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made in brazilSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Get ready for the best of Brazilian music from multiple genres as Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz hosts the Made in Brazil! party tonight.

DJs Arlei Hey Hey, Bruno Mozka, Thiago Burgos and Matheus Marins will spin the best of well known and loved modern Brazilian tunes, including songs by Los Hermanos, Charlie Brown Jr, Legião Urbana, Cazuza, Raimundos, Pitty, O Rappa, Skank, Mamonas Assassinas, Cazuza, Titãs, Nando Reis, Nação Zumbi, Blitz and many others.

Promotions will inclue welcome cachaça shots for the first one hundred party-goers to arrive and two for one capirinhas until 2AM for all. There will also be free Brazilian themed gifts distributed througout the night.


Sonoridades (Ipanema)
Tonight the fourth edition of the Sonoridades festival will continue at Oi Futuro Ipanema with guitarist Pedro Baby perfomring live. For the performance Pedro Baby will be joined by his father, guitarist Pepeu Gomes, along with bassist Dadi and drummer Jorginho.
Oi Futuro Ipanema– 9PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 54, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3131-9333
Entrance: R$10-R$20

Arctic Monkeys (Barra da Tijuca)
The British indie rock band, Arctic Monkeys will perform for the first time ever in Rio de Janeiro tonight at HSBC Arena. On tour in support of their most recent release entitled, AM, tonight’s sold-out show in Rio and the band’s previous show in São Paulo on the 14th, mark the first-ever Arctic Monkeys performances in Brazil.
HSBC Arena – Doors open at 7PM and the show will being at 9PM.
Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno 3401, Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3035-5200
Entrance: SOLDOUT


Panorama Festival 2014 (Centro)
Cristian Duarte again will present his work, “BioMashup” at Centro de Artes da Maré at 6:30PM and Thom as Hauert and the ZOO company will present “Danse étoffée sur musique déguisée” at 5PM at Teatro Carlos Gomes
as part of the ongoing Panorama Festival 2014. Additionally today, Tuca Pinheiro will present the work “Hyenna” at Espaço Cultural Municipal Sérgio Porto at 7PM and Gustavo Ciríaco will present “Quem anda no chão, quem anda nas árvores, quem tem asas” at 6:30 PM at Espaço Tom Jobim in Jardim Botânico.
Panorama Festival 2014 –5PM, 6:30PM and 7PM
Centro de Artes da Maré, Rua Bittencourt Sampaio 181, Nova Holanda; Teatro Carlos Gomes, Praça Tiradentes 19, Centro; Espaço Cultural Municipal Sérgio Porto, Rua Humaitá 163, Humaitá; and . Espaço Tom Jobim, Rua Jardim Botânico 1.008, Jardim Botânico.
Entrance: See venue for details.


Wobble and Doom Present Mr. Carmack(Arpoador)
Tonight the two popular parties of Wobble and Doom join together to present very special guest Mr. Carmack at Arpoador’s Cave. Additionally, Wooble DJs Rodrigo S., Marginal Men and Fabio Heinz and DOOM DJs Bertoletti and Bevilaqua will spin during the event.
Cave– 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30-R$50

College Rock Party – 7 Years (Laranjeiras)
Tonight at Bar do B in Laranjeiras, the College Rock Party celebrates its seventh anniversary. Beach Combers, Greco Blue and Luiz Lopez will perform live and special guest DJ Erica Van Erven will spin. Promotions will include two Budweisers for R$10 all night and two for one Smirnoff Ice until 12AM.
Bar do B – 11PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 9323-1792
Entrance: R$10-R$30

Grooveira + Olny Vinyl (Gávea)
Tonight Gávea’s 00 will host the Grooveira + Olny Vinyl party. DJs Duda M, Rafal Villares and JR Mahr will spin vinyl classics of rock, funk and more.
00 – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Battles (Copacabana)
The Battles party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight. Ipod battles to DJ will take place in the subsolo (basement) and beer battles will take place above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Made in Brazil! (Botafogo)
Tonight Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz hosts the Made in Brazil! party celebrating the best of modern Brazilian music from multiple genres. DJs Arlei Hey Hey, Bruno Mozka, Thiago Burgos and Matheus Marins will spin.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Noite Nerd (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s La Paz hosts the Noite Nerd party, “The Zueira Never Ends” edition. The event will feature games, screenings, music and cosplay. On the first floor of the venue will present Renatus, Captain Kirk, WB Absentia, Shallon Santiago and a cosplay conest. On the second floor DJs Irie, Shallon Santiago, and Renatus will spin. There will also be the presentation of the Bloco Marcha Nerd.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 -R$40

Dance Floor (Glória)
Tonigh La Passion Club in Glória will host the Dance Floor event with DJs Rodrigo Mattos and guests spinning various beats. There will be an open bar until 12AM with Sex on the Beach, Caipirinha, and water There will also be an open beer bar until 4AM. Additionally, Budweiser, Stella, Vodka and Teuquila will be two for one all night.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Occupada Não me Irrita and Val Drummond (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh Lagoa venue Miroir presents the Occupada Não me Irrita party and DJ Val Drummond will spin the best of EDM and house.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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

Calça Arriada, Adilson da Vila and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel and Dayse do Banjo (Centro)
Singer-songwriter Dayse do Banjo will start things off again tonight at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with the sounds of samba. Adilson da Vila and Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel will keep the samba going beginning at 9PM. Finally at 2:30 AM, the group Calça Arriada returns to play some of the best forró you can hear anywhere in the city tonight.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM and 11PM and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40

Festa Barulhinho Bom (Lapa)
Tonight the Festa Barulhinho Bom returns to Leviano bar in Lapa. Things will get started on the first floor with Seu Bando playing the best of MPB, soul and pop rock and the band Zero Calibre delivering the best of pop rock brazuca. On the second floor, the band Charada Carioca and DJ MMarques will play.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


AC/DCover Band at Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight the AC/DCover Band returns to Lapa Irish Pub to perform live. If you are looking to drink some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, 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

Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
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

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place
for food and drinks to kick off the night.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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