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zoeiraFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of hip hop, trap, boombap, dubstep, funk, rap, ragga, and samba as La Paz in Centro hosts the Zoeira party with special guest Beni Ktt tonight.

Beni Ktt is celebrating his birthday and invented Tony Mariano, Chico Tadeu, Nectar, Nunig, Aori, Akira Presidente, Emesete, Lekin, Shape, Valmir Nascimento, and Erik Skratch to join the party during the night.

Also spinning one the first stage will be DJs Nicole Nandes, Donnie Jay, and Pachú and DJs Lucinha Nobre, M$E, and João Woo will spin the second stage.


Born to be Wine (Castelo)
Tonight Terraço Belvedere will host the wine party, Born to be Wine. Similar to previous editions, there will be wine, food, live music, and DJs.
Terraço Belvedere – 7:30 PM
Av. Presidente Antônio Carlos – Castelo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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: 55+ 21 96579-7643 Pub Crawl / 55+ 21 96900-1721 Vicente Sauer
Entrance: R$70


A Gente Faz a Festa with Péricles, Thiaguinho, Chrigor, Pinha and Izaías (Botafogo)
Tonight Fundição Progresso will host the A Gente Faz a Festa with Péricles, Thiaguinho, Chrigor, Pinha and Izaías performing live.
Fundição Progresso – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3212-0800
Entrance: R$80 -R$300

Dead Fish (Lapa)
Brazilian hardcore band Dead Fish will perform live at Circo Voador tonight. Additionally, Menores Atos and Statues on Fire will perform during the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80

Martin (Botafogo)
Known for his work with singer Pitty and Agridoc, composer, producer, and guitarist Martin will perform live in Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 8:30 PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$25

Agamamou (Centro)
Bola Preta in Lapa will host the third anniversary of the Agamamou party tonight. Emilo Dantas will perform and DJ Lela Gomes will spin during the event.
Cordão da Bola Preta – 11PM
Rua da Relação, 03 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2558 5547
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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Wobble (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of bass music as the popular Wobble party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. During the night, DJ Earl, Marginal Men, Carlos, Rodrigo S, and Fabio Heinz will spin in the subsolo (basement) while Sansai, M$E, and Gowpi will spin above at the Fosfobar.
Wobble – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Zoeira with Beni Ktt (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host the Zoeira party tonight with Beni Ktt and his guests Tony Mariano, Chico Tadeu, Nectar, Nunig, Aori, Akira Presidente, Emesete, Lekin,Shape, Valmir Nascimento, and Erik Skratch. Also spinning during the night will be Nicole Nandes, Donnie Jay, Pachú, Lucinha Nobre, M$E, and João Woo.
La Paz – 11:30 PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Propaganda (Botafogo)
The Propaganda party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with DJs Bgolls Incrível, Bøechat, Buba, and Fabitch spinning the best of indie on the first floor and the best of pop on the second floor during the night. Promotions will two-for-one specials on caipirinha until 1AM and three Budweisers for R$15.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$40


Trio Rapacuia, Coisa Nossa, and Bia Falcão (Centro)
Musician Bia Falcão will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 8PM with her reinterpretations of works by Elis Regina, Marisa Monte, Clara Nunes, Lulu Santos, Ed Motta, Jorge Benjor, Simonal,Tim Maia, and Djavan, among others. The group Coisa Nossa will follow at 11PM with the best of samba and at 3AM, Trio Rapacuia will begin the performance of the best of forró, frevos, baiões, cocos, xotes, and maracatus.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Luiza Dionízio and Marcelle Motta
Marcelle Motta will get things started at Carioca da Gema tonight and singer-songwriter Luiza Dionizio will follow, performing her unique and lively brand of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM and 11:30 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 Lucas de Moraes will start off the night by performing his reinterpretations of works by Zeca Pagodinho, Jorge Aragão, and Clara Nunes, among others. Singer Mar Cesar will follow, performing the best of sambalanço, MPB, 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.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)


Black T-shirt @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of the 80s and 90s as band Black T-shirt performs live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you want to hear 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 until 10PM and R$20 after.

Sexta Sertaneja (Ipanema)
Tonight Barzin in Ipanema will host the Sexta Sertaneja party with Wendell and Rafael performing live and DJ Bruno Rebello spinning the best of pop and funk during the night. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: Entrance for women is free all night and for men is R$20 – R$70.

Monster Party @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host the Monster Party. Anesthesia and Voorhees will perform live and DJs Purista and Kleber will spin during the night.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 10PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – R$25

Ladies Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s Ladies Night at the Lord Jim Pub tonight. A DJ will spin the best of the 80s and promotions will include two-for-one specials on sparkling wine for women and tequila and Jagermeister for everyone.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM to 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) 3592-92717544-5151
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 – 11AM – 3PM and 6PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.

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 – 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.

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 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

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