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sambar and loveTuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – As Carnival quickly approaches and on the eve of Dia de São Sebastião (Saint Sebastian’s Day) it’s time to dance tonight.

Get ready for the very best of samba as Brazilian samba icon Mart’nália presents the show “Misturado” (Mixed) as part of the Sambar & Love event tonight at Vivo Rio.

Residents of the Sambar & Love party, Horto Samba will perform to open the night and DJs Cyro and Bahruth will spin.


Sambar and Love (Parque do Flamengo)
Tonight Vivo Rio will host Sambar and Love. Horto Samba will open the night and then Mart’nália will present the show “Misturado” (Mixed). Additionally during the night, Cyro and Bahruth will spin.
Vivo Rio – 10PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85 – Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2901
Entrance: R$50 – R$100

Bem Brasil


Festa Kilariô and Baile da Pesada (Lapa)
Tonight Raízes da Lapa will host Festa Kilariô and Baile da Pesada. The Kilariô Afro Baile will feature the best of afrobeat, Miami Bass, trap, hip hop, underground, national rap, R&B and MPB and the Baile de Pesada will include passinho, charme, funk, trap, hip hop, rap, samba-rock, and ziriguidum. DJs Tamy, Will oW, Totonete, Senna, Anderson America, M$E, Kevin Bendersky, Pedro Bonn, and Bk’ will spin during the night.
Raízes da Lapa – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 21 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 96958-8877
Entrance: R$10 – R$25

Batalha de Beats (Battle of the Beats) – Beats and Bass Paradise (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Beats and the Bass Paradise parties. DJs LP, Fabio Heinz, Rodrigo S. and Sallez will spin for the Bass Paradise party and DJ Jay Beats, Mr Break, Mestre XIM, Goribeatzz and Goranmo will spin for the Beats party during the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende, 82 – Centro
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Dobradinha (Copacabana)
The Dobradinha party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight for its sixth edition of the summer season. During the night, the Dobradinha DJs will spin the best of rock, pop, techno, funk, axé, and more. Promotions will include two-for-one Jägermeister until 1AM and two-for-one Hi-Fi until 2AM. There will also be free pizza in line and twins pay only one entry fee.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

Sorveteria do Rock (Botafogo)
The Sorveteria do Rock party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight. There will be Italian gelato courtesy of AmoGelato and brownies courtesy of Ôxe Doces. Shots of Catuaba will be distributed throughout the night and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Mate on the Beach all night. DJs will spin the best of indie, metal, pop punk, classic, and more during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Ipanema)
The Bem Brasil party will once again take place at Miroir in Ipanema tonight. It will include live samba from the band Pretensão and DJs Luciano Hoffer and Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, and kuduro throughout the night. Additionally, promotions will include free caipirinhas from 11PM until midnight.
Miroir – 11PM
Av. Epitácio Pessoa, 1484 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: R$40+. See venue for more information.

Feel Leblon (Leblon)
The weekly Feel Leblon party is back at Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. Promotions include all you can drink caipirinhas until midnight and two for one beers for R$15 all night long. During the event, DJs Lautaro, Jonatan K, and Rafael Pyro will spin the best of electronica, trap, house, indie rock, funk Carioca, hip hop, reggaeton, and samba.
Sette Leblon – 11PM-5AM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Inside (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club will host the second edition of the Inside party. Special guest DJ Ayman will join DJs Flove, Chaloub, Igor Kelner, Aldo Barranco, and Intr3pico to spin the best of deep, indie dance, g-house, tech, nu disco, bass, twerk, trap, rap, hip hop and future bass during the night.
CAVE – 11:30 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30+

Festa Barato Total (Barra da Tijuca)
Cordão da Bola Preta will host the Festa Barato Total tonight with DJs Burgos and Beto Costa spinning the best of Brazilian and international rock, classic rock, r&b, and more. Popsicles, alcoholic shots with mate and Catuaba will be distributed throughout the night.
Cordão da Bola Preta – 11PM
Rua da Relação, 3 – Lapa
Entrance: R$10 – R$25

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Bloco do Carioca practice with Luiza Dionízio and Pedro Holanda (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of samba at Carioca da Gema tonight. Vocalist and guitarist Pedro Holanda will open the night at 7:30 PM and then there will be a lively Bloco do Carioca da Gema rehearsal with special guest Luiza Dionízio.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Carol Sant’anna, Mangueira Bateria, and Festa Tchotchomere (Lapa)
Tonight at Leviano bar in Lapa, singer Carol Sant’anna will perform live with the bateria (percusion) section of the Mangueira samba school on the first floor. On the second floor, the venue will host the Tchotchomere party with DJs spinning throughout the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Nuno Netto and Nilze Carvalho (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM, singer-songwriter and guitarist Nilze Carvalho will start off the night at Rio Scenarium tonight with classic samba. Nuno Netto will follow at 11PM with the best of pop, samba, and more.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

Trapicheando @ Trapiche Gamboa (Gamboa)
On Tuesdays in January, Trapiche Gamboa is hosting the Trapicheando project with Roberto Moreno, Pipa Vieira, Rafael Santos, Mingo Silva, Jorge Alexandre and Marcos Antonio Alcides performing live. Tonight special guest Ciraninho will join the performance.
Trapiche Gamboa – 8PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 155, Gamboa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$15


Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa Irish Pub, it’s time again for the Portuguese/English Language Exchange. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both a fun and educational night and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food. Following the Language Exchange, the pub will present Álcool Rock with national and international rock.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10, R$15 for the show

Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Check out Blue Agave for some of the best Mexican food and the best margaritas in Rio. They also stream American and European sports live.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2235-0747
Entrance: Free

Games Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s time to play darts, chess, and FIFA 2014 on XBOX 360, as the Lord Jim Pub hosts the weekly Games Night event tonight. Promotions include two-for-one specials on Jim’s Lager until 12AM. There will also be live rock’n’roll.
Lord Jim Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$10

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Tony Boka is performing every night of the week from 8PM to 1AM.
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

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 Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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