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Rio News, Brazl NewsFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The American rock band, Bon Jovi, takes to the Rock in Rio 2017 main stage tonight, performing at 12:25 AM.

With over thirty years of career and nineteen released albums, the New Jersey band has already performed five times in Brazil, four of them in the Rock in Rio festival (in 1993, 1995, 2010 and 2013).

Besides the classics, Bon Jovi will also present the songs from its latest album, “THIS HOUSE IS NOT FOR SALE”.


Rock in Rio 2017 with headliner Bon Jovi (Barra da Tijuca)
With 34 years and nineteen albums released, American rock band Bon Jovi returns to Barra da Tijuca to perform at Rock in Rio 2017 tonight.
Rock in Rio 2017 – 12:25 AM
Olympic Park – Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401 – Barra da Tijuca
Entrance: see venue for details

Jazz Out – Soul in Jazz (Centro)
Pianist Jonathan Ferr and band run a urban jazz and soul music show tonight, paying homage to Tim Maia, Brazil’s legendary soul singer. Opening the night will be DJ Flávio César.
Hotel Vila Galé – 7PM
Rua Riachuelo, 124 – Lapa – Tel: 21 2252-7203
Entrance: R$30 – R$40


Tombei (Centro)
The Tombei party will make you loose it on the floor with the hottest from funk, dancehall and hip hop in Centro.
Rivalzinho – 6PM
Rua Álvaro Alvim, 33 – Centro
Entrance: FREE

High As Sxxt (Copacabana)
Tonight, Fosfobox will host the High As Sxxt party, bringing together a lively blend of R&B, funk and hip hop. Playing hit songs all night long, DJs are guaranteed to keep guests dancing throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Quem Me Viu Mentiu (Gávea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the Quem Me Viu Mentiu (Who saw me, lied) party, with resident DJs Léo Manhães and Fernanda Ayres spinning the latest of funk, hip hop, pop and sertanejo until the early hours.
Palaphita Gávea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: R$0 – R$50.

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Pede Teresa and Samba do Xoxó (Centro)
Tonight, two great samba groups gather at Praça Tiradentes to bring the most complete roda de samba in an outdoor free event.
Praça Tiradentes – 6PM
Praça Tiradentes, Centro
Entrance: FREE

Rogê (Lapa)
Samba singer Rogê will star tonight at Carioca da Gema, presenting a repertoire that includes Djavan, Seu Jorge, Jorge Ben, among other great MPB and samba composers.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Lapa Loca (Lapa)
It’s time again for Lapafest at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Mar César will start off the night on the first floor performing a roda de samba with well-known samba classics. DJs Aílton Areas and Ricardinho will be spinning the best of samba, funk, hip hop and electronic. The band Johnny’s will also be there performing the best tracks from the international rock scene.
Leviano – 7PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 47 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20 – R$40 (cash only)


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 expat 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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