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Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Join The Lucky Screw Irish Pub for St. Patrick’s Day today, opening from 10:30 AM and celebrating until late into the night.

There will only be an entrance fee for those arriving after 8PM and happy hour will run 6PM – 9PM, with live music from band Grecco at 10PM.

With green beer flowing from the taps all evening, the night promises to be a full-swing celebration in honor of St Patrick.


Groove Party ~ GIRL POWER (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host the Groove Party tonight, with a special Girl Power edition. There will be plenty of hip hop, old school, funk carioca, trap, dancehall and disco to keep you dancing until the early hours, with resident DJs and an all-female line up.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende, 82 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$25 – R$30

O Fantástico Circo do Bar Bukowski (Botafogo)
Tonight, Bar Bukowski will host O Fantástico Circo do Bar Bukowski. 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 O Fantástico Circo party.
Bar Bukowski – 9PM
Rua Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$43 – R$55. Free for public school teachers

St Patrick’s Day @ Palphita Gávea (Gávea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host their own St Patrick’s Day party, commemorating the Irish saint with promotions on Heineken. DJ Johnny Green will be on the DJ decks throughout the night.
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)

Adriana Dutra, Aninha Portal, Pura Vida, DJ Marcelo Sabre, and Trio Sambúra (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM, Adriana Dutra will start the night at Rio Scenarium with her renditions of swing classics. Aninha Portal will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba, guaranteeing a packed dance floor. Also at 10:30 PM, surf rock band Pura Vida will kick off, followed by DJ Marcelo Sabre spinning the best of Brazilian dance tracks from midnight. Then beginning at 3AM, Trio Sambúra will bring 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)
Luiza Dionoso will star tonight at Carioca da Gema, bringing the best of samba classics, with opening act with Ronaldo Gonçalves at 9PM.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


St. Patrick’s Day @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for Kevin Shortall to perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight from 9PM, followed by Banda Punching Namard. 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 – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

St. Patrick’s Day @ The Maze
Celebrating the Irish-Anglo heritage that formed an integral part of jazz club The Maze’s creation, tonight owner Bob Nadkarni will recreate the spontaneous spirit of the club’s first night. Doors open from 9PM and there will be live jazz music throughout the night and free caipirinhas for those who arrive before 10PM.
The Maze – 9PM
Rua Tavares Bastos, 414/66 – Catete
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

St. Patrick’s Day @ The Lucky Screw Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub is celebrating St Patrick’s Day in style, opening from 10:30AM today. There will only be an entrance fee for those arriving after 8PM and happy hour will run 6PM – 9PM, with live music from band Grecco at 10PM.
The Lucky Screw Irish Pub – 5PM
Avenida Atlântica, 3056, Loja B – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: See venue for more information.

St. Patrick’s Day @ Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With 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 Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

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