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Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Marcelo D2 is at Circo Voador tonight for the release of his new album “Nada Pode Me Parar”. The show will feature a unique setup as the rapper promises a true “pop art” experience for his fans. The show will house an exhibition of products and photos, plus booths scattered all throughout the venue featuring games, karaoke, FIFA 14 tournaments with professionals and much much more.

On stage, Marcelo D2 will perform songs from the new album as well as classics from his solo career and his days with Planet Hemp. Be sure to expect appearances by Black Alien, Stephan, Like (Pac Div), Hélio Bentes (Breakeven) and his band, who has accompanied him for years. Tonight, D2 brings one of the best shows of hip hop to the stage of Circo Voador.


Marcelo D2 Lança Turnê “Nada Pode Me Parar” (Lapa)
Former vocalist of Planeta Hemp and pop/ rap star Marcelo D2 returns to Circo Voador for the release of his new album “Nada Pode Me Parar”. D2 is a Brazilian favorite in the music scene and has worked with the likes of Black Eyed Peas, Afrika Bambaataa and many many more.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40- R$100


Bootie Rio com João Brasil (Copacabana)
Bootie Rio is the premier party for top 40 mashups and pop music. After three years of mashing up the publics favorite tunes, Bootie returns with special guest DJ João Brasil.
Fosfobox – 11;30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$45 without

Fayah (Centro)
Fayah is back for another edition at La Paz in Lapa. Dropping heavy beats in the styles of dub, ragga, dancehall, bass, trap glitch-hop, dubstep and 8bits. Special guest DJ Ras Shack from Denmark will be tearing things up alongside locals Maga Bo, Rodolfo and more.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$45 without

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


Tucu Fernandes (Lapa)
Tucu Fernandes is at Lapa 40º tonight. Catch the live show and try out the wide assortment of delicious imported beers as well as the house brew!
Lapa 40º – 11:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$25 for women, R$40 for men

Festa Mofo Lapa (Lapa)
Mofo’s is one of Lapa’s favorite live music venues with live bands and DJs almost every night. Tonight will feature pop, rock, mpb and Brazilian hits.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$25


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 new 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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