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Bootie RioFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the mashups return to Copacabana’s Fosfobox as the venue hosts the Bootie Rio party, Favela Trap edition with special guest Pesadão Tropical.

Direct from Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Pesadão Tropical is a group of three DJs; Thiago Salvador, Nycksés (aka Guilherme Niches) and Tr1p (Henrique Janelli). The trio are known for their ability to seamlessly blend trap and neo baile funk carioca with numerous other genres.

Additionally during the event tonight, Richard L., Schlaepfer, André Pipipi, Luiz G-Vô and Moreira from the Bootie Rio Crew will spin.


American Party Trick or Drink (Centro)
Tonight the La Paz club presents the American Party, Trick or Drink Halloween edition. The club will be decorated for the holiday and there will be black cups, candy and everything it takes to make your inner ghoul feel like dancing. DJs Ronney Assad, AnaB, Vitor Medina, and Glauber will spin pop punk, indie, rock and punk rock on the Amercian stage, while DJs Dave Avigdor and Bruno Ambrozi will spin pop, funk, trap and hip-hop on the Oompa party stage.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Bootie Rio Favela Trap (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of mashups again tonight as the Bootie Rio party returns tonight to Copacabana’s Fosfobox. Special guests Pesadão Tropical and the Bootie Rio crew will spin.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20-R$50

JACK n’ BASS (Arpoador)
Bass is back in Arpoador tonight as Cave hosts the second edition of the JACK n’ BASS party. Dropheadd, Eclectic, FlexB, and Toucan will spin.
Cave– 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Drunk in Love (Gávea)
Tonight Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) will host the Drunk in Love party. DJs Cix, Felipe Guga and Tucho will spin trap, bass, and house.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: $R30-R$50

All Inclusive (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the All Inclusive party tonight with an open bar and music provided by DJs Leo Vargas, Alex Lopes, and Rodrigo Mattos. The open bar will be open until 4AM and will featureNational Vodka, Bacardi, beer, Hi-Fi, Cuba Livre, Blue Lagoon, sodas and rounds of tequila. 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$10-R$70

B2B Fight Night (Lagoa)
Tonight DJs will battle as ↯ 4 Night presents the B2B Fight Night at Lagoa’s Praia Club. Rama will face off against PL Project, while Ayman will take on Tucho and Jokerz will do battle with Marck. Felipe Rosa is up against Wally and Phloxx will spin to extend the party well into the night.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Miroir On (Lagoa)
Tonight Lagoa’s posh venue Miroir presents Miroir On with DJs Diego Moura and Flavia Xexeo spinning 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, Nina Rosa and Juliana Zanardi (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema, Juliana Zanardi will start things off at 8PM and Nina Rosa will follow at 9:30PM. Then 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 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Xique Xique, Fátima Gaspar,Os Gatos Da Noite, and Roberta Espinosa (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer Roberta Espinosa will get things started at Rio Scenarium. Then at 11PM Fátima Gaspar and Os Gatos Da Noite will perform. Then beginning at 2:30AM, the Forró na Madrugada section of the night will present Xique Xique. The group will play some of the best forró you can hear any in the city tonight until the sunrises.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Baile do Black with Sandro Black and Guests (Lapa)
Tonight in Lapa the Leviano bar will host Baile do Black with singer/DJ/presenter Sandro Black and guests. Singer Marcelle Motta will start off the night and Sandro Black will perform his reinterpretations of the works of Tim Maia, Seu Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others. Additionally, DJ Aílton Areas will spin the best of funk, hip-hop and electronic.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


Anesthesia – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The Metallica tribute band, Anesthesia, will play at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. Located besides Lapa’s famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), this pub is known to draw a fun and energetic crowd and tonight should be no exception. They offer a wide selection of quality imported beers and the decor has a welcoming and familiar feel.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

Gringo Cafe, Gringo Halloween (Ipanema)
Tonight the Gringo Cafe begins the premiere edition of Gringo Halloween. Each night from now through November 1st, they will show two movies. The first will be family friendly and the second one later will be terror. Tonight “Ghostbusters” will play at 7PM followed by John Carpenter’s classic slasher, “Halloween” at 9PM. The Gringo Cafe is known for bringing all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: FREE with varying prices of food and drinks.

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 – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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

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