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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Eu Amo MPB (Centro) – The “Eu amo MPB” party returns to Centro tonight at 11PM, bringing a diverse repertoire of Brazilian music.

Alceu Valença, Banda do Mar, Barão Vermelho, Caetano Veloso, Cássia Eller, Casuarina, Cazuza, Chico Buarque, Cidade Negra, Criolo, Djavan, Elis Regina, Falamansa, Gal Costa and Giberto Gil are only a little one will listen to at this party.

Gafieira Elite – Rua Frei Caneca, 4 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-3217

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Sábados de Salsa con La Original (Centro) – The hottest from salsa music will invade Centro tonight, with La Original de Música Latina orchestra performing at Memórias do Rio.

Starting from 9PM, the group’s performance will definitely make you dance throughout the night. What’s more, DJs Floro and ARA will be spinning Latin hits in the intervals.

Memórias do Rio – Avenida Gomes Freire, 289 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2222-4044

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Halloween do Teles (Centro) – Tonight, Espaço XV, in Arco do Teles (Centro), throws the “Halloween do Teles” party, at 11:30 PM.

Get ready to dress up with your best costume and have a blast with DJs Millah Bass, Jess Luccas, Tom Mauza and Kayk Menezes, who will spin the latest from pop, funk, hip hop, indie music and “bagaceira” (Brazilian cheesy music).

Espaço XV – Travessa do Comércio, 113 – Centro

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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

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

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