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qsWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the best of Sertaneja (Brazilian country) as the Quarta Sertaneja a Original party returns to Sette Leblon tonight.

Fabiano and Bonatto will perform live on the second floor and there will be Karaokê Universitário (Sertanejo Universitario Karaoke) with Rick Lima the first floor during the night.

Additionally, DJ Paulinho will spin the best of house, hip hop, and funk during the night and promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer until 12AM.


Andreas Trobollowitsch and Felipe Zenicola (Botafogo)
Andreas Trobollowitsch and Felipe Zenicola will perform live tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. Andreas Trobollowitsch is an electroacoustic composer and sound artist who works in Vienna, Austria and Felipe Zenicola is a bassist with the group Chinese Cookies Poets. Tonight Zenicola will present his solo project, Arcanos.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

Elza Soares (Ipanema)
Tonight Oi Futuro Ipanema will host an event with Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares. The night will feature a discussion with Soares and an acoustic performnace.
Teatro Oi Futuro Ipanema –9PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 54 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3131-9333
Entrance: R$

Quarta Sertaneja a Original (Leblon)
Sette Leblon will host a new edition of Quarta Sertaneja a Original tonight. The event will feature live performances by Fabiano & Bonatto and Universitário karaoke with Rick Lima. Additionally, DJ Paulinho will spin the best of house, hip hop, and funk. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer until 12AM.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: FREE for Women with names on the list until 11:30PM, R$30 – R$60

Bem Brasil


PUC Invade with MC TH(Arpoador)
Tonight Rio’s Cave club in Arpoador presents the first of four PUC Invade parties. Every two weeks through February 24th, the venue will host an edition of the party. During each party the PUC Crew, featuring four student DJs, will spin the best of trap, house, funk, and deep house. Tonight the crew, consisting of DJamal, Niko Paes & Kima, Cereja, and The Zeitgeist Project, will welcome special guest, MC TH, currently one of the biggest new names in Funk Carioca.
CAVE – 11:55PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Karaokê Indie – Pool Party (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz will host a special pool party edition of the Karaokê Indie party tonight. In addition to eight hours of singing on the first floor, there will be a pool and distribution of 200 bags of Biscoito Globlo (both satly and sweet) and 200 drinkolés. Promotions will include two-for-one specials all night on Mate-me (drinks made with ice tea, lemon, and rum). Additionally during the night on the second floor, DJ Andrei Yurievitch of Manie Dansante will spin the best of electro swing, hip hop and retro rhythms with DJ Chacal.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35-R$45

Local Beatz (Copacabana)
Bem Brasil’s Local Beatz party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJs Haron Dufau and guests spinning the best of hip hop, funk, house, EDM, pop rock, 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

Breaking Rules with Flavia Xexeo (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. Speacial guest Flavia Xexeo will join DJs ИICKØ, Alê Sousa, Lorão, Mondraga, and Roffer to spin during the night.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: FREE for women with their names on the list until 12:30 AM, R$30 – R$60

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Roda de Samba (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema will host a roda de samba with Sombra. Singer-songwriter Marcos Novatto will start the night beginning at 7PM and Adriano Serafim will follow at 8:30 PM. Then songwriter Sombra will perform a roda de samba which will include him singing his greatest hits.
Carioca da Gema – 7PM
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 January Leviano in Lapa is continuing to host rodas de samba with Lucas de Moraes. During the nights, de Moraes is performing his reinterpretations of works by João Nogueira, Beth Carvalho, Zeca Pagodinho, and Clara Nunes, among others. DJ Gustavo Goranmo is also spinning during show intervals.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10

Gafieira Popular Brasileira and Leo Gandelman (Centro)
Leo Gandelman and guests will open the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with the best of classic gafieria as they present the project “Quartas-feiras de gafieira” (Gafieira Wednesdays). The group Gafieira Popular Brasileira will follow at 11PM with the best of modern Gafieira.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35


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

Quarta (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host Quarta (Wednesday), “O Melhor Happy Hour da Zona Sul” (The Best Happy Hour in the South Zone). DJ Mary Dee will spin during the event and the entry fee for women is free. There will be a free welcome drink for women and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Sol Premium and sparkling wine from 6:30PM to 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: FREE for women, R$20 for men

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)
Ferro e Farinha is scheduled to reopen tonight after its break for the New Year holiday. Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a smaller restaurant well known and loved by many for its Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings. Its 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 6:30 PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.

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