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Saturday-Festas Juninas
Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tiradentes Cultural Edição Junina, or the Tiradentes Cultural Junina Edition, is a holding a special Festa Juninha edition on this first Saturday of the month, with DJ Calani providing music from 1PM to 8PM at Praça Tiradentes in Centro.

The program will offer customized “hick” costumes, forró, games like; sack races, egg and spoon races, as well as musical chairs. To complete the culinary fair, 42 stalls will offer food options all for R$22.

Among the delicacies, there will be cheesecake with guava, cassava cookie with dried meat, sweet pumpkin and banana, grits, couscous, paçoca, Chikki, portion of spiced stuffed sausage, corn fritters, and Queijadinha.


Sertanejo na Lagoa with Thiago Mastra (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Thiago Mastra live tonight. Additionally, DJ Luciano Roffer and a special guest will spin during show intervals. 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

High as Sh!t (Copacabana)
The High as Sh!t party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJs Bia Marques, Doug Def, Fernando Henri, Paula Queiroz, and Tago Oli spinning the best of rap, trap, and hip hop during the night.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

CAVE Sessions (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host once again the CAVE Sessions tonight. DJs Duwolf, Olliver Mach, Nepal, Keskem, and Henrique Dessanti will spin throughout the party.
CAVE – 11:45 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$60

We Love RJ! (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the We Love RJ! party once again tonight. 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. 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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Xique-xique, and Empolga às 9, and Tropical Nova (Centro)
The trio Tropical Nova will start off the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 8PM with the best of classic samba and the bloco Empolga às 9 will follow at 11PM with more lively samba. Then beginning at 3AM, the group Xique-xique 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 Licor do Canavial 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$10, R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Ana Costa and Breno Alves (Lapa)
Breno Alves 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 – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


Punching Namard@ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of traditional Irish music and punk as the band Punching Namard 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.

Black Dog @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
It’s time for the best of Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, and Black Sabbath as the band Black Dog returns to Saloon 79 in Botafogo tonight to perform live. Additionally during the night, Theddy-O and Tony Rock will spin the best of rock’n’roll during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM and Black Dog is scheduled to play at 10:30PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

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.

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


Tiradentes Cultural Edição Junina (Centro)
The Festa Juninha edition of this monthly party will feature DJ Calani providing music, and games, food and country dancing from 1PM to 8PM at Praça Tiradentes in Centro.
Tiradentes Cultural Edição – 1PM to 8PM
Praça Tiradentes, Centro
Entrance: Free

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