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Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – TribOz is the first performance address in Lapa (Rio’s traditional bohemian district) dedicated to jazz and bossa-nova. Their aim is to provide you with the latest in contemporary music and art. Brazilian and international musicians, singers, composers and artists meet and perform at TribOz, the official location of the Brazilian-Australian Cultural Center. Besides this new standard of multi-art innovation, you will also find comfort and quality and service ‘with a smile’. TribOz has been referred to by clients as ‘off-Lapa’ for it’s unique jazz and bossa alternative to the samba and chorinho that have dominated Lapa.

Tonight, New Yorker Scott Feiner and his project Pandeiro Jazz will perform their unique sound, accompanied by Rafael Vernet and Guilherme Monteiro.

Scott Feiner & Pandeiro Jazz(Lapa)
Scott Feiner is a native New Yorker based in Rio for over a decade and known for his unique project Pandeiro Jazz. Scott will be joined by pianist Rafael Vernet and guitarist Guilherme Monteiro who is based in New York City.
Triboz – 8PM
Rua Conde de Lages, 19 – Lapa – Tel:(21) 2210-0366
Entrance: R$20

Show do Samba Social Club(Lapa)
Carnival may be over, but you can still enjoy the sweet sounds of samba as an all star cast takes the stage at Fundição Progresso to enchant the audience with the variety of sounds of samba.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: Check with venue


Dirtyblackdisco (Gloria)
Dirtyblackdisco returns for their second and final summer edition at the Marina da Glória. Headed by New Yorker DJ Butter, today’s daytime edition will feature international DJs Kayo from Los Angeles and Count Choc from London.
Marina da Glória – 1PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique – Glória – Tel: (21) 2555-2200
Entrance: R$80

Stereo Zero (Gávea)
The evening begins with happy hour and full rhythm lounge. As the night progresses, DJs Cobra & José Roberto Mahr, and VJ Isa present new releases and classic remixes of indie rock, pop, new disco, club house and all the variations in between.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Check with venue

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club


Ana Costa (Lapa)
Ana Costa is a revelation of the old samba, with her voice, talent, charm and warmth, Ana performs songs from her album “New Target”, praised by critics as a “soul of samba”.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Banda Signus e João Gabriel (Lapa)
This Saturday is the day of gafieira with Banda Singus. Today they will receive a very special guest, Dr. Zéh and João Gabriel.
Lapa 40º – 11:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30


Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio in its newest guise and a great local crowd. Known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 44 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

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