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WeloveRjSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the We Love RJ! party again tonight.

There 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.

DJ Guga Fernandes will spin on the first floor during the night while DJ Germano spins on the second floor.


Vanessa da Mata @ Imperator (Méier)
Tonight singer Vanessa da Mata will bring the ‎Delicadeza tour to Imperator – Centro Cultural João Nogueira in Méier. Promising to be a more intimate show, da Mata she will be accompanied by musicians Maurício Pacheco and Danilo Andrade during the night.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 9PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance: See here for more information.

Diogo Nogueira, Casuarina and Mosquito (Lapa)
Tonight Fundição Progresso will host the Samba Social Clube with Diogo Nogueira and Casuarina performing live. Mosquito and guests will open the night.
Fundição Progresso – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$30 – R$120

Adriana Calcanhotto (Flamengo)
Brazilian singer-songwriter Adriana Calcanhotto will perform live at Vivo Rio tonight. It will be a solo show with Calcanhotto performing only on acoustic guitar. She will present the “Olhos de Onda” (Wave’s Eyes) tour which has already passed through Lisbon, Braga, Coimbra, and Faro in Portugal. There will be a mixture of both older and newer songs throughout the show.
Vivo Rio – 10PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: R$50 – R$180

Sertanejo na Lagoa with Thiago Mastra (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Thiago Mastra 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: See venue for more information.

Mart’nália (Lapa)
Brazilian singer-songwriter Mart’nália will present her new show, “Misturado” (Mixed) live at Circo Voador in Lapa tonight. Mart’nália released her debut album in 1985 and is known for blending samba, pop, rock, and xote. The band Sinara will perform to open the night and DJ Wagnerasta will spin during show intervals.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50 – R$100

Jazz na Candelária (Centro)
Casa França-Brasil will host Jazz na Candelária tonight with the Quarteto Rua Jazz performing live and DJ João Santiago spinning the best of rock, MPB, The Beatles and Chico Buarque during the event.
Casa França-Brasil – 9PM
Rua Visconde de Itaboraí, 78, Centro– Tel: (21) 2332-5120
Entrance: R$20 – R$40


Flash Day Tattoo (Praça da Bandeira)
Tonight Porto Pirata will host Flash Day tattoo. Tattoo artitsts Ximena Lucas and Nat Correa will be available and offering tatoos for R$100 to R$200. Entry to the overall event is free.
Porto Pirata – 5PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: FREE

Bem Brasil


Rider Weekends (Marina da Glória)
The Rider Weekends festival continues tonight at Marina da Glória with the Vambora! and Push parties. The band dibob will also perform live during the night.
Rider Weekends – 10PM
Marina da Glória
Entrance: R$ 60 +

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

Babylon and Wallpaper (Saúde)
Tonight the Babylon and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde. DJs Gustavo Junior, Edu Quintas, Flavio Lima and special guest Guilherme Guerrero will spin on the Babylon stage while DJs Felipe Mar, Ju de Paulla, Ju de Paiva and Mari Benting spin on the Wallpaper stage during the night.
The Week – 11:30 PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$40+

La Villa (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club will host the La Villa party. DJs Jimmy Jay, Juliana Perez, Mr Brentar and Mr Bombastik will spin during the night.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Keep on Rockin (Botafogo)
The Keep on Rockin party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with DJs Burgos, Vitor Dill, and Polly spinning the best of indie rock, indie pop, and alternative on the first floor and DJs Thyago Simas and Mozka spinning the best of no indie and classics on the second floor during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinha and mojito until 1AM and two-for-one specials on Raspadinhas all night long. Additionally, there will be welcome shots of Catuaba; free shots will be distributed throughout the night; and tequila shots will be distributed from the stage.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

We Love RJ! (Copacabana)
The We Love RJ! party returns to Mariuzinn Copacabana tonight with a four hour open bar from 11PM to 3AM. There will be Smirnoff Vodka, tropical drinks, caipirinhas, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, Antarctica beer, mineral water, and sodas. Additionally there will be shots of tequila. DJ Guga Fernandes will spin on the first floor during the night while DJ Germano spins on the second floor.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$80

Cabaret Classico (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Cabaret Classico with DJ Luciano Jacaré 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: R$25 – R$38

Over.Dose (Lapa)
The Over.Dose party returns to Teatro Odisséia tonight and there will be black lights, a neon panel, and a neon dark room. DJs Ingrid D’Marcelle, Rebecca Foxx, and Viny Moreira will spin the best of pop, hits, and funk while DJs Ian Gar6, Fild, and guests spin the best of pop rock and indie on the second stage during the night.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$30 – R$40

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Agua Jam II – Summer Time (Ipanema)
Tonight the Rooftop of Hotel of Caesar Park Ipanema will host Agua Jam II. DJs Don Jay and DJ Anderson will spin during the afternoon.
Hotel of Caesar Park Ipanema – 4PM – 1AM
Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$50

Welcome to Rio (Ipanema)
Sette Leblon will host the Welcome to Rio party tonigth. 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. The were 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$80

Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
The Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana for another special Saturday night edition tonight. During the party DJs Mateus and Jo will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits. Caipirinhas and beer will be unlimited until midnight.
Guimo’s Pub – 11PM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Sambinha da Gilda no Cantagalo (Cantagalo)
Today and Tonight Gilda no Cantagalo will host Sambinha da Gilda no Cantagalo with the group Arruda performing live. Additionally there will be a DJ spinning the best of Brazilian rhythms during show intervals.
Gilda – 4PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

A Zoeira Nunca Acaba (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host A Zoeira Nunca Acaba tonight. Attractions during the night will include Aori as Master of Ceremonies and performances and sets by Airá OCrespo, King Mack, Pachu, Castro, Erik Skrach, João Woo, M$E, EL Lif, Nicole Nandes, João Velho, and Polly Marinho.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Coisa Boa – Estréia (Gávea)
Tonight it’s time for the best of samba to begin Carnival celebrations early as Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) hosts Coisa Boa – Estréia. There will be a live show and DJs spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 12AM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.


Trio Maribondo, and Batuque na Cozinha, Bianca Leão (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, singer Bianca Leão will start the night at Rio Scenarium with her reinterpretations of works by Paulinho da Viola, Candeia, Paulo César Pinheiro and Ivone Lara. The group Batuque na Cozinha will follow at 11PM with the best of samba. Then at 2:30AM Trio Maribondo will start their performance of the best of forró that will continue until the sunrise on Sunday morning.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30 AM
Entrance: R$50

Let’s Pop (Lapa)
Tonight the Leviano Bar in Lapa will host the Let’s Pop party. Bands will perform live on the first and second floors of the venue and a DJ will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Ana Costa and Nelson Felix (Lapa)
Nelson Felix will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa beginning 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

Samba do Chapéu (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 presents the fourth edition of Samba do Chapéu event. Samba do Chapéu and guests Zé Luiz of Império Serrano and Rodrigo Carvalho, former vocalist of Galocantô will perform live during the night.
Paiol 08 – 6PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$25 – R$30


Café Irlanda @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of traditional Irish music as Café Irlanda 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

The Smiths Party @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 will host the Smiths Party tonight with The Smiths Cover Brasil performing live and DJs Theddy-O and Kleber Tuma spinning. Mauk and Os Cadillacs Malditos will perform to open the night and specials during the party will include two-for-one promotions on Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30 PM and the DJs and shows are scheduled to begin at 10PM .
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Tudo é 10 @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
The Tudo é 10 party returns to Bar do B in Laranjeira tonight. Ten is the magic number as always with entrance only R$10, with your name on the list until 1AM. Promotions will include Smirnoff Ice for R$10 each, various shots, and cairpirinhas, caipivodka, Cuba Libre, Gin Tonics and Sweet Heat for R$10 each. DJs Laura Tardin and Renato Jkbx and guests Priscilla Dau, Mario Gennari, Anna Karenina, and Raphaël Rataus will spin the best of the 80s and 90s during the night. Additionally, cult movies will be projected throughout the night.
Bar do B – 10:50 PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$10 with name on the list until 1AM, R$20 – R$25 without name on the list and after 1AM

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.

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. 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
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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