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seguraFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time to literally feel the music move you and vibrate your soul as Fosfobox in Copacabana presents the Segura O Grave party with the best of global bass and trap tonight.

Spinning in the subsolo (basement) tonight will be DJs Rodrigo S. of the Wobble parties, Re-be-ca of the Breakz parties, Gabriel Mattos and Dedé Menezes.

Taking to the decks above at the Fosfobar during the night will be Ique Lavatori and Cris Fernandes.


Criolo (Lapa)
Tonight Brazilian rapper and singer Criolo returns to Circo Voador to perform the first of two sold-out shows.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: SOLDOUT


Krzynight Life (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will present the Krzynight Life party tonight with DJs Larissa Busch, Thomás Tróia, Totonete, Djamal, and Felipe Fella spinning live.
CAVE – 110PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024

Puta Que Pariu (Lapa)
Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia will host the military-themed party, Puta Que Pariu, Quartel Sem Limites edition tonight. Those who pass the pushup challenge will pay only R$10 for entry to the party, which will feature a beer bong, shots, body shots and a game of drunk roulette. During the night, DJs Lupin and Ian Garcez will spin the best of hits, EDM, hip-hop, trap and funk on the first stage while DJs Bgolls Incrível and Igor Boechat spin the best of rock, hard rock and indie rock on the second stage.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$10 – R$40

Segura O Grave (Copacabana)

It’s time for the best of global bass and trap as Fosfobox in Copacabana presents the Segura O Grave party tonight. DJs Rodrigo S., Re-be-ca, Gabriel Mattos, Dedé Menezes, Ique Lavatori and Cris Fernandes will spin.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Rock N Glow (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz in Botafogo will be glowing tonight as it hosts the 17th edition of the Rock N Glow party. In addition to neon and black lights, DJs miga_zz, Rodrigues, Lis Amaral, Ebol1 and Flawlekss will spin the best of trap, bass, pop, and rock.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$30-R$40

V1RUS (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh Miroir Club in Lagoa will present V1RUS with DJs spinning the best of EDM and house.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.

Bagaça da Alice (Gávea)
The chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea will host the Bagaça da Alice tonight with DJs Felipe Malfoy, Rody, Pako, and Leonardo Gattuso spinning during the party.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: $R30-R$50

Junkie Session (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s La Paz club will host the Junkie Session party with BILTRE and Alex Guterres performing live. DJ Malungo will spin during the night and VJ Miss Duda will provide visuals.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: First 100 to arrive receive free entry. (For others, see the venue for more information)

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Fhernanda Fernandes, Aninha Portal, and Celio Motta (Centro)
At 8PM, singer Fhernanda Fernandes will start off the night at Rio Scenarium. Singer Aninha Portal will follow at 11PM with her reinterpretations of works by Cartola, Nelson Cavaquinho, Paulinho da Viola, Noel Rosa, and Chico Buarque, among others. Finally at 2:30AM, Celio Motta will perform the best of forró live until the sunrise.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 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

Luiza Dionínio, Julieta Brandão, and Marcos Novatto (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Marcos Novatto will start off the night at Carioca da Gema at 7:30PM and Julieta Brandão will follow at 9:30PM. Finally at 11:30PM, singer-songwriter Luiza Dionizio returns to perform her unique and lively brand of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM, 9:30PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


Laranjelectic @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock as the band Laranjelectic performs live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. 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

Superfuzz Rock Club @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 presents the Superfuzz Rock Club. The band Khaos will perform live and DJs Wilson Power, Ricardo Abrahin, Felipe Guga, Kleber Tuma, and Chacal will spin.
Saloon 79 – The house will open at 9:30PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20-R$30

Queen Vision @Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
Bar do B in Laranjeiras will host the Queen Vision party tonight with guests Érico Becker, Hercules Costa, Robson Godoi, Tigran Magnelli, and Luiz “Bira” Giordano
Bar do B – 11PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$15

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

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

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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