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nlgFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Palaphita Gávea will be celebrating all sorts of love with the union of Friday and Palaphita together!

This episode of the P.S. EU TE AMO (P.S. I LOVE YOU) will have DJ Rafa M on the decks, with musical influences that go through Brazilian music, taking remixes of great classics, and strolls through pop, black and disco, mixes myths from rock to indie, reaching modern nu disco and breakbeat.

Palaphita is a chic and stylish venue in Gávea that overlooks the Jockey Club race track. The doors open at 6PM and close at 1AM – but the party doesn’t end until the sun comes up. Dress to impress here, as the crowd is beautiful and there are no Havaianas allowed.


Festa Porn (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host the Festa Porn party with plenty of hip hop, funk, trap and deep. Porn Crew are confirmed in the line up.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

MOO + Finalmente + Minha Luz (Centro)
Boate Boiler will host another incredible party tonight, bringing three different parties to its three dance floors.
Boate Boiler – 11PM
Rua da Carioca, 74, Centro – Tel: (21) 7853-9298
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Space (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Festa na Arvore party with several live DJs spinning the best of deep, house, pop, trap, electro, and tribal.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30

P.S EU TE AMO with DJ Rafa M. (Gávea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the P.S. EU TE AMO (P.S. I LOVE YOU) with DJ Rafa M. The musical influences will go through Brazilian music, taking remixes of great classics, and strolls through pop, black and disco, mixes myths from rock to indie, reaching modern nu disco and breakbeat. There is no need to list, because entrance is free until 1AM.
Palaphita Gávea – 6PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: FREE (no more entry after 1AM)

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Luiza Dionizio Live Samba (Lapa)
Luiza Dionizio is today one of the great samba singers to perform at Carioca da Gema, and has just released her first CD. She will sings hits by Luiz Carlos da Vila, Toninho Geraes, Clara Nunes, João Nogueira among others.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Adriana Dutra, Strada, Nando Cavaco, DJ Marcelo Sabre, Forró-Calça Arriada (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, singer Adriana Dutra will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. Singer Strada will follow at 11PM with the best of Brazilian music. At 11PM, Nando do Cavaco will perform the best of samba, followed by DJ Marcelo Sabre. Then beginning at 3:30 AM, Forró-Calça Arriada will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Lapafest (Lapa)
It’s time again for Lapafest at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Mar Cesar will start off the night on the first floor by performing well-known samba, MPB, and sambalanço songs. The bloco Picada de Primeira will follow with 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.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)


Cornerstone and Naked Chicken @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight, Cornerstone will perform tonight bringing the best of hard rock and metal. Band Naked Chicken will also perform bringing the best of national rock.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25

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 – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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