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wobbleSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time once again for the very best of trap, house, grime, UK garage, funk and more as the popular Wobble party returns.

This edition will take place at Sacadura 154 and special guests will include Swindle and BTK. Swindle is a UK DJ who is known for mixing dubstep and grime with soul, funk and jazz. He is currently touring Brazil in support of his latest LP, Peace, Love & Music. BTK is a Brazilian DJ who is internationally well known for spinning drum and bass.

As always, the Wobble crew with Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz will spin during the party.


Cidadão Instigado (Botafogo)
Following two nights of shows, Quintavant and Audio Rebel will present the third and final live performance by Cidadão Instigado tonight in Botafogo. Formed in 1994, the band consists of members Fernando Catatau, Dustan Gallas, Régis Damasceno, Clayton Martins, Rian Batista and sound engineer Yuri Kalil. They are known for their sounds that are influenced by Northeastern Brazilian rock from the 70s.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$30

Anselmo and Rafael (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Anselmo and Rafael performing live tonight. Additionally DJ Kabul will spin the best of sertanejo during show intervals.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

Titãs (Lapa)
The well-known Brazilian rock band Titãs will launch their new DVD, Nheengatu, live tonight at Circo Voador in Lapa.
Circo Vador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance:R$50 – R$100

Invasão Baiana (Centro)
Tonight the Invasão Baiana festival returns for its second weekend with Tom Zé performing live and DJ Lord Breu spinning at the praça do Centro Cultural Correios.
Invasão Baiana – 9PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 54 – Tel : (21) 3201 -3010
Entrance: R$5 – R$10



Wobble (Gamboa)
Tonight Sacadura 154 in Gamboa will host the popular Wobble party. Special guests Swindle and BTK will join the Wobble Crew with Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz to spin the best of trap, dubstep, grime, UK garage, drum and bass and more during the night.
Sacadura 154 – 11PM
Sacadura 154, Gamboa– Tel: (21) 2263-0667
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Propaganda Rio (Botafogo)
It’s time again for the best of indie rock as the Propaganda UK Rio party returns to the first floor of Casa da Matriz in Botafogo. DJs Bgolls Incrível and Bøechat will spin the best of Haim, Arcade Fire, MGMT, CHVRCHES, Artic Monkeys, Florence & The Machine, Two Door Cinema Club, Muse and more. Additionally during the night, the Popaganda party will take over the venue’s second floor. DJ Buba will spin the best of Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Kayne West, Taylor Swift, Sia, Ellie Goulding, Rihanna, Madonna and more. Alcoholic popsicles will be distributed throughout the party and promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$25 – R$35

Welcome to Rio (Ipanema)
Tonight the Welcome to Rio party returns to the Praia Club in Ipanema. There will be an open bar all night with Miller beer, Smirnoff vodka, caipivodka, caipirinha, Cuba Libre, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, soft drinks, water and more. DJ Raphael de Luca and guests will spin the best of hip hop, house and funk throughout the night.
Praia Club – 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: R$40 – R$90

Babylon Rio and Wallpaper (Saúde)
The Babylon Rio and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight. Spinning on the Babylon stage will be DJs Flávio Lima, Ana Flor, Guilherme Guerreiro and special guest Filipe Guerra. On the Wallpaper stage there will be a special performance by MC Carol of the Lucky Ladies Brasil reality show and DJs Felipe Mar, Mari Benting, Rebecca Foxx and Maicon Santini will spin.
The Week – 11:30PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$40 – R$80

Sette Club (Leblon)
The weekly Sette Club party returns to Sette Leblon tonight. There will be an open bar with all you can drink caipirinhas,caipivodkas, vodka drinks, sparkling wine, longneck beers, sodas, water and free shots of tequila from 10PM to 4AM. Additionally during the night there there will be karaoke with Rick Lima and his band and DJ Pepe will spin the best of pop, rock, house, sertanejo, and funk.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$50 – R$80

V1RUS (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Aproador will host the fourth edition of the V1RUS party. During the night DJs Cecatto, K-A-Z, AIAN, D-Groov, Lodeek, and Peiter will spin the best of chill, groove, soul, trap, bass, house, progressive house, future house, deep, g-house, nu disco, deep house and tech house.
CAVE – 11:50PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Hit Me (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop, EDM, hip hop and funk as the Hit Me party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Polly and Ivy will spin the best of hits, EDM, pop, hip hop and funk in the subsolo (basement) and DJs Julie and Arlei Hey Hey will spin the best of pop, indie, and older hits at the Fosfobar during the night. Additionally there will be games of battleshots (like the game of Battleship but with shots) and free shots of Santa Dose will be distributed in the subsolo during the night. Additionally during the night, promotions will include two-for-one specials on shots of Jägermeister.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30- R$50

Go East (Centro)
The Go East party will return to La Paz in Centro tonight for its 34th edition. Tonight the party is celebrating Go East Orkestar’s silver medal win at the fanfare festival, Festival de Guča in Serbia. DJs Maria and Sol will spin; Go East Orkestar will perform live; and the documentary “Go East Orkestar: From Rio to Guča!” will screen during the party. Additionally shots of Rakija will be distributed throughtout the night.
La Paz – 11:30PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Puta Que Pariu (Lapa)
The Greek-themed Puta Que Pariu party will return to Teatro Odisséia in Lapa tonight. Shots of Catuaba will be distributed at the party’s entrance and there will be wine distributed throughout the night. Additionally, there will be body shots and the UVABong (wine bong). DJs Lupin, Edu Matias, and Evehive will spin the best of hits, EDM, hip hop, trap, and funk on the first stage and DJs Lis Amaral and Bgolls Incrível will spin the best of rock, hard rock and indie rock on the second stage during the next.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Coq le Coq (Gávea)
The Coq le Coq party returns to Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) tonight with DJs Feijão and Pedro Lofaro spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Warsaw (Praça da Bandeira)
Tonight Porto Pirata will present the first edition of the Warsaw party and it will be a special Joy Division, Bauhaus and Skeletal Family edition. Throughout the night, DJs Yvis The Stooge, Who-an Skywalker and guest DJs, Marcelo Riot and Lyzzie Horrorwood will spin the best of post-punk, goth rock, death rock, darkwave, cold wave, industrial, new wave, and minimal wave. Promtions will include two-for-one caipirinhas for R$15 until 1AM.
Porto Pirata – 11PM – 6AM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: FREE

Eclética (Vidigal)
It’s time for the best of frevo, maracatu, samba de roda, carimbó, maculelê, baião, quadrilha, and ciranda as Alto Vidigal hosts the Eclética party tonight. DJ Gui Ferrera and Deejay Fábio Lotus will spin during night.
Alto Vidigal – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$30- R$50

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Trio Aba de Couro, Adilson da Vila and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel, and Marcos Novatto (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, Marcos Novatto will start off the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba, MPB, forró, and sambalanço. Adilson da Vila and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel will follow, beginning at 11PM, with lively samba. Then from 2:30AM until the sunrise on Saturday morning Trio Aba de Couro will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Leviano Rock Night (Lapa)
The Leviano Rock Night party returns to Leviano bar in Lapa tonight with bands Licor do Canavial and Johnny’s performing on the first floor and NV Rock performing on the second floor. Additionally during the night, DJs Márlio and Aílton Areas will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Ana Costa and Breno Alves (Lapa)
Breno Alves will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa at 9:30PM and singer Ana Costa will follow at 11:30PM. Costa is known for reinvigorating the sounds of old samba and will perform a lively repertoire, including songs from her 3rd album entitled, Hoje é o melhor lugar.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


Anesthesia @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of Metallica as the tribute band Anesthesia returns to perform live in the Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you are looking for quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in while rocking out, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Chega Junto @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
Tonight Bar do B will host the Chega Junto party with DJs Vitinho Operacional, diNóbrega, Alex Cabelo, and guests spinning the best of classic rock, pop, hip hop and flashbacks. Promotions during the night will include two Budweisers for R$10, caipirinhas or caipivodkas for R$10 each, and Smirnoff ICE for R$10 each.
Bar do B – 10PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$10 – R$15

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Since its opening in March, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike with its intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks. Promotions include two chopps for R$15.50.
OMG Lounge – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Os Beatlemaníacos @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
It’s time for the best of classic Beatles as Os Beatlemaníacos perform live at Saloon 79 in Botafogo tonight. Additionally, DJ Theddy-0 will spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 10PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free

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

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
This is the oldest pub in Rio and it’s well known for its live music and happy hour. This is also a place to watch live streaming sports, national and international.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

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.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM in the morning
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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