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Brazilian Wax May 2ndFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Brazilian Wax returns to Copacabana’s club Cave for another special night as it holds its second edition of 2014.

DJs Pedro Piu, Dani Souto and Biel of the Curitiba project, Funky Factory will be celebrating the birthday of Pedro Zuim Limeira, one of the biggest up-and-coming DJs in the Rio scene today.

DJ Renato Bastos also returns taking control of the deck after a hiatus of years. Tonight he will show the Cave crowd exactly what he has been up to while away.


Avril Lavigne (Barra de Tijuca)
Canadian singer-songwriter Avirl Lavigne comes to Rio’s Citibank Hall tonight. Currently on tour for her fifth album, she arrives in the city resh off the release of the CD’s fourth single, “Hello Kitty.”
Citibank Hall – 10PM
Av. Ayrton Senna, 3000 – Barra da Tijuca. Tel.: (21) 2156-7300
Entrance: R$220- R$450

The Maine (Lapa)
U.S. alternative rock band, The Maine returns to Rio tonight to play Lapa’s Circo Voador. Nick Santino of the band A Rocket to the Moon will open.
Circo Voador– Gates open at 7PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$90-R$180. Tickets are availalbe online here and at the Circo Voador box office.


Brazilian Wax (Copacabana)
DJs Pedro Piu, Dani Souto, Pedro Zuim Limeira, Renato Bastos and Biel of the Funky Factory promise to make it an unforgettable experience at Copacabana’s club Cave tonight.
Cave– 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano, 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: See venue for details.

Arpex (Lagoa)
Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the Arpex event again tonight with DJs Jr Moreira and Bruno Lima.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 1426 – Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$ 30-R$50.

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


Teresa Cristina (Lapa)
Singer Teresa Cristina joined by Grupo Semente celebrates fifteen years of samba in Lapa tonight at Carioca da Gema beginning at 11PM. Singer Bruno Brit will open the night at 7:30 PM.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$38

Forró na Madrugada – Pédaladeira (Centro)
Rio Scenarium’s will come alive with the sounds forró of tonight beginning at 2:30 AM as works of famous musicians Luiz Gonzaga, Dominguinhos, Alcaeus Valencia, Geraldo Azevedo and other northeastern and northern Brazilian artists as well as current new songs in the forró pé de serra scene will be performed.
Rio Scenarium – 2:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40


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 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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