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Fosfobox, Copacabana, Rio de JaneiroFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Famous underground club, Fosfobox in Copacabana, will host the Me So Horny Party with a Special edition of Bad B!tches.

Spinning the best of pop on the underground floor will be DJs Erika Ferreira, Bruna Strait and Cleon. On the ground floor will be Andrea Mafer and Grazzia bringing the best of hip hop classics.

Promotions will include welcome shots of Jagermeister for all party-goers, in addition to double for one specials on caipirinhas and Jagermeister at the bar.


Live Jazz at The Maze (Catete)
Today, The Maze will return with its live jazz nights, an event that has delighted the crowds of Rio since 2005. In the intervals between the live jazz sessions, there will be soul, funk, more jazz and Latin music. The Maze offers some of the most outstanding views from its venue that overlooks the city and Guanabara Bay.
The Maze Rio – 10PM
Rua Tavares Bastos, 414, Casa 66 – Catete – Tel: (21) 2558-5547
Entrance: R$40 – R$50


O Rock Não Morreu (Botafogo)
Tonight, Bar Bukowski will host the O Rock Não Morreu party. On February 3rd, 1959, it was declared the day rock died; yet Bar Bukowski thinks otherwise and will bring a night filled with some of the best rock music throughout the ages to show that rock is well and truly alive. There will be a free welcome drink for everyone on arrival. Guests who will celebrate their birthday this week don’t pay entry – so be sure to let the venue know!
Bar Bukowski – 9PM
Rua Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$43 – R$55. Free for public school teachers

Me So Horny – Bad B!tches(Copacabana)
Tonight, Fosfobox will host the Me So Horny party with a special edition of Bad B!tches. Promotions will include welcome shots of Jagermeister and two for one on caipirinhas and Jagermeister at the bar. Erika Ferreira, Bruna Strait and Cleon will be spinning the best of pop on the underground floor and Andrea Mafer and Grazzia will be spinning the best of hip hop upstairs.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Lindo Amor de Verão (Gávea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the Lindo Amor de Verão. There will be live DJs playing throughout the night with a wide collection of music genres. There will also be a special guest appearance from Chrigor.
Palaphita Gávea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: R$0 – R$50. Pay R$30 – R$40 in advance to avoid queues

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Lucas de Moraes, Go Black, Strada, Samba de Donanna DJ Marcello Sabre, and Cassiano e Trio Beija-flor (Centro)
Lucas de Moraes will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of Brazilian Pop Music. Strada will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of Brazilian music with lively beats. Samba de Donanna will be next, bringing the best of samba. At midnight, DJ Marcello Sabre will spin the best of Brazilian dance tracks. Then Cassiano e Trio Beija-flor will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Luiza Dionizio (Lapa)
Luiza Dionizio will star tonight at Carioca da Gema with a performance showcasing her new album as well as her interpretations of Luiz Carlos da Vila, Toninho Geraes, Clara Nunes, João Nogueira, among others. The opening act will be with Gabriel Teixeira at 9PM.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
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 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)


Winehouse (Botafogo)
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 5PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Entrance: FREE

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 until 3AM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16 – Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: See venue for details

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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