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RoleFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Sacadura 154 in Saúde will host the Rolê and Eclética parties.

DJs Felipe Malfoy and Matheus Marins will spin for the Eclética party and DJ Felipe Malfoy will spin for the Rolê! party with DJ Mari Terra spinning back-to-back with Bruno Zimmer.

Additionally, singer King will perform live during the night and there will be karaoke on the Rolezinho stage.


The Mansion Rio Sem Fronteias (Santa Teresa)
During the Olympic Games in Rio from August 5th through August 21st, The Mansion Rio in Santa Teresa will be hosting special events including lunch, dinners, poolside bar, live bands, live samba, and DJs. See The Mansion Rio Facebook page for additional information.
The Mansion Rio
Rua Dr Julio Otoni 254 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 99776-0477
Entrance: See venue for additional information.

Club France Opening (Lapa)
The France House in Sociedade Hípica Brasileira in Lagoa is offering family-friendly activities during the Olympic Games including autograph sessions, sport demonstrations, and medal celebrations for the athletes of the French Olympic Team. Club France will be open August 6th through 21st from 12PM to 2AM with a daily entrance fee of R$10 – R$20. Tickets to parties at Le Club must be bought separately (see below for more information).
Club France – 12PM to 2AM
Sociedade Hípica Brasileira , Avenue Borges de Medeiros, 2448 – Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$10 – R$20


Los Sebosos Postizos (Lapa)
The group Los Sebosos Postizos will perform the best of Jorge Ben Jor live tonight at Circo Voador in Lapa.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80


Rolê and Eclética (Saúde)
The Rolê and Eclética parties will take over Sacadura 154 tonight with DJs Felipe Malfoy and Matheus Marins spinning for the Eclética party and DJ Felipe Malfoy spinning for the Rolê! party. Additionally, DJ Mari Terra will spin back-to-back with Bruno Zimmer and singer King will perform live during the night. There also will be karaoke on the Rolezinho stage.
Sacadura 154 –11PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 154 – Saúde – Tel: (21) 2263-0667
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

BOHO (Botafogo)
Tonight Espaço Rampa will host the BOHO party, I love Rio! edition. During the night DJs Marcella Rica, Lela Gomes, Gael Augusto, Claudio Macedo, and Érika Ferreira will spin the best of pop and hits.
Espaço Rampa – 11PM
Avenida Repórter Nestor Moreira 42,Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2239-0305
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Festonna – niver Madonna (Copacabana)
Tonight Fosfobox in Copacabana celebrates Madonna’s recent birthday with the Festonna – niver Madonna. During the night, DJs Gustavo Klein and Rafael Augusto will spin the best of Madonna and additional pop and hits in the subsolo (basement) while Nicoloe Antunes spins above at the Fosfobar. Additionally, LC Ambient will provide visuals during the party.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Deep Sea (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will explore the underground as it hosts the Deep Sea partyt tonight. Maz, Duwolf, Cavera, and Stavoberg will spin during the night promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas until 12:40AM.
CAVE – 11:30 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: Free until 12:30AM for women with their names on the list, R$30 +

CL∆PS (Centro)
The CL∆PS party returns to La Paz in Centro tonight. DJ Sydney, Ritmo de Favela, Bia Marques, Fú da Mangueira spinning and performing on the first stage and DJs Rafa Canholato, Cacaut, Mel Pimenta, @Garota Liberdad, K-mila, Factory Girl, Tallie, Sista Wolf, and Bebel du Guetto performing and spinning on the Pan-ELA stage during the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Lost in Rio (Gávea)
Once again the chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea will host the Lost in Rio party tonight with DJs Rawa, Ayman, and Lofaro spinning the best of house music, hip hop, soul, groove, r&b, funk, and more throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

DENNIS (Lagoa)
Tonight Le Club will host the DENNIS party with Brazilian producer and DJ, Dennis spinning during the night.
Le Club – 11PM
Sociedade Hípica Brasileira, Av. Borges de Medeiros – Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2156-0156
Entrance: R$70 – R$180

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Trio Aba de Couro, Aninha Portal, and Edu Krieger(Centro)
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Edu Krieger will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with a performance of his pieces. Krieger is know for his work with Maria Rita, Ana Carolina, Roberta Sá, Maria Gadú, Teresa Cristina, Pedro Luís and the Parede, Casuarina, Ara Ketu, Falamansa, Pedro Miranda, Ryta de Cássia, Sururu na Roda, and Moyseis Marques, among others. Singer Aninha Portal will follow with the best of classic and contemporary samba. Finally, beginning at 3AM, the Trio Aba de Couro will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM, 10:30 PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Toninho Geraes and Elisa Addor
Elisa Addor will perform to open the night at Carioca da Gema tonight and Toninho Geraes will follow to headline. Geraes has composed for artists including Martinho da Vila and Zeca Pagodinho and during his show tonight, he will sing their hits, as well as his own compositions. Additionally, he will reinterpret the works of Moacyr Luz, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Lapafest (Lapa)
It’s time again for Lapafest at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Mar Cesar will start off the night on the first floor by performing well-known samba, MPB, and sambalanço songs. The bloco Picada de Primeira will follow with 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, DJs Aílton Areas and Cauê will spin the best of samba, funk, hip hop, and electronic during the night.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)


Made in Rock @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic, punk, and garage rock as the group Made in Rock returns to perform live at Lapa Irish Pub. If you want to hear some 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

Dressed to Kiss @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 in Botafogo will pay homage to the group KISS tonight as it hosts the tribute Dressed to Kiss. Additionally, DJ Theddy-O will spin during the night.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Led Zeppelin Special @ Bar Bukowski (Botafogo)
Tonight Bar Bukowski in Botafogo will host the Led Zeppelin Special. Band Red Jack will perform the best of Led Zepelin live throughout the night.
Led Zeppelin Special – 9PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel:(21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$40 – $50, FREE for public school teachers and journalists

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

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

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
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.

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and for watching live sport streams and broadcasts. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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