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Festa RewindFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Festa REWIND returns to Alto Vidigal with Botafogo Social Club (BSC) throwing down the very best in 70s, 80s, Soul, Funk, Disco, and House.

The night is also a going away party for American DJ, Botafogo Social Club member and former The Rio Times Nightlife Guide editior Mike Frugaletti. Fellow BSC memebers, DJs Tee Cardaci and Doug Gray will help celebrate all that Frugaletti brought to the expat community and are sure to keep the crowd dancing all night.


Festa REWIND ft. Botafogo Social Club (Vidigal)
Botafogo Social Club holds a going away party filled with the very best in 70s, 80s, Soul, Funk, Disco, and House, for BSC member DJ Mike Frugaletti.
Alto Vidigal – 11PM
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima 2, Vidigal – Tel:(21)3322-3034
Entrance: R$20- R$50

Brotherhood (Copacabana)
DJs Erik Christiansen, Ricardo Estrella,Dj Nana Torres and Click | Click bring tech/deep to Fosfobox.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$40 for men, R$30 for women, R$25 with flyer or guest list until 12AM

Heavy Baile (Copacabana)
Heavy Baile returns to Copacabana with Leo Justi, Johnny Ice, ULY KKK :D, and Pesadao Tropical bringing the best in Baile Funk, Big Beat, Dancehall, Rap, Trap, and House Gangsta to one of the most talked about new venues in the city, Cave.
Cave – 11:30 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano, 20, Copacabana- Tel: (21) 2522-5663
Entrance: R$20 before midnight, R$30 until 1:00AM, R$40 after

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


Soul Santo with Bambina Philosophie
and Marcello MBgroove (Centro)

Soul Santo and Bambina Philosophie blend R & B, funk, soul and jazz sets with DJ Marecello MBgroove.
Santo Scenarium – 7PM
Rua do Lavradio 36, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
Entrance: R$10


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 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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