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inventosSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today and tonight Fundição Progresso will host the sixth edition of InVentos, a family-centered event with concerts, activities and workshops.

It will be a special Edição de Dia das Crianças (Children’s Day) edition with the Academia Juvenil da OPES and Baby Boom with DJs Fábio Maia and Jorge LZ performing live and more than twenty additional performances and activities taking place during the day.

Events will include environmental education/gardening workshops, storytelling, painting, hula hoop performances, tightrope walkers and more.


Sertanejo na Lagoa with Fabiano and Bonatto (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Fabiano and Bonatto performing live tonight. Additionally DJ Dinho Porto will spin more of the best of sertanejo during show intervals.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

Hamilton de Holdanda and Baile do Almeidinha (Lapa)
Tonight mandolinist Hamilton de Holdanda returns to Circo Voador in Lapa for this month’s edition of Baile do Almeidinha. Special guests Pedro Miranda and Moyseis Marques will join Holanda for the first time tonight. Additionally, the João Erbettea Trio will open the night and the bateria (drum section) of Império Serrano will close the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance:R$30 – R$60

Samba com Feijoada (Cantagalo)
Today and tonight Gilda in Cantagalo will host Samba com Feijoada (Samba with Feijoada) with the Sincopando perfomring live. Additionally, DJ João Santiago will spin the best of pop, rock, and Brazilian rhythms during the night.
Gilda – 3PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30. Feijoada (separate prices) R$30 per plate, vegetarian feijoada also available for R$30 per plate.

Baba de Lex (Praça da Bandeira)
Tonight bands Casa Verde, Guerra de Sangue and Dynasty of Prowler will perform live at Porto Pirata as part of a birthday celebration.
Porto Pirata – 8PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: See venue for details.

InVentos (Lapa)
It’s time again for InVentos at Fundição Progresso today and tonight. A family-centered event with concerts, activities and workshops, InVentos will begin today at 10AM. The Academia Juvenil da OPES and Baby Boom with DJs Fábio Maia and Jorge LZ will perform. More than twenty additional performances and activities will take place during the day, including environmental education/gardening workshops, storytelling, painting, hula hoop performances, tightrope walkers and more.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel:(21) 3212-0800
Entrance: FREE

Rock-me! (Laranjeiras)
The band Grecco will perform live tonight as part of the Rock-me! festival at Hideaway in Laranjeiras. Additionally during the night, DJs Lelê and Wilson Power will spin and VJ Vaz will provide visuals. Promotions will include two for one Budweisers until 12:30AM.
Hideaway – 11PM
Rua das Laranjeiras, 308 – Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 2285-0921
Entrance: R$40 – R$60


Babilônia Feira Hype (Leblon)
Today and tomorrow the Babilônia Feira Hype fair will return to Clube Monte Líbano in Leblon with approximately one hundred and forty brands of clothing, accessories and more showcasing their spring and summer collections.
Clube Monte Líbano – 2PM – 10PM.
Av. Borges de Medeiros, 701 – Tel: (21) 2294-6897
Entrance: R$5 – R$10

Circuito Interno (Lagoa)
The Circuito Interno event returns to Antiga Fábrica da Bhering in Santo Cristo today from 12PM to 8PM with twenty-shops opening their doors to the public. The Circuito Interno is a monthly event that gives the public an opportunity see behind the scenes of the almost 15,000 square meter former factory and current home to designers, artists and artisans.
Antiga fábrica da Bhering – 12PM – 8PM
Rua Orestes 28 – Santo Cristo
Entrance: FREE



AMEM (Arpoador)
Tonight it’s time for the best of EDM, trap, electro, dubstep and glitch as the popular CAVE club in Arpoador presents the AMEM party. DJs Rodrigo S, Ulyverse, Two KPZ, Guadaloop, DoArte and Gowpi will spin during the night.
CAVE – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Wake Up! (Copacabana)
It’s time once again for the best of pop, indie and hits as the Wake Up! party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. MC Melody will perform and DJs Ingrid, Matheus, and Paula will spin at the Fosfoboar and DJs will spin in the subsolo (basement) during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Jager Daniel’s (Jägermeister with Jack Daniel’s and Red Bull) until 2AM.
Fosfobox – 11:33PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30- R$50

Shotz Up! (Gávea)
It’s time for the best of deep house, tropical house, EDM, trap, and funk as Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the third edition of the Shotz Up! party tonight. DJs Rafa Lacoste, Luan Nascimento, BB, YM N, and Felipe Rosa will spin.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

A Zoeira Nuna Acaba (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the A Zoeira Nuna Acaba event. Aori will serve as Master of Ceremonies during the night and MC Marechal, Nector Gang and Loud Pack Zack will perform on the first stage. Additionally DJs Pachu, Castro, and João Velho will spin on the first stage and DJ and VJ João Woo and DJ EL Lif will spin on the second stage during night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Babylon Rio and Wallpaper with with Steven Redant (Saúde)
The Babylon Rio and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight. During the night, DJs Leandro Becker, Edu Quintas, Ana Paula and Gustavo Junior will spin on the Babylon stage DJs Felipe Mar, Daddy Kall, Rebecca Foxx and Avena will spin on the Wallpaper stage plus Yani Filé will perform live.
The Week – 11:30PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$60

Welcome to Rio (Ipanema)
Tonight the Welcome to Rio party returns to the Praia Club in Ipanema. In addition to the party’s all-night open bar with Miller beer, Smirnoff vodka, caipivodka, caipirinha, Cuba Libre, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, soft drinks, and water, Biscoito Globo will be distributed. 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

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

Burn (Botafogo)
It’s time for the best of tequila, funk, hip hop, santa dose, EDM, and hits as Casa da Matriz hosts the Burn party tonight. DJs Vitor Dill, Arlei Hey Hey, and SaJoão will spin the best of hip hop, pop, and hits on the first floor and DJs Polly and Bruno Ambrozi will spin the best EDM, Trap, and remixes on the second floor. There will be welcome shots of Santa Dose, tequilas distributed throughout the night and promotions will include two-for-one caipirinhas and mojitos until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

Sette Club (Leblon)
The weekly Sette Club party returns to Sette Leblon tonight. There will be an open bar with all you can drink caipirinhas, caipivodkas, vodka drinks, sparkling wine, longneck beers, sodas, water and free shots of tequila from 10PM to 4AM. Additionally during the night there will be karaoke with Rick Lima and his band and DJ Paulinho will spin the best of pop, rock, house, sertanejo, and funk.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$50 – R$80


Trio Pé de Serra, Jorginho do Império, and Gabriel Versiani (Centro)
Tonight Gabriel Versiani will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with a presentation of his album, O Rio e. Singer Jorginho do Império will follow at 11PM with follow with the best of samba. To close out the night beginning at 2:30AM, the group Trio Pé de Serra will perform the best of forró until the sun rises on Sunday morning.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Let’s Pop (Lapa)
It’s time again for the Let’s Pop party at the Leviano bar in Lapa tonight. Bands Licor do Canavial and Cântarus will perform live on the first floor and the power trio Johnny’s will perform live on the second floor during the night. Additionally, DJ Haron Dufau will spin the best of pop rock, electronic, and hip hop during show intervals.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

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


EVERMIND @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock as the group EVERMIND 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

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Since its opening in March, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike with its intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks. Promotions include two chopps for R$15.50 and five Miller beers for R$30. Additional promotions tonight will include two mojitos for R$27.50.
OMG Lounge – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Tudo é 10 @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
Ten will once again be the magic number as the Tudo é 10 party returns to Bar do B tonight with with a special 1985, Queen and AC/DC edition. Entry for those with their name on the list will be R$10 all night long and promotions will include two Budweisers for R$10 and Smirnoff Ice, and Red Bull for R$10 each. Additionally, shots of cachaça, rum, Absolut, tequila, and Cutty Sark, Teacher’s, and caipirinha, caipivodka National, Cuba Libre, Gin Tônica and Sweet Heat will be R$10 each. DJs Laura Tardin, Priscila Dau, and Renato Jkbx will spin the best of Queen, AC/DC, The B-52’s, Whitesnake, Rod Stewart, The Go-Go’s, Kid Abelha, Rita Lee, Yes, Iron Maiden, Joe Cocker, Men at Work, INXS, Billy Idol and more throughout the night.
Bar do B – 10:50PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$15 – R$35

Clapton Tribute @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 will celebrate the best of Eric Clapton with guitarist BIG GILSON, guitarist and vocalist Charles Zanol, bassist Cesar Lago, and drummer Gil Eduardo playing the best of Cream, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominoes and Clapton’s solo works. Addtionally during the night, DJ Theddy-O will spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM and the shows are scheduled to being at 10:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25

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

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.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, 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 in the morning
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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