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foliaWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time to celebrate the holidays in Gávea tonight as the chic indoor/outdoor 00 (Zero Zero) hosts Folia! Baile Do Noel.

DJs Pedro Bonn, Jamal, Cris Fernandes and Célio will start the night by spinning the best of funk and hip hop on the outdoor the deck.

DJs D-Groov, Ayman, and Flove will follow, spinning the best of deep house and trap inside throughout the night.


Santo Seio de Natal (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel in Botafogo will celebrate Christmas with Santo Seio de Natal.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Quarta Sertaneja a Original (Leblon)
Sette Leblon will host a new edition of Quarta Sertaneja a Original tonight. The event tonight will feature live performances by Projeto Evidências and Leo Lemos plus Universitário karaoke and DJ Paulinho spinning the best of house, hip hop, and funk. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer and caipirinha until 12AM.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Bem Brasil


Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Tonight Karaokê Indie returns to celebrate the summer season and the holidays. In edition to eight hours of singing, thirty liters of cold Batida will be distirubuted throughout the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre, and mojito. Additionally, DJs Kleber Tuma and Ivy will spin the best of metal, grunge, punk, and industrial on the second floor during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35-R$45

Folia! Baile Do Noel (Gávea)
Tonight to celebrate the holidays, the chic club 00 (Zero Zero) Gávea will host Folia! Baile Do Noel. DJs Pedro Bonn, Jamal, Cris Fernandes and Célio will spin the best of funk and hip hop on the deck while D-Groov, Ayman, and Flove spin the best of deep house and trap inside during the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Local Beatz (Copacabana)
Bem Brasil’s 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

Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the weekly Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana. During the party DJs Mateus and Jo 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
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$30

Breaking Rules (Lagoa)
It’s time again for the best of rap, hip hop, deep house and trap as the weekly Breaking Rules party returns to the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir tonight. DJs Nicko, Alê Sousa, Lorão, Mondraga, and Roffer will spin during the night.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

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Claudinho Guimarães, Paulinho Mocidade, and Marcos Novatto (Lapa)
Vocalist and guitarist Marcos Novatto will open the night at Carioca da Gema tonight beginning at 7:30PM. Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães and guest Paulinho Mocidade will follow. Guimarães released his first album entitled, A Luz do Criador in 2009 and is well known for his lively performances.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Roda de Samba with Lucas de Moraes (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in December Leviano in Lapa is hosting rodas de samba with Lucas de Moraes. Promotions during the night include two-for-one special on caipirinhas for R$14.90.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10

Pixin Bodega and Zeca do Trombone (Centro)
Zeca do Trombone will open the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM and Pixin Bodega will follow at 11PM with the best of classic samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30


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

Happy Hour (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host O Melho Happy Hour da Zona Sul (the Best Happy Hour in Zona Sul). Promotions will include two-for-one specials from 6PM until 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 7:30PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great mexican food, drinks and live sports, be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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.

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