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CavesessionsSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador presents CAVE Sessions will very special guest, DJ Nastia.

A Ukrainian DJ, Nastia has made a name for herself around the world by spinning techno and house sets. She has been a resident of Arma 17 and is currently touring Brazil, playing D-Edge in São Paulo and the Warung Day Festival in Curitiba, among other stops, before making her way to Rio.

Additionally during the event at CAVE tonight, DJs Andressa Fleming, Eclectic, and Manara will spin.


Feira Rio Antigo (Lapa)
The Feira Rio Antigo (Old Rio Market) returns today in Lapa from 10AM to 7PM for its April edition. Today in addition to the over 400 exhibitors, the fair will pay tribute to 150 years of choro with a live performance by the trio Grupo Choro Novo at 4:30PM. The show will take place in a special music space located opposite of Praça Emilinha Borba.
Feira Rio Antigo – 10AM – 7PM with Grupo Choro Novo show at 4:30PM.
Rua do Lavradio, Centro
Entrance: FREE


Drop the Bass! (Gávea)
The chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea will host the Drop the Bass! party tonight with DJ Ayman spinning the best of bass and trap and DJ Cris Fernándes spinning the best of hip-hop.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$25 -R$40

Wonka Party – Páscoa Edition (Centro)
Espaço Acústica will host a special Easter edition of the Wonka Party tonight. There will be Oreo milkshakes, Nerds candy jello shots, bags of candy, brownies, brigadeiros, jars of doce de leite, chocolate licor, easter eggs and more. Special guest DJ, Raposinha Sapeca will spin on the Pop, Hip-hop, and Funk stage along with DJs Felipe Malfoy, Julie, Rick Castro, and Viny Morreira. DJs Thiago Burgos and Ivvyz will spin on the Rock, Indie and Pop-punk stage and DJs Bruno Ambrozi, Dave Avigdor, and Nathaliz Hinz will spin as part of a NAVE set on the Trap and House stage.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

TeKiller- Mucho Loca (Lapa)
The popular TeKiller party returns to Teatro Odisséia tonight with the Mucho Loca edition. There will be tequilas, margaritas, and the party’s trademark drink, the TeKiller Bomb, made with tequila, Red Bull, and Jägermeister. During the night, games will include the Battle and the Mosh Contest. Additionally, the Moshboat and the Beerbong of Desperado will return and there will be bodyshots on stage with Anninha Wolff. DJs Roberto Cruz, Fernando Prado, Thiago Halleck, Renato Lima, Vitor Medina, Grazzia and Rafael Martins will spin throughout the night.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

Babylon and Wallpaper (Saúde)
Tonight The Week will host the Wallpaper and Babylon parties. DJs Gustavo Júnior, Edu Quintas, Tannuri and Flávio Lima will spin on the Babylon stage while DJs Felipe Mar, Diego Valente, Eduardo Castelo, Maria Paju and Aurora Boreallis will spin on the Wallpaper stage.
The Week – 11:59PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$40-R$60

Wake Up! (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop, indie and hits as the Wake Up! party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Beto Artista, Schlaepfer, and Fl3sh Disco will spin in the subsolo (basement), while DJs Troia and Guigga will spin above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11:30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

CAVE Sessions with Nastia (Arpoador)
Tonight CAVE Sessions presents very special guest, Ukrainian DJ Nastia spinning live at the CAVE club in Arpoador. Additionally during the night, DJs Andressa Fleming, Eclectic, and Manara will spin.
CAVE – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$70

Rock N Glow (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz in Botafogo will be glowing tonight as it hosts the 16th edition of the Rock N Glow party. DJs Lis Amaral, Miga_zz, Rodrigues, and Edol1 will spin the best of trap, bass, pop, rock, and more. Tonight’s promotions will include two for one caipivodkas and Hi-fis until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35 – R$45

Welcom Back From Miami (Lagoa)
After recently returning from the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida, DJ Giovannetti will present the best of new music tonight at Miroir in Lagoa.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details

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Trio Ustres, Samba da Arruda and Chutando Balde (Centro)
Tonight Chutando Balde will start things off at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of modern samba, chorinho, MPB, bossa nova and jazz. The group Samba da Arruda will follow at 11PM with the best of samba and MPB. Then beginning at 2:30AM, the group Trio Ustres will perform some of the best forró in the city.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM, 11PM, and 2:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Leviano Rock Night (Lapa)
It’s time once again for Leviano Rock Night at the Leviano Bar in Lapa. Tonight, Fato Consumado and NV Rock will perfom on the first floor beginning at 9:30PM and Christiano Dortas will play on the second floor beginning at 1AM. In between the great rock sets, DJs Márlio and Chicote will spin the best of pop, rock, electronic and hip-hop.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40


Hey Bulldog @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of flashbacks from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, as the group Hey Bulldog performs live tonight at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are looking for quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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 Sunday, 7PM to 11:30 PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
This is the oldest pub in Rio and it’s well known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

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 midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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