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We have three top picks for Saturday’s Rio Nightlife, and below a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

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Bruno Mars (Centro) – Tonight, American singer Bruno Mars will be starring at Praça da Apoteose, in Centro, at 8PM.

Performing in Brazil for the second time, the pop singer comes to Rio to present the “24K World Magic Tour”. The show’s repertoire promises to include Mars’ greatest hits, like “That’s What I Like” and “24K Magic”.

Opening the show will be American band DNCE.

Praça da Apoteose – Rua Marquês de Sapucaí, s/n – Centro

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Jazz na Pedra do Sal (Centro) – Tonight, the traditional Pedra do Sal hosts a live jazz show, starting from 7PM.

In charge of the live jazz music will be drummer Guga P. and guest musicians. Warming up the free event will be DJ Egil, who will also close the night.

Pedra do Sal – Rua Argemiro Bucão, 35 – Centro

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Noite Colombiana (Botafogo) – Tonight will be all about Colombian music at Etnohaus, in Botafogo, with the “Noite Colombiana” party.

Group Kumbiamba will be playing the best of Afro-Colombian rhythms, like Cumbia. What’s more, DJ Cats will be spinning in the intervals.

There will also be typical Colombian food stalls at the venue.

Etnohaus – Rua das Palmeiras, 26 – Botafogo

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Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a wide choice of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details

Blue Agave (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 expat crowd which frequents the establishment.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Rua Vinicus de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas in a relaxed, trendy setting.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
Entrance: FREE

Palaphita (Gávea)
Palaphita brings the hottest and latest from Brazilian DJs spinning throughout the night, set amidst stylish wooden lounge seating and overlooking the horse track at the Jockey Club. Palaphita is hip spot to doll up for, so no flip flops allowed.
Palaphita Gávea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: See venue for details

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