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PA CasaFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Paranoid Android party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with a very special indie Halloween edition.

The venue will be filled Halloween decorations and there will be a costume contest. First place in the contest will win free entry to both the Paranoid Android and Propaganda parties for a year. Second place will win free entry to the Paranoid Android parties for a year and third place will win free entry to the next edition of the Paranoid Android party.

During tonight’s party, DJs Bgolls Incrível, Bøechat, Jess and Ronney Rebelle will spin the best of Lana Del Rey, Muse, Alt-J, Arcade Fire, The Cure, Mumford and Sons, Jake Bugg, Bastille, and, of course, Radiohead, as well as many others to help keep all the witches, black cats, zombies, vampires, ghosts, monsters, skeletons, wizards, and serial killers dancing throughout the night.

There will be purple beer, frozen drinks with black vodka, welcome shots with worm candy, and scary lollipops. Additional promotions will include two-for-one specials on mojitos and caipirinhas until 1AM.


Johnny Hooker and Simone Mazzer (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of MPB as Johnny Hooker and Simone Mazzer perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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Potter Party Halloween (Lapa)
Toninght Teatro Odisséia will kick off its Halloween weekend celebrations by hosting the third edition of the Potter Party. The venue will be decorated with bats, pumpkins, candles and all things Harry Potter. There will be themed drinks and there will be a costume contest. DJs Ian Garcez, Rebecca Foxx, and Viny Moreira will spin in the Salão Comunal and DJs Pantoja and Tomás Tróia will spin on the Black Forest stage during the night.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$45

Halloween Miroir (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh club Miroir in Lagoa will celebrate Halloween with the Halloween Miroir party. DJ Andrew Gracie and Joh Failly will spin throughout the night.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.

Toler (Ipanema)
Tonight the Praia Club will host a special Halloween edition of the Toler party. DJs Leo Gattuso, Bruno Zimmer, Mari Terra, and Zelda will spin during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on drinks and beer until 1AM.
Praia Club – 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: R$25 -R$60

Paranoid Android (Botafogo)
Tonight the Paranoid Android party returns to Casa da Matriz with a special indie Halloween edition. DJs Bgolls Incrível, Bøechat, Jess and Ronney Rebelle wil spin the best of indie.There will be a costume contest, decorations, and special holiday-thmed promotions throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

Grecco and DJ Francesca (Botafogo)
Tonight Cabaret Lounge celebrates Halloween with the band Grecco performing live and DJ Francesca spinning the best of house, pop, rock, hip hop and more. There will be a R$500 prize for best costume.
Cabaret Lounge – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: See venues for more information.

Full Moon (Gávea)
The chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea the full moon party tonight. DJs Gigga, Rafa M, JR Mahr and guests will spin throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Wallpaper (Saúde)
At the Week tonight, the Wallpaper party will celebrate its 5th anniversary. Band Babado Novo will perform live and DJs Felipe Mar, Avena, Caio Bucker, Daddy Kall, and Ju do Paiva with spin during the night.
The Week – 8PM
R. Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253 1020
Entrance: R$25-R$35

B-side and My House (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of tech house, deep house and b-sides as Fosfobox hosts the B-side and My House parties tonight. During the night DJs Bruno Reynaud, Breaking Legs b2b Bochner, Rafael Carvalho, Marcelo Fiorela, Simple Jack, and Nytron will spin on the My House stage in the subsolo (basement) and DJs Maz and Trescalle; Orlando and Lima; and Wbots and Chaloub will spin back-to-back sets above at the Fosfobar on the B-side stage.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$33 – R$60

Lapa Loca (Lapa)
Bem Brasil Entretenimento will present the Lapa Loca party in Bar da Boa Show in Lapa again tonight. During the event, Bom Batuque will perform the best of samba, funk and more live and DJ Ricardo Martins will spin the best of hip hop, funk, and reggaeton.
Bar da Boa Show – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 69, Lapa, – Tel: (21) 2221-2542
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Baile da Pesada and B.L.E.S.S. (Centro)
Tonight the Baile da Pesada and B.L.E.S.S. parties will take over Arco do Teles with the best of passinho, charme, funk, ragga, trap, hip hop, rap, dub, samba rock, ziriguidum, esquindolelê, paranauê and more. DJs Anderson America, Diogo Fernandes, Rodrigo Senna, Tiago THC, and Ezio Sant’ana will spin and from the B.L.E.S.S. party, DJs Ras Loty, Furmiga Dub will spin.
Arco do Teles – 11PM
Praça XV, Centro
Entrance:R$10 – R$20

Unlock the Swag (Centro)
It’s time for the best of trap, rap, bass, funk, old & new school, and jersey as the Unlock the Swag party premieres at La Paz in Centro. DJs Dorly, Totonete, Buiu Beatbox, Intr3pico #PuffPuffBass, Carlos, and Seven Beats will spin during the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Reggae Fever (Praça da Bandeira)
The Reggae Fever party returns for its 10th edition to Porto Pirata tonight. DJ Gustavo Calani, creator of the Desbunde party and BiveSelecta, residet of the Big-Up Interferência Sistema de Som party will spin the best of classic reggae, soul and the music of Toots Hibbert during the event.
Porto Pirata – 11PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754

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Remelexo, Dhi Ribeiro, and Janaína Moreno (Centro)
Tonight at 8PM, singer Janaína Moreno will start the night in Rio Scenarium with the best of MPB, hip hop, blues, ballads and classic rock. Singer Dhi Ribeiro will follow at 11PM with the best of samba and samba rock. Then from 2:30AM until the sunrise on Saturday morning, the group Sertãofulô will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
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)

Julio Estrela and Marina Iris with Rogê and Marcelle Motta (Lapa)
Marcelle Motta will start the night tonight at Carioca da Gema at 9PM and Julio Estrela and Marina Iris will return to perform live with guest Rogê beginning at 11PM.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


Made in Rock @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Lapa Irish Pub is celebrating Halloween all week and costumes are welcome each night. Tonight it’s time for the best of classic rock, punk and grunge as the band Made in rock returns to perform live. 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

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
Tonight and tomorrow Mud Bug will host Halloween Mud Bug with resident DJs spinning and special holiday-themed drink promotions. Mud Bug is known for providing a great selection of beers and food and for filling up quickly. Call ahead to book a table.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
Tonight, tomorrow, and Sunday, Shenanigan’s is celebrating Halloween with promotions and costume contests. Shenanigan’s is known for its classic pub games like darts and pool and 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.

Take #5 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
In anticipation of Halloween, Saloon 79 in Botafogo will honor director Wes Craven by screening the best parts of “Scream”, “Nightmare on Elm Street”, “Freddy x Jason” and more. DJs Ricardo Arahin, Suirá Abrahin and Felipe Varne will spin the best of the 80s and soundtracks during the night.
Saloon 79 – 9:30PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25 – R$30

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Since its opening, 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.

Tropicadelika @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
Tonight the the Tropicadelika party will premiere at Bar do B. The party is a joint venture between the band Rockadelika and the College Rock Party. Rockadelika will perform live and DJs will spin the best of Os Mutantes, The Beatles, The Doors, Tame Impala, David Bowie, T-Rex, Novos Baianos, Secos & Molhados, Led Zeppelin, and more before and after the show. Sweets will be distributed at the entrance and the fee is free for women until 12AM.
Bar do B – 11PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: FREE for women until 12AM, R$10- R$25

Pop Sessions with Bruno Galvão (Ipanema)
Tonight Barzin in Ipanema will host Pop Sessions with special guest Bruno Galvão. Galvão is a singer and producer known for his covers of Tim Maia, Benjor, Skank, Jota Quest, Lulu Santos, and Bruno Mars, among others.Additionally DJ Daniel Faria will spin the best of hip hop, house and funk 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.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM in the morning
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

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