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Fosfobox 10Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The ever popular Fosfobox club in Copacabana is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this week and is holding seven nights filled with some of the best DJs from Rio and beyond.

Techno/house will fill the club tonight during the second event with DJs Leo Janeiro, Jonas Rocha, Marcelo Abreu, Bed & Breakfast, Pedro Mezzonato and Fella, Nana Torres and Ricardo Estrella, Flow & Zeo, Matera and Rodrigo Correia; and Kammy throwing down in the basement. Above at the Fosfobar, DJs Joca Vidal, David Tabalipa, Zuim, Sean Diss, Toledo, Manara and Skull B will spin.


Fosfobox 10th Anniversary (Copacabana)
DJs brings techno/house to the famous Fosfobox club in Copacabana during the second event of seven in celebration of the club’s 10 year anniversary.
Fosfobox– 9:00PM-6:00AM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

We Love House-Naza Brothers (Lagoa)
Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the Naza Brothers as part of the We Love House event tonight.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 1426 – Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$ 30-R$50.

Rockaway #26 + Festa FUEL (Botafogo)
Get ready to headbang as DJs bring the best of Nu-Metal, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Punk Rock, and Industrial Rock to Casa da Matriz. Additionally caipirinhas and caipivodkas will be double dose for R$11 all night long.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$30

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Teresa Cristina (Lapa)
Singer Teresa Cristina joined by Grupo Semente celebrates fifteen years of samba in Lapa tonight at Carioca da Gema beginning at 11PM. Singer Cristina Bhering will open the night at 7:30PM.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$38

Forró na Madrugada -Forró de Ponta (Centro)
Rio Scenarium’s will come alive with the sounds forró of tonight beginning at 2:30AM as works of famous musicians Luiz Gonzaga, Dominguinhos, Alcaeus Valencia, Geraldo Azevedo and other northeastern and northern Brazilian artists as well as current new songs in the forró pé de serra scene will be performed.
Rio Scenarium – 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40


Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S.A. on at the Gringo Cafe, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and atmosphere. Enjoy mac n cheese, sliders, Heineken and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug provides a great selection of beers and food. There isn’t much missing from this American-style staple where you can hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9PM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers London Pride and Heineken beer on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$20

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