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High as Sh!tSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time once again for the very best of rap, r&b, and bass as the High as Sh!t party returns to the Fosfobox club in Copacabana tonight.

During the night. DJs Doug Def, Fernando Henri, Paula Queiroz, Kennyᐱ, and Tago Oli will spin on two floors.

Additionally, StreetburguerZ will offer food throughout the night and the guys from I Hate Flash will take pictures throughout the party.


Braza (Lapa)
Tonight the Brazilian band Braza will perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa. Additionally, Monkey Jhayam will perform to open and Calbugue will play from the stage during the night. Braza consists of Forfun band members Nícolas Christ, Danilo Cutrim, and Vitor Isensee.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$100

Zeca Baleiro and Cícero (Lapa)
Zeca Baleiro will launch his new album, Era Domingo, live at Fundição Progresso tonight. Cícero Rosa Lins will perform to open the night.
Fundição Progresso – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$50 – R$300


FLOOR (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the FLOOR party. DJs Ju de Paulla, Bruna Strait, Thiago Araujo, Daddy Kall, Leandro Bueno, and Daniel Carvalho will spin and there will be drag performances by Carmen Laveau, Amber Ives, Aretha Sadick, Natasha Fierce, Chloe Van Damme, and Sasha Fierce.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

High as Sh!t (Copacabana)
The High as Sh!t party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJs Doug Def, Fernando Henri, Paula Queiroz, Kennyᐱ, and Tago Oli spinning the best of rap, r&b, and more throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

Amstrdm (Centro)
The Amstrdm party returns to La Paz nation tonight with the Street Crew, Brentar, King Foxx, and Kawo providing entertainment on the first stage and Metthod, Kaz, Swinga, Brown, Dayo and Biro spinning on the second stage during the night.
La Paz – 12AM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Babylon and Wallpaper (Saúde)
The Babylon and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight. DJs Edu Quintas, Alex Acosta, Mauro Mozart, and Leandro Becker will spin on the Babylon stage and DJs Felipe Mar, Rebecca Foxx, Babi, Giordanna Forte with Suzy Brasil 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 +

We Love RJ! (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the We Love RJ! party again tonight. 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. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinhas, various drinks, and Chandon 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

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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, 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 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

Célio Motta, Jorginho do Imperio, and Nuno Netto (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, singer Nuno Netto will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. Jorginho do Imperio will follow at 11PM with more lively samba. Then beginning at 3AM, Célio Motta 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, special circus edition. Bands will perform rock and pop live and their will be circus performers.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: Roda da Samba – R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Claudinho Guimarães and Anderson Vaz (Lapa)
Anderson Vaz will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. 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 (Lapa)
Tonight the Retrôzinho party returns to Paiol 08 in Lapa with the bands Mixxtura and Numa Boa performing live and DJs Flex and Sampaio spinning throughout the night.
Paiol 08 – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$20 – R$40


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

Dia Da Música @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host Dia Da Música tonight with Mauk & Os Cadillacs Malditos and Beach Combers performing live. Admission will be free from 7PM to 9:30PM.
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: Free from 7PM to 9:30PM

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.

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.

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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