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wobbleThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the best of global bass, trap, and dubstep as the Wobble party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight for its second edition of the summer.

During the night, special guests Omulu, Daniel Haaksman and TSFN will join the Wobble Crew with DJs Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz to spin in the subsolo (basement).

Additionally, DJs Zucco, Bia Marques and Atman spin above at the Fosfobar during the night.


Mariano Marovatto (Botafogo)
Mariano Marovatto will perform live at Audio Rebel tonight. Gustavo Benjão, Ricardo Dias Gomes and Marcelo Callado will accompany Marovatto and Lois Lancaster will participate during the show.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

Filipe Ret (Lapa)
Tonight rapper Filipe Ret will launch his album, Revel, live at Circo Voador in Lapa. During the show, musicians Nobru, Engel, Guila, Génio, Marya Bravo and Lissa Black will accompany Ret. Additionally, DJs Nicola Nandes, Lulinha, Aori, Néctar Gany, Kayúa, Marechal, and Nega Gizza will spin.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80

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Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight Bem Brasil Entretenimento will once again present the Girls Night Out party at the New Mariuzinn Copacabana. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM and additional promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinhas and Cuba Libres all night long. There will also be a premium open bar for women until 12AM. During the party, DJs Guga Fernandes and Bruno Lima will spin the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$40 – R$50

Veneno (Botafogo)
The Veneno party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight. For over ten years the weekly events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped start weekends early in Rio. Tonight will be no exception as DJs Tulio Araujo and Beto Artista will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. On the second floor tonight, DJ Edinho will spin the best of rock, ska, soul and more as part of the Eletroboogie party.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Wobble (Copacabana)
The Wobble party is back at Fosfobox tonight with the best of global bass, trap, and dubstep. Joining the Wobble Crew to spin in the subsolo (basement) during the night will be special guests Omulu, Daniel Haaksman, and TSFN. Spinning above at the Fosfobar during the night will be DJs Zucco, Bia Marques, and Atman.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$22 – R$50

Vida Loka (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host this year’s first edition of the Vida Loka party tonight. DJs Tucho, Rapha Fernandes, Silvio Rio, Ayman and D-Groov will spin during the night.
Cave – 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Rendez-vous: Funkfunk with João Brasil (Gávea)
Tonight 00 (Zero Zero) will host the Rendez-vous party, Funkfunk with João Brasil edition. DJs JR Mahr, Mary Lou, João Brasil, and Gigga will spin on the deck and DJs Cris Fernandes, MAZ, and Mary Louwill spin inside during the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.

Quinta @ Cabaret Lounge (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host Quinta (Thursday). DJ Luciano Jacaré will spin the best of rock and pop rock and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Heineken and glasses of sparkling wine from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30 PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Yellow Submarine and Hey Joe (Centro)
The Hey Joe and Yellow Submarine parties will return to La Paz in Centro tonight. DJs Du Jorge, Matheus Marins, Djogo will spin during the night and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Sex on the Beach drinks all night long.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: FREE from 11PM to 12AM with name on friend’s list, R$10 – R$30


Dhy Ribeiro and Fernanda Sant’Anna (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM tonight, singer Fernanda Sant’Anna will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba, baião, and maracatu including her reinterpretation of works by Chico Buarque, Baden Powell, Sérgio Sampaio, Jackson do Pandeiro, Clube da Esquina, and Novos Baianos, among others. Singer Dhy Ribeiro will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba, samba de gafieira and samba rock.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

Tempero Carioca, Nelson Felix, and Marcos Novatto (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Marcos Novatto will start the night at Caricoa da Gema at 7PM and Nelson Felix will follow at 9PM. Tempero Carioca will follow at 10:30 PM with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de sambas in the city.
Carioca da Gema –7PM, 8:30 PM, and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Salsa and Forró Leviano (Lapa)
The Salsa and Forró party is back at Lapa’s Leviano bar tonight and that means it’s time to dance. The group Mano a Mano will start things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor and singer Marcelo Mimoso accompanied by musicians Carlos Cachaça, Nandinho Barros, Chico Oliveira, Chris Mourão and Rodrigo Ramalho will perform the best of forró on the second floor during the night. Additionally, Lucas de Moraes will perform during happy hour and DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during show intervals.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$25

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Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you want to hear great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Clube 79 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 will host another edition of the Clube 79 event. Band Sete Nove will play the best of classic rock and the band The Windows will perform the best of The Doors. Additionally during the night, DJs Theddy-O and guests Rafael Barreto and Ricardo Abrahin will spin the best of rock’n’roll during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the shows will begin at approximately 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and is well known for streaming live sports, both national and international, and for its promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM-2AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$10

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.

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