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Fosfobox Records July 18thFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for deep house and nu disco at Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight as Fosfobox Records presents special guests, the internationally known DJing duo of Dashdot.

The night will also feature the launch of the Strings Gone Wild EP featuring remixes by Earstrip & Torha. That duo will also throw down those remixes live during the party

Completing the group spinning tonight in the club’s subsolo (basement) will be DJ Felipe Fella, and resident DJ Pedro Piu.

Additionally, at the Fosfobar above, DJs Pinaud and Corysco will spin as part of the Hijinx party.


Festival Multiplicidade with Jarbas Lopes and Tetine (Flamengo)
Festival Multiplicidade continues its season tonight with Tetine and a performance of “Deegraça”. The show will mix IDM, funk Carioca, Miami bass, post punk and spoken word delivered by Jarbas Lopes.
Oi Futuro Flamengo – 8PM
Rua Dois de Dezembro 63, Flamengo- Tel: (21) 3131-3060
Entrance: Free


Fosfobox Records (Copacabana)
Deep house and nu disco at Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight as Fosfobox Records presents Dashdot, Earstrip & Torha, Felipe Fella, and Pedro Piu.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$40-R$60

Festa SexTape, Vegas Night! (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s Espaço Acústica will host Festa SexTape, Vegas Night! edition. Complete with dice games, roulette shots, a blackjack table, and “litte white wedding chapel”, what happens tonight at the Vegas Night! party, stays at the Vegas Night! party. DJs Grazzia and SaJoão will spin pop, electronic, hip hop and funk while, DJs Polly and Ivy with deliver indie rock, metal, and the best of Brazilian rock.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, 2, Centro– Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Charme Black Time (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) promises a night of dancing as it hosts the Charme Black Time party with DJs Ulemar, Fabinho R&B and PHDJ.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Super Premium Open Bar (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the Super Premium Open Bar event tonight with DJs Daniel Faria, Rodrigo Mattos, and Alex Lopes spinning funk, hip hop and various beats. The open bar will feature National Vodka, Bacardi, beer, Hi-Fi, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, soda, water, and tequila. Additionally, the open bar will serve Red Bull until midnight and sparkling wine for women until midnight.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Av. Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$50-R$90

Kevin Barnett and John Failly (Lagoa)
DJs Kevin Barnett and John Failly will spin the best of EDM and house at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Av. Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Moyseis Marques, Julieta Brandão and Pedro Holanda (Lapa)
Vocalist and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start the night off at 7:30 PM at Carioca da Gema with Julieta Brandão following at 9:30PM. Then at 11:30PM, singer-songwriter Marques Moyseis will present his new compositions along with his reinterpretations of the works of Luiz Carlos da Vila, Martinho da Vila, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema –7:30 PM, 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$40

Batuque na Cozinha, Galeria Do Samba and Remelexo (Centro)
Galeria Do Samba will start things off tonight at Rio Scenarium at 7PM with Batuque na Cozinha following at 9PM. Then at 2:30AM, the group Remelexoa will present some of the best Forró Pé de Serra that can be heard anywhere in Rio tonight.
Rio Scenarium – 7PM, 9PM,and 2:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Bailão Leviano with Rodrigo Lampreia (Lapa)
Tonight in Lapa the all-female group As Benditas and the group Samba Urbano, will fill the first floor of the Leviano bar with the sounds of samba and their reinterpreations of the classics by Chico Buarque, João Nogueira, Martinho da Vila, and more. Later on the second floor, Bailão Leviano will present a show filled with samba, MPB and sambalanço as singer Rodrigo Lampreia performs live. DJs Márlio and Bibiu will spin the best of samba, soul, funk, electronic and hip hop before and between the shows.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


Charles Bronson Band – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight, it’s time for classic rock with the Charles Bronson Band at Lapa Irish Pub. Located next to the famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), this pub offers a wide selection of quality imported beers. Additionally, its welcoming atmosphere attracts a fun and friendly crowd, making it a great place to go if you are looking to rock out tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 10PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10-R$20

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, 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, at times, you can hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock.
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
Av. Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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