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Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Get ready to surrender to the “Caribbean magic” tonight, as La Cumbia de Los Muertos Party happens in Santo Cristo (Centro) from 11PM.

At the Los Muertos dance floor, DJs Nirso, Nastyman, TSFN will be spinning cumbia, digital cumbia, eletrocumbia and mombathon. At the Global Bass floor, DJs PH Kbrum, Andrei Yurievitch, Raoni Mouchoque and Radio Rua will play the best from reggaeton, funk and dancehall.

The party pays homage to the Dia de Los Muertos (the Day of the Dead)), a traditional celebration from Mexico. There will also be live performances, live painting and food trucks.


Salsa no Mike Imbiss (Santa Teresa)
Tonight, Santa Teresa will be on fire with trio Dale Pra Ca performing a show with the best from singers and composers like Beny Moré, Bola de Nieve and Oscar de Leon at the German bar Mike Imbiss.
Mike Imbiss – 9PM
R. Almirante Alexandrino, 1458 – Tel: (21) 2509-5248
Entrance: FREE


La Cumbia de Los Muertos (Santo Cristo)
The best from the Caribbean music lands in Centro tonight. The La Cumbia de Los Muertos party includes two dance floors where DJs will spin reggaeton, funk, dancehall, cumbia, cumbia digital, eletrocumbia, mombahton, among other genres. Impossible not to surrender to the Carribbean magic.
Santo Cristo – 11PM
Avenida Professor Pereira Reis, 50 – Santo Cristo
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Etnohaus 7 Anos (Botafogo)
Celebrating its seven years, the Etnohaus cultural venue throws a party tonight with nine different DJs, who will play a very ecletic setlist of Brazilian and foreign independent music.
Etnohaus – 10PM
Rua das Palmeiras, 26 – Botafogo
Entrance: FREE

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Roda de Samba Pede Teresa (Centro)
At roda de samba “Pede Teresa”, one can find the best outdoor free party’s atmosphere. Group Pede Teresa plays a great repertoire while it interacts with the audience, who sings and dances along. Diverse food trucks can be found at the venue.
Praça Tiradentes – 6PM
Praça Tiradentes – Centro
Entrance: FREE

Baile do Rogê (Lapa)
Samba singer Rogê will star tonight at Carioca da Gema, with renditions of contemporary samba and MPB hits by Seu Jorge, Jorge Ben, Djava, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


Winehouse (Botafogo)
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 5PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Entrance: FREE

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 until 3AM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16 – Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: See venue for details

Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

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

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