The Texan singer and composer is known for her R&B, neo soul and hip hop music, having won the Grammy Award for the album “Baduizm” in 1997.
New Yorker singer and Rio resident Alma Thomas, along with band Hermenegildo 59, will be in charge of the live music, while DJs Nepal and Gustavo MM will run the dance floor in the intervals.
Circuito Interno Bhering (Centro)
This afternoon, Bhering, a former chocolate factory that became artists’ studios, promotes “Circuito Interno”, including live music, food stalls, artistic performances, exhibitions and handicrafts stalls.
Fábrica Bhering – 1PM
Rua Orestes, 28 – Santo Cristo (Centro) – Tel: (21) 2213-0014
Soul Brunch at Pedra do Sal (Centro)
Three Black American women who have made Rio their home will produce the second Soul Brunch in the historic area of Pedra do Sal in Centro. For R$50 they will serve guests a plate a shrimp and grits, fruit salad and coffee sake. Plus, a choice of three alcohol beverages – Bloody Mary, Screwdriver and Mimosa!
Pedra do Sal – 1PM
Travessa do Sereno, 29 – Centro
Entrance: R$50 for the meal, additional drinks will be two for R$25.
Festa Jazz Ahead – Erykah Badu Tribute (Horto)
Tonight, Clube dos Macacos invites artists Alma Thomas & Hermenegildo 59, Nepal, Gustavo MM, VJ Notívago and Live Paint to pay hommage to Erykah Badu, American singer known for her neo soul style.
Clube dos Macacos – 10PM
Rua Pacheco Leão, 2038 – Horto – Tel: (21) 2274-1429
Manda Nudes (Centro)
The Manda Nudes (Send Nudes) party promises to make everyone’s Saturday an unforgettable one, including a dark room, body shots, lapdance, a kissing stall, open food and go-go dancers. Meanwhile, DJs Duda Olive, Felipe Cerqueira, Bruno Júnior, Vitor Mencarelli and Hugo Barbosa will be spinning the best of pop, hip hop, funk, trap and electronic.
Espaço Acústica – 11:15 PM
Praça Tiradentes, 2 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$25 – R$35
Queremos o Mundo e Queremos Agora (Botafogo)
Tonight, Bar Bukowski will host the party Queremos o Mundo e Queremos Agora (We want the world and we want it now). There will be live band Charles Zanol Blues Trio bringing the best of the 1970s rock music from 10:30 PM. Bar Bukowski is the hottest rock bar in Rio, attracting people from all over the city to enjoy the best of rock.
Bar Bukowski – 9PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$43 – R$55
We Love Rio! (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the We Love RJ! party again tonight. As always, there will also be a four-hour open bar from 11PM to 3AM with Smirnoff Vodka, tropical drinks, caipirinhas, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, Antarctica beer, mineral water, and sodas. Tonight, there will also be free buffet of pasta and pizza all night. DJs Guga Fernandes and DLuccio will spin the best of house, hip hop, reggaeton, cumbia, funk and deep house throughout the night.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30 – R$90
The hottest hits of reggaeton music land at Palaphita tonight, which will host the PacitoPacito Party. DJs Luckas, Jonny Green, Haron Dufau and Silvio Rio will be spinning throughout the night. Welcome drinks are included from 9PM to 11PM. This venue is a place to get dressed-up for and wearing flip flops could prevent guests from entering.
Palaphita Gávea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: R$2- R$60
Ana Costa (Lapa)
Ana Costa will be starring tonight at Carioca da Gema, bringing the best of samba including her own personal music and versions of the greats such as Cartola, Nelson Cavaquinho, Chico Buarque, among others. The opening act will be a grand performance by Elisa Addor.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Samba dos Guimarães with amba do Xoxó (Santa Teresa)
Tonight, Mercado das Pulgas in Santa Teresa will host the Samba dos Guimarães party with group Samba do Xoxó. DJ Cícero will be spinning the best of samba and other genres in the intervals. There is also a food area with pastels, pizzas, tapioca and more.
Mercado das Pulgas – 8PM
Rua Almirante Alexandrino, 501 – Largo dos Guimarães – Santa Teresa
Samba do Cardosão (Laranjeiras)
Today, Laranjeiras will be all about live samba. From 1PM to 10PM, the event includes a typical feijoada and groups Velha Guarda da Mangueira and Samba de Lei in charge of the live music.
Quadra do Cardosão – 1PM
Rua Cardoso Júnior, 420 – Laranjeiras
PUBS & BARS:
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
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
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
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
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
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
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
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