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Baile Black BomFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Baile Black Bom party hosts a very special edition as the band Consciência Tranquila release their new single “Sente a Vibe” (Feel the Vibe).

The Baile Black Bom (Good Black Party), is an event which celebrates Afro-Brazilian culture with the best of hip-hop, charme and classic funk.

The party typically takes place on the second Saturday of the month on the famous Rio site of Pedra do Sal. However, tonight the event will be held at samba school, São Clemente’s Quadra located on Av.Presidente Vargas in Centro.

In addition to Consciência Tranquila playing live, DJs Flash and Tamy will spin during the night.


Baile Black Bom (Centro)
Tonight it’s time for a special edition of the Baile Black Bom party with band Consciência Tranquila releasing their new single “Sente a Vibe” (Feel the Vibe).
G.R.E.S. São Clemente Quadra – 10PM
Av.Presidente Vargas 3102, Centro – (21) 9528-5060
Entrance: R$10


Hy Brasil (Copacabana)
Copacabana’s Fosfobox celebrates the Hy Brasil compilations tonight as the venue hosts some of the freshest electronic musicians around performing live. Omulu, Sants, Domina, otimokarater, and Gorilla Brutality will play and DJs Pessoas Que Eu Conheço, Chico Dub, Rodrigo S. and Marginal Men will spin.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$40-R$60

Presepada (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s La Paz club presents the Presepada party. DJs Lindote and Enygma will spin the best of bagaça on the first stage, while DJs Alceu and Cortez spin the best of MPB and Rock on the second stage. VJ Leonardo Lucas will provide visuals during the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$25 -R$35

Fog (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of indie, pop, hip hop, trap, bass, baile and deep house as the Fog party returns to Copacabana’s Cave tonight. DJs Marginal Men,Tomás Tróia, Johnny Ice, Beto Artista, and Fl3sh Disco will spin.
Cave– 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$40-R$60

Araka (Gávea)
Bringing music, art and fashion together, Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) presents the Araka party tonight.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

KrioK (Lagoa)
Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the sixth edition of the KrioK party tonight with THOR, Bê Lima, Tomás Troia, PL Project, Wally and Gabriel Rique spinning live.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Paranoid Android (Botafogo)
The Paranoid Android party returns to Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz tonight with DJs Buba, Bgolls, Igor Boechat, and Lou Palma spinning the best of rock and pop on during stages during the event.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10-R$32

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 Faria, Leo Vargas, and Alex Lopes. 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$20-R$80

We Love Miroir Lagoa)
Tonight Lagoa’s posh venue Miroir hosts the We Love Miroir with DJs Jetlag and Carol Legally 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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Teresa Cristina and Grupo Semente, Julieta Brandão, and Cristina Bhering (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema singer and guitarist Cristina Bhering will start things off at 8PM and Julieta Brandão 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 –8PM, 9:30PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$40

Trio Rapacuia, Luíza Dionizio and Simone Lial (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer Simone Lial will again get things started with jazz and Brazilian rhythms at Rio Scenarium. Then at 11PM singer Luíza Dionizio well peform works from her album entitled, Devotion. Finally beginning at 2:30 AM, the group Trio Rapacuia will play some of the best forró you can hear any in the city tonight. Their show will include thier reinterpreatations of works by Luiz Gonzaga, Jackson do Pandeiro, João do Vale, Dominguinhos, Gilberto Gil, Chico Buarque, Geraldo Azevedo and Zé Ramalho, among others.
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


Punching Namard – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The band Punching Namard will perform classic Celtic and Irish Punk, as well as, their reinterpreationat of traditional Irish music 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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