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CAVE SessionsSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Bringing the best of underground electronic music the CAVE Sessions event returns to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight.

Resident DJ Olliver Mach will spin as will Maz and Kim Battaglin, one of the founders of the independent festival Desert Hearts.

Additionally during the night, Chaloub & Florião will spin to help warm-up the crowd for the night.


Eliza Soares (Lapa)
Tonight Brazilian singer Eliza Soares will present her album, A Mulher do Fim do Mundo live at Circo Voador in Lapa. Additionally, Tata Ogan and the Voadoras will perform during the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$60 – R$120

Arraiá da Fundição (Lapa)
Tonight Fundição Progresso in Lapa will host the Arraiá da Fundição with BAIA (Mauricio Baia), Alceu Valença with Chico César and Lucy Alves, and Forroçacana performing live.
Fundição Progresso – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$60 – R$300


Workshop de Ativismo Sonoro (Botafogo)
Today Audio Rebel will host the Workshop de Ativismo Sonoro (Activism Sound Workshop), a workshop about shaping sound for communicators, musicians, music producers, and all of those interested in exploring sound. Participants are invited to bring up a device to record audio and video (a cell phone, a walkman, minidisc, recorder, zoom, TASCAM, handycam, etc.)
Audio Rebel – 2PM – 5PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$60

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CAVE Sessions (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host another edition of CAVE Sessions with the best of underground electronic music. Tonight resident DJ Olliver Mach and Maz, Kim Battaglin, James Chaloub, and Vitor Florião will spin.
CAVE – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$60

Wake UP (Copacabana)
The Wake Up party will celebrate its 8th anniversary tonight at Fosfobox in Copacabana. During the night, DJs Beto Artista, Schlaepfer, Fl3shDisco, Kendi$hop, Anne Duarte, Paula Queiroz, Matheus Gonçalves, Ingrid Nepomuceno, Henri, and Pedro W will spin the best of pop, hits, indie, trap, rap, hip hop and more. Additionally, VJ Juju Santos will provide visuals during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Concorrência and Puff Puff Bass (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz will host the Concorrência party tonight. On the first floor during the night, DJs Erika Ferreira and Bruna Strait will spin the best of pop, indie, and rock hits while DJs Totonete and Luk Andrade spin the best of trap, rap, hip hop, bass, and funk for the Puff Puff Bass party on the second floor. Jack Daniel’s will be distributed to those waiting in line to enter the party and inside promotions will include two-for-one specials on Mojitos, caipivodkas, and Frozens.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Groove Party (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Groove Party, The Carters Edition. During the night DJs will spin the best of Jay Z (Shawn Carter) and Beyoncé (Mrs. Shawn Carter) and hip hop, old school, trap, dancehall, breakbeat, house, funk, soul, disco, and vogue ballroom. DJs Bruno X and Fish will spin on the UnderGroove stage while DJs Garzøn and Edu Castelo spin on the Groove is Burnin’ stage.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$30


Sertanejo na Lagoa with Hugo Rocha (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Hugo Rocha performing live tonight. Additionally, Daniel Tremmelwill 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 11:30PM, R$30 – R$70

Chamego Nordestino, Batuque na Cozinha, Marcos Novatto, and Groove Pimenta in Baile Brasileiro (Centro)
Marcos Novatto and Groove Pimenta in Baile Brasileiro will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with the best classic samba, xote and sambalanço. The group Batuque na Cozinha will follow at 11PM with more samba and beginning at 3AM, the group Chamego Nordestino 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

Let’s Pop (Lapa)
Tonight beginning at 7PM Leviano bar in Lapa will host the Let’s Pop party, special circus edition. On the first floor bands will perform rock and pop live and there will be circus performers. Additionally power trio Johnny’s will perform live on the second floor during the night.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: Roda da Samba – R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Claudinho Guimarães and Nelson Felix (Lapa)
Nelson Felix 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 – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Barzinho do Paiol (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host the Barzinho do Paiol party with live music and DJs spinning during the night.
Paiol 08 – 7PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$5 +


Hard Attack@ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock as the band Hard Attack 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.

Barzin Sabanejo with Bernardo Ritto (Ipanema)
Tonight Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema will host Barzin Sabanejo with Bernardo Ritto performing the best of sertanejo 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$30 – R$80

FIC Trio @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight FIC trio and Venus Cafe will pefrom live at Saloon 79 in Botafogo. Additionally, DJs Theddy-O and Trovão will spin the best of rock’n’roll during the night.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25 – R$30

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.

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.

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.

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.

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)
Situated in the heart of Ipanema, the Canastra 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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