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Heavy BaileFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Heavy Baile is back and promises to deliver a wild night at CAVE in Arpoador, filling the venue with the sounds of big beat, baile funk, dancehall, rap, trap, electro, gansta rava and “passinho Madness.”

Fresh off the release of his remix of Phantogram’s “Black Out Days” and the release of his EP, HVY BL NSS PR, Rio’s own Leo Justi will be joined at the Heavy Baile party tonight by Johnny Ice, DJ uly, and Mc Tchelinho. Additionally, special guest DJs Dorly and Malukinho will spin and the Sabrina Ginga dancers with Ronald Sheick will perfrom. VJ Guigga Tomaz will provide video projections througout the night.

This is an event not to be missed if you are interested in the newest sounds in Rio.


Sonoridades (Ipanema)
Tonight the fourth edition of the Sonoridades festival will continue at Oi Futuro Ipanema. Guitarist Pedro Baby will perform live with his father, guitarist Pepeu Gomes, along with bassist Dadi and drummer Jorginho.
Oi Futuro Ipanema– 9PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 54, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3131-9333
Entrance: R$10-R$20


Panorama Festival 2014 (Centro)
Thom as Hauert and the ZOO company will present “Danse étoffée sur musique déguisée” at Teatro Carlos Gomes at 5PM and Cristian Duarte will again present his work, “BioMashup” at Centro de Artes da Maré at 6:30PM as part of the ongoing Panorama Festival 2014. Tuca Pinheiro will also present his work, “Hyenna – não deforma, não tem cheiro,não solta as tiras” at Espaço Cultural Municipal Sérgio Porto in Humaitá at 7PM.
Panorama Festival 2014 – 5PM, 6:30PM and 7PM
Teatro Municipal Carlos Gomes, Praça Tiradentes 19; Centro Centro de Artes da Maré, Rua Bittencourt Sampaio 181, Nova Holanda and Espaço Cultural Municipal Sérgio Porto, Rua Humaitá 163, Humaitá.
Entrance: See venue for details.


Tekiller-Dias de los Muertos edition (Lapa)
Tonight Teatro Odisséia in Lapa will present a special Dias de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) edition of the popular Tekiller party. There will be a makeup stand to help you acheive the perfect Day of the Dead look and the woman with the best makeup at the party will win a tatoo by Roberto Cruz. Additionally, during the night there will be games including, a tequila battle with the winner taking home a bottle of Jose Cuervo and VIP (free entrance) status at the next edition of the Tekiller party. DJs Fernando Prado, Thiago Halleck, Roberto Cruz and Ingrid Grundig will spin on the first floor, while Renato Lima, Arlei Hey Hey, Grazzia and Wilson Power spin on the second floor. Distributed throughout the night will be shots of tequila, margarita, beerbong of Desperados, tequila jellyshots and the party’s signature shots, TeKiller Bombs (tequila with Red Bull and Jaeggermeister). Anninha Wolff will once again be giving body shots from the stage during the party.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / 2224-6367 / 9374-7562
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Heavy Baile (Arpoador)
Heavy Baile brings big beat, baile funk, dancehall, rap, trap, electro, gansta rave and “passinho Madness,” to Aproador as the popular party returns to CAVE tonight with DJs Leo Justi, Johnny Ice, uly and MC Tchelinho.
Cave– 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Black & Deep (Copacabana)
Tonight Copacabana’s Fosfobox presents Black & Deep. For the event, Felipe Fella, one of the biggest names in the Rio DJ scene, will spin nu disco and deep house in the subsolo (basement). DJs Caur, Dorly, and Tomás Tróia will join Fella in the basement to spin the best of hip-hop, bass, trap and house. Tomás Tróia and guests will also spin above at the Fosfobar during the night.
Fosfobox – 11:30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Drop the Bass (Gávea)
Tonight 00 in Gávea presents the Drop the Bass party with DJs Flávia Xexéo, RV, D-Groov, and Bernando Sacramento spinning hip-hop, deep house, trap and, of course, bass.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: $R30-R$50

Dub Ataque, Bangarang SS, DJ Bives, and Goodman (Centro)
Tonight at the La Paz club in Centro Dub Ataque and the Bangarang Sound System will perform on the first floor and DJ Bives and Goodman (from Paris, France) will spin on the second floor.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10-R$30

Sexta Hip House (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the Sexta Hip House party tonight with an open bar and music provided by DJs Duda Santtos, Fernando Deluz, and Rodrigo Mattos. The bar will be open until 4AM and will feature National Vodka, beer, Lagoa Azul, Hi-Fi, Blue Hawaii, Malibu Pineapple, Sex on the Beach, Cuba Libre, water and sodas. Additionally, the open bar will serve Red Bull until midnight and sparkling wine for women until midnight. Japanese cuisine will also be provided by Temakeria.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$20-R$70

Crush! Movember (Botafogo)
Tonight in celebration of Movember, Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz will host a special edition of the Crush! party. Expect to see moustaches everywhere and to hear pop punk all night long.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Roll the Dice (Lagoa)
Tonight Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the Roll the Dice party. DJ Felipe Fella will spin deep house; Be Lima will throw down hip-hop and trap, DJ Schuback will spin EDM and Raphael de Luca will deliver the best of funk.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Welcome Back From and Dudu Linhares (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh Lagoa venue Miroir will host the “Welcome Back From…” party and DJ Dudu Linhares will spin the best of EDM and house.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Luiza Dionízio and Leo Russo (Lapa)
Leo Russo will start things off at Carioca da Gema tonight at 9:30PM. Then, singer-songwriter Luiza Dionizio returns to Carioca da Gema at 11:30PM to perform her special brand of samba including her lively reinterpretations of the works of Luiz Carlos da Vila, Toninho Geraes, Clara Nunes, and João Nogueira, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Calça Arriada, Toque de Arte and Dayse do Banjo (Centro)
Singer-songwriter Dayse do Banjo will start things off at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with the sounds of samba and more samba will follow at 9PM as the group Toque de Arte performs. Finally beginning at 2:30 AM, the group Calça Arriada will play the best of forró until sunrise as part of the Forró na Madrugada section of the night.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Bailão Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight the Leviano bar in Lapa presents Bailão Leviano. On the first floor, singer Gabby Moura will start things off with the best of samba and pagode and singer Mar César will follow with the best of MPB, soul, pop rock and samba. Meanwhile on the second floor, singer Christiano Dortas will peform. Additionally, DJs Márlio and Aílton Areas will spin during the night.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


Big Phat Mama – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of blues music as the band, Big Phat Mama returns tonight to perform at the Lapa Irish Pub . If you are up for some great live music with quality imported beers in a welcoming environment, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM-9AM
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 Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

The Clover (Copacabana)
Enjoy imported beers in a great environment at Copacabana’s upscale pub, The Clover. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 6PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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