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Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Bootie Rio is back at Fosfobox tonight, with special guest DJ directly from Los Angeles, California DJ Faroff playing all things good in the world of mashup and pop. Santa Monica born and raised DJ Faroff will be commanding the decks along with DJs Schlaepfer, Richard L, Folkatrua and more. He mashes everything from Marvin Gaye to the Doors and to House of Pain and much much more.

Bootie Rio is one of Rio de Janeiro’s longest running parties held at the premier alternative club Fosfobox in Copacabana. The party has played host to a variety of DJs both nationally and internationally and tend to offer drink specials in the form of two for one or free shots on the dancefloor.


Pessoas do Século Passado (Lapa)
This party celebrates all things great from the past century, including music of every aspect, rock pop and more. DJ Luizinho will be dropping everything from Tim Maia to Nirvana.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue


Bootie Rio de Natal (Copacabana)
Los Angeles based DJ Faroff joins DJs Schlaepfer, Richard L, Folkatrua plus VJs André Pipipi e Luiz G-Vô for a night of mashup madness at Fosfobox.
Fosfobox – 11;30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 with guest list, R$40 without

Noise (Centro)
Noise is on at La Paz Club, boasting funky house, tech and disco. DJs for the night include DJ Manara, who will playing an extended set, plus Sean Diss, The Void and Toledo.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82- Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$30- R$50

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


Batuque Na Cozinha (Lapa)
Batuque Na Cozinha returns to Sacrilégio for the release of their new DVD, “Levanta Brasil.” The group has gained the acclamation from the audience since the release of their first CD, “Sorria pra Samba.”
Lapa 40º – 11:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30 for men, R$20 for women

Jorginho do Império (Lapa)
Jorginho do Império is at Rio Scenarium tonight to promote his new cd “O Filho do Imperador”.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35


Pub Escondido (Copacabana)
If beer and burgers are your thing, then you really must not miss Pub Escondido. With a funky modern decor and impeccably strong beer menu, there are only good times to be had. Delicious burgers and many other menu items also available.
Pub Escondido– 9PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 98 Loja A, Copacabana- Tel: (21) 2522-9800
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 new 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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