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slabWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of live rock ‘n’ roll tonight as Saloon 79 in Botafogo hosts the first edition of the Slab party.

During the event, the band Tempus Rock Band will perform the best of national and international rock including their covers of songs by Os Mutantes, Chuck Berry, and Led Zeppelin, among others.

Additionally, Anda Guedes will perform Brazilian indie rock and DJs Cyro, Novello, and Helcio Fraga will spin.

The house will open at 7Pm and the shows are scheduled to begin at 8PM.


Local Beatz (Copacabana)
The Local Beatz party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, funk, and Latin rhythms. Caipifrutas will be all you can drink from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
The weekly Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with eight hours of singing and promotions that will include two-for-one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the weekly Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana. During the party DJs Mateus, Jo, and special guests will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits. Caipirinhas will be free until 11PM and beer will be unlimited until midnight.
Guimo’s Pub – 10PM – 4AM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$40

Breaking Rules (Lagoa)
Tonight it’s time for the best of hip hop, deep house and trap as Lorão, Mondraga, Rapha Castro, Nicko, and Roffer spin during the weekly Breaking Rules party at the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: $20 – R$60

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Gafieira Popular Brasileira and the Daniela Spielmann Quartet with Silvério Pontes (Centro)
Tonight the Daniela Spielmann quartet with special guest Silvério Pontes will perform the best of jazz infused with Brazilian rhythms live to start off the night at Rio Scenarium beginning at 7:30PM. The group Gafieira Popular Brasileira will follow at 10:30PM with the best of MPB and samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Dobrando a Esquina and Cristina Bhering (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Cristina Bhering will start the night at Carioca da Gema in Lapa tonight at 7:30PM and the group Dobrando a Esquina will follow at 9:30PM with the best of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Roda de Samba’n’Roll (Lapa)
Tonight the Leviano bar in Lapa will present Roda de Samba’n’Roll. During the event, performers will mix the best of samba with the best of pop rock.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10


RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday 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

Slab! @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 presents the first edition of the Slab party tonight with the band Tempus Rock Band and Anda Guedes performing live and DJs Cyro, Novello, and Helcio Fragaspinning.
Saloon 79 – The house will open at 7Pm and the shows are scheduled to begin at 8PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – 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. Food and drink prices vary.

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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