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O ClubeWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time to dance yourself into shape as O Club Workout (the Workout Club) is back at Rio’s Cave club in Arpoador. Make sure to bring a friend as the special promotion tonight is two-for-one entrance.

Returning for its fifth edition tonight, the Workout Club originated in NYC and arrived in Rio following the success of classes held in São Paulo.

The one hour classes are taught by instructors who studied in NYC and the workout routines are inspired by pop diva choreography.

The fee is R$40 per class and packages of five classes are available for R$180.


Baile Gastação (Botafogo)
After a successful first edition, Audio Rebel in Botafogo will once again host Baile Gastação tonight.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15 – R$20


O Club Workout (Arpoador)
The O Club Workout (the Workout Club) returns to Rio’s Cave club in Arpoador tonight for the fifth class. Bring a friend as the promotion is two for one entrance. The Club Workout originated in NYC and arrived in Rio following the success of classes in São Paulo. The event is an aerobic twerk class inspired by pop diva choreography. The class will last approximately one hour.
CAVE – 8PM – 9PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$40 per class, package of five classes (valid for 2 months) R$180


Cabaret Contra a Crise (Botafogo)
On Wednesday nights the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo is hosting the Cabaret Contra a Crise event. Tonight Jeff Grecco will perform the best of pop rock live. Additionally, promotions will include two-for-one specials on bottles and glasses of sparkling wine from 6:30 PM until 9:30 PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30 PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: FREE for both men and women until 9:30PM, R$20+ after.

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

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
The weekly Karaokê Indie party is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with a special bubbles and batidão edition. In addition to eight hours of singing, there will be 100 meters of plastic bubble wrap to pop, bubble kits and there will be thirty liters of batida do bar oswaldo distributed throughout the night in colorful cups. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito until midnight. Additionally during the night on the second floor, DJs Sal and Phunktronick will as part of the Go Indie Go! party.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35-R$50

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
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Breaking Rules with Carol Ramiro (Lagoa)
It’s time 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 Alle Souza, Lorão, Mondraga, Nicko and Roffer will spin.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

777 (Ipanema)
Tonight Praia Club in Ipanema will host the 777 party with very special guest MC TH performing at the venue for the first time. Additinally during the night, DJs Felipe Rosa and De Luca will spin. Entrance is free for women with their names on the list unitl 12AM and there will be an open bar for women 12AM. Additional promotions will include two-for-one specials on Miller all night.
Praia Club – 10PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: FREE for women with their name on the list until 12AM, R$20 +

Sintonia (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Sintonia party. DJs KL Jay, Ajamu, Will and Marco will spin during the night.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

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Parents and Children – Generations Meet Samba Pro-Nobis and Carlos Fernando (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema will host the Parents and Children – Generations meet event, a project that aims to present generations of a related musicians performing together live. Tonight, Samba Pro-Nobis with Carlos Fernando and guests will perform.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Baile do Eletronaipe (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in October, the Leviano bar in Lapa is hosting the Baile do Eletronaipe. The event features the group Eletronaipe and its nine musicians performing the best of pop, funk, rock, and jazz live throughout the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10

Tempero D’vó and Gafieira na Surdina (Centro)
The group Gafieira na Surdina will start off the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with the best of samba and choro. The group Tempero D’vó will follow at 11PM with the best of MPB, samba, and the best of Brazilian rhythms.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30


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

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 6:30 PM – 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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