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Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Sorveteria do Rock party will return to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight for its 23rd edition.

There will be ice cream and shots of Catuaba Selvagem distributed throughout the party. DJs Rodrigues, Pri Dau, Thadu Wilmer, and Suirá will spin the best of indie, pop rock, and pop punk on the first floor and the best of classic and hard rock on the second floor.

Additionally, promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and mojitos until 1AM.


Zeca Baleiro (Lapa)
Zeca Baleiro returns to Circo Voador tonight while touring in support of his latest CD and DVD, Chão de Giz | Zeca Baleiro canta Zé Ramalho (Chalk Floor | Zeca Carey sings Ze Ramalho).
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$60 – R$120

David & Deyr and Dinho Porto (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with David and Deyr performing live tonight. Additionally, DJs Dinho Porto and Luciano Rofferwill spin the best of house, hip hop, and funk during show intervals.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: R$30 – R$70

Bem Brasil


Bitchney (Centro)
Espaço Acústica will host the Bitchney party tonight with DJs spin the best of pop, house, EDM, and of course, Britney Spears on two stage during the night. DJs Fernanda Fox, Thalita Teglas, Phil Ferreira, Dann, and Evehive will spin the best of pop, hits, funk and Britney Spears on the first stage while DJs Menna Barreto, Junior Nuayed, Lellamo, and Rodrigo Aquino spin the best of house and EDM on the second stage. Additionally during the event Britney Spears videos and live performances will be projected on the big screen.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Babylon and Wallpaper – Safado (Saúde)
Tonight the Babylon and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde with a special Safado edition. Special guest Carlos Gallardo will join DJs Mauro Mozart, Edu Quintas and Gustavo Junior on the Babylon Rio stage and DJ Felipe Mar and guests will spin on the Wallpaper stage during the night.
The Week – 11:30 PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: See venue for more information.

RJ x MG (Praça da Bandeira)
It’s time for the best of hardcore punk as Porto Pirata hosts the RJ x MG party tonight. Bands Subefeito and Dekradi “Street Punk” from Minas Gerais and bands Karga and Atox from Rio de Janeiro will perform live during the night. Additionally, DJ Diego Ernesto will spin during show intervals.
Porto Pirata – 11PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Putzbrilha (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop, rap, bass, black lights and neon as the Putzbrilha party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Maz, Ruxell, Tomás Tróia, Larissa Busch and Cãmara will spin in the subsolo (basement) during the night while Gabriel Monteiro spins above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$33 – R$60

We Love Rio (Copacabana)
The We Love Rio party returns to Mariuzinn Copacabana tonight. There will be an open bar from 11PM to 3AM with Smirnoff vodka, tropical drinks, caipivodkas, caipirinhas, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, Antarctica beers, and soda. DJs Guga Fernandes and Germano will spin the best of hip hop, house, pop, reggaeton, funk and sertanejo throughout the night.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$80

Sorveteria do Rock(Botafogo)
The Sorveteria do Rock party is back at Casa da Matriz tonight will ice cream and the best rock.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$25 – R$45

I Love the 90s (Lapa)
The I Love the 90s party returns to Teatro Odisséia tonight. DJs Buba, Bgolls Incrível, Bøechat, and Bonham will spin the best of pop on the first stage and the best of rock on the second stage.
Teatro Odisséia – 11:30 PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

Sunset – Diretoria (Gávea)
Tonight Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) will host the Sunset – Diretoria party. Ddp Diretoria will perform and DJs Gigga, Mary Lou, and JR Mahr will spin during the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 6PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Drag-Se Reunited (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Drag-Se Reunited party. There will be live performances and DJs spinning throughout the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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Welcome to Rio (Ipanema)
Tonight the Welcome to Rio party returns to the Praia Club in Ipanema. There will be an all-night open bar with Miller beer, Smirnoff vodka, caipivodka, caipirinha, Cuba Libre, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, soft drinks, and water. DJ Raphael de Luca and guests will spin the best of hip hop, house and funk throughout the night.
Praia Club – 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: R$30 – R$90

Funky F★ck Funk (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Funky F★ck Funk party with DJs Sá Victer, David Levy, and Haron Dufau spinning the best of funk throughout the night.
CAVE – 11:45 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$60

Sábado Cabaret (Botafogo)
The Sábado Cabaret party returns to the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo tonight with DJ Mary Dee spinning the best of rock and pop rock throughout the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$25 -R$38

Deep Dizco and After the Beach (Cantagalo)
Today and Tonight Gilda no Cantagalo will host the Deep Dizco and After the Beach parties. DJs Skull B, Gabriel Saber, MRQZ, and J. Gasparino will spin for the Deep Dizco party while DJs Caio Busetti, Lucius, and Beranger will spin for the After Beach party.
Gilda – 4PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30


Chamego Nordestino, Toque de Arte, and Daniel Rolim (Centro)
Daniel Rolim returns to start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 8PM and the group Toque de Arte will follow at 11PM with the best of samba. Then beginning at 2:30AM, the group Chamego Nordestino will perform the best of forró live until sunrise on Saturday morning.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Festa Eclipse (Lapa)
The Festa Eclipse party returns to Leviano in Lapa tonight. During the night Licodo Canavial, Nanah and Massa, Noviças de Rita with Adriana Riemer and Johnnys will perform live.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Ana Costa and Elisa Addor (Lapa)
Elisa Addor will open the night at Carioca da Gema tonight at 9:30 PM and singer Ana Costa will follow at 11:30PM. 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 and 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Retrôzinho (Lapa)
Tonight the Retrôzinho party will return to Paiol 08, located beside Fundição Progresso in Lapa.The groups Numa Boa and Mixxtura will perform live and DJ Flex will spin the best of retro pagode hits.
Paiol 08 – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$15 – R$40


The Blue Fever @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of the blues as the groupThe Blues Fever performs live at the Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you are looking for quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in while rocking out, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10- 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. Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free

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

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
This is the oldest pub in Rio and it’s well known for its live music and happy hour. This is also a place to watch live streaming sports, national and international.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

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.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold beer, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. Additionally, this is a great place to watch live sports including NFL games.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 10:30 AM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: Free

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