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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.

The Smiths Party no Saloon79 (Botafogo) – Tonight, The Smiths Cover Brasil will play covers of the The Smiths’ greatest hits to honor the legendary British band at the Saloon 79, in Botafogo.

Before and after the show, DJs Theddy-Ozz and Kleber Tumarr will host Richard Moz for a tour of the Smiths’ musical universe.

There is even a karaoke session held on the second floor as well as pool tables for a full night of entertainment.

Saloon 79 – Rua Pinheiro Guimarães, 79 – Botafogo

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Roda do Sambachaca – Homenagem a Moacyr Luz (Catete) – Sambachaça will pay reverence to Carioca samba artist, Moacyr Luz, who will be celebrating his 60th birthday.

Tonight’s performance is particularly important because it is dedicated to the memory of Marielle Franco and her fight for freedom, equality, and justice.

Besides honoring Moacyr Luz, Sambachaça will pay tribute to his partners Aldir Blanc, Sereno, Wilson das Neves, Luiz Carlos da Villa, and Paulo Cesar Pinheiro, just to name a few.

Espaço Catete – Rua do Catete, 97 – Catete

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Metá Metá: Bixiga 70: Circo Voador (Centro) – Two of the greatest powers of contemporary Brazilian music will team up for the first time at the Circo Voador with a spectacular duo performance.

METÁ METÁ is distinguished by their combination of Afro music, jazz, and hardcore punk music. Meanwhile, BIXIGA 70 are famous for their afrobeat music combining elements of 1970s black music; they have performed live all over the world.

The bands will give both individual and duo performances, promising audiences an unforgettable show.

Circo Voador – Rua dos Arcos, s/n – Centro

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

Restaurante Xexéu (Copacabana)
Xexéu has a great menu of Brazilian dishes, sea food and nice beer labels. What’s more, the owners speak English. There will be live music tonight with American musician Erik Mostar, who will be playing American/British rock, country rock and folk music.
Restaurante Xexéu – 6PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7353
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
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 during the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back and relax. 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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