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Putzbrilha‎Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The popular Putzbrilha party returns to Rio tonight and will make the Copacabana club Fosfobox and party-goers come alive with fluorescent paint glowing under multiple black lights.

DJ Johnny Ice with be on hand to throw down the best of his new Heavy Baile mixes, while DJs Tomás Tróia, Larissa Busch, Brad Pitt and the Putzbrilha! Crew will spin the best of pop, bass, house, hip-hop, funk, brasildades and indie rock.


Putzbrilha (Copacabana)
It’s all about neon, fluorescents, Heavy Baile, funk, bass, pop and pop rock tonight as Copacabna’s Fosfobox presents the Putzbrilha party.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$60

ROCK N GLØW #9 (Botafogo)
Because the city is glowing tonight, the ROCK N GLØW party returns to Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz tonight for its ninth edition. There will be black lights and neon glowing everywhere you turn and free shots of Neon Drink. Promotions will also include dose dupla (two for one) caipivodka and Hi-Fi until 1AM. On the venue’s first floor, DJs Halux, Rizzotto and Senna will spin the best of electropop, bass, trap and indie. Upstairs, DJs Felipe Eboli and Marcus Rodrigues will spin the best of rock.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16-R$28

Warm Up Neon Party (Lagoa)
Tonight the Lagoa venue Miroir will host the Warm Up Neon Party with Ftampa spinning the best of EDM and house.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

Shine On, Bitch! (Lagoa)
Everything will also be illuminated tonight at Praia Club as the Lagoa venue hosts the Shine On, Bitch! party, complete with neon black lights, fluorescent pens, neon paints, and glow sticks. DJs Bê Lima, Raphael Fernandes, Raphael De Luca and Marck will spin.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$40

Madureira Disco Clube(Copacabana)
Tonight Copacabana’s Cave hosts the Madureira Disco Clube with battling DJs. Tucho will go up against Nepal, Gustavo MM will spin against Saddam and finally, DJ Pino will battle Dorly. They will play the best of charm, funk, hip-hop, disco, trap and dancehall.
Cave – 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$50-R$70

Hard #2 (Centro)
Centro’s La Paz hosts the second edition of the Hard party tonight. Nine DJs will spin on two stages. On the “Make a Wish” stage, DJs Bruno Faulhaber, Convidado, MrzN, and Kendi$hop will spin, while on the “Party Hard” stage, DJs El Amaral, Bertoletti, Dorly, Beto Artista and HTPNTS will throw down.
La Paz – 11:45PM – 7:00AM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 -R$40

Aquarela.som (Gávea)
Tonight the Aquarela.som party returns to Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero). DJ Ailton Areas will spin.
00 – 6PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Dance Floor (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the Dance Floor event with DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Flavia Xexéo spinning the best of house and various beats. There will be an open bar until 12:30AM with beer, Sex on the Beach, Caipirinha, and water. Additionally, beers, tequilia, Sex on the Beach and Vodka Nacional will be dose dupla (two for one) all night long.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$20-R$50

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Claudinho Guimarães and JP Silva (Lapa)
JP Silva will start things off tonight at 9:30PM at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães will follow at 11:30PM. Guimarães released his first album entitled, A Luz do Criador in 2009 and is well known for his lively performances.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Trio Ustrês, Batuque na Cozinha, and Marcos Novatto & Pimenta de Garrafa (Centro)
Marcos Novatto & Pimenta de Garrafa will start things off again tonight at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with their reinterpretations of the works of Noel Rosa, Chico Buarque and Jorge Benjor, among others. The group Batuque na Cozinha will follow at 11PM with their interpretations of the works of Noel Rosa, Zeca Pagodinho, Monarco, Mauro Diniz, Délcio Carvalho, Wanderley Monteiro, João da Baiana and Candeia, among others. Then for the Forró na Madrugada segment of the night, the group Trio Ustrês will return to perform the best of the genres of baiões, frevos, cocos, forrós, xotes, xaxados and maracatus, from 2:30AM until sunrise.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40

Let’s Pop (Lapa)
Tonight in Lapa, it’s time for the Let’s Pop party at Leviano bar. Bands Licor do Canavial and Johnny’s Band will play the best of national and international pop and rock on the first floor while on the second floor the XXXXXXXXXX band will play the best of Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, the Police and The Beatles, among others. DJs Márlio and Aílton Areas will also spin between sets.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30

Simone Mazzer and Pim Pim Jazz Groove Band (Lapa)
The Pim Pim Jazz Groove Band will get things started tonight at Lapa’s Bar Semente at 7PM. Then at 10PM, singer Simone Mazzer will present her weekly Cabaré Baton show. The show features Mazzer’s reinterpretations of the works of Caetano Veloso and Itamar Assumpção, among others.
Bar Semente – 7PM and 10PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 149, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5188/(21) 9781-2451
Entrance: R$20-R$40


Motorgum – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of classic rock as the band Motorgum plays live at Lapa Irish Pub. Located beside Lapa’s famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), this pub is known to draw a fun and energetic crowd and tonight should be no exception. They offer a wide selection of quality imported beers and the decor with its welcoming and familiar feel makes it a great place to drink them in while enjoying some quality live music.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10- R$20

Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

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 beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place
for food and drinks to kick off the night.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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