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Ausländer MusikSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today the Ausländer Musik Festival returns to Castelo de Itaipava in Petrópolis for its 2014 edition.

Swedish pop duo Icona Pop will headline the festival with Swedish-American singer Mapei, Norwegian indie rock band Kakkmaddafakka, British singer Jesuton, and Rio DJ KinKid also performing on the main stage.

Meanwhile on the Pocket Stage, DJ Rodrigo Esper of the Manie Gang, Felip Guga, Cix & Yasmin, and Wladmir Gasper will spin. On the Noon stage, third stage of the festival, DJ Bernando Campos, Flow & Zeo, Leondre, Diogo Accioli and Phonique will spin.

Round-trip bus tickets are available for R$50. The bus will depart from Parque dos Patins in Lagoa for Petrópolis beginning at 12PM and departing until to 2:30PM. They will then return being at 9PM.


19th Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree Lighting (Lagoa)
The lighting of the famed Bradesco Seguros floating Christmas Tree will take place tonight at 8PM at Parque do Cantagalo in Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. During this year’s lighting, additional entertainment will be provided by Choir of the Bradesco Foundation, actors Claudio Lins and Laila Garin, the singer Simone, the Lima Family and the Symphony Orchestra of Barra Mansa.
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas – 8PM
Parque do Cantagalo, s/n, Lagoa
Entrance: FREE

Festival Multiplicidade 2014 Closing Weekend (Gávea)
The 2014 Festival Multiplicade continues the closing weekend of its tenth year today and tonight at the Escola de Artes Visuais (EAV) in Parque Lage, Jardim Botânico with installations, workshops and live performance by VJs and electronic musicians. See the link below for a complete schedule of the day’s activities.
Escola de Artes Visuais (EAV) – 2PM
Rua Jardim Botânico 414, Jardim Botânico– Tel: (21) 3257-1800
Entrance: See venue for details.

Babilônia Feira Hype (Glória)
Today and tomorrow the Babilônia Feira Hype will hold a special edition at Marina da Glória to celebrate eighteen years of the popular fair that is known for showcasing creative up-and-coming fashion brand and art.
Babilônia Feira Hype – 12PM – 9PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, s/n, Glória – Tel: (21) 2555-2200
Entrance: R$5-R$10


Sonoridades with Alice Caymmi (Ipanema)
The fourth edition of the Sonoridades festival draws to a close tonight with the second performance by Alice Caymmi at Oi Futuro Ipanema this weekend. Tonight she will perform with Michael Sullivan.
Oi Futuro Ipanema– 9PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 54, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3131-9333
Entrance: R$10-R$20

Within Temptation (Lapa)
Known for their symphonic metal and rock, the Dutch band, Within Temptation will perform live at Lapa’s Circo Voador tonight as part of their ongoing Hydra Tour.
Circo Voador– 8:30PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$120-R$240

Ausländer Musik Festival 2014(Gávea)
The Ausländer Musik Festival returns to Castelo de Itaipava in Petrópolis. Bands and acts including Icona Pop, Mapei, Kakkmaddafakka, Jesuton, KinKid, Cix e Yasmin and Flow & Zeo will perform.
00 – Gates open at 1PM and the shows will begin at 4PM.
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$140
There will also be bus transportation for R$50. The buses will depart from Parque dos Patins, Lagoa from 12PM to 2:30PM.


Wobble with Lunice (Arpoador)
Tonight Arpoador`s CAVE will host the the popular Wobble party with special guest Lunice. The Wobble crew of Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz will also spin during the night.
Cave– 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Aquarel.som (Gávea)
The Aquarel.som party returns to Gávea’s 00 tonight to celebrate its first anniversary. DJs Marcio Marques and Ailton Areas will spin the best of the 70s and 80s and pop, rock, and Brazilian dance during the night.
00 – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Rock’N’Glow (Botafogo)
It’s time again for neon and the best of electronic, indie and pop as the Rock’N’Glow party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo. Tonight is the twelfth edition of the party and is dubbed “Black Saturday.” DJs Guadaloop, Miga_zz, and Rodrigues will spin pop, trap, electronic and hip-hop on the first floor, while DJs Ebol 1 and special guest Lis Amaral will spin the best of indie and rock on the second floor.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$25-R$40

HARD (Centro)
Tonight Centro’s La Paz presents the thrid edition of the HARD party. DJs Beto Artista, SAL, and Johnny Ice will spin on the Party Hard Stage, while DJs Anne Duarte and MrzN and special guests will take to the decks on the second stage.
La Paz – 11PM-6AM
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 DJ Rodrigo Mattos and guests spinning various beats. There will be an open bar until 12AM with Red Bull,Sex On The Beach, sparkling wine and caipirinha. Then there will be an open bar of beer until 4AM. Additionally, Budweiser, Stella, Belvedere Vodka, and tequila will be two for one all night long.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$30-R$70

Bernn and Wao (Lagoa)
Tonight DJs Bernn and Wao will spin the best of EDM and house at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir.
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 third 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

Chamego Nordestino, Coisa Nossa, and Pixin Bodega (Centro)
At 8PM the group Pixin Bodega returns to start off the night at Rio Scenarium again will the best of chorro and classic samba. Then at 11PM, the group Coisa Nossa is back to deliver the best of samba. Then at 2:30AM, the group Chamego Nordestino will also return tonight to perform, until sunrise, some of the best forro 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

Leviano Rock Night (Lapa)
Tonight the Leviano Rock Night returns to Leviano bar in Lapa. On the first floor, the band Midnight Hour will start things off at 8PM and the band Johnny’s will perform at 10PM. On the second floor singer Harley Vas will perfom. Additionally, DJs Márilo and Chicote will spin pop, rock, electronica and hip-hop during the intervals between live performances.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


Mutran at Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight the band Mutran will deliver the best of classic rock including covers of David Bowie, Black Sabbath, and Jimi Hendrix, among others as they perform live at the Lapa Irish Pub. 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

Thanksgiving in Rio 2014 (Ipanema)
Celebrate Thanksgiving at the Gringo Café all weekend, from Thursday, November 27th through Sunday, November30th. There will be roasted turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and cranberry sauce. Additionally for dessert they will be offering pumpkin pie, apple pie, and red velvet cake.
Gringo Café – Call for reservations and best times.
Barao Da Torre 240, 22411-002 Ipanema– Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Entrance is free. Drink and meal prices vary.

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

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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