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Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Join Palaphita Gavea tonight at the Não Era Amor, foi só uma paixão de verão party, a night that celebrates the passions and freedom of summer.

Promotions will include an open bar until 11PM of vodka combos and Heineken to kick off the party, later followed by a live performance from Molejo and Silvio Rio.


LDRV Party (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host the LDRV party tonight with plenty of pop, underground and funk. In addition to live DJs there will be live shows with drag performers.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende, 82 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$25 – R$30

Volta Deu que M#rd (Botafogo)
Tonight, Bar Bukowski will host the Volta Deu que M#rd in honor of the late Charles Darwin who’s birthday would be this week. There will also be live band Dois ou Dez bringing the best of their own rock sounds. There is also a happy hour that starts before at 6:30 PM with special promotions on drinks and is free entry. Guests only need to pay if they stay for the País das Maravilhas party.
Bar Bukowski – 9PM
Rua Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$43 – R$55. Free for public school teachers

Não Era Amor (Gávea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the Não Era Amor, foi só uma paixão de verão party, a night that celebrates the passions of summer. Promotions will include an open bar of vodka and beer until 11PM. There will be a live performance from Molejo and Silvio Rio as well.
Palaphita Gávea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: R$0 – R$50

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Lapafest (Lapa)
It’s time again for Lapafest at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Lucas de Moraes will start off the night on the first floor performing a roda de samba with well-known samba classics. DJs Aílton Area and Cauê will be spinning the best of samba, funk, hip hop and electronic. The band Johnny’s will also be there performing the best tracks from the international rock scene.
Leviano – 7PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 47 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20 – R$40 (cash only)

Scandallo, Blood Mary and the Munster, Jorginho do Imperio, DJ Marcelo Sabre, and Forró-Calça Arriada (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM, Scandallo will start the night at Rio Scenarium with samba and MPB. Blood Mary and the Munster will follow at 10PM with the best of pop music from the 20s up until now guaranteeing a packed dance floor. At 10:30 PM, Jorginho do Imperio will bring the best of carnival samba beats. At 11PM, Sandamí will bring the best of samba. At midnight, DJ Marcelo Sabre will spin the best of Brazilian dance tracks. Then beginning at 2:30 AM, Forró-Calça Arriada will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Marina Iris (Lapa)
Marina Iris will star tonight at Carioca da Gema bringing the best of samba with an opening act with Adriano Serafim at 9PM.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
Cuban bar Mais que Nada offers a lively and friendly night, drawing in a younger crowd just as much during the week as on the weekend. Tonight, they host their weekly pop and rock party with live bands and a great atmopshere.
Mais que Nada – 9PM
Rua Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: FREE for women. See site for details.

Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
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 – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
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
Rua Vinicus de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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