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Andrea FerlinFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of techno and house as the 4 Finest Ears event returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with special guest, German DJ and producer Andrea Ferlin.

Ferlin is a founder of the Berlin-based label Sleep is Commercial and is widely recognized as a major figure and artist in the electronic music scene.

Additionally, spinning during the night will be Manara, Πollanda, and SERP4F.


Baia (Lapa)
Tonight singer-songwriter Maurício Baia will launch his new album, A Fúria do Mar, live a Circo Voador. Singer Rubel will perform to open the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80

Laranjas 77 (Botafogo)
Tonight the band Laranjas 77 will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. The band MaracaBlues will play to open the night.
Audio Rebel – 7PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Festa Tropical Nova (Ipanema)
Tonight Roberta Espinosa will once again present his new show “Tropical Nova” live at the Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema. The show pays homage to Tropicália with reworked arrangements of works by Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso in the style of bahia-jazz. Additionally during the night, DJ Marcello MBgroove will spin.
Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema – 6PM
Av. Vieira Souto 460, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2441-9450
Entrance: R$20 – R$30


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 10:30 PM to 11PM. There will then be an open bar from 11:10 PM to 12:10 AM at Bar da Cachaça. Then from 12:20 AM 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 1:20 AM 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 – 10:30 PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 69, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-2542
Entrance: R$70

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Gandaia (Lapa)
Tonight Antonieta in Lapa will host the Gandaia party. DJs Fernando Schlaepfer, Totonete, Ingrid Nepomuceno, And1 DJ, M$E, and Vinoz will spin during the event.
Antonieta – 11PM
Rua Mem de Sá 104 – Tel: (21) 2252-8798
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

4 Finest Ears (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of techno and house as the 4 Finest Ears event returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with special guest Andrea Ferlin. Additionally, spinning during the night will be Manara, Πollanda, and SERP4F.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Keep on Rockin (Botafogo)
The Keep on Rockin party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with DJs Thyago Simas and Polly spinning the best of indie and no indie on two floor throughout the night. There will be welcome shots of Catuaba for the first one hundred to arrive and shots and alcoholic popsicles will be distributed through the night. The BeerBong will also return to make its way around the party during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – $35

Yoncé (Centro)
Tonight Espaço Acústica will celebrate Beyoncé with the Yoncé Party: Feeling Myself. DJs Lupin, Cortez, and Evehive will spin the best of Beyoncé, Destiny’s Child, Nicki Minaj and more r&b on the first stage while DJs Edu Matias and Viny Moreira spin the best of hits, pop, and funk on the second stage during the night. Additionally during the night, cover artist Carol Mamprin will perform live and shots of Jurupinga will be distributed to the line of those waiting to enter the party.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2 – Centro
Entrance:R$30 – R$40

Surububa (Lapa)
The Surububa party returns to Teatro Odisséia tonight with a special Festa do Sinal edition. Attendees will wear red, yellow and green badges with red signifying not interested; yellow stating maybe; and green signaling interested. DJs Buba and Manu Santas will spin the best of pop, hip hop, r&b, and funk on the first stage and DJ Boechat will spin the best of alternative rock, heavy rock, and hard pop on the second stage during the night. Additionally, there will be a live bondage demonstrations and erotic gifts will be distributed throughout the party.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

Brinda La Vida (Botafogo)
Cabaret Lounge will host the Brinda La Vida party, “Vamos Viver Tudo Que Há Pra Viver” edition tonight. DJs João Rodrigo and Artur Pedrosa will spin the best of rock, indie, and house and Fábio Rocco will perform the best of pop, rock, dance, MPB, and surf live during the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

G-Mafia Showcase (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host the G-Mafia showcase tonight with Ammo Avenue, C.R.O.M., Bashh, Ricardo Estrella, MINDTHEGAP, Zeck & Beranger, Filipe Pool, Sego, and Anderson América performing and spinning during the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$30- R$40


Chamego Nordestino, Fátima Gaspar, and Janaina Moreno (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, singer-songwriter Janaina Moreno will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of MPB, samba, pop, hip hop, blues and rock, including works from her first album entitled Festeira. The group Fátima Gaspar will follow at 11PM with their reinterpretations of works by Cartola, Paulinho da Viola, Nelson Cavaquinho, João Nogueira, Chico Buarque, and Tom Jobim, among others. Then beginning at 3AM the group Chamego Nordestino 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

Luiza Dionizio and Gabriel Teixeira
Gabriel Teixeira will perform live to start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema and singer-songwriter Luiza Dionizio will follow, returning to the venue to perform her unique and lively brand of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$35

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 unitll 12AM.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20 – R$40 (Cash only)


Alforria @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic Eighties as the band Alforria returns to perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you’re looking for great live music, quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in, this the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Baile Carioca (Ipanema)
It’s time for the best retro axé and funk tonight at Barzin in Ipanema as Baile Carioca presents the quartet of singers, False Amelias. 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

Alien Nation @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
The Alien Nation party returns to Saloon 79 in Botafogo tonight with band StelaBella performing live. Additionally during the night, DJs Wilson Power, Kleber Tuma and Edinho will spin the best of rock.
Saloon 79 – 10PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15 – R$20

Ladies Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s Ladies Night at the Lord Jim Pub tonight. A DJ will spin the best of the Eighties and promotions will include two-for-one specials on sparkling wine for women and tequila and Jagermeister for everyone.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM-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) 3592-9271
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, in addition to live streamed sports, both international and national, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit.
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 now everyday of the week from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM-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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