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breaking rulesWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, very speacial guests, rapper Shock, Spliff Rap and Luccas Carlos will join the weekly Breaking Rules party as it returns to the posh nightclub, Miroir.

Additionally during the night, DJs Lorão, Monraga, Rapha Castro, Nicko, and Luciano Roffer will spin the best of rap, hip hop, deep house and trap.

Located by Rio’s Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, with views of the famous Cristo Redentor, (Christ the Redeemer) statue, Miroir is well-known for attracting an elite and glamorous crowd. Since its opening in 2012, the venue has become a popular Rio nightlife destination.

Miroir recently started to vary its programming more, adding to its well-known house nights, additional hip hop and rap events and live sertanejo nights. For those wanting to check out live hip hop, rap and trap in Rio in an upscale and intimate environment, this is the place to go tonight.


Blam! Blam! (Copacabana)
Following last night’s performacne, tonight Sesc Copacabana will once again host Jonas Sá as he presents his new album Blam! Blam!. During the perfomance, accompanying Sá will be Daniel Vasques and Thiago Queiroz on sax and flute; Everson Moraes on trombone; Aquiles Moraes on trumpet and flugelhorn; Gustavo Benjão on guitar; Eduardo Manso on MPC, guitar, and synth Rafael Rocha and Marcelo Callado on percussion, MPC, and drums.
Sesc Copacabana – 8:30PM
Rua Domingos Ferreira, 160, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 3816-6200
Entrance: R$10 – R$20


O Club Workout (Arpoador)
Tonight O Club Workout (the Workout Club) debuts in Rio’s Cave club in Arpoador. Arriving direct from São Paulo, the event is an aerobic twerk class inspired by pop diva choreography. Taught by Nayane Fernandes of the São Paulo Club Workout, the class will last one hour and entry will be free for all tonight.
CAVE – 8PM – 9PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: FREE


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. Additionally, shots of Chuva cachça will be distributed throughout the night.
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
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$40

Breaking Rules (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 the party will welcome special guests, rapper Shock with Spliff Rap and Luccas Carlos. Additionally during the night, DJs Lorão, Monraga, Rapha Castro, Nicko, and Luciano Roffer will spin.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

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Ana Egito and Gilmar Ferreira and Trombone de Gafieira (Centro)
Gilmar Ferreira and Trombone de Gafieira will start off the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of chorinho. Singer Ana Egito will follow at 11PM with her show “Rio, 450 Anos de Samba” (Rio, 450 Years of Samba). During the show, Egito will perform her reinterpretations of works by Nelson Cavaquinho, Silas de Oliveira, Paulinho da Viola, and Paulo Cesar Pinheiro, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

Rabo de Lagartixa and Elisa Addor (Lapa)
Beginning at 9:30PM tonight the group Rabo de Lagartixa will perform at Carioca da Gema tonight will special guest Elisa Addor.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Baile do Eletronaipe (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in September, 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


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

TANDEM – Language Exchange Meeting (Copacabana)
The TANDEM Language exchange is back at Blue Agave Copa tonight. The event involves language learning through conversations between speakers of different languages seated at various tables. The languages include Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, and German. As always, there will be moderators on hand to help to catch and correct mistakes.
Blue Agave Copa – 7:30PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2235-0747
Entrance: See venue for details.

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
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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