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manara-pic-e1430190301718Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of techno and new music tonight as the Fosobox club in Copacabana presents another edition of the Noise party.

πollanda will start things off in the subsolo (basement) tonight followed by Rio’s own DJ Manara, who will spin for seven straight hours until 7AM Saturday morning. The long set takes place in celebration of Manara’s second album release.

Additionally during the night, nicco, a_hank and SVRN will spin above at the Fosfobox during the night.


Eu Amo Baile Funk with Carrossel de Emoções (Lapa)
Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Eu Amo Baile Funk event returns to Circo Voador in Lapa tonight with very special guest Carrossel de Emoções. Additionally, performing during the event will be Velha Guarda do Funk, the first funk bloco of the country, DJ Grandmaster Raphael, MC Buret, and the Passinho dancers.
Circo Voador – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50


Noise (Copacabana)
Tonight at Fosfobox in Copacabana, the Noise party presents a seven-hour live set with Manara. Additionally πollanda, nicco, a_hank and SVRN will spin during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Crush (Botafogo)
The Crush party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with a special spring break edition. DJs will spin the best of pop punk on the first floor while LLBL will take over the second floor with a special CK DJ Set from DJs Julia Garcia and Pedro Mac.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Rodrigo Veira (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh Miroir Club in Lagoa will present special guests Giovannetti and Andrew Gracie spinning the best of house.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.

Fodástica (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s Espaço Acústica presents a special F! Pillow Glow edition of Festa Fodástica. DJs Fernanda Fox, Marcelo Haubrich, and Fabio Bout will spin on the pop stage and DJs Ingrid Grundig, Phil Ferreira, and Allan Braz will spin on the Cherry Bomb stage. Additionally during the night, drink specials will include 2 Budweisers for R$10.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$25-R$35

Fdp (Gávea)
The chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea will host the Fdp party tonight with DJs Jmarkz, Gottgtroy, Felipe Lustosa and Bernando Sacramento spinning the best of EDM, funk and hip hop.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Le Rock (Arpoador)
Tonight the popular CAVE club in Arpoador will host the second edition of the Le Rock party. Rock band The Highjack will perform live and DJs Cecatto, Tomás Tróia, Raphael Fernandes, and Fabio Mondego will spin.
CAVE – 110PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024

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Coisa Nossa and Bianca Leão (Centro)
At 8PM singer Bianca Leão will start things off tonight at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. The group Coisa Nossa will follow at 11PM with the more lively samba and the group Remelexo will follow at 2:30AM performing the best of forró until sunrise.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Lapafest (Lapa)
The Lapafest party returns to the Leviano bar in Lapa tonight with singer Marcelle Motta starting things off tonight on the first floor with the best of samba and MPB including his reinterpretations of the works of João Nogueira, Zeca Pagodinho, Jorge Aragão, and Djavan, among others. Bloco Picada de Primeira will follow with more MPB and samba, soul, funk and samba reggae. On the second floor, the power trio Johnny’s will perform the best of International pop rock. Additionally, DJs Márlio and Aílton Areas will spin the best of samba, sambalanço, funk, hip hop and electronic during show intervals.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30

Marina Iris and Rixxa, Gabriel Teixeira, and Marco Novatto (Lapa)
Tonight at Carioca da Gema, singer and guitarist Marco Novatto will perform at 7:30PM, followed by singer Gabriel Teixeira at 9:30PM. Then at 11:30PM, singer Marina Iris will be joined by singer Rixxa to perform the very best of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM, 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


BR-61 @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time for the best of blues rock as the band BR-61 performs live at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are looking for quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Alunte @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Following the recent release of their new EP, “A Morte do Seu Super-Herói,” the band Alunte will perform live tonight at Saloon 79 in Botafogo. Additionally the bands Helga and Montenegro will perform during the night.
Saloon 79 – The house will open at 8:30PM and the shows will begin at 10:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15-R$20

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

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