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another dimensionFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight BlackHaus will present the Another Dimension event at Sacadura 154 in Saúde.

The event will be both a party and an audiovisual experience with very special guest, artist Muti Randolph providing immersive visuals and DJs spinning on two stages during the night.

DJs Mary Zander, Nepal, Leondre, and the BASE crew with Bernardo Campos, Felipe Fella, and Pedro Mezzonato spinning on the main stage and Selvagem and Carrot Green spinning on the second stage.

Additionally during the night, there will be an open bar with beer, vodka, whiskey, energy drinks, Catuaba, juice, sodas, and water.


Brasil Jazz Fest with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter (Flamengo)
The 2016 Brasil Jazz Fest begins tonight with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter performing live at Vivo Rio in Parque do Flamengo.
Vivo Rio – 9PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: R$50 – R$250

Fish Magic (Botafogo)
Singer-songwriter Mário Quinderé will once again bring his group Fish Magic to perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. In addition to Quinderé, the group consists of guitarist Gordinho, bassist Pamplona, keyboardist André Saddy, and drummer Henrique Ludgero.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

Marcelo D2 (Lapa)
Tonight Marcelo D2 will launch his new DVD, “Nada Pode Me Parar” live at Circo Voador in Lapa.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$60

Sexta Soul Jazz (Barra da Tijuca)
The Sexta Soul Jazz event returns to Plage Café / Parque Lage in Jardim Botânico tonight for its second edition. The band led by pianist and singer Jeremy Goddard with drummer Ricardo Imperatore and bassist Marcos Kuzka Cunha will perform the best of no nonsense, funky, rootsy, gospel, and rhythm and blues during the night.
Plage Café / Parque Lage – 9PM
Rua Jardim Botânico, 414 Parque Lage, Jardin Botânico – Tel: (21) 2535-7336
Entrance: FREE


Pub Crawl Lapa Loca (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time again for the Pub Crawl Lapa Loca. The meeting point to begin the crawl is at Rua Mem de Sá, 55 from 10:30PM to 11PM. There will then be an open bar from 11:10PM to 12:10AM at Bar da Cachaça. Then from 12:20AM to 1AM there will be free entry at the next location and one free shot of tequila or caipirinha. The crawl will then arrive at 1:20AM at its final stop at Bar da Boa for the Lapa Loca party. Entry to that party will be free and pub crawlers will receive one free caipirinha.
Bar da Boa Show – 10:30PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 69, Lapa, – Tel: (21) 2221-2542
Entrance: R$70

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Red Monkey (Copacabana)
It’s time once again for the best of global bass, trap, and future beats as the Red Monkey party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana. During the night, DJs Ambassordor, Dedé Menezes, ₭ENNYᐱ, and Mr. Red Monkey will spin in the subsolo (basement) and the Dustreet Crew and Gabriel Prado will spin at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11:10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Black Cave (Arpoador)
The Black Cave party will return to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight with DJs Nicole Nandes, David Levy, LoFaRo, Cereja, Lodeek, and Baln spinning the best of rap, trap, hip hop, funk, and more.
CAVE – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$70

Another Dimension (Saúde)
Tonight Sacadura 154 in Saúde will host the Another Dimension party with artist Muti Randolph providing visuals and DJs spinning on two stages. Addtionally there will be an open bar all night with beer, vodka, whiskey, energy drinks, Catuaba, juice, sodas, and water.
Sacadura 154 –10:22PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 154 – Saúde – Tel: (21) 2263-0667
Entrance: R$160 – R$180

Rendez Vous (Ipanema)
Tonight the Rooftop Hotel Caeser Park Ipanema will host once again the Rendez-Vous Rooftop party. DJs Gringo da Parada and Gustave MM will spin during the night.
Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema – 6PM
Av. Vieira Souto 460 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2441-9450
Entrance: R$30

Matriz Rock Nights (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz in Botafogo will host the Matriz Rock Nights tonight. DJs Arlei Hey Hey, Grazzia, Larissa Conforto, and Suirá will spin the best of rock on two stages throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 – $39


Trio Ustrês, and Boemia Carioca, and Sambaízes (Centro)
The group Sambaízes will start of the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with the best of samba and singer Boemia Carioca will follow at 11PM with more lively samba. Then beginning at 3AM, Trio Ustrês will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Teresa Cristina, Grupo Semente, and Gabriel Miranda
Tonight Gabriel Miranda will start off the night at Carioca da Gema and Teresa Cristina and Grupo Semente will follow 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 – 7:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$40

Lapafest (Lapa)
It’s time again for Lapafest at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Lucas de Moraes will start off the night by performing his reinterpretations of works by Zeca Pagodinho, Jorge Aragão, and Clara Nunes, among others. The bloco Picada de Primeira will then perform the best of samba, MPB, soul, and samba reggae. On the second floor during the night, the power trio Johnny’s will perform the best of international pop rock. Additionally during the night, DJs Chicote and Ailton Areas will spin the best of samba, sambalançco, funk, hip hop and electronic during show intervals. Caipirinhas will be free for all unitl 12AM.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)


AC/DCover @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of AC/DC as tribute band AC/DCover returns to perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you want to hear great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Baile Carioca (Ipanema)
It’s time for the best of Skank, Bob Marley, Lulu Santos, Pearl Jam, Natiruts, and Rappa, among others tonight at Barzin in Ipanema as Baile Carioca presents Nando Motta and David Damasceno performing live. Additionally during the night DJ Bruno Rebello will spin the best of pop and funk carioca.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$10 – R$30

Only Stones @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Rolling Stones tribute band, Only Stones will perform live tonight at Saloon 79 in Botafogo. Additionally during the night, DJs Theddy-O and Tony Rocker will spin.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM; Only Stones are scheduled to begin at approxiamately 10:30PM; and DJs Theddy-O and Tony Rocker will begin to spin at 1AM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – R$25

Ladies Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s Ladies Night at the Lord Jim Pub tonight. A DJ will spin the best of the 80s and promotions will include two-for-one specials on sparkling wine for women and tequila and Jagermeister for everyone.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM to 4AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$20 for women and R$25 for men.

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great Mexican food, drinks and live sports, be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of the Ipanema neighborhood, Bar 48 (Quarenta e Oito) is one of the hottest new bars in the city. Owned and operated by French expats, the bar is making a name for itself by hosting live music, DJ sets and by offering a nice atmosphere and great mixed drinks including caipirinhas.
Bar 48 – 6PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. This is a great place to watch live streaming sports, both international and national.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold beer, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. Additionally, this is a great place to watch live sports.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s Mondays through Saturdays from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
Mud Bug in Copacabana provides a great selection of food and drinks, including more than thirty types of international and national beers
Mud Bug – 5PM – 3AM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Since its opening, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike with its intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks.
OMG Lounge – 4PM – 3AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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