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Paradiso and NugroovesFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Celebrating a sixth anniversary, Paradiso and Nugrooves Rio will take over Centro’s La Paz Club tonight. Joining the party will be very special guest DJ, Dave Rowntree, drummer for the UK rock band Blur.

Rowntree, also co-author of some of Blur’s most popular songs, including; “Song 2”, “Coffee & TV”, “Girls & Boys” and “Parklife,” makes a stop in Rio tonight as part of an ongoing DJ set tour of Brazil.

Also taking to the decks on the seocond floor of the venue tonight to spin the best of rock, indie, brit pop, and electro-rock will be Tito Figueiredo and Edinho.

It will be all about house, deep house, nu soul and nu jazz on the first floor as DJs Joca Vidal and Gustavo Magoo spin. DJ David Tabalipa will also throw down only records, for a 100% vinyl set, during the event.


MOO Discoland edition-Art Rua (Gamboa)
Tonight the MOO party presents a special Discoland edition as part of Art Rua 2014. Taking place at Centro Cultural Ação da Cidadania in Gamboa beginning at 10PM, special guest, Argentinian musician and DJ Ana Helder will perform and spin. DJs Diogo Reis, Dionysus Jr., and Badenov will also take to the decks during the night.
Centro Cultural Ação da Cidadania – 10PM
Av. Barão de Tefé 75, Gamboa – Tel: (21) 2233-7460 / 2253-8177
Entrance: R$40-R$120


ArtRio 2014 (Gamboa)
The fourth edition of the modern and contemporary art fair, ArtRio continues today, beginning at 1PM. One of the largest art fairs in Latin America, ArtRio is again taking place in five spacious former warehouses located at Rio de Janeiro’s Pier Mauá. There you can find works from thousands of international and Brazilian artists presented by hundreds of international galleries.
Pier Mauá –1PM-9PM
Avenida Rodrigues Alves 10, Praça Mauá, Centro – Tel: (21) 3173 5669
Entrance: R$15-R$30


We Love House (Lagoa)
Tonight Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the We Love House party with very special guest DJ Otto Knows. DJs Luca Di Napoli, Marck! B2B, Gabriel Saber and De Luca will all also spin during the event.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$60-R$70

Paradiso and Nugrooves Rio with Dave Rowntree (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s La Paz club hosts the celebration of the Paradiso and Nugrooves Rio sixth anniversary with very special guest DJ, Dave Rowntree. Drummer for the UK band Blur and co-author of many of the bands hits, Rowntree is currently touring Brazil with his live DJ set. During the party tonight, DJs Tito Figueiredo, Edinho, Joca Vidal, Gustavo Magoo and David Tabalipa will also spin.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$35 -R$50

FALCATRUA (Copacabana)
Tonight its all about visuals as the #FolkatruaVJs celebrate four years and take over Copacabana’s Fosfobox. The Família NewLaje and Bomba Santa parties will fill the Fosfobar with the sights and sounds of pop and hits. Meanwhile, down below in the subsolo (basement), DJs Moreira and Richard L. will spin the best of mash-ups. Johnny Ice and DJ uly kkkkk will also be on hand, delivering the best of baile funk to the party. Additionally André Paste will take to the decks, spinning a variety of rhythms to keep the party going throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Jägerz (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) promises a night of dancing as it hosts the Jägerz party tonight. DJs Caur, Aian, Louis Ayman and Léo Buchecha will spin to keep the party going throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Over.Dose (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s Espaço Acústica will host the Over.Dose party. On the first stage, DJs Ian Gar6, Rebecca Foxx and Felipe Malfoy will spin the best of pop, pop rock, hits and funk, while on the second stage, DJs Great Guy, Millah, and Bonham will throw down the best retro tunes and the best of film soundtracks. The first 100 attendess will be welcomed with a free shots of Jägermeister and Budweiser will be dose dupla (two for one) all night long. Additionally there will be a raffle for tickets to the upcoming Miley Cyrus show in Rio on September 28th.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, 2, Centro– (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Super Premium Open Bar (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the Super Premium Open Bar event tonight with DJs Daniel Faria, Leo Vargas and Alex Lopes spinning funk, hip hop and various beats. The open bar will feature National Vodka, Bacardi, beer, Hi-Fi, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, soda, water, and tequila. Additionally, the open bar will serve Red Bull until midnight and sparkling wine for women until midnight.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$30-R$80

Mike Russ and John Failly (Lagoa)
Tonight DJs Mike Russ and John Failly 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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Moyseis Marques, Leo Russo and Cristina Bhering (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema, singer and guitarist Cristina Bhering will start things off at 8PM and Leo Russo will follow at 9:30PM. Then at 11:30PM singer-songwriter Moyseis Marques will perform his own compositions, as well as, his reinterpretations of the works of Luiz Carlos da Vila, Martinho da Vila, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others
Carioca da Gema –8PM, 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Chamego Nordestino, Coisa Nossa, and Alessandra Crispin (Centro)
At 8PM, singer Alessandra Crispin will get things started again tonight at Rio Scenarium with her repertoire of classic samba and various Brazilian rhythms.The group Coisa Nossa will follow again at 11PM with their lively samba. Finally beginning at 2AM, the group Chamego Nordestino will play some of the best forró you can hear anywhere in the city tonight.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM and 11PM and 2AM
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


Fidalgos- Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of blues music with the band Fidalgos playing live tonight at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, 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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