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girls-night-outThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Girls Night Out party returns to New Mariuzinn Copacabana with DJ Guga Fernandes spinning the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.

There will also be a premium open bar for women until 12AM and caipirinhas will be free for men too until 12AM.

Additionally, there will be promotions on entry fees and drinks for those that will be celebrating their birthday this week.


Large Unit (Botafogo)
Large Unit will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo tonight as part of a larger promotion of their second album, Ana. The 13 member contemporary orchestra will give a livey performance of percussion with Brazilian and jazz influence.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$10 – R$20


Veneno Disco Club (Botafogo)
The Veneno party is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight. DJs Sal and Mariana Pinet will spin the best of indie, rock and pop hits throughout the decades all nights. Promotions will include double shots on caipirinhas and capivodka until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 – R$25

Dose Dupla @ Cabaret Lounge (Botafogo)
Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Dose Dupla party tonight with DJ Luciano Jacaré spinning the best of pop rock, hip hop, and house music. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Heineken and glasses of sparkling wine from 6:30 PM to 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30 PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Happy Hour With Forró do Lapa 40 Graus (Lapa)
Tonight, Lapa 40 Graus will have Trio Forrozão playing the best of forró to celebrate band member Xhupa Cabra’s birthday. Additionally, DJ Juan and Leandro Pinto will be playing lively forró tracks. Happy Hour will continue until 12:30PM with special promotions on caipirinhas and beers. After Happy Hour, João Gabriel à vontade will take over the show to play the best of sertanejo.
Lapa 40 Graus –11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1338 / 3970-1334/ 988-532-169
Entrance: R$10 – r$35

Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
The Girls Night Out party at the New Mariuzinn Copacabana is back. There will be an open bar for women with SKYY vodka, beer, tropical drinks, sparkling wine, soda, water caipirinha, and additional mixed drinks including Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, ScrewDriver, Cuba Libre until 12AM. Caipirinhas will be free for men until 12AM. During the party, DJ Guga Fernandes will spin the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$60

Fechadinha (Ipanema)
Barzin will host party Fechadinha tonight. Resident DJs Chu Junior and João Rodrigo Miranda will spin the best of pop, rock, hip hop, trap, funk and deep house. Promotions include free caipirinhas for women until 11PM.
Barzin –10PM
R. Vinícius de Moraes, 75 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

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Quintal do Céu and Nelson Félix (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30PM at Rio Scenarium, the group Quintal do Céu will perform the best of Brazilian music including his reinterpretations of works by Cartola, João Nogueira, Nelson Cavaquinho, Chico Buarque, D. Ivone Lara, and Adoniram Barbosa, among others. Nelson Félix will follow at 10:30PM with more of the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

Julio Estrela (Lapa)
Julio Estrela will perform live tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
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. The group Mano a Mano will start things off at 8PM on the first floor with their reinterpretations of works by Hector Lavoe, Willie Colón, Rubén Bládes, Ismael Rivera, Eddie Palmieri and Buena Vista Social Clube. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Darvyn Orlan will spin forró during show intervals.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$30 (Cash only)



Banda Relogio De Dali @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of jazz music as Banda Relogio De Dali perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. This spot offers great live music with quality imported beers in a welcoming environment and a friendly crowd.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Rock Back Thursday @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host another edition of the Rock Back Thursday tonight. DJs Kleber Tuma, Alexandre Brandão, Erich Monteiro and Abrahin will be spinning the best of rock and pop classics. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi until 10PM and buy five get one free specials on Budweiser or Stella specials all night.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 8PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Loctaed in Ipanema, this 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 site for details

Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
Tonight it’s time for the Latin Fest at Spanish bar, Mais que Nada. Promotions will include double shots on mojitos, caipirinhas and caipvodkas.
Mais que Nada – 10PM
Rua Xavier Da Silveira 34, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 97917-6393
Entrance: See venue site for details

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 – 6:30PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

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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