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We Love RioSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The We Love RJ! party is back at New Mariuzinn Copacabana tonight.

DJs Guga Fernandes and DLuccio will spin the best of house, hip hop, reggaeton, cumbia, funk and deep house throughout the night.

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.


Matanza Fest (Lapa)
Tonight Circo Voador will host the Matanza Fest with the Brazilian rock band Matanza performing live joined by bands Monstros do Ula Ula, HatefulMurder, and Cólera playing during the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 9PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$60 – R$120

Bacafest 2016 (Botafogo)
Audio Rebel in Botafogo will host the second night of Bacafest 2016 tonight with bands Te King and Cafe Repubica performing live.
Audio Rebel – 7PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20 – R$30


Sertanejo na Lagoa with Wendel and Rafael (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Wendel and Rafael 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 11:30PM, R$30 – R$70

Malandra Mente (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host Malandra Mente with special guest Pedro Sampaio tonight. Additionally, Gildas Hery, Møsdë, Jaybolt will play during the night and Leo Pacheco will spin back-to-back with Zepv.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Morta (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop and memes as the Morta party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Paula Queiroz, Bruna Strait, Jeff Oliveira, and Matheus G will spin during the night and Mayra & Ohana will be there for Coreokê.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – 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

AMSTRDM (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro continues to celebrate its third anniversary with the AMSTRDM party. DG will serve as Master of Ceremonies. The group Sampa will perform along with 5 Pra 1, Kawo, diniBoy, Dayo, and Biro.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Babylon and Wallpaper (Saúde)
The Babylon and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight. DJs Gustavo Junior, Steve Pitron, Edu Quintas, and Flavio Lima 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 +

Cabaret Night (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Cabaret party with Mary Dee spinning the best of house, pop, rock, hip hop and more throughout the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$25 – R$38

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Trio Pé de Serra, Marcelo Guimarães, and Thiago Genthil (Centro)
Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Thiago Genthil will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with the best of samba, jazz, and bossa. Marcelo Guimarães will follow at 11PM with the best of samba. Finally at 3AM, the Thiago Genthil 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

Arraiá do Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight Leviano bar in Lapa will host Arraiá do Leviano with Mala e Cuia and Trio Marimbondo performing and DJ Araripe spinning on the first stage and Trio Pé de Serra and Trio Nordestino perfomring and DJ Darwyn Orlan spinning on the second stage.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: Roda da Samba – R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

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

Soul Mais Samba (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host Soul Mais Samba with the band performing the best of reggae, Brazilian music, and funk. Additionally, DJs Julio Rodrigues and Rafael Pitbull will spin during the night.
Paiol 08 – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$20 +


Big Phat Mama @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of the blues as the group Big Phat Mama 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.

Come Out and Play @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
Tonight Bar do B in Laranjeiras will host the Come Out and Play party with DJs Mario Gennari, Renato Jkbx, and Melvin spinning the best of Offspring, Sublime, Oasis, Alanis Morissette, Pulp, Live, Foo Fighters, Nine Inch Nails, Weezer, and more throughout 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

Runaways Tribute DF and The Cure Cover RJ @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight its all about The Runaways and The Cure as tribute bands Runaways Tribute DF and The Cure Cover RJ perform live at Saloon 79 in Botafogo. Additionally, DJs Liz Nacif, Kleber Tuma, Theddy-o, and Davi Lisboa will spin during the night.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8PM.
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.

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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