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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News, Brazil, Mercado Mundo Mix, Fundição Progresso, Lapa, Events in Rio de Janeiro, MMMix, Lila, Mateus VK, Dream Team do Passinho, Quinteto de Metais da Orquestra Petrobras Sinfônica, Lucas Estrela, Noites do Norte, Food Trucks in Rio de Janeiro, Casa Geração, Beto Lago,Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The The Mercado Mundo Mix (MMMix) event returns to Fundição Progresso in Lapa today from 12PM to 10PM with art exhibitions, independent publications, food trucks, workshops, fashion vendors, and live music.

Singer Lila will kick off the performances at 4PM and singer-songwriter Mateus VK will follow at 6PM. The dance group, Dream Team of Passinho will then headline the night with their performance beginning at 8PM.

Today marks the first of two days of the Mercado Mundo Mix event. All events including the performances are free admission with the exception of several workshops which ask for conscious contributions of R$15 to R$25.


IRA! (Lapa)
Tonight Brazilian rock band IRA! will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their album Vivendo e Não Aprendendo, by performing the album live in its entirety at Circo Voador in Lapa. Wander Wildner will play to open the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$60 – R$120

Mercado Mundo Mix (Lapa)
Tonight Lila, Mateus VK, and Dream Team do Passinho will perform live as part of the first of two days of the Mercado Mundo Mix event at Fundição Progresso.
Fundição Progresso – 12PM to 10PM, shows at 4PM, 6PM, and 8PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: FREE

Roupa Nova (Flamengo)
Tonight will be the first night of three performances by Brazilian band Roupa Nova at Vivo Rio.
Vivo Rio – 10PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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Brass (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the first edition of the Brass party. Curated by Rodrigo S of the Wobble parties and Fernando Schlaepfer of the I Hate Mondays parties, the Brass party aims to combine the sounds of Brazil with the best of bass. Spinning and performing during the event tonight will be João Brasil, Fernando Schlaepfer, Alice Caymmi, Rebeca Dues, and Fábio Ramos.
CAVE – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Hit Me (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop, EDM, hip hop, and funk as the Hit Me party returns to the Fosfobox club in Copacabana. DJs Polly and Ivy will spin pop, EDM, hip hop, and funk in the subsolo (basement) while DJ Julie and guest DJ Sajoão spin the best of pop, indie, and older hits above at the Fosfobar during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Jagermeister at the bar and there will be games of Battleshots (like Battleship but with shots of Catuaba Selvagem) throughtout the night.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

ME SO HØRNY (Botafogo)
The ME SO HØRNY party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight. DJs Erika Ferreira, Grazzia, Lis Amaral, Andrea Mafer, and Cleon will spin the best of pop and hip hop throughout the night with special focus on Rihanna’s and Drake’s new albums.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Sampler Rio (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the underground electronic party, Sampler Rio with DJs Zeck & Beranger, Marcelo Frota, Magri, and Barlim spinning the best of underground house and techno and Garota Libertad spinning the best of alternative soul, groove, lounge, MPB, Latin rhythms, and jazz.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$30


Sertanejo na Lagoa with Flávio and Ney (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party withBruno Bonatto 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

Trio Pé de Serra, Adilson da Vila, Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel, and Nuno Netto (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, singer Nuno Netto will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. Adilson da Vila and the Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel will follow at 11PM with more lively samba. Then beginning at 3AM, Trio Pé de Serra 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)

Ana Costa and Adriano Serafim (Lapa)
Adriano Serafim will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa 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 the Soul Mais Samba DVD, “O Baile,” launch with Rodrigo Lampreia, Flavia Xexeo, and DJ Alle Souza performing and spinning live.
Paiol 08 – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$20 – R$30 +


Blue Fever @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of the blues as the band Blue Fever performs 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$20 – R$50

Floyd Explica @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tribute band Floyd Explica will play the best of Pink Floyd and band Protocolo Bronson will perform the best of Jimi Hendrix, Deep Purple, Rush and more live tonight at Saloon 79 in Botafogo. Additionally, DJs Trovão and Theddy-o will spin before, during, and after the shows.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – 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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