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P.S. Eu Te AmoFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Palaphita will host the P.S. Eu Te Amo party at its chic and stylish venue in Gavea. The doors open at 6PM and close at 1AM – but the party doesn’t end until the sun comes up.

Dj Rafa M spinning the best of Brazilian music, pop, black, disco, rock, indie, Nu beat and breakbeat to bring the best music to get your groove on.

Promotions will include three bottles of Chandon for the price of two until 1AM.


ArtRio 2016 (Centro)
ArtRio 2016 will celebrate day two of its event today.. One of the most important art events in the world, ArtRio 2016 will reunite two thousand artists and around eighty art galleries to showcase both international and national art, representing both new and established artists. The exhibition will continue until Sunday, October 2nd.
ArtRio – 1PM
Rua: Rodrigues Alves, 10 – Centro
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Art Rua 2016 (Santo Cristo)
Art Rua will present day two of it’s exhibition today. The event showcases 42 artists and thirteen galleries in the urban art scene. There will be food trucks, drinks, talks and speeches as well as living painting sessions. It will continue until Sunday, October 2nd.
Art Rua 2016 – 2PM
Avenida Professor Pereira Reis, 76, Santo Cristo
Entrance: FREE


Banda Dônica, Seu Jorge and Maria Gadu (Urca)
Tonight Banda Dônica, Seu Jorge and Maria Gadu will perform live on the incredible Morro da Urca, providing classic music from these three musicians to a beautiful backdrop. After the show, DJs Marcello H and Babaioff will spin various tracks at the SOPA party.
Morro da Urca – 10PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$115 – R$280

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.

Ratos de Porão (Lapa)
Circo Voador in Lapa will host Ratos de Porão, a thrash/hard punk band from São Paulo.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80

Mais Que Nada (Copacabana)
Mais que Nada will present tonight a live band of pop and rock music. There will be a wide selection of drinks such as cocktails, caipirinhas, speciality shots and beers.
Mais que Nada – 10PM
R. Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: See venue for details


P.S. Eu Te Amo (Gavea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the P.S. Eu Te Amo party with Dj Rafa M spinning the best of Brazilian music, pop, black, disco, rock, indie, Nu beat and breakbeat. Promotions will include 3 bottle of Chandon for the price of 2 until 1AM.
Palaphita Gavea – 6PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gavea– Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: FREE (no more entry after 1AM)

A Recepção dos Calouros (Lagoa)
Tonight, Miroir will host the A Recepção dos Calouros party in its chic venue in Lagoa. DJs Djamal, Mariana Pinet, YNM & FILL, and John Failly will spin the best of house all night.
Miroir – 11PM
Av. Epitácio Pessoa, 1484 – Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: R$30 – R$40

Saideira (Centro)
Cordão da Bola Preta will host tonight the party Saideira with DJs Rafael Cassel and Nicolle Neumann spinning tracks all night. There will also be free distribution of beer, cachaça, and Skol Beats.
Cordão da Bola Preta  – 11PM
R. da Relação, 03 – Centro –  Tel: (21) 2240-8049
Entrance: R$10 with name on the list, R$20 without name on the list

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Adriana Dutra, Strada, Nando Cavaco, DJ Marcelo Sabre, Forró-Calça Arriada (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, singer Adriana Dutra will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. Singer Strada will follow at 11PM with the best of Brazilian music. At 11PM, Nando do Cavaco will perform the best of samba, followed by DJ Marcelo Sabre. Then beginning at 3:30AM, Forró-Calça Arriada will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Marina Iris (Lapa)
Singer Marina Iris will perform live tonight at Carioca da Gema.
Carioca da Gema – 10:30 PM
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)


Happy Hour and Mamãe, Não Quero Ser Prefeito (Botafogo)
Tonight Bar Bukowski will host Drunk Hour (Happy Hour with drink specials) from 6:30 PM to 10PM. After, Bar Bukowski will begin the party, Mamãe, Não Quero Ser Prefeito with plenty of rock music and the band Folks playing the best of rock too.
Bar Bukowski – 6:30PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel:(21) 2244-7303
Entrance: FREE if you leave before 10PM. If you stay longer, it’s R$40. FREE for public teachers and journalists all night.

DUST’N’BONES @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Guns N’ Roses tribute Banda DUST’N’BONES will perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. 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

Cornerstone and Naked Chicken @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight, Cornerstone will perform tonight bringing the best of hard rock and metal. Band Naked Chicken will also perform bringing the best of national rock.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25

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 – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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