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propagandaSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Propaganda Rio party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight bringing with it the very best of indie music from Haim to Lana Del Ray to Lorde to Mumford and Sons and everything in between.

During the event, DJs Bgolls Incrível and Bøechat will spin the best of rock on the Propaganda UK stage on the first floor while DJs Buba, Kaká Vasconcelos, and Jess will spin the best of pop and hits on the POPaganda stage on the second floor.

Additionally welcome shots will be distributed and promotions will include two for one specials on Mojitos and Caipvodkas until 1AM.


Feira Junina de Food Trucks (Recreio Dos Bandeirantes)
Today is the third day of the Feira Junina de Food Trucks at Américas Shopping located in the neighborhood of Recreio Dos Bandeirantes. Running through Sunday, June 21th, the free-entry fair will celebrate the Festa Junina holidays with twenty food trucks and participants including Bibocaft, Burgertopia, Contrabando beertruck, Paris Gourmet Food Truck, Ribz Truck and The Pub Truck, among others.
Américas Shopping – 2PM to 11PM today and 1PM to 10PM on Sunday.
Avenida das Américas 15500, Recreio Dos Bandeirantes – Tel: (21) 2442-9900
Entrance: FREE. Food prices will vary.


Maritnho da Vila (Lapa)
Singer-songwriter Maritnho da Vila will present his new show, “Sambas, Enredos & Algo Mais,” tonight live at Circo Voador in Lapa. Ataque Brasil will open and DJ Tuta from Vinil é Arte will spin during show breaks tonight.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80

Jazz Ahead (Jardim Botânico)
Tonight Clube dos Macacos will host Jazz Ahead with André Vasconcellos Quinteto performing live. Additionally during the night DJ Gustavo MM will spin and VJ Fherous will provide visuals.
Clube dos Macacos – 10PM
Rua Pacheco Leão, 2.038, Jardim Botânico – Tel: (21) 2274-1429
Entrance: R$60 – R$100


Nas Internas @ Village Jockey Club (Gávea)
The Village Jockey Club festival will present the Nas Internas party tonight with Cadinho, RV, Cix & Yasmin, Raphael Gandara & Henry Barclay, and Larissa Busch performing. 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 tomorrow with both international and national musicians and bands performing live, as well as parties, food, food trucks and more.
Jockey Club – 10PM
Jockey Club do Rio de Janeiro Tribuna C, Praça Santos Dumont, 31, Gávea – Tel: (21) 99614-1888
Entrance: R$80 – R$160

Open Doors (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host Open Doos tonight with resident DJ David Levy and guests spinning.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: FREE for women until 1AM, R$30 – R$50

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
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$55 – R$85

Sábado Miroir (Lagoa)
The posh Miroir club in Lagoa will host the Sábado Miroir party tonight with DJs Flávia Xexeo and John Faily spinning the best of house throughout the event.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

AniverSauro (Centro)
It’s time to celebrate June birthdays as La Paz presents the dinosaur-themed AniverSauro bithday tonight. Throughout the night the entrance fee to the party is free for those born in June and their guests pay only R$15. During the night, entertainment will be provided by DJs spinning the best of rock and bass on two stages. There will be a special DOOM DJ set on the first stage, the Pista Cretácea, and DJs Tomás Troiaand Mario Mamede will spin. On the second stage, the Pista Jurássica, DJ Juliana Perez, Bertoletti, Andrei Y, and Rodrigo s will spin.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: FREE entry for those with June birthdays and R$15 for their guests. R$15- R$30 for others.

Propaganda Rio (Botafogo)
The Propaganda Rio party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo with DJs Bgolls Incrível, Bøechat, Buba, Kaká Vasconcelos, and Jess spinning the best of indie rock, pop and hits on two stages. Additionally welcome shots will be distributed and promotions will include two for one specials on Mojitos and Caipvodkas until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

Babylon Rio and Wallpaper with Lexa (Saúde)
Tonight The Week in Saúde will host the Babylon Rio and Wallpaper parties. DJs Flávio Lima, Edu Quintas and special guests Morais and Vlad will spin 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

High as S*** (Copacabana)
It’s time once again for the very best of rap and trap as the High as S*** party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana. Tonight Julie, Tago Oli, Totonete, Doug Def, Fernando Henri, and Matheus Custódio will spin.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Noon Day & Night(Gávea)
The Noon Day & Night party returns to the chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea tonight with DJ Joáo Paulo, Bruce Leroys, Vivi Seixas, Funky Fat LIve, Atonela and Giampietro spinning. Additionally Matera and Estrella will spin back-to-back sets and VJ DCM will provide visuals during night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$40

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Trio Pé de Serra, Adilson da Vile and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel, and Cartola de Noel (Centro)
At 8PM, the group Cartola de Noel will start off the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. Adilson da Vile and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel will follow at 11PM more lively samba. Finally to close out the night, Trio Pé de Serra 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

Festa Eclipse (Lapa)
Tonight Leviano Bar in Lapa will host the Festa Eclipse. Band Licor do Canavial will kick things off at 9:30PM on the first floor with the band Runaway follwoing at 12AM. The band Supervênus will perform on the second floor beginning at 1AM. Additionally during the night, DJs Márilo and Chicote 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 Marine Iris (Lapa)
Singer Marina Iris will start the night off at Carioca da Gema at 9:30 PM and Claudinho Guimarães will follow 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


Magnatas Acústicos @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight Magnatas Acústicos will perform live for the first time at Lapa Irish Pub. His repertoire features acoutic verisons of worldiwde hits including songs by U2, Pearl Jam, Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles, Oasis, Stone Temple Pilots, The Strokes, and Danzig, among many others. 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

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
It`s time for the best of live blues music tonight 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 – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Black Dog Brazil @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo will present a live performance by Black Dog Brazil. During the evening they will perform the Led Zepplin album Physical Graffiti as well as works by Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. Additionally during the night, DJ Theddy-O will spin.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 8:30PM and the show will begin at 10:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: 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.
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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