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MangueiraSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host Magueira.

The event is one of many special fundraising parties being held for the Brazilian Burners and Projeto Mangueira, a project formed by a group of Brazilian artists that hope to raise enough money be part of the famous Burning Man festival, held yearly in Nevada, United States.

DJs Funky Fat, Dre Guazzelli, Eclectic, Filipe Skull, Ricardo Estrella and Nana torres will spin tonight during the event.

OTHER: Festival InVentos (Lapa)
Today the Festival InVentos will take over Fundição Progresso in Lapa. The event will begin at 10AM, and run through 9PM with approxiamtely 37 attractions including theater, circus, and dance performances; environmental exhibitions, workshops; and live music.
Fundição Progresso –10AM – 9PM
R. dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: FREE

FYI Art Festival (Lapa)
The FYI Art Festival will take place Parque Lage. The event will feature twenty-five musicians and artists presenting live music, visual performances and art exhibitions in the park, all in support of the Rio de Janeiro art school, Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage.
Parque Lage – 6PM to 1AM.
R. Jardim Botânico, 414, Jardim Botânico – Tel: (21) 3257-1800
Entrance: R$70 (half-price with flyer) – R$140


Arraia do Bangalafumenga (Flamengo)
Tonight Vivo Rio hosts the Arraia do Bangalafumenga with the popular bloco Bangafumenga performing live.
Vivo Rio – 10PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: R$40 – R$120

Maria Gadú (Lapa)
Tonight popular Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist Maria Gadú will launch her third ablum, Guelã, live at Circo Voador in Lapa. During the show tonight, Gadú will be accompanied by musicians Federico Puppi, Lancaster Pinto and Bianca Godó.
Circo Voador – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50 – R$100


DOOM (Centro)
It’s time again for the best of best of trap, two-step, futurebeats, hip hop and more tonight as the popular DOOM party returns to La Paz in Centro. Special guest DJ KL Jay and DJs Will Ow, Bevilaqua and Mr. Brentar will spin on the main stage while DJs EL Lif, Totonete, Marcão Baixada, M$E, Svnsai, and Walter Gabriel Sant Anna will spin on the Mob stage.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$15- R$25

Hip House (Lagoa)
The Hip House Party returns to the posh venue Miroir in Lagoa tonight with DJ Luciano Roffer and guests spinning the best of house and hip hop throughout the night.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

Sette Sábado (Leblon)
The weekly Sette Sábado party returns to Sette Leblon tonight. There will be an open bar with all you can drink caipivodkas, vodka drinks, sparkling wine, longneck beers, sodas, and water from 11PM to 4AM. Additionally during the night there will be a live show and Karaoke with Rick Lima in the Gastrolounge and DJ Pepe will spin the best of international and national hits in the dancefloor area of the venue.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$55 – R$85

DJs Funky Fat, Dre Guazzelli, Eclectic, Filipe Skull, Ricardo Estrella and Nana torres will spin during the Mangueira fundraising party at the CAVE club in Arpoador.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Babylon Rio and Wallpaper (Saúde)
The Babylon Rio and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight with DJs Flávio Lima and Edu Quintas and special guests Ana Flor and Gustavo Junior spinning on the Babylon stage while DJ Felipe Mar and guests spin on the Wallpaper stage.
The Week – 11:30PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Gamble (Gávea)
The chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea will host the Gamble party tonight with DJs Lustosa, DJamal, Be Campabelli, and Andre Gott spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Keep on Rockin (Botafogo)
The Keep on Rockin party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with DJs spinning on both floors of the venue. DJs Thiago Burgos and Arlei Hey Hey will spin the best of indie rock, indie pop and alternative and DJs Polly and Matheus Marins will spin the best of indie. Additionally during the party, cotton candy, shots of Curaçau and tequila will be distributed.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

Wake Up (Copacabana)
The Wake Up party is back at Fosfobox in Copacabana and is celebrating its seventh anniversary tonight. Guest DJs Fabio, Sal, Pedro W, Doug, Henri, and Celinho will spin and as always, resident DJs Fernando Schlaepfer, Beto Artista and Fl3sh Disco will join them, spinning the best of pop, indie and hits during the night. Additionally tonight, VJ Jujú will join the crew to provide visuals throughout the event.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30- R$50

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Cassiano and Trio Bejia Flor, Adilson da Vila and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel and Scandallo (Centro)
Tonight the group Scandallo returns to start things off at Rio Scenarium with the best of MPB and samba. Adilson da Vila and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel will follow at 11PM with more live samba and beginning at 2:30AM, Cassiano and Trio Bejia Flor, are also back to perform the best of forró and samba until the sunrise.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Leviano Rock Night (Lapa)
It`s time again for Leviano Rock night at Leviano Bar in Lapa. The Mar Cesar Trio will perform live tonight and DJs Márilo and Ailton Areas will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Claudinho Guimarães and Anderson Vaz (Lapa)
Anderson Vaz will open the night at Carioca da Gema tonight at 9:30 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


Big Phat Mama @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of blues music as the band Big Phat Mama returns to perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you are looking for quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in while rocking out, 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

Brainstorm @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
The Brainstorm party will celebrate its fourth anniversary tonight at Bar do B in Laranjeiras. During the past four years, the party built a name for itself as one of the better rock parties in the city with DJs regularly spinning the best of indie, punk, post-punk, Britrock, synth-rock, grunge, industrial, and classic rock. Tonight DJs Ricardo Abrahin, Alexandre Brandão, Kleber Tuma, and guest Pilar Garcez will pay special tribute to the bands Garbage and the Cure.
Bar do B – 11PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$10 – R$15

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Tonight it`s time for the best of live blues music at the new OMG Lounge in Leblon. Opened in March, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike. In addition to offering an intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks, the venue is hosting events on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.
OMG Lounge – 8:30PM and 11:30PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Festa Roll @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
The bands Monströhead Bastards and Jaya will perform live at Saloon 79 in Botafogo tonight during the Festa Roll and DJs Leo 77 and Mad Mamede will spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 9PM and the show will begin at 11PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – R$25

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

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. .They will be live streaming the Copa América final between Argentina and Chile tonight beginning at 5PM. Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. This is another great location to watch the Copa América final between Argentina and Chile live tonight.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

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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