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breaking rulesWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of hip hop, trap, house, funk, deep, and rap as the Miroir venue in Lagoa hosts the Breaking Rules party, Olympics Edition tonight.

DJs with be split into two teams, Brazil and USA with Brazilionaire and Artec spinning for the USA and Lorão, Mondraga, John Failly, and Zimba spinning for Brazil.

Additionally, caipirinhas will be free for women until 12AM.


The Mansion Rio Sem Fronteias (Santa Teresa)
During the Olympic Games in Rio from August 5th through August 21st, The Mansion Rio in Santa Teresa will be hosting special events including lunch, dinners, poolside bar, live bands, live samba, and DJs. See The Mansion Rio Facebook page for additional information.
The Mansion Rio
Rua Dr Julio Otoni 254 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 99776-0477
Entrance: See venue for additional information.


Pirarucu Psicodélico (Botafogo)
Tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo, the group Pirarucu Psicodélico will present their Carimbó performance complete with singers, musicians, dancers, and visuals.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20


Karaokê Indie and Food Porn (Botafogo)
The Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with eight hours of singing plus welcome shots of Jurupinga for woman. Additionally on the second floor during the night, DJs Julia Garcia, Chacal, Pilar Garcez, Speedy, and Abrahin will spin the best of pop and hip hop for the Food Porn party. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Sex on the Beach until 12AM and Ziper will distribute free pizza throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35 – R$45

Brota! (Arpoador)
It’s time for the best of funk as the Brota! party returns to the Cave club in Arpoador tonight with special guests Yago Gomes, Equipe Lust, and guests spinning and performing during the night. . Admission is free until 12:30AM for women with their names on the list.
CAVE – 11:55PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: FREE until 12:30AM for women with their names on the list, R$30 – R$50

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Local Beatz (Copacabana)
Bem Brasil’s Local Beatz party will return to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau and a special guest spinning the best of hip hop, funk, house, EDM, pop rock, and Latin rhythms in the subsolo (basement) and above at the Fosfobar during the night. Promotions will include all your can drink caipifrutas from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50 +

Happy Hour with Karaokê (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Quarta (Wednesday), Happy Hour with Karaokê party. The band A3 will perform live to accompany karaoke and DJ Mary Dee will spin during the event. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Sol Premium and sparkling wine from 6:30PM to 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: Free for women until 8PM, R$10 – R$20

Latin Party (Lapa)
Tonight Pub Kriok again will host the Latin party. During the night DJ Angola will spin the best of reggaeton, trap, funk, trap, pop, Latin beats, and house. Caipirinhas and beers will be free until 12AM.
Pub Kriok – 11PM
Rua Mem de Sa 65 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 99772-9338
Entrance: R$10 – R$30

Baile do Ademar with Sintonia (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Baile do Ademar and Sintonia party with DJs KL JAY, Ajamu, Marco, Will, Goranmo, Jimmy Jay, and Dree spinning during the night and MC Daflor serving as master of ceremonies.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Breaking Rules (Lagoa)
The Breaking Rules party returns to Miroir tonight with with a special Olympics Edition. DJs with be split into two teams, Brazil and USA to spin the best of hip hop, trap, house, funk, deep, and rap throughout the night. Brazilionaire and Artec will spin for the USA and Lorão, Mondraga, John Failly, and Zimba will spin for Brazil. Caipirinhas will be free for women until 12AM.
Miroir – 11:59PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for more information.

To Morro Land (Lapa)
Tonight Teatro Odisséia will host the To Morro Land party with DJs Thiago Cortez, Carol Stambowski, Joe Carvalho, and Lindote spinning the best of funk, pop, hip hop, trap, pagode, sertanejo, and axé during the night.
Teatro Odisséia – 11:40PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 – R$30


Leo Gandelman and Marquinho Osócio (Lapa)
Leo Gandelman will perform live with special guest Marquinho Osócio at Carioca da Gema in Lapa tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Roberta Espinosa, Tropical Nova, Daniela Spielmann Quarteto, Bebe Kramer, Dudu Oliveira and Canjas Surpresas (Centro)
The Daniela Spielmann Quarteto andguests Bebe Kramer, Dudu Oliveira and Canjas Surpresas will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with their reinterpretations of works by Pixinguinha, Severino Araujo, K-ximbinho, Chico Buarque, and Tom Jobim, among others. At 10:30PM singer Roberta Espinosa and the trio Tropical Nova will perform the best of classic samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

Quartas do Cacique (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of chorinho and samba de raiz as the Leviano bar and lounge hosts Quartas do Cacique tonight. The quartet Choro de Yara will start the night at 7PM and followed by Quinteto Cacique. Additionally, DJ Chicote will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: FREE until 8PM, R$10


RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday night is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you’re looking for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Karaokê @ Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s also karaoke night at the Lord Jim Pub in Ipanema. During the night there will be promotions on beer and various drinks.
Lord Jim Pub – 8PM to 12AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$10 +

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and live sports. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s Mondays through Saturdays from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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