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high as sh!tSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time once again for the best of rap, trap, and hip hop as the High as Sh!t party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight.

DJs Bia Marques, Doug Def, Fernando Henri, Paula Queiroz, and Tago Oli will spin during the night.

Entry for those who pre-purchase online before the event is only R$25 and comes with a free welcome shot. Entry for those with their name on the friends list is only R$30 before 1AM.


Forrozada (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of forró, xote, maracatu , baião and xaxado as Circo Voadro celebrates the sixth anniversary of the Forrozada party tonight. Raiz Do Sana, Diego Oliveira Forró and Trio Pé de Serra will perform during the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80

Dani Calazans and Vivian Benford (Botafogo)
Tonight singers Dani Calazans and Vivian Benford will perform their unique blends of MPB and rock live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 7PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$30

Lulu Santos (Lapa)
Brazilian singer and guitarist will perform live to a sold-out crowd at Fundição Progresso tonight.
Fundição Progresso – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: SOLDOUT


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

Mini-Bula and Festa Arte Inn (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro with host the Mini-Bula party on the first floor and the Festa Arte Inn on the second floor. Featured artists in the Fests Arte Inn were curated by Fernando de la Rocque and will include Guga Ferra, Mancha, and Bendita Gambiarra. DJs for the Mini-Bula party will include Sego, Zeck & Beranger, Lucius, Marcelo Frota, and Magri.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$30

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

Barzin Sabanejo with Matteus (Ipanema)
Tonight Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema will host Barzin Sabanejo with Wendel and Rafael 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

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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

Barzinho do Paiol (Lapa)
The Barzinho do Paiol party returns to Paiol in Lapa tonight with live music and DJs spinning throughout the night.
Paiol 08 – 6PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$5


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.

Bad Kitties @ Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Tonight Blue Agave in Ipaneam will house the Bad Kitties party. DJ Slim Saleem will spin and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Jaggerbombs. Additionally, Kittieshots will be two for R$15 and Sagria will be R$6 each. Orgasmo Shot will be R$10; Speedy Gonzales will be R10. Traditional caipirinhas will be R$8 until 11PM and speciality caipirinha will be R$10 until 12AM.
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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