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Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Fanatka party returns to Espaço Acústica tonight with a special System of a Down plus Avenged Sevenfold vs. Britney Spears plus Christina Aguilera edition.

The band Sollarium will perform live and DJs Felipe Malfoy, Gabriel Gazzaneo, and Felipe Eboli will spin the best of rock, indie, and 90s and 00s pop and rock on the System of Down and Avenged Sevenfold stage. DJs Felipe Malfoy, Bernardo Saab, and Daniel Vieira will spin the best of pop, hip hop, hits, funk and 90s and 00s pop on the Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera stage.

There will be special shots for the first 100 to arrive and shots of jurupinga will be distributed throughout the night. Additionally during the night, promotions will include two Budweisers for R$10 until 1AM and Skol Beats for R$9 all night.


Sertanejo na Lagoa with Flávio and Ney (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Flávio, Ney and guests performing live tonight. Additionally,DJs Luciano Roffer and Dinho Porto will spin the best of house, hip hop, and funk during show intervals.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: R$30 – R$70

Bem Brasil


Baile da Pesada and the B.L.E.S.S. (Centro)
Tonight the Baile da Pesada and the B.L.E.S.S. parties will take place at Arco Do Teles in Centro. DJs Anderson America, Fernanda Fox, Totonete, Rodrigo Senna, and Bernado Padula will spin for the Pesada party and DJs Ras Loty, Rodolfo Vaz, and Penna Firme will spin for the B.L.E.S.S. party.
Arco de Teles – 11PM
Praça Quinze de Novembro, 34 A – Centro
Entrance: R$10

Cabaret Classico (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Cabaret Classico with DJ Mary Dee spinning the best of rock and pop rock throughout the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: See venue for details.

Festa Barato Total (Centro)
Tonight Cordão da Bola Preta will host Festa Barato Total. DJs Burgos and Beto Costa will spin the best of rock, classic rock, indie rock and more throughout the night.
Cordão da Bola Preta – 11PM
Rua da Relação, 03 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2558 5547
Entrance:R$10 – R$65

Fanatka (Centro)
Espaço Acústica will host a special System of a Down plus Avenged Sevenfold vs. Britney Spears plus Christina Aguilera edition of the Fanatka party tonight. Band Sollarium will perform live and DJs will spin on two stages throughout the night.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$15 – R$40

Babylon with Chris Cox and Wallpaper (Saúde)
Tonight The Week will host a special edition with guest DJ Chris Cox and DJs Edu Quinta, Mauro Mozart and Gustavo Jr. spinning of the Babylon stage and Felipe Mar and guests spinning on the Wallpaper stage.
The Week – 11:30PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: See venue for details.

Hit Me! (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop, EDM, hip hop and funk at the Hit Me party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Polly and Ivy will spin the best of EDM, pop, hip hop and funk in the subsolo (basement) during the night while DJs Suirá and Dea Mafer spin the best of pop, indie, and older hits as part of the Dirrty DJ Set above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Bye 2015 Champagne Party (Copacabana)
The Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the Bye 2015 Champagne Party tonight. There will be a four-hour open bar from 11PM to 3AM and DJs Guga Fernandes and Germano will spin the best of hip hop, house, pop, reggaeton, funk and sertanejo throughout the night.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$80

Rock n Glow (Botafogo)
The Rock n Glow party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight for its 21st edition. there will be black lights, neon drinks and great indie music. There will be gifts for the first 100 people to arrive and promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and mojitos all night. DJs Rodriges, Lis Amaral, Miga_zz, and Ronney will spin the best of pop and indie rock all nigt on both floors of the venue.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$45

Clap’s Power (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Clap’s Power party. Andre Lima, Andre Moreno, Chris Rocha, Filipe Torres, Rodd& Regular Time Orchestra, Vinicius Alves, Susana Guardado, and Gustavo Tatá will spin and perform during the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$25 – R$35

I Love the 90s (Lapa)
The I Love the 90s party is back party is back at Teatro Odisséia tonight with a special Christmas edition. During the night DJs Buba, Bgolls, Bøechat, and Bonhan will spin on the 90s stage.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Réveillon Season – Festa Dia (Gávea)
Tonight Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) will host Festa Dia as part of the venue’s ongoing Réveillon Season. During the event Zeh Pretim, Zedoroque, and guests will spin.
00 (Zero Zero) – 12AM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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Bota Fora 2015 (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club will host the Bota Fora 2015 party. DJs João Lima, David Levy, and Lodeek will spin the best of hip hop, funk, pop, and deep house. Additionally, DJs Kiki Kelner and Louie Louie will spin back-to-back.
CAVE – 11:55 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Deep Dizco (Cantagalo)
Today and Tonight Gilda no Cantagalo will host the Deep Dizco party with guests from Sektor 021 joining DJs Gabriel Saber and J. Gasparino.
Gilda – 4PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30


Trio Aba de Couro, Sarah, and Par ou Ímpar (Centro)
The group Par ou Impar will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 8PM with the best of Brazilian rhythms. Singer Sarah will follow at 11PM with her reinterpretations of works by Beth Carvalho, Martinho da Vila, Zeca Pagodinho, and Cartola. Then beginning at 2:30AM, the groupTrio Aba de Couro will perform the best of forró live until sunrise on Sunday morning.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Pré-Réveillon Leviano and Roda de Samba with Lucas de Moraes (Lapa)
Tonight the Leviano Bar in Lapa will host a lively roda de samba with Lucas de Moraes from 4PM to 8PM. Then at 8PM the venue will host the Pré-Réveillon Leviano party.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Ana Costa and Adriano Serafim (Lapa)
Adriano Serafim will start the night off at Carioca da Gema at 9PM and singer Ana Costa will follow at 11PM. 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 – 9PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Samba No Cry (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 presents the premiere edition of the Samba No Cry party. With the idea of bands playing classic Marley, Cidade Negra, Natiruts, and more of the best of reggae, samba, and rock live, the project will welcome André da Mata, Tao, Felype Frazõ, and a special guest tonight. Additionally, DJs Marcelinho da Lua, Daniel Faria and Erick Doben will spin during show intervals.
Paiol 08 – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$25 – R$50


Natal Verde with Tailten @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The Lapa Irish pub will celebrate the holidays tonight with the Natal Verde (Green Christmas) party. The group Tailten will perform the best of traditional Irish music including jigs, reels and drinking songs during the night. If you are looking for quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in while enjoying great live music, 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

Tribute to Eric Clapton @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 will host a tribute to Eric Clapton Big Gilson performing live.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8PM and the show is scheduled to begin at 11PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25

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

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

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

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold beer, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. Additionally, this is a great place to watch live sports including NFL games.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 10:30AM – 2:00AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: Free

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

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