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RARA Gop tunSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight two of the biggest electronic parties in Brazil, RARA and Gop Tun, are stopping in Rio help celebrate the Olympics.

Taking place at Fabrika, in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West Zone) neighborhood of Itanhangá, the parties will welcome very special guests Steve Bug and Space Dimension Controller.

Additional DJs, including DJ Maumau, will spin the best of everything from disco to techno on the parties’ two stages throughout the night.


The Mansion Rio Sem Fronteias (Santa Teresa)
During the Olympic Games in Rio from August 5th through August 21st, The Mansion Rio in Santa Teresa will be hosting special events including lunch, dinners, poolside bar, live bands, live samba, and DJs. See The Mansion Rio Facebook page for additional information.
The Mansion Rio
Rua Dr Julio Otoni 254 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 99776-0477
Entrance: See venue for additional information.

Le Club (Lagoa)
Tonight the Sociedade Hípica Brasileira will host the fifth party in the Le Club series, the Cafe de le Musique party. Dashdot, On’A Beat and Dukka Calliery will spin and perform throughout the night.
Le Club – 11PM
Sociedade Hípica Brasileira, Av. Borges de Medeiros – Lagoa
Entrance: R$70 – R$ 180

Tremolo Beer Gut and DJ Kant (Ipanema)
Tonight, following DJ and music producer Kant’s set, the group Tremolo Beer Gut will perform live at the Música no Pavilhão da Dinamarca (Denmark Music Pavilion). Currently touring Brazil, Tremolo Beer Gut has released five albums and is known for its garage/surf/western rock sounds.
Música no Pavilhão da Dinamarca (Denmark Music Pavilion) – DJ Kant set is scheduled for 5PM to 7PM and Tremolo Beer Gut will follow the set at approximately 7PM. The Denmark Music Pavillion is open daily through August 21st, 5PM to 10PM.
Ipanema Beach, Posto 10 (Station 10)
Entrance: FREE

Big Band der Bundeswehr and Unidos da Tijuca (Leblon)
Big Band der Bundeswehr will perform at Germany House (OliAle) in Leblon tonight beginning at 6PM and Unidos da Tijuca will follow at 8PM.
Germany House (OliAle) – 6PM
Leblon beach at Av. Delfim Moreira, 12 – Leblon
Entrance: FREE


Casuarina (Lapa)
Brazilian group, Casuarina will launch their new album, 7, live at Circo Voador tonight. Additionally, DJ Chicote will spin during the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30- R$60

BacaFest 2016 (Botafogo)
The BacaFest 2016 continues at Audio Rebel in Botafogo tonight with the groups The Alberto e os Amigos and The Madalyns performing live tonight.
Audio Rebel – 7PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

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Recalcada (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of baile funk and pop as the Recalcada party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Ingrid Nepomuceno, Paula Queiroz, Bia Marques, Matheus G, and Doug Def will keep the party going throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

RARA and Gop Tun with Steve Bug and Space Dimension Controller (Itanhangá)
Tonight the RARA and Gop Tun parties will present special guests Steve Bug and Space Dimension Controller live at Fabrika, located in Rio’s West Zone neighborhood of Itanhangá.
Fabrika – 4PM
Fabrika, Estr. das Furnas, 1805 – Itanhangá – Tel: (21) 2263-0667
Entrance: R$80 +

R:evolution (Saúde)
Tonight Sacadura 154 will host the popular gay circuit party, R:evolution with DJs spinning on two stages throughout the night. DJs Sebastien Triumph, Anthony May, Rick Braile, and Bell Roncoli will spin on the R:evolution stage and DJs Mari Benting, Fernanda Fox, Felipe Malfoy, Luan Poffo, and Leadro Buenno will spin on the Treta stage during the night.
Sacadura 154 – 11PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 154 – Saúde – Tel: (21) 2263-0667
Entrance: R$55 – R$80

Rendez Vous (Ipanema)
Tonight the Rooftop Hotel Caeser Park Ipanema again will host the Rendez Vous party. DJsMr Viktor, Moox, and Vivi Reis will spin througout the night.
Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema – 7PM
Av. Vieira Souto 460 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2441-9450
Entrance: R$60 – R$80


Samba do Chapéu (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host Samba do Chapéu with live samba and performances throughout the night. Additionally, DJ Nego Dito will spin during the night.
Paiol 08 – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Trio Rapacuia, Adilson da Vila and the Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel, and Lucas de Moraes (Centro)
Lucas de Moraes will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM by performing his works and the best of samba. Then at 11PM, Adilson da Vila and the Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel will perform more of the best of samba. Finally at 3AM, Trio Rapacuia will peform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Samba de Roda with Hamilton Fofão and Dinastia da Ser (Lapa)
Tonight Leviano bar in Lapa will host a samba de roda with guests singer Hamilton Fofão and Dinastia da Ser.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10- R$20 (Cash only)

Claudinho Guimarães and Anderson Vaz (Lapa)
Anderson Vaz will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães will follow. Guimarães released his first album entitled, A Luz do Criador in 2009 and is well known for his lively performances.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Sertanejo na Lagoa with Hugo Rocha (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Hugo Rocha performing live tonight. Additionally, DJs Carol Legaly, Alberto Dias, and Residente will spin the best of hip hop, house, and funk during the night. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM for women and there will be promotions on Heineken for all throughout the night.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: Entry is free for women with their names on the list until 11:30PM, R$30 – R$70


Taturana de Aço @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of rock, classic rock and metal as the band Taturana de Aço performs 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
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Tudo é 10 @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
The Tudo é 10 party returns to Bar do B in Laranjeiras tonight with a special Bon Jovi, Livin’ On Prayer edition. DJs Laura Tardin, Mario Gennari and Renato JkBx will spin the best of Bon Jovi and more rock, hard rock, classic rock and pop including Guns’n’roses, Queen, Aerosmith, Joan Jett, Van Halen, Skid Row, Police, Scorpions, Outfield, Bowie, AC/DC, and more. Additionally during the night, ten will once again be the magic number with entry only R$10 with names on the list until 1AM and specials including Hi-Fi, Cuba Libre, caipirinha, caipivodka, Gi Tonic, sodas, waters, and shots for R$10 each all night.
Bar do B – 10:50PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$10 with name on the list until 1AM, R$20 – R$25

Black Dog and Protocolo Bronson @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Bands Black Dog and Protocolo Bronson will perform the best of classic rock live at Saloon 79 tonight. Additionally, DJ Theddy-o will spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25

Resistindo Desde 1997 @ Bar Bukowski (Botafogo)
Tonight Bar Bukowski in Botafogo will celebrate its anniversary with the Resistindo Desde 1997 party. The band Bella Godiva will perform the best of 80s rock live and DJs will spin during the night.
Bar Bukowski – 9PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel:(21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$40 – $50, FREE for public school teachers and journalists

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s Mondays through Saturdays from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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 – 6:30PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. This is another great bar for watching live sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Olympic Boogie @ 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 – 9PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Tequila Jager – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Tonight the Lord Jim Pub will host the weekly Tequila Jager Night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on tequila and Jagermeister. Six Nations and Premier League matches will be broadcast the in pub during the night.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM to 4AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$20 for women and R$25 for men.

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

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