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Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight two parties, Depz and Das Musick will take over Fosfobox in Copacabana with the best of techno and house.

There will be all back-to-back DJ sets during the nights on two stages. On the Me Gusta stage in the subsolo (basement), Beranger will take on Lutz; Marcela Penteado will go against Rod Maya; Pedro Piu will go back to back with Nytron; Dessanti will go up aganist Renato Bastos; and Pinaud will take on Vassalo.

On the Das Musik stage above at the Fosfobar, Autran will spin back-to-back with Leo Mendes; Sean Diss will go up against Kawz; and Marcelo Frota will spin with MRQZ.


Noite de Latin-Jazz @ Audio Rebel (Botafogo)
Mixing the best jazz standards by Dizzy Gillespie and other ’50s American jazz artists with the best of Cuban, Brazilian and Argentine artists, Audio Rebel in Botafogo will host Noite de Latin-Jazz tonight. Roberto Rutigliano will be on drums, Xandy Rocha on bass, Jose Arimateia on trumpet and Natan Gomes on piano. Additionally, organizers promise that special guests will join in the party during the night.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

Los Sebosos Postizos and Eddie (Lapa)
Tonight Los Sebosos Postizos and Eddie will perform live at Circo Voador. Bruno Pedrosa will open the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: See venue for details.

Daniel (Flamengo)
Singer Daniel will present his show “Trilha Sonora” live tonight at Vivo Rio.
Vivo Rio – 10PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: R$70-R$220


Calling: Beyond (Arpoador)
The popular Calling party moves to the CAVE lub in Arpoador tonight with special guest Joyce Muniz and Ananda spinning. Additionally, Manara will spin back-to-back with πollanda during the night.
CAVE – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$70


Replay: Dia das Crianças (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Replay party, Dia das Crianças (Children’s Day) edition. It promises to be a night of nostalgia with DJs spinning the best of Spice Girls, *NSync, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Hillary Duff, Hanna Montana and more. DJs Leo Amato, MV, Bernardo Saab, and Dann Deejay will spin on the first stage and DJs Teqkira, Evehive, Richard L, and Bout will spin on the Angel Mix stage. Additionally there will be welcome shots of catuaba and cotton candy and lollipops will be distributed throughout the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$15 – R$40

A Grande Festa da Chuva (Gávea)
The chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea will host the A Grande Festa da Chuva party tonight with DJs Felipe Guga, Carol Legally, Tucho, and Lucce spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for details.

Punk Rock 0800 (Praça da Bandeira)
Tonight Porto Pirata will host the Punk Rock 0800 party with Korja, Doc 21, and Amenizótico performing live.
Porto Pirata – Shows are scheduled to begin at 12AM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: FREE

Depz and Das Musik (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of techno and house as Fosfobox in Copacabana presents the Depz party tonight. On the Me Gusta stage during the night it will be all about back-to-back sets. Beranger will take on Lutz; Marcela Penteado will go against Rod Maya; Pedro Piu will go back to back with Nytron; Dessanti will go up aganist Renato Bastos; and Pinaud will take on Vassalo. On the Das Musik stage above at the Fosfobar, Autran will spin back-to-back with Leo Mendes; Sean Diss will go up against Kawz; and Marcelo Frota will spin with MRQZ.
Fosfobox – 11:02 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Crush! (Botafogo)
The Crush party is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with pop punk all night long and a special Warped Tour 2015 edition. The party will celebrate the group Scalene tonight in anticipation of their upcoming October 10th show at Fundição Progresso. There will be a ticket raffle and DJs will spin the best of pop punk throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

The famous Tekiller party is back at Teatro Odisséia in Lapa tonight with a special Fiesta de la Pinata edition. There will be tequilas, margaritas, mojitos, tequila jello shots and, of course, the party’s signature drink, the Tekiller Bomb, made with Jägermeister, tequila and Red Bull. DJs Fernando Taro, Roberto Cruz and Vitor Medina will spin on the first stage and DJ Ingrid Grundig, Larissa Confronto, and Thiago Halleck will spin on the second stage during the night. Additionally, the tequila battles will return; there will be body shots with Anninha Wolf; the moshboat will cruise around the party; there will be limbo games, sombreros, mustaches, and lots of piñatas.
Teatro Odisséia – 11:30 PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$35

Giovannetti and Luciano Roffer (Lagoa)
Giovannetti and Luciano Rofferwill spin the best of house tonight at posh club Miroir in Lagoa.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.

Meu Sertanejo with Nando Luiz (Ipanema)
On Fridays the Praia Club is hositng Meu Sertanejo nights. Tonight Nando Luiz will perform live and DJs Raphael De Lucca and Kabul will spin the best of sertanejo. Additionally, there will be an open bar for women until 12AM and promotions will include Smirnoff combos.
Praia Club – 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: R$20 -R$40

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Adilson da Vila, Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel and Gabriel Versiani, and Trio Pé de Serra (Centro)
Tonight Gabriel Versiani will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with a presentation of his album, O Rio e. Adilson da Vila and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila will follow at 11PM with the best of samba. To close out the night beginning at 2:30AM, the group Trio Pé de Serra will perform the best of forró until the sun rises on Saturday morning.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25-R$40

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 César will follow with the best of samba. 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 Márilo 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$30 (Cash only)

Teresa Cristina and Grupo Semente and Gabriel Teixeira (Lapa)
At 9PM Gabriel Teixeira will get things started at Carioca da Gema and at 11PM, singer Teresa Cristina & Grupo Semente will fill the venue with the sounds of lively samba as they perform their reinterpretations of the works of Noel Rosa, Chico Buarque, Gonzaguinha, Ismael Silva and Paulinho da Viola, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$40


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

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Since its opening in March, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike with its intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks. Promotions include two chopps for R$15.50 and five Miller Lites for R$30.
OMG Lounge – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Rock & Blues Night @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Sonja will present “Blues By My Side” tonight at Saloon 79. Additionally DJs Paul Serran, Theddy-O and Kleber Tuma will spin the best of vintage rock, mod, rockabilly, and blues during the night. Promtions will include two-for-one specials on Cuba Libra and Hi Fi.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 8PM and the shows are scheduled to begin at 9PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – R$25

Karaokê with Cassino dos Gatunos (Ipanema)
Tonight at Barzin in Ipanema it’s time again for karaoke with live backing from the band Cassino dos Gatunos. Additionally DJ Daniel Faria will spin the best of hip hop, pop, and house during the night.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$20 – R$80

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd. Additionally Happy Hour specials on Mondays through Fridays, 5PM – 8PM, include 300ml choop for R$5.50 and 50% off discount on petiscos (appetizers).
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug provides a great selection of beers and food. There isn’t much missing from this American-style staple where, at times, you can hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, 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.

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