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Quiz Night FridayFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight is the first Quiz Night Rio at Ipanema’s Gringo Café.

Planned as a weekly event at the American restaurant, Quiz Night Rio is fashioned after Irish and English bar social events.

The night will feature four to ten rounds of questions about Brazilian and International general knowledge with teams of two to six players competing for a weekly prize.

While this is the first edition of Quiz Night Rio at Gringo Café, Quizmaster Oracle Stephen has been leading the event in Natal RN for over two years.

So, assemble your teams and get ready for two hours of trivia, socializing and fun. The charge to play is R$10 per person.


Quiz Night Rio Launch @ Gringo Café (Ipanema)
Tonight is the inaugural edition of the Quiz Night Rio event at Ipanema’s Gringo Café.
Gringo Café – 9PM
Barao Da Torre 240, Ipanema– Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: R$10


Just Follow (Copacabana)
It’s time for techo and deep house as Fosfobox in Copacabana celebrates the first anniversary of the Just Follow party. DJs Manara, Sean Diss, Saulo Laudares, Sugu, Toledo, Carol Hollanda, Caio Busetti, Chester Cave and Pedro Zuim will spin, keeping the party going throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Indie Club (Centro)
Tonight the La Paz club in Centro presents the Indie Club party with DJs Arlei Hey Hey, Bruno Ambrozi and Thiago Burgos spinning alternative, indie pop and indie rock on the Indie Club stage, while DJs FL3SH Disco, Nathalia Hinz and Dory spin house, remixes, synthpop and trap on the Future Beats stage.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Festa Solta (Botafogo)
Tonight Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz presents the second edition of the Festa Solta party. DJs Patrick Gomez, Tomás Tróia and Julie will spin on the first floor, while DJs Pinho, Doug Def and Migazz will take to the decks upstairs.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Be Cool (Lagoa)
Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the Be Cool party tonight with DJs Tubarão, Raphael Fernandes, Alex Moura and Raphael De Luca spinning throughout the night.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Room (Gávea)
Tonight Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) presents the Room party with U.S. DJ Tracy Young and DJs Andre Graça, Bell Roncoli and Iellamo spinning inside and JR Mahr spinning on the venue’s deck area.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Requebra (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s Espaço Acústica will host the Requebra party and will celebrate RBD with DJs spinning the best of pop and funk.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, 2, Centro– (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$22-R$40

All Inclusive (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the All Inclusive party tonight with an open bar and a battle between hip-hop and funk DJs Daniel Faira, Leo Vargas, and Flavia Xexeo. The open bar will be open until 4AM and will feature National 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$20-R$80

Mario Fischetti and Carol Legally (Lagoa)
Tonight DJs Mario Fischetti and Carol Legally will spin the best of EDM and house at Lagoa’s posh venue Miroir.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Teresa Cristina and Grupo Semente, Gabriel Teixeira and Juliana Zanardi (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema singer and guitarist Juliana Zanardi will start things off at 7:30PM and Gabriel Teixeira will follow at 9:30PM. Then at 11PM, singer Teresa Cristina & Grupo Semente will fill the venue with the sounds of lively samba as they perform their reinterpretations of the works of Noel Rosa, Chico Buarque, Gonzaguinha, Ismael Silva and Paulinho da Viola, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM, 9:30PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$40

Trio Ustres, Fátima Gaspar & Os Gatos da Noite, and Darcy Maravilha da Portela (Centro)
At 8PM, Darcy Maravilha da Portela will get things started with samba at Rio Scenarium. Then the group Fátima Gaspar & Os Gatos da Noite will perform at 11PM. Finally at 2:30 AM, the group Trio Ustres will play some of the best forró you can hear any in the city tonight.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM and 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. Black will perform his reinterpretations of the works of Tim Maia, Seu Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others. Additionally on the second floor tonight, the trio, Johnnys will perform the best of pop and rock and 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


Charles Bronson Band – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for classic rock as the Charles Bronson Band performs live tonight 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

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 – 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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