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Drippin'Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Drippin’, a new party celebrating the best of trap, EDM, neobaile, jersey, future and bass, will debut at Fosfobox in Copacabana.

Curated by Rodrigo S. of the Wobble parties and Beto Artista of the Wake Up! parties, Drippin’ promises to deliver great nights as it highlight new talents and the heavier sounds of the city.

Tonight DJs Totonete, Two Kpz, Caur, Sansai, Rodrigo S and B/ART with spin in the subsolo (basement) while Bells and Bia Marques spin above at the Fosfobar.


Sertanejo na Lagoa with Cláudio and Márco (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Cláudio and Márco performing live tonight. Additionally DJ Luciano Roffer 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.

Gambiarra (Lapa)
Fusing together theatrical productions and eclectic musical styles, Circo Voador will host the Gambiarra tonight. Resident DJs Miro Rizzo and Taiguara Chagas will spin throughout the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance:R$40 – R$80

Les Cadavres (Praça da Bandeira)
Porto Pirata will host the sixth edition of Les Cadavres. The bands Arco Voltaico, Última Dança and Ballet Clandestino will perform live and DJs Dennis, Nynth Graves, Yvis the Stooge, Nösfe and Natan will spin during the night. Entry is free all night long.
Porto Pirata – 8PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: FREE



BASE (Praça Mauá)
The BASE party is back and will take over Pier Mauá tonight with two stages of DJs spinning the best of electronic and hip hop. Very special guest Vanilla Ace will spin on the electronic stage, joined there by Tenth Column, Allan Villar, Drunky Daniels, and the BASE Crew with Bernando Campos, Felipe, and Pedro Mezzonato. Special guest Dubstrong will spin on the hip hop stage during the night with Feijão, Rafa M, Saraiva, and RV.
Pier Mauá – 11PM
Avenida Rodrigues Alves, 10 = Praça Mauá
Entrance: R$70 – R$90

Manie Dansante (Gamboa)
Tonight it’s time for the very best of electro swing, jazz, swing jazz, new jazz, and vintage remixes as A.R.E.S Vizinha Faladeira hosts Manie Dansante. The Manie Gang with Andrei Y, Bruno Queiroz, Vinicius Tesfon and Rodrigo Esper will spin throughout the night and special guests will include Marcello MBgroove, Rio Hoppers, Juca, Luix Equixx, The juggler, Blue Moon, Lis Amaral, Go East Orkestar and Alex Paz of the Disco Godfathers. Recommended dresscode is lindy, bearded lady, cabaret, burlesque, pin up, contortionist, retrofreaks and anything from the 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s.
A.R.E.S Vizinha Faladeira – 8PM
Vizinha Faladeira – Rua da Gamboa 345
Entrance:Free until 11:30PM with name on the list, R$15- $20 after.

Drippin’ Fosfo (Copacabana)
It’s time for the very best of trap, EDM, neobaile, jersey, future and bass as the the Drippin’ Fosfo party premieres at the Fosfobox club in Copacabana tonight.
Fosfobox – 11:38PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20- R$50

Play The Game (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club will also premiere a brand new party. Named, Play The Game, the party is all about winning, positive attitudes towards life and making the house shake with the very best of trap and hip hop. Tonight DJs Pachu, D-Ryder, M$E, and Marginal Men will spin and the Nectar Gang will perform live
CAVE – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Aquarela.som (Gávea)
The Aquarela.som party returns to Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) tonight with DJs Ailton Areas and Mariola spinning the best of flashbacks, pop, rock and disco throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Blind (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Blind party. DJs Cris Fernandes, ИICKØ, and André Menezes will spin on the first stage and Lipe, Pedro Passos, πollanda, and Serp4F will spin on the Eletrônica stage during the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Deep Dizco (Cantagalo)
Today and tonight Gilda in Cantagalo will present the Deep Dizco party. Beginning at 3PM, W. Venancio, 4Finest Ears, Rafa Canholato, MRQZ, Gabrial Saber and Lucius will spin the best of ambient, lounge, trip hop, nu-disco, and house.
Gilda – 3PM – 11:55PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$25

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

Rock N Glow (Botafogo)
The Rock N Glow party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with a very special 2 year anniversary special. There will be glow in the dark popsicles, brigadeiros and drinks. DJs Rodrigues, Lis Amaral, Miga_zz, Ebol1, and Júlia Bittencourt will spin the best of eletronic, trap, and hip hop during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Sette Club (Leblon)
The weekly Sette Club party returns to Sette Leblon and the party is celebrating a successful first seven months 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

I Love the 90s (Lapa)
Tonight Teatro Odisséia in Lapa will host the I Love the 90s party. During the night, DJs Buba, Bgolls Incrivel, Bøechat, and Bonham will spin the best of the Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, All Saints, Ricky Martin, Chrisina Aguilera, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and Shakira on the 90s stage and the best of Michael Jackson, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, A-ha, The Smiths, Depeche Mode, The Cure, New Order, Rick Astley and more on the 80s stage.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20- R$40


Célio Motta, Samba na Véia and Nó na Madeira (Centro)
At 8PM, the group Nó na Madeira will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. The group Samba na Véia will follow with more lively samba beginning at 11PM. To close out the night beginning at 2:30AM, Célio Motta 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

Leviano Rock Night (Lapa)
It’s time again for Leviano Rock Night at the Leviano bar in Lapa tonight. The Mar Cesar Trio will start off the night performing live during happy hour. Next, Licor do Canavial and NV Rock will perform live on the first floor. The power trio Johnny’s will then perform live on the second floor beginning at 1AM. Additionally during the night, DJ Aílton Areas 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)

Claudinho Guimarães and Anderson Vaz (Lapa)
Anderson Vaz will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães will follow at 11:30PM. Guimarães released his first album entitled, A Luz do Criador in 2009 and is well known for his lively performances.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


Big Phat Mama @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of blues music as the group Big Phat Mama returns to perform 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.
OMG Lounge – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Go Indie Go! @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
Tonight the Go Indie Go party returns to Bar do B with Sal Oliveira, Tomás Tróia, and Phnktronick DJ spinning the best of indie dance, indie pop, and indie rock. Promotions will include two Budweiser for R$12 all night long.
Bar do B – 11PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$15 – R$35

Maukfest 2015 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 will celebrate Mauricio Garcia Mauk with Maukfest 2015. During the night Mauk will play the best of Copacabana Holly (A Buddy Holly Tribute), Mauk & The Damned Cadillacs (rockabilly, garage, punk and country), and Come Second (punk, rock and new wave). Additionally during the night, Léo 77, Preto Serra, Theddy – O and Mauk will spin.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8:30PM and the shows are scheduled to being at 10PM.
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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