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Avenged Sevenfold Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick American metal quintet Avenged Sevenfold returns to Rio tonight riding a wave of success from their most recent album, Hail to the King.

Released on August 27, 2013, the first two singles from Hail to the King, the title track and “Shepherd of Fire”, both reached number one in the US.

Avenged Sevenfold was last in the city during 2013’s Rock in Rio festival. There they played between Slayer and headliners Iron Maiden.

With six studio album releases, their music ranges from the genres of metalcore to hard rock to heavy metal. Tonight’s show promises to be rewarding for metal and rock fans in the city.


Avenged Sevenfold (Barra da Tijuca)
Avenged Sevenfold returns to Rio bringing hard rock and metal to the HSBC Arena.
HSBC Arena – 9:30PM, Gates open at 7PM
Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401, Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3035-5200
Entrance: R$140- R$360

Ratos de Porão (Lapa)
Brazilian thrash/hardcore punk favorites Ratos de Porão will play their classic album entitles, Crucificados pelo Sistema, live at Circo Voador tonight.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40-R$80


7 Day Weekend (Copacabna)
The 7 Day Weekend party celebrates its 70th edition tonight at Cave and DJ Leo Justi will be there spinning Heavy Baile.
Cave – 10PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano, 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 with name on guest list until 1AM, R$40 with name on guest list after 1AM, and R$50 without name on guest list.

Pop ‘N’ Roll BURLESCA (Centro)
Multiple DJs will fill two stages at Espaço Acústica for tonight’s edition of Pop ‘N’ Roll BURLESCA, a glamorous and sexy 8 hour long burlesque party. DJs on the first stage will play pop, electro-pop, hits and funk while the second stage DJs will spin indie and pop.

Espaço Acústica
– 10PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$25 with name on guest list until midnight, R$30 with name on guest list after 1AM, and R$35 without name on guest list.

Rock Away (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz will rock out tonight out to end summer. In celebration of the two year anniversary of their Rock Away parties they will host the band Ganeshas and DJs Polly, Grazzia and Ivy will spin after the show. Also on a second stage, the venue will host the GOO party with resident DJs Grazzia and Larissa Conforto playing the best of the Grunge, Riot Grrl , Post-Rock , and Overdrive genres.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / 2266-1014 / 9374-7562
Entrance: R$20 before 10PM, R$25 from 11PM to 12AM, R$30 on guest list before 12AM, R$35 without guest list.

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club


Samba Social Clube (Lapa)
The party continues in Lapa tonight with more than twenty artists celebrating samba, one of the most popular genres of music in the city. Performers include; Zeca Pagodinho, Arlindo Cruz, Grupo Revelação, Péricles, Cantor Mumuzinho, Serjão Loroza, Mariene de Castro, Xande de Pilares, and Hamilton de Holanda.
Fundição Progresso – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: see venue site for details.

Toque de Arte (Centro)
The group Toque de Arte (Touch of Art) will close a night of music at Centro’s Rio Scenarium with samba.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: see <a href="” target=”_blank”>venue site for details.


Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The Lapa Irish Pub celebrates the second day of their four day St. Patrick’s Day Party tonight. If you are up for some Irish beer and a great and friendly environment to drink it in, this is definitely the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: see venue for details

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
Academia da Cachaça is the place for all things cachaça in Rio, as the bar specializes in the spirit and various fruit drinks including caipifrutas and caipirinhas.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio, Lord Jim’s is known for its live music, happy hours and great local crowds.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a always 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

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a familiar environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. The pub attracts a varied crowd and offers live music, London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$20

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