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We have the top three picks for this Saturday, and below there is a list of bars and pubs that are always a good option.

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Maria Bethânia and Zeca Pagodinho (Barra) – Two of the biggest names from the Brazilian music scene, Maria Bethânia and Zeca Pagodinho perform together this evening at the Km de Vantagens Hall, in Barra.

Bethânia will bring her vigorous voice from Bahia, while samba and pagode master Zeca Pagodinho will grace the stage with all the Carioca swag.

Km de Vantagens Hall – Avenida Ayrton Senna, 3000 – Barra

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Sopa 0800 (Centro) – Tonight, the SOPA party will make everyone move until the late hours at Instituto Cultural Ruínas, in Centro.

Djs are expected to spin a lively set list of pop, electronic, rock, indie and Brazilian music.

Instituto Cultural Ruínas – Praça Tiradentes, 75

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Paradinha (Gávea) – The Paradinha party will make everyone lose it and shake it to the irresistible rhythm of Brazilian funk, at Palaphita, in Gávea.

Resident DJs will spin the best from the genre on the floor, and MC Andinho will entertain the audience with its lively performance. Surprise attractions also promise to show up on the party!

Palaphita Gávea – Avenida Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea

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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 – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Delirium Tap House (Ipanema)
Run by Delirium, prestigious Belgium label that has already been awarded as the best beer in the world, the bar offers twenty different beer taps.
Delirium Tap House – 5PM
Rua Nascimento Silva, 51 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3795-4594
Entrance: See venue for details.

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a wide choice of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas in a relaxed, trendy setting.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
Entrance: FREE

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