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therollingstonesSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –Tonight, iconic English rock band The Rolling Stones will return to Rio de Janeiro to perform live at Maracanã Stadium.

The group is stopping in Rio as part of the ongoing ‘America Latina Olé’ stadium tour, a follow-up to their successful 2015 North American stadium, ‘ZIP CODE’ tour.

During the show, fans can expect to hear many well-known hits including “Brown Sugar”, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”, “Midnight Rambler”, “Paint it Black”, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”, “Miss You”, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”, “It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll (But I Like It)”, “Gimme Shelter”, “Sympathy for the Devil”, and more.

Ultraje a Rigor will perform to open the night. Gates will open to public at 4PM and The Rolling Stones show is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 PM.


Sertanejo na Lagoa with Nando Luiz (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Nando Luiz performing live tonight. Additionally, DJ Luciano Roffer will spin the best of hits, 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

The Rolling Stones (Maracanã)
Legendary British rock band The Rolling Stones will return to Rio tonight to perform live at Maracanã Stadium.
Maracanã Stadium – Gates will open to public at 4PM and The Rolling Stones show is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 PM.
Av. Pres. Castelo Branco, s/n – Maracanã
Entrance: R$130 – R$900

Baile Transante do Agytoê (Lapa)
Tonight Circo Voador will host Baile Transante do Agytoê. Bloco Agytoê will perform live joined by Larissa Luz, Mariana Bernardes, Roberta Espinosa, Cisão and suas Oncetes. Addtionally Tata Ogan will perform 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

Paal Nilssen-Love (Botafogo)
Free jazz Drummer and percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love returns to Audio Rebel in Botafogo tonight to perform the second of three shows at the venue this month. Tonight he will be joined by guitarist Eduardo Manso, bassist Felipe Zenícola and Arthur Lacerda. Following the performance tonight, Nilssen-Love will present a workshop on the 22nd and then perform for a third time on the 25th with guests including Arto Lindsay and Luís Filipe de Lima.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$25

Zeca Pagodinho and Fundo de Quintal (Lapa)
Zeca Pagodinho and Fundo de Quintal will perform live at Fundição Progresso tonight.
Fundição Progresso – 9PM.
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$50 – R$300

Dr. Sin (Lapa)
São Paulo rock band, Dr. Sin will perform live at Teatro Odisséia in Lapa tonight.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$50 – R$70

Bem Brasil


O Carnaval da Mistério do Planeta (Lapa)
Cordão da Bola Preta in Lapa will host O Carnaval da Mistério do Planeta ( Carnival of the Planet of Mystery). DJs Matheus Marins, Thjaogo Cortex, and Nicolle Neumann will spin samba marches, sambas enredos, MPB, and funk and there will Carnival props, including confetti plus Melzinho, and a beerbong.
Cordão da Bola Preta – 10PM
Rua da Relação, 03 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2558 5547
Entrance: FREE until 11PM with name on the list. R$15 – R$40

High as Sh!t (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of rap and r&b as the High as Sh!t party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Bia Marques, Doug Def, Fernando Henri, ₭ENNYᐱ, Paula Queiroz, and Tago Oli will spin throught the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Back II Black (Arpoador)
The Back II Black party returns to CAVE club in Arpoador tonight with DJs Saddam, Pachu, Tucho, Raph Lima, and David Levy spinning the best of hip hop, rap funk, and more throughout the night. .
CAVE – 11:30PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Concorrência and Trap Queen (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz will host Concorrência and Trap Queen. DJs Erika Ferreira and Lis Amaral will spin the best of pop, rock, indie and funk on the first floor while DJs Andrea Mafer and Iggor Ahrends spin the best of the trap and hip hop on the second floor for the Trap Queen party.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

We Love RJ! (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the We Love RJ! party once again tonight. The will 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. Additionally there will be shots of tequila. DJs Guga Fernandes and Germano will spin throughout the night.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$90

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Samba with Feijoada (Cantagalo)
Tonight Gilda no Cantagalo will host the Samba with Feijoada event. The venue hosts the event every 2nd Saturday of the month and each time features a feijoada meal, live samba, a DJ spinning Brazilian music to start the night and during show intervals.
Gilda – 4PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Welcome to Rio (Ipanema)
Tonight Sette Leblon will host the Welcome to Rio party. There will be an open bar with Budweiser beer, Smirnoff Vodka, Smirnoff Caipivodka, Premium Caipirinha, sparkling wine, Cuba Libre, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, sodas, and water. There will also be open food from 11PM to 3AM with queijo, coxinhas, kibes, empanados, croquetes and more. DJ Paulinho and guests will spin the best of house, hip hop, funk, and sertanejo throughout the event.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011 – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$50- R$90

Babylon and Wallpaper (Saúde)
The Babylon and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight. DJs DJs Gustavo Júnior, Pablo Lopez , Edu Quintas and Flávio Lima will spin on the Babylon stage and DJs Felipe Mar, Avena, Caio Bucker, Rebecca Foxx and Raphael Lima will spin on the Wallpaper stage during the night.
The Week – 11:30PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$60

Drag-se (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Drag-se party with HausuYume. During the night, DJs Joy Yume, Julia Jacobina, EveHive, Ønírica, Ber Back, and Luise Fuchsloch will spin and Medusa Pandemonium, Carmen Laveau, and Nebraska Andrômedah will perform.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$50


Forró-Trio Pé de Serra, Arruda, and Galeria do Samba (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, the group Galeria do Samba will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba de raíz including their reinterpretations of works by Jorge Aragão, Agepê, Zeca Pagodinho, Benito Di Paula, and Arlindo Cruz, among others. The group Arruda will follow will the best of samba beginning at 11PM. Then beginning at 2:30AM, the group Forró-Trio Pé de Serra will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Let’s Pop (Lapa)
The Let’s Pop party returns to Leviano Bar in Lapa tonight with bands Licor do Canavial and Cântarus performing on the first floor and the band Fato Consumado performing on the second floor during the night. Additionally, DJs Márlio and Chicote will spin on both floors during the party.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Claudinho Guimarães and Breno Alves (Lapa)
Breno Alves will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães will follow at 11:30PM. Guimarães released his first album entitled, A Luz do Criador in 2009 and is well known for his lively performances.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Retrôzinho (Lapa)
The Retrôzinho party returns to Paiol 08 tonight with Grupo Numa Boa and Banda Mixxtura performing live. Additionally during the night, DJ Flex will spin during show intervals..
Paiol 08 – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$15- R$40


Balba @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of classic rock as the band Balba performs live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. 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

Black Dog @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
It’s time for the best of Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, and Black Sabbath as the cover band Black Dog performs live at Saloon 79 in Botafogo tonight. Additionally, DJs will spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM and the shows at set to begin at approxiamately 10:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Barzin Sabanejo with Marcello Andrade (Ipanema)
Tonight Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema will host Barzin Sabanejo with Marcello Andrade performing live. Additionally during the night, DJ Daniel Faria will spin the best of hip hop, pop, house, and funk.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great Mexican food, drinks and live sports, be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of the Ipanema neighborhood, Bar 48 (Quarenta e Oito) is one of the hottest new bars in the city. Owned and operated by French expats, the bar is making a name for itself by hosting live music, DJ sets and by offering a nice atmosphere and great mixed drinks including caipirinhas.
Bar 48 – 5PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.

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.

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 now everyday of the week 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.

La Calaca (Leblon)
For gourmet Mexican food and great tequilla and sangria, head to La Calaca restaurant in Leblon.
La Calaca – 11:30AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
Entrance: Free

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

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 – 6:30PM – 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.

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