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B.L.E.S.S.Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Hostel Alto Vidigal will host the highly beloved event, B.L.E.S.S across its two dance floors.

One dance floor will be playing the best of Jamaican rhythms. The other will play various hits including deep house, techno, reggae, hip hop, pop, dancehall, trap, funk and Brazilian bass.

The event starts at 11PM and will only stop after sunrise, which can be enjoyed from the hostel’s incredible viewpoint across Leblon and Ipanema.


Tom Zé (Lapa)
Tonight, Circo Voador in Lapa will host legendary Brazilian singer Tom Zé. He will be launching his album Canções Eróticas de Ninar.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, Lapa, Centro – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50 – R$100


Sertanejo with Hugo Rocha (Lagoa)
Tonight, Miroir will host a night of sertanejo with a live performance from Hugo Rocha. Promotions will include free caipirinhas for women until midnight and all night promotions of Heineken and vodka combos.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484 – Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: Women FREE until 11:30PM. R$30 – R$70

B.L.E.S.S (Vidigal)
Tonight, Hostel Alto Vidigal will host the popular party Bless across two dance floors. One dance floor will play the best of Jamaican music. The other will play various hits from deep house, techno, reggae, hip hop, pop, dancehall, trap, funk and Brazilian bass.
Hostel Alto Vidigal – 11PM
R. Armando Almeida Lima, 2 – Vidigal – Tel:(21) 98741-3036
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

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Marcos Novatto + Groove Pimenta em Baile Brasileiro, Blood Mary and the Munster, Samba na Véia with Serginho Meriti and Trio Pé de Serra (Centro)
Marcos Novatto + Groove Pimenta em Baile Brasileiro will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM by performing the best of samba, xote e sambalanço. At 10:30PM, Blood Mary and the Munster will perform their take on classics from Frank Sinatra, Beatles, Lady Gaga and Pharrel Williams, among others. Then at 11PM Samba na Véia with Serginho Meriti will perform the best of samba and samba rock. Finally at 3:30 AM, Trio Pé de Serra will return to peform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

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


HallowGreen @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight, Lapa Irish Pub will have a special Halloween edition of HallowGreen. Fancy dress is not mandatory but highly encouraged. There will also be the traditional Irish folk band, Tailten playing Irish folk classics throughout then night.
Lapa Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Halloween Big Red Machine @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight there will be a special night with Halloween in mind at Saloon 79. To liven up the night, there will be live performances from Caio Durazzo and Dirty Devil Band, in addition to Dressed to Kiss, a tribute to Kiss.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25

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 – 6:30 PM – 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.

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
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: See venue for more information

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