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over.doseSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Over.Dose party is back at Espaço Acústica in Centro tonight with a special neon spring break edition.

There will be neon gifts, a neon makeup stand, and neon paint. Shots of tequila and catuaba will be distributed and there will be a beerbong of Budweiser, and beer battles throughout the night.

DJs Ian Gar6, Viny Moreira, Daniel Nahoum, Krystal Havashy and Camila Santanioni will spin the best of pop, hits, funk and electro on the first stage while DJs Beto Costa and Patrick Gomez spin the best of rock, indie, 90s and 00s pop and rock and Brazilian music on the second stage.


Urgia (Botafogo)
Tonight the group Urgia will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. During the night, Urgia albums will also be available for purchase for R$10.
Audio Rebel -8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15

Orquestra Imperial (Lapa)
Tonight Circo Voador in Lapa will host a Baile dos Namorados with Brazilian Big Band, Orquestra Imperial performing live and guests Luiz Melodia, Teresa Cristina and Clarice Falcão joining them during the night.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30 – R$80


Triangle (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Triangle party tonight with DJs André Duvivier & Martha Pinel, Pedro Whitaker, GROMMA, Flipe Mustache, Toucan with Bernando Campos and Olliver Mach and Eclectic with Nicolau Marinho and Douglas Castro spinning throughout the night.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Festa Junina @ Village Jockey Club (Gávea)
Tonight the Village Jockey Club festival will present a special Festa Junina. The event is part of the second edition of the festival, which began on June 4th in the Jockey Club do Rio de Janeiro in Gávea and will continue through the 21st with both international and national musicians and bands performing live, as well as parties, food, food trucks and more.
Jockey Club – 5PM – 4AM
Jockey Club do Rio de Janeiro Tribuna C, Praça Santos Dumont, 31, Gávea – Tel: (21) 99614-1888

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, DJ Luiggi Lervolino will spin the best of world music on the first floor while DJ Jimmy will spin the best of international and Brazilian music on the second floor.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$55 – R$85

Joe Paes and John Failly (Lagoa)
DJs Joe Paes and John Failly will spin the best of house and more in the posh Miroir club in Lagoa tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa – Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details

Bear Nation – Singles Revenge! (Centro)
Following Dia dos Namorados yesterday, Centro’s La Paz club will host the Bear Nation – Singles Revenge party tonight. DJs Great Guy, Thiago Amorium, Bernardo Costa, Marcelo Ribeiro, and Beto Rodrigues will spin the best of pop and house on the “Top” stage while DJs Dudu Candelot, Valdir Renato Medeiros, Marco Luna, Fabiano Penna, and Haroldo Pereira Jr spin the best of retro and b-sides on the “Bottom” stage during the night.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$30 – R$40

Babylon Rio and Wallpaper with Lexa (Saúde)
Tonight The Week in Saúde will host the Babylon Rio and Wallpaper parties. Special guest Lexa will perform live on the Wallpaper stage during the night and DJs Felipe Mar, Diego Valente, Pedro Antunes, and Dih Cavalcante will spin. DJs Flávio Lima, Edu Quintas and special guests Mauro Mozart and Flipe Guerra will spin on the Babylon stage during the night.
The Week – 11:30PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Over.Dose (Centro)
The Over.Dose party is back at Espaço Acústica in Centro tonight with neon gifts, neon paint, shots of tequila, catuaba, a beerbong of Budweiser, and beer battles. DJs Ian Gar6, Viny Moreira, Daniel Nahoum, Krystal Havashy and Camila Santanioni will spin the best of pop, hits, funk and electro on the first stage during the night while DJs Beto Costa and Patrick Gomez spin the best of rock, indie, 90s and 00s pop and rock and Brazilian music on the second stage.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Recalcada (Copacabana)
It’s time once again for baile funk carioca and the best of guilty pop pleasures as the Recalcada party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Doug Def, Matheus G, Jeff Oliveira, and Paula Queiroz will spin during the event.
Fosfobox – 11:30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Aquarela.som (Gávea)
The Aquarela.som party returns to the chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea tonight with DJ Ailton Areas spinning the best of disco, pop, and rock.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Bazar Bucaneiro (Praça da Bandeira)
Porto Pirata will host the the third edition of the Bazar Bucaneiro party tonight. There will be vendors, sweet and DJs spinning the best of britpop, punk and pop throughout the event. Entry is Free.
Porto Pirata – 1AM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: FREE

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Chamego Nordestino, Toque de Arte, and Júlia Vargas (Centro)
At 8PM, singer Júlia Vargas will start off the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of MPB. The group Toque de Arte will follow at 11PM with the best of samba and to close out the night, the group Chamego Nordestino will perform the best of forró live from 2:30AM 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 the best of rock and live music as the Leviano Bar in Lapa hosts the Leviano Rock Night event tonight. Bands Midnight Hour and Licor do Canavial will perform the best of Brazilian pop and international rock on the first floor while the band Johnny’s will perform on the second floor beginning at 1AM. Additionally, DJs Márlio and Aílton Areas will spin pop rock, hip hop, and electronic during the show intervals.
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)

Ana Costa and Marina Iris (Lapa)
Singer Marina Iris will start the night off at Carioca da Gema tonight at 9:30PM and singer Ana Costa will follow at 11:30PM. Costa is known for reinvigorating the sounds of classic samba and will perform a lively repertoire, including songs from her 3rd album entitled, Hoje é o melhor lugar.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


White Bulldog @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of rock, country, blues and soul as the band White Bulldog performs live in the 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

Tem Rock @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo presents Tem Rock with bands Expresso Maestrina, Drastíc Rupture, and Os Outros performing live.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 8:30PM and the shows will begin at 10:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – R$25

Tudo É 10 @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
The Tudo É 10 party is back at Bar do B in Laranjeiras and that means that ten is the magic number tonight. Entry will be only R$10 all night and drink promotions will include two Budweisers, Smirnoff Ice or Red Bulls for R$10; shots of cachaça, rum, Absolut, and tequila for R$10; and caipirinhas, caipivodkas, Cuba Libres, and Sweet Heat for R$10. DJs Priscilla Dau, Laura Tardin, Renato JKBX and special guest Doc Brown with keep the party going as they spin the best of the 80s throughtout the event. Additionally during the night, the Back to the Future Trilogy will be projected on the screens in the venue.
Bar do B – 10:50PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$10

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.
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.
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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