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Casa da MatrizFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Casa da Matriz will host the SNSTN party, a special edition party for Halloween which includes various drink promotions and of course, fancy dress.

DJs will be spinning the best of rock, indie, pop, emo, trap and post HC throughout the night. There will be a contest for the best fancy dress with a prize of a bottle of Grey Goose vodka.

Promotions will include SNSTN Grey Goose vodka special drink and Grey Goose jelly shots distributed at random. Caipvodka will be two shots for the price of one all night.


Lunch at Gilda no Cantagalo (Copacabana)
Between 12PM and 5PM, Gilda no Cantagalo offers a lunch menu of fish, chicken, beef or omelette with rice, beans, salad, farofa and fries with incredible views over Copacabana and Ipanema. There is also today’s specials menu; just ask on arrival. From 4PM, the venue will host a Happy Hour with souble shot capirfruits until 9PM.
Gilda no Cantagalo – 12PM
Rua Saint Roman – Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040 / 99922-0984 / 996568040 (whatsapp)
Entrance: FREE. R$25 for executive meal; R$20 for today’s specials.


Rogerio Skylab and Arrigo Barnabé (Lapa)
Tonight, Circo Voador in Lapa will host two entertainment genuises for two shows in what promises to be an inforgettable night. Rogério Skylab will launch his DVD Trilogia dos Carnavais at the show and Arrigo Barbabé will bring back Clara Crocodilo.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, Lapa, Centro – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80


Discotech/Brazilian Wax/Funk the Chic/Brotherhood Contest (Centro)
Boate Boiler will host another incredible party tonight, bringing four different parties to its four dance floors. The night begins at 11PM, with the four parties Discotech, Brazilian Wax, Funk the Chic and Brotherhood Contest providing a different experience with various music types all under one roof.
Boate Boiler – 12AM
Rua da Carioca, 74, Centro – Tel: (21) 7853-9298
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

P.S. Eu Te Amo (Gavea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the P.S. Eu te Amo party in its beautiful and funky venue in Gavea. DJ Rafa M will be spinning the best of Brazilian music with pop, rock, black, disco and indie.
Palaphita Gavea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gavea– Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: Women – FREE. Men – R$50

PQP – Noites das Travessuras (Lapa)

Tonight, Teatro Odisseia will host the party PQP, a special Halloween edition where fancy dress is not mandatory but highly encouraged. DJs will be spinning the best of hip hop, EDM, trap, funk, rock and indie. There will be several entertaining activities throughout the night such as beer bong.
Teatro Odisseia – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 66 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

O Ensaio Zona Sul (Lagoa)
Tonight, Miroir will host a night with MC Sabrina who will be accompanied by MC Cidinho and Doca. There will also be DJs spinning the best of funk in between intervals.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: FREE for women. Men R$30

SNSTN Halloween (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz will host the SNSTN Halloween edition tonight with plenty of fancy dress. The best fancy dress will win a bottle of Grey Goose vodka. Promotions will include jelly shots distributed at random and capivodka with double shots all night. DJs will be spinning the best of rock, indie, pop, trap, emo and post HC.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
R. Henrique de Novais, 107 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$15 – R$35

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Partido A3, Go Black, Go Black, Samba de Donanna, DJ Marcelo Sabre and Trio Pé de Serra (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, Partido A3 will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. Go Black will follow at 10:30PM with the best of black, soul, disco and dance music. At 11PM, Samba de Donanna will bring the best of MPB. At midnight DJ Marcelo Sabre will spin the best of Brazilian dance music. Then beginning at 3:30AM, Trio Pé de Serra will bring the best forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Luiza Dionizio and Elisa Ador (Lapa)
Luiza Dionizio will perform tonight with Elisa Ador starring as the opening act.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
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 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. Additionally, DJs Aílton Areas and Cauê will spin the best of samba, funk, hip hop, and electronic during the night.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)


Drunk Hour (Botafogo)
Tonight Bar Bukowski will host Drunk Hour (Happy Hour with drink specials) from 6:30 PM to 10PM. At 9PM, they will host the party Em Materia de Amor, Sempre Repito de Ano with live band Os Druidas playing the best of rock music from the 80s and 90s.
Bar Bukowski – 6:30 PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel:(21) 2244-7303
Entrance: FREE for Happy Hour. For the party at 9PM, R$40 – R$50, expect for journalists and public teachers who enter for FREE. The bar will reserve 10 tickets for FREE for artists.

Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
Tonight, Mais que Nada will host a party with live bands playing the best of rock and pop.
Mais que Nada – 10PM
R. Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: see site for details.

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The band MADE in ROCK will perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight bringing the best of classic rock, punk and grunge. If you want to hear some 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 – 6PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

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

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.

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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