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We Can't StopFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Teatro Odisseia will host the Can’t Stop Party at its lively and fun venue in Lapa with doors opening at 11PM.

There will be two dance floors. On the first dance floor, DJs Millah Bass, Jess and Cleon will be bringing the best of pop, funk and hip hop. On the other dance floor, DJs Portela and Otavio Cruz will spin the best of rock, pop rock and national music.

Promotions will include welcome shots of Catuaba de Acai for the first arrivals. Throughout the night there will be photos of party-goers, beer bong and placards distributed to attract your crush.


Oktobeerfest (Niteroi)

Over the course of three days, the Oktobeerfest will bring the best of imported and national beers, with special beers and chopps available to try. There will also be food trucks with a variety of different foods on offer.
Campo de São Bento – 12PM
Alameda Edmundo de Macedo Soares e Silva, Niteroi – Tel: (21) 2711-3266

Batalha do Real (Madureira)
Tonight, the third stage of Batalha do Real will take place in Madureira. 8 MCs will showcase their talents and quick-thinking in a lyrical on-stage showdown, where two MCs go head to head at a time with just two rounds of 45 seconds to shut down their opponent with their raps. In addition, there will be shows with rappers  Pedro Ratão and Luccas Carlos.
Arena Carioca Fernando Torres– 6PM
R. Bernardino de Andrade, 200 – Madureira – Tel: (21) 3495-3078
Entrance: R$1o


Simone Mazzer and Filipe Catto (Lapa)
Circo Voador in Lapa will host singers Simone Mazzer and Felipe Catto.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40– R$100

Cintia Luando and Arthur Martins (Copacabana)
Tonight, Gilda no Cantagalo will host singer Cintia Luando and her guest, Arthur Martins for a night of Brazilian music with wonderful views.
Gilda da Cantagalo – opens at 4PM, show starts 7:30PM
Rua Saint Roman – Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 96494-6014
Entrance: FREE until 6PM. After, R$10 with name on the list, R$18 without name on the list.

Rock in Real (Tijuca)
Teatro Municipal Ziembinski will host tonight Rock in Real with bands  Two Places at Once, Balba and Hover rocking out the very vest of rock,
Teatro Municipal Ziembinski – 8PM
Av. Heitor Beltrão, s/n – Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3234-2003
Entrance: R$1


Turn Up (Gavea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the Turn Up party in its beautiful and funky venue in Gavea. There will be DJs from the label Love Sessions spinning the best of deep and house techno all night.
Palaphita Gavea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gavea– Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

We Can’t Stop (Lapa)
Tonight, Teatro Odisseia will host the party We Can’t Stop. There will be two dance floors of rock and pop music. In addition, promotions and activities will include welcome shots of catuaba de Acai, beerbong and placards to attract your crush.
Teatro Odisseia – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 66 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$25 – R$35

Black Santa (Madureira)
The viaduto de Madureira will play host tonight to the party Black Santa. There will be dancing from Group Art Black and there will be DJs Loa, Marcus Alves, Flávia Xexeo, Tamy, Negueht, Marcão and K.mina spinning the best of black music all night.
Viaduto de Madureira – 10PM
R. Carvalho de Souza, S/N – Madureira – Tel: (21) 7836-8748
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Jon Jon ‘O Baile’ (Lagoa)
Tonight, Miroir will host a night of funk with later on Dj Mondraga playing the best of hip hop.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: FREE for women until 11:30PM, R$30 – R$70

Bless (Lapa)
Bless is back, bringing with it music from Jamaica, black music and pop. This time the event will be in Lapa and in addition, will include trap, dub, pop and hip hop.
OPS – 11PM
Rua dos inválidos 204 A – Lapa – Tel: (21) 97512-3959
Entrance: R$10

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Cassiano, Trio Beija-flor, Sarah, and Adriana Dutra (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, Partido A3 will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. Singer Sarah will follow at 11PM with Neguinho from Beija-flor. At midnight DJ Marcelo Sabre will spin the best of Brazilian dance music. Then beginning at 3:30AM, Maria Filo will bring the best forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Luiza Dionizio and Nina Rosa (Lapa)
Nina Rosa will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa and singer Luiza Dionizio will follow.
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)


Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Banda Taturana de Aço will perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight bringing the best of classic rock and metal. 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

Drunk Hour and A Tribute to The Police @ Bar Bukowski (Botafogo)
Tonight Bar Bukowski will host Drunk Hour (Happy Hour with drink specials) from 6:30 PM to 10PM. At 9PM, the ban Power Trio Dark Blues will play live music with rock from the 80s and a special trubute to legendary band, The Police.
Bar Bukowski – 6:30 PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel:(21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$40 – $50, FREE for public school teachers and journalists

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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