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

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – No doubt about it, Nacao Zumbi is back in Rio for an exclusive one night only performance. The infamous pernambucan band Nacao Zumbi is back to Circo Voador for a night of heavy beats. Expect a top performance from one of the most well known groups in Brazil and a high energy psychodelic light show.

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Nacao Zumbi (Lapa)
The infamous pernambucan band Nacao Zumbi is back to Circo Voador for a night of heavy beats. Expect a top performance from one of the most well known groups in Brazil and a high energy psychodelic light show.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Contact Venue

CLUBS:

Candy Party (Centro)
On the International Day of Lies any and all nonsense is forgiven. The resident DJs are not going to be fun and will not promise the best of pop in the broadest sense. Do not be fooled, your best destination on Saturday is Esapco Acoustica. With lineup: David Guetta, Daft Punk, Martin Solveig, Fatboy Slim, Skrillex and Lady Gaga DJ set.
Espaco Acoustica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2 e 4, Centro – Tel:(21) 2232-1299
Entrance: Contact Venue

Do Hauze (Ipanema)
One of the longest running parties in Rio, Do Hauze is always a crowd pleaser. Special guest from the UK DJ Jayce will be throwing down alongside residents Andre Araujo, Bernardo Campos and Pedro Mezzonato.
Dama de Ferro – 11PM
Vinícius de Moraes, 288 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2247-2330
Entrance: R$30, R$25 after 5AM

Wake Up! (Copacabana)
The Indie Club has made its way to Fosfobox!
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Bloco Mofodeu (Lapa)
This bloco group consists of percussionist from Vila Isabel, Rio Grande and Beija Flor, playing classic rock and MPB mixed with the rhythm of Brazilian drumming.
Mofo Lapa – 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$25

Rock Story (Lapa)
This is a night where you can sing and dance to the biggest and best Rock and Blues hits of all time.
Rio Rock & Blues – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 20, Centro – Tel:(21) 3684-1091
Entrance: R$35

Samba na Véia (Lapa)
This group rescues samba and bossa from the 60s and 70s through to today with samba and rock sambalanço animating the track.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

PUBS & BARS:

Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio in its newest guise and a great local crowd. Known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30PM every day. Make sure to check the web site for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar – Open 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
Entrance: Free


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