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BootlegFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best in deep and tech house in Copacabana tonight as Fosfobox hosts the September edition of the Bootleg party with very special guest Joyce Muniz.

A Brazilian DJ, currently based in Vienna, Muniz is rising in popularity around the world.

Another well known name in the house music scene, DJ Vivi Seixas will also take to the decks during the party. DJing since ’98, Seixas is the daughter of famed Brazilian rock singer-songwriter Raul Sexias and recently released a house remix collection of her father’s songs.

Resident DJs, Leo Janeiro and Bed & Breakfast will spin during the event to make it a true Bootleg party.

Also tonight the upstairs area of Fosfosbox, better known as the Fosfobar, will host the B-side party with Breaking Legs and Caio Busetti exploring the best of non-commercial tunes.


Bootleg with Joyce Muniz (Copacabana)
Guest DJs Joyce Muniz and Vivi Seixas and resident DJs Leo Janeiro and Bed & Breakfast will bring the best of deep house to Copacabana’s Fosfobox subsolo (basement) tonight, while Breaking Legs and Caio Busetti spin the best b-sides upstairs at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25-R$50

Let’s Get Freaky! (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) will host the Let’s Get Freaky! party with Firebazz, Lucas Lins, Joe Kinni, Ayman and Fly spinning durning the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

UCREW (Lagoa)
Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the UCREW event tonight with DJs Nepal, Magghu, Yuri Saba, Aboim and Raphael de Luca spinning deep house, progressive house and funk.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Requebra – ON THE RUN (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s Espaço Acústica will host a special Beyoncé tribute edition of the Requebra party. To celebrate Beyoncé’s thirty-third birthday, the party will offer free “rum” welcome drinks, martini shots and other unique gifts. On the first stage, DJs Lupin, Evehive and Cortez will spin Beyoncé’s pop and hits and On the Run will be screened. On the second stage DJs Bout and Edu Matis will spin the best of Queen Bey’s husband, Jay Z, as well as, more hip-hop, trap and funk.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, 2, Centro– (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$20-R$35

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$70

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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Teresa Cristina and Grupo Semente, Elisa Addor and Cristina Bhering (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema singer and guitarist Cristina Bhering will start things off at 8PM and singer Elisa Addor 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

Luiza Dionísio and Julieta Brandão (Centro)
Julieta Brandão will start things off again tonight at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with the sounds of samba. Then at 11PM, singer Luiza Dionísio will perform songs from her album entitled, Devotion, as well as, sambas from Wilson Moreira and Luiz Carlos da Vila, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM and 11PM
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


Sideways – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for classic rock with the band Sideways 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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