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EmicidaSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Brazilian rapper Emicida returns to Rio to perform live at Circo Voador as part of his ongoing tour for his second album “Sobre Crianças, Quadris, Pesadelos e Lições de Casa” (“About Children, Hips, Nightmares and Lessons of Home”).

During the show, Emicida will be accompanied by a full band, making the live experience a fuller and more lively one tonight.

Circo Voador gates will open at 10PM. Then rapper and skateboarder Kamau and Mc Coruja will perform to open the night.


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 house and hip hop before the show and DJ Ronaldo of Radio FM O Dia will spin after. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM and there will be promotions on Heineken 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

Emicida (Lapa)
Tonight Brazilian rapper Emicida will return to pefurm live at Circo Voador in Lapa. Additionally Kamau and MC Coruja will perform to open the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50 – R$100

Skank and Cidade Negra (Lapa)
Brazilian bands Skank and Cidade Negra will perform live at Fundição Progresso tonight.
Fundição Progresso – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$70 – R$140


Ativismo Sonoro (Idosoidos – Vidasouvidas) (Botafogo)
Today Audio Rebel will host Ativismo Sonoro (Idosoidos – Vidasouvidas), an exploration of sound workshop. Aimed at communicators, producers, musicians, and dancers, the workshop will feature three stages; active listening, the realization and creation of audio and sound, and finally the production of sound.
Audio Rebel – 1PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$60

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Porn (Arpoador)
The Porn party returns to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight with the best of trap, hip hop, funk, and deep house. DJs Parma, Nobru Black, Dedé Menezes, Ber Mc, and Breaking Leg’s will spin throughout the night.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Recalcada (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of baile funk and pop as the Recalcada party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Ingrid Nepomuceno, Paula Queiroz, Bia Marques, Matheus G, and Fernando Henri will spin throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$40 – R$50

Beard Nation (Centro)
The Bear Nation party returns to La Paz nation with DJs Great Guy, Thiago Amorim, and Fabiano Penna will spin on the first floor. Additionally on the second floor, there will be videoke with Lobão.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

We Love RJ! (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host a special Dia dos Namorados edition of the We Love RJ! party tonight with chocolates and sparkling wine with strawberries. As always, there will also 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 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


Cassiano and Trio Beija-flor, Adilson da Vila and the Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel, and Chutando o Balde (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, Chutando o Balde will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba de raiz, MPB, chorinho, bossa nova, jazz, and samba. Adilson da Vila and the Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel will follow at 11PM with the best of classic samba and finally, beginning at 3AM, Cassiano e Trio Beija-flor 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)
Tonight beginning at 7PM Leviano bar in Lapa will host the Let’s Pop party. Bands Igor Carvalho and Fato Consumado will perform on the first floor and band SuperNova will perform 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)

Ana Costa and Julieta Brandão (Lapa)
Julieta Brandão will open the night 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


Scotch @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of alternative rock as the band Scotch 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 Felipe & Hudson (Ipanema)
Tonight Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema will host Barzin Sabanejo with Felipe & Hudson 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$20 – R$50

The Beatlemaniacos and The Badcops @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight it`s time for the best of The Police and The Beatles as tribute bands, The Beatlemaniacos and The Badcops perform live at Saloon 79 in Botafogo. Additionally, DJ Theddy-O will spin the best of rock’n’roll during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM; The Bad Cops are scheduled to play at 10:30PM and Os Beatlemaníacos are scheduled to play at 12AM.
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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