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blackcaveSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the popular CAVE club in Arpoador hosts a special Dia dos Namorados edition of the Black CAVE party, Black CAVE in LUV.

Joining the line-up for the party tonight will be very special guest, Brazilian singer-songerwriter BNegão. Well known for his work as the lead singer of the Brazilian rap band Planet Hemp and for his work with Seletores de Frequência, BNegão has collaborated with numerous artists and was a resident DJ early during his career for the Zoeira parties held at the Arcos da Lapa.

DJs Nicole Nandes, Wilson Power, David Levy and Pachu will aslo spin tonight during the event tonight.


Tulipa Ruiz (Lapa)
Brazilian singer Tulipa Ruiz will launch her third album entitled, Dancê at Circo Voador in Lapa tonight.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80


Saint Valentin (Lagoa)
Tonight the Miroir club in Lagoa presents the Saint Valentin party with DJs Marcelo CIC and Giovannetti spinning. Additionally, there will be welcome drinks of Miroir Brut.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details

Black Cave in Luv (Arpoador)
Tonight for Dia dos Namorados, the CAVE club in Arpoador will present the Black Cave in Luv party with very speacial guest BNegão. Additionally during the night, DJs Nicoloe Nandes, Wilson Power, David Ley, and Pachu will spin.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Sette Dia dos Namorados (Leblon)
Tonight Sette Leblon will host the Sette Dia dos Namorados party in honor of the holiday. 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 on the second floor, there will be a Batucaramba show with Rafael Martins and DJ Jimmy will spin.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50 – R$80

Happy Single Life (Copacabana)
This Dia Dos Namorados, the Top of Pestana venue in Copacabana will celebrate the joy and freedom of being single as it hosts the Happy Single Life party. Guests will be greeted with welcome shots of Chuva cachaça and DJs Palomma, Gabi Santanna and Raphael Fernandes will spin throughout the event. Located on the rooftop of the Pestana Rio Atlântica hotel facing the famous Copacabana beach, The Top of Pestana venue offers a unique and sophisticated environment. The space previously hosted Rio Music Conference (RMC) events and was home to the BudHotel events during last year’s World Cup tournament.
Top of Pestana – 9:30PM
Avenida Atlântica 2964, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 97547-4075
Entrance: R$80 – R$100. For more information and reservations:

Fodasse, Dia Dos Namorados (Saúde)
Tonight, The Week in Saúde will host the second edition of Fodasse, Dia Dos Namorados. During the night, the Fodasse DJs, João Brasil, Flipe Mustache and Paulo Sattamini will spin on the Teatro stage and DJs Larissa Busch, Felipe Guga and the Mabutchaka DJs will spin on the “V” stage. Additionally there will be an open bar with beer, vodka, drinks and shots until 12AM.
The Week – 10PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Puta Que Pariu (Lapa)
In rebellion against Dia dos Namorados and in celebration of the single life, Teatro Odisseia will host the Puta Que Pariu party tonight. DJs Lupin and Ian Garcez will spin the best of hits, EDM, hip hop, trap and funk on the first stage while DJs Bgolls Incrível spin the best of rock, hard rock and indie rock on the second stage. Additionally, there will be a giant beerbong, shots and games including Apple Kiss, Cherry Pie and Card Kiss.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Village Jockey Club (Gávea)
Tonight the Village Jockey Club festival will present the Hashtag Party, #VAINAMORABOBO. 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 – 10PM tonight and the event will run today through the 21st.
Jockey Club do Rio de Janeiro Tribuna C, Praça Santos Dumont, 31, Gávea – Tel: (21) 99614-1888
Entrance: R$25 for daytime programming and R$40 for nighttime programming.

Crush (Botafogo)
The Crush party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with special USA “redneck pride” themed Festa Junina. Expect beards, white, sweat-stained shirts, red plaid shirts, suspenders and DJs spinning pop punk all night long.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Los Rebeldes (Centro)
Espaço Acústica in Centro will host the Los Rebeldes (RBD) fan party tonight. Free welcome shots will be distributed to the first one hundred to arrive and special heart lollipops will be distributed during the night in celebration of Dia dos Namorados. DJs Felipe Malfoy, Rick Castro, and Cortez will spin on the first stage and DJs Vino and Daniel Viera will spin on the second stage during the night.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

Baile do Dorly (Copacabana)
Tonight it’s time for the best of hip hop, trap, funk and hits as Fosfobox in Copacabana will host the first edition of the Baile do Dorly. DJs Dorly, Rodrigo S., Tucho. C4JUAN4, Yugo, Beto Artista, and Fl3h Disco will spin. Additionally, VJ Guigga will provide visuals during the night.
Fosfobox – 11:30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Jelly (Gávea)
The chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea will host the Jelly party tonight with DJs Junior Nuayed, Bell Roncoli, Ju de Paiva, Thiago Araujo, and Leo Maia spinning and a special laser show during the event. Welcome shots of jellyvodka will also be distributed.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Festa Tupiniquim (Vidigal)
Tonight Alto Vidigal will host the Festa Tupiniquim with DJs Lencinho and Túlio Báia spinning and honoring the works of Gal Costa. Additionally during the night, VJ Montano will provide visuals.
Alto Vidigal – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$20- R$40

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Adriana B, Batuque na Cozinha, and Júlia Vargas (Centro)
At 8PM, singer Júlia Vargas will start off the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of MPB. The group Batuque na Cozinha will follow at 11PM with samba and to close out the night, Adriana B. and guests 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

Lapafest (Lapa)
The Lapafest party returns to the Leviano bar in Lapa tonight. Singer Lucas de Moraes will start things off with samba. Then, bloco Picada de Primeira will follow with the best of MPB, samba, soul, funk and samba-reggae. On the second floor, trio Johnny’s will perform the best of international rock and pop. Additionally during the night, DJs Márlio and Aílton Areas will spin between shows.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$4

Luiza Dionízio, Inácio Rios and Marcos Novatto (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Marcos Novatto will start the night off at Carioca da Gema at 7:30PM and Inácio Rios will follow at 7:30PM, 9:30PM. Then at 11:30PM, singer-songwriter Luiza Dionizio returns to perform her unique and lively brand of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


Charles Bronson Band @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It`s time for the best of classic rock at the Lapa Irish Pub tonight as the Charles Bronson Band performs live. 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 – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Apocalíptico @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo will celebrate Dia dos Namorados with Mariana King and her band playing the best of international and national classics live. Additionaly Zé de Gaita will perform the best of blues and Brazilian rock during the night and DJ Theddy-O and guest Ricardo Abrahin will spin the best of rock.
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$25

College Rock Party – All You Need is <3 @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
The College Rock Party returns to Bar do B in Laranjeiras tonight with a special All You Need is <3 edition. During the night, the band Jett & The Bombs will perform live and DJs Rento JKBX, Beta Accioli, and Roberto Cruz will spin the best of rock including The Smiths, Radiohead, Pearl Jam, Oasis, Blur, and Muse, among others. Promotions during the night will include caipirinhas and capivodkas for R$10, and two Budweisers for R$10, all night long. Bar do B – 10PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$12 – R$20

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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