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7 Day WeekendSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –Tonight the 7 Day Weekend celebrates its 75th party with a special “Ô ô ô Tropicaliente!” edition at Copacabna’s popular Fosfobox club.

Very special guest DJ Omulú, one of the biggest names in tropical bass, will spin in the venue’s subsolo (basement) during the party.

Resident DJs Sal and Schlaepfer will also take to the decks to keep the party going in the basement. Meanwhile, above at the Fosfobar, it will be all about Família New Laje and dose dupla (two for one) Bahama Mamas.


7 Day Weekend – Ô ô ô Tropicaliente!(Copacabana)
DJ Omulú, one of the biggest names in tropical bass, helps the 7 Day Weekend celebrate its 75th edition at Copacabana’s popular Fosfobox club tonight.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Fanatka (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s Espaço Acústica will host the Fanatka party with a live performance by the band Arsenic. The venue will distribute free shots to the first 100 people to arrive and Budweiser will be two for one all night. The first stage with DJs Felipe Malfoy, Nathalia Hinz, and Buba, will spin the best of pop, hip hop, 90s, 00s and synthpop with a focus on Iggy Azalea. The second stage with DJs Victor Medina and Thiago Halleck will highlight the band Muse as they spin the best of indie rock, rock, 90s, 00s, alternative rock and synthrock.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, 2, Centro– (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Aquarela.som (Gávea)
Tonight, DJ Ailton Areas of the Pop Dançante events will spin at 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea as the chic indoor/outdoor venue hosts the Aquarela.som party beginning at 10PM.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Dance Floor (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the Dance Floor event with DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Alan Pinheiro spinning the best in house, hits and more. 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$15-R$40

Diego Moura and Marie Bouret (Lagoa)
DJs Diego Moura and Marie Bouret will spin EDM and house tonight at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Claudinho Guimarães and J.P. Silva (Lapa)
J.P. Silva starts off the night at Carioca da Gema at 9:39 PM with singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães following 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

Galeria do Samba, Toque de Arte and Remelexo (Centro)
At 8PM, the group Galeria do Samba gets things started tonight at Centro’s Rio Scenarium with the sounds of samba. Toque de Arte will follow at 11PM and then at 3:30AM, the group Remelexo will again present some of the best Forró Pé de Serra that can be heard anywhere in Rio.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40


Band Rio Hard Rock -Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The band Rio Hard Rock will bring the sounds of classic rock to the Lapa Irish Pub tonight. 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 – 19PM
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 – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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