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Wobble 24 May 16thFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –Tonight in Saúde it’s all about trap, house, and drum and bass as Usina will host the not to missed 24th edition of the very popular Rio club event known as Wobble.

Very special guest, DJ UZ will headline the night. Well known for his trap mixes, UZ first appeared on the scene seemingly out of nowhere a little over two years ago. He is now considered a major force in trap, a genre of music that blends Southern hip-hop beats with house.

UZ is also well known for being unknown, always performing with his face covered by a black cloth and a golden mask. The mysterious producer has toured worldwide and played numerous festivals including a recent appearance at Coachella 2014 in April.

Rio DJ Rodrigo S, known for his dubstep, trap and house will also spin tonight, as will the Rio DJing duo, Marginal Men. São Paulo DJ C.A.B.L.E. will bring the best of drum and bass, while Rio DJs Vinzzz and Fabio Heinz will deliver the best in house, rap, jungle and funk.


Amon Amarth (Lapa)
Tonight Swedish metal band Amon Amarth will debut in Rio at Lapa’s Circo Voador. Currently on tour in support of their ninth studio album entitled, Deceiver of the Gods, Amon Amarth is known for their Viking metal, a sub-genre of metal and black metal that lyrically references vikings, Norse mythology and paganism. Band Tamuya Thrash Tribe will be the opening act.
Circo Voador– 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$100-R$200


Wobble #24 (Saúde)
Tonight Usina hosts the 24th edition of Wobble with special guest DJ UZ and DJs Rodrigo S, Marginal Men, C.A.B.L.E., Vinzzz, and Fabio Heinz.
Usina– 11PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 154, Saúde/Zona Portuária – Tel: (21) 2204-7849
Entrance: R$30-R$60

Brotherhood (Copacabana)
It’s time for tech and house at Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight as the Brotherhood event hosts special guests, DJ Bastard Love from Mexico and São Paulo’s DJ Gabriel Boni. Estrella vs. Brick and Nana Torres will also play in the Subsolo (basement) while Housenation will play above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox– 12AM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20-R$50

Machina Rock (Botafogo)
Tonight Casa da Martiz hosts a special edition of the Machina Rock event which will include VJs playing rock videos on big screens in the venue. The event will have two stages. One will be for rock/alternatives videos, with VJs Buba, Bgolls Incrível, and Vino playing videos by the band Muse and other alternatives acts. The second stage will host DJs Igor Boechat and Lis Amaral playing pop tracks.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM-6AM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Open Bar Eletrônico (Glória)
It’s all about electronic music at the open bar party event at Glória’s La Passion Club. Resident house DJ Fernando Deluz and guest DJ Roger Lyra will spin and the open bar will include vodka, beer, water and soda.
La Passion Club – 10:30 PM
Av. Augusto Severo, 200 – Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667 / 2224-4263
Entrance: R$20-R$60

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Daniela Spielmann Trio, Dorina and (Centro)
The Daniela Spielmann Trio will start things off at 8PM at Centro’s Rio Scenarium tonight. The trio consisting of Rio saxophonist Daniela Spielmann, guitarist Bilinho Teixeira and percussionist Xande Figueiredo will bring the sounds of frevo, maracatu, samba, bossa nova and jazz. Next at 9PM, singer Dorina will deliver samba and finally at 2:30 AM Cassiano will present the Feira de São Cristovão, performing some of the best forró pé de serra music live to Centro.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 9PM and 2:30 AM.
Rua do Lavradio 20, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

Joyce Cândido, Samba Urbano and Seu Bando (Lapa)
Tonight in Lapa singer Joyce Cândido and the group Samba Urbano will fill the first floor of the Leviano bar with the sounds of samba. While meanwhile on the second floor, Bailão Leviano will present a show from the bloco Percussamba which will include their versions of MPB, sambalanço, and samba hits.
Leviano – 7PM
Av. Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


Tinho Exhibition Opening (Copacabana)
Tonight the Galeria Movimento Arte Contemporânea will hold the opening ceremony for the Reflexão exhibition featuring the works of São Paulo artist Walter Tada Nomura, better known as “Tinho”.
Galeria Movimento Arte Contemporânea – 7PM-10PM
Av. Atlântica, 4240, Loja 212, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267 5989
Entrance: Free


Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time for classic rock with Banda Presence at Lapa Irish Pub. Located besides Lapa’s famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), this pub is known to draw a fun and energetic crowd. There’s a wide selection of quality imported beers and the decor with its welcoming and familiar feel makes it a great place to drink them while rocking out.
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. Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Fiesta Mexicana(Vidigal)
It’s a celebration of Mexico tonight at Alto Vidigal Hostel as they will serve burritos, mulitas and nachos from 7PM-11PM. Drink offerings will include margaritas, mojitos and tequila.
Casa Alto Vidigal – 7PM-11PM
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima 2, Mirante do Arvrao, Vidigal – Tel:(21)3322-3034
Entrance-Free, meal and drink prices vary.

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