioca – 9PM
R. do Lavradio, 25, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507 8044
Entrance: R$25

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

PUBS & BARS:

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free

Blue Agave’s (Copacabana)
Mexican bar with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. This hot spot in Ipanema not only has some of Rio’s best cocktails, but has recently opened its doors in their second location in Copacabana!
Blue Agave
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Banana Jack (Ipanema)
This bar specializes in entertainment, attractions and drink specials all night. Call nightly to check entertainment.
Banana Jack – 9PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 06 – Praça General Osório – Ipanema – (21) 2521-9055
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas. For those summer days.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Call for nightly prices

Caroline Café (Lagoa)
A mix of casual chic Village with the sunset at Dois Irmãos (two brothers), premised the idea of merging the modern with the cool of Soho artsy Botanical Garden and the other of stirring things up with the hubbub of the Stone Street in Buzios. Hence was born Caroline Café. Most well known pub in Jardim Botânico.
Caroline Café
Rua J. J. Seabra 10, Jardim Botânico – Tel: (21) 2540-0705
Entrance: Not available at time of press


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