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Heavy BaileSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the best of big beat, baile funk, dancehall, rap, trap, gangsta rave, baixada vogue, passinho madness, and more as the popular Heay Baile party returns to the to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight.

DJs Leo Justi, Dorly, Johnny Ice, and Mc Tchelinho will play throughout the night. Additionally during the party, Sabrina Ginga and Ronald Sheick will dance and Guigga Tomaz will provide visuals during the night.

The Cave club has been one of the best clubs in Rio since opening at the end of 2013, located under the Sofitel hotel at the edge of Copacabana and Arpoador, both literally and figuratively underground.


Arraía do Circo with Geraldo Azevedo (Lapa)
Tonight Circo Voador in Lapa will host Arraía do Circo with Geraldo Azevedo. During the night Amelinha will join Azevedo during the show and the groups Zanzar and Vulcão Erupçcado will perform and DJ Edna will play.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Circus (Botafogo)
The band Circus will release their new EP live tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. Addiionally, bands For Annie, Ollie, and Sun7 will perform live during the night.
Audio Rebel – 5PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15+


Baile da Pesada (Lapa)
Special guest Ramonzin will perform as well as Yas Werneck and DJs Totonete, DJ Will oW, Anderson America, M$E, Fish, and Ezio Sant’Anna will play during the night. Bk’ will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
Raízes da Lapa – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 21 – Lapa – TEL: (21) 96958-8877
Entrance: R$10 – R$30

Heavy Baile (Arpoador)
The Heavy Baile party returns to the CAVE club in Arpoador with DJs Leo Justi, Dorly, Johnny Ice, and Mc Tchelinho spinning; Sabrina Ginga and Ronald Sheick dancing; and Guigga Tomaz providing visual throughout the party.
CAVE – 11:59 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

High as Sh!t (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of rap, trap, and hip hop as the High as Sh!t party returns to Fosfobox tonight. DJs Bia Marques, Doug Def, Fernando Henri, Paula Queiroz, and Tago Oli will play during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

We Love RJ! (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the We Love RJ! party again tonight. As always, 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 distributed until 3AM. 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$100

Floor (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Floor party with DJs Ju de Paulla, Luan Poffo, and Fernanda Fox spinning the best of hip hop and pop from the 70s, 80s, 90, and 00s and DJs Bell Roncoli, Dri Toscano, Mari Benting spinning the best of electronic throughout the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Catuaba and Antárctica beer all night long.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Babylon and Wallpaper (Saúde)
The Babylon and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight. DJs Edu Quintas, Flavio Lima, Gustavo Junior, and special guest, Mexican DJ Sergio Ramirez will spin on the Babylon stage and DJs Felipe Mar and guests will spin on the Wallpaper stage during the night.
The Week – 11:59 PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$40 – R$50 +

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Sertanejo na Lagoa with Flávio and Ney (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Flávio and Ney performing live tonight. Additionally, Daniel Tremmel will spin the best of house and hip hop before the show and the best of funk following the show. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM for women and there will be promotions on Heineken for all throughout the night.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: Entry is free for women with their names on the list until 11:30 PM, R$30 – R$70

Maria Filó, Toque de Arte, Marcos Novatto and Groove Pimenta (Centro)
Marcos Novatto and Groove Pimenta will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with Baile Brasileiro and the best of classic samba, xote, and sambalanço including their reinterpretations of works by Noel Rosa, Chico Buarque, Jorge Ben Jor, Seu Jorge, Bebeto, and Luiz Gonzaga, among others. The group Toque de Arte will follow at 11PM with the best of samba. Finally at 3AM, the group Calça Arriada will peform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Mais do Mesmo (Lapa)
Tonight Legião Urbana cover band Mais do Mesmo will perform live at Leviano bar in Lapa. Additionally band Licor do Canavial will perform to open the night and the band A Torre will play to close.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: Roda da Samba – R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Claudinho Guimarães and Roberta Nistra (Lapa)
Roberta Nistra will open the night tonight at Carioca da Gema tonight and singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães will follow. 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
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Retrôzinho – Sábado (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host Retrôzinho – Sábado with Numa Boa and Mixxtura performing live and DJs Flex and Lu Sampaio spinning during the night.
Paiol 08 – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$20 – R$40


Anesthesia @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of Metallica as the tribute band Anesthesia returns to perform 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 until 10PM and R$20 after.

BAUHAUS! Post Punk Party @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
Tonight Bar do B in Laranjeiras will host the BAUHAUS! Post Punk Party, Cure edition. DJs Mario Gennari, Renato JkBx and guest DJ, Bgolls Incrível will spin the best of the Cure plus Bauhaus, Joy Division, She Wants Revenge, The Smiths, Killing Joke, and more during the night.
Bar do B – 11PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$13 with name on the list until 1AM, R$20 – R$25

The Smiths Party @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host The Smiths Party. The Smiths Cover Brasil will play two sets live and DJs Richard MOZZ, Theddy-Ozz, and Kleber Tumarr will spin during the night.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25 – R$30

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 Mondays through Saturdays 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.

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema 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.

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 – 11AM – 3PM and 6PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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.

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 – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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.

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

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