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Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Iconic Brazilian DJ and producer Anderson Noise is appearing tonight at Fosfobox in Copacabana for a very special edition of Me Gusta, the successful house and techno party that has brought out only the best talent from around the globe. This week will be no different, as the people in Rio are in for a special treat.

Anderson noise will be celebrating his 25 year career and showing Rio why he is one of the most in demand DJs worldwide. Anderson has performed in over 30 countries, released 48 singles and EPs, 2 DVDs, 7 CD compilations and 35 releases from his own label “Noise Music”. He has a weekly radio show “Radio Noise” now on its 477th edition, broadcasting on 24 radio stations from 14 different countries. He also runs his own tv show program, “TV Noise”, producing 137 episodes so far. Currently Anderson is a resident of Clash Club (São Paulo), D-Edge (São Paulo), Deputamadre (Belo Horizonte), and LAB Club (São Paulo). Do you need any more of a reason to attend?


Chá da Alice: Edição Anitta (Lapa)
Popular fantasy party Chá da Alice goes off tonight at Fundição Progresso, featuring special guest Anitta. These shows usually consist of incredible decor, giveaways and a standup crowd ready to have fun.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: Check with venue


Me Gusta com Anderson Noise (Copacabana)
Me Gusta returns to Fosfobox with larger than life Brazilian DJ and producer Anderson Noise. Having played all over the world with endless gigs, radios shows and guest appearances, his 25 year career is that of legend. He will be joined by Bernardo Campos, Pedro Piu and more.
Fosfobox – 11;30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 with guest list, R$50 without

Festa Crush (Botafogo)
Casa Martiz welcome Festa Crush tonight, the only party in Rio with all things punk! The house invites you to celebrate the end of summer with the best of pop, punk and jello shots.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$30 without

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


Paulo Loureiro (Lapa)
Considered one of the best voices of Brazil, Paulo Loureiro arrives at La Esquina Teatro Bar to sing his interpretations of Brazil’s most popular songs. He is known to get his crowds dancing, so come prepared to move.
La Esquina Teatro Bar – 8PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 82 Sobrado – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-3435
Entrance: R$25

Toque de Arte (Lapa)
Toque de Arte is a vocal quartet who specialize in the hits and classics of samba, choro, forró and mpb. Their repertoire include songs from Jorge Aragão, Martinho da Vila, Zeca Pagodinho, Djavan and Gilberto Gil.
Café Cultural Sacrilégio – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 81, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1461
Entrance: R$35


Guacamole (Jardim Botanico)
This festive Mexican restaurant represents Mexico with a beautiful decor and a mariachi band who sings table-side, along with an array of tequila and drink specials, not to mention excellent mexican cuisine!
Guacamole – 6:00PM
Rua Jardim Botânico , 129, Jardim Botanico – Tel: (47) 3366-0311
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. Also expect to 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 to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
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 Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

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