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Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, La Fiesta Latina comes back to the New Mariuzinn Copacabana, bringing the best of Latin music to Copacabana for a night of dancing.

With DJ Guga Fernandes spinning salsa, cumbia, reggaeton and bachata, plus house and hip-hop for good measure, La Fiesta Latina is guaranteed to please a range of diverse tastes.

There will also be promotions on caipirinhas and beers until midnight, plus face paint, tequila shots and other offers on drinks throughout the evening.


Jazz na Tiradentes (Centro)
One of the most hyped bars among Carioca youngsters, Bar do Nanam hosts the “Jazz na Tiradentes” every Wednesday, bringing drummer Guga Pellicciotti and guest musicians to perform a free jazz show. DJ Cavalcanti will also be spinning from 3AM.
Bar do Nanam – 9PM
Rua Imperatriz Leopoldina, 55 – Centro – Tel: (21) 96621-7652
Entrance: FREE

Afrika Gumbe (Laranjeiras)
The Afrika Gumbe trio will be starring at the Moviola Bistro tonight, presenting a jazz show spiced with African rhythms in an intimate atmosphere.
Moviola Bistro & Livraria – 8:30PM
Rua das Laranjeiras, 280 – Laranjeiras
Entrance: see venue for details


Reggae na Kombi (Madureira)
The best of reggae music will be celebrated in this amazing party in Madureira tonight. Besides the performance of independent artists from the Carioca reggae scene and a MCs battle, DJs will be spinning hip hop, trap, national and international reggae.
Viaduto de Madureira – 7PM
Viaduto Negrão de Lima – Rua Carvalho de Souza, S/N – Madureira – Tel: (21) 96475-2020
Entrance: FREE

Jungle Free (Botafogo)
Tonight the Jungle Free party invites you to dance all night, with DJ Dudu Oliveira spinning the latest Brazilian and international hits. Promotions on Mexican long neck beers.
Jungle Garden Pub – 6PM
Rua Martins Ferreira, 48 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2537-2191
Entrance: FREE

La Fiesta Latina (Copacabana)
Tonight the La Fiesta Latina is back with Salsa, Reggaeton, Cumbia and Bachata. For two hours, there will be free beer and caipirinhas. DJs Guga Fernandes will spin the best of house, hip-hop, Brazilian funk and trap throughout the night, and there will be special promotions on cocktails and beers.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 10PM
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2521-1952
Entrance: R$0 – R$45

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Forró de Quarta com Sexteto Sucupira (Lapa)
The Sexteto Sucupira group returns to Lapa tonight, bringing its unusual blend of jazz, forró and gypsy music to the audience. DJ Mito will be spinning in the intervals.
Memórias do Rio – 9:30 PM
Avenida Gomes Freire, 289 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2222-4044
Entrance: R$12

Moça Prosa (Centro)
Bringing a repertoire with both authentic compositions and classic samba music, the women-only Moça Prosa group promotes a lively “roda de samba” tonight in Centro.
Baródromo – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 163 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2504-5754
Entrance: R$20


Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a wide choice of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is a great place for good Mexican food, drinks and live sports. It also has English-speaking staff and is a popular expat hangout. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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