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RecaladaSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for neo funk carioca as Copacabana’s Fosfobox presents the popular Recalada party.

Entitled, “Hallohímen”, tonight is a special Halloween and Dia dos Novinhos (Day of Young People) edition of the party with R$30 entrance for those who arrive in costume throughout the night.

The party will feature two stage of DJs with Jeff Oliveira, Julie, and G Matheus, spinning on the “Asphalt” (Asphalt) stage and DJs HTPNTS and Doug Def taking over the decks on the “Favela” stage.


Rockaway #32 (Botafogo)
Tonight the Rockaway party returns to Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz for its 32nd edition. DJs Grazzia, Ivy e Arlei Hey Hey will spin the best of rock, punk rock, synth, metal, hard rock and pop rock on the first stage, while the Festa Exorcize will take over the second stage with DJs Polly, Arlei Hey Hey and special guest Kleber spinning the best of the 70’s, 80’s and national rock.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$22-R$35

Recalada (Copacabana)
Tonight, Copacabana’s Fosfobox presents the Recalada party, Halloween and Dia dos Novinhos (Day of Young People) edition. DJs Jeff Oliveira, Julie, G Matheus, HTPNTS and Doug Def will spin. Entry is only R$30, if you arrive in costume.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Be Happy! (Gávea)
Beginnig at 9PM tonight, it’s time again for the Be Happy! party at Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero). Tonight is a special 80’s edition with the band Resgate performing live and DJ Rodrigo Rebechi spinning during the event.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Dance Floor (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the Dance Floor event tonight with DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Orelha spinning various beats. There will be an open bar until 12AM with beer, Sex on the Beach, Caipirinha, and water. Additionally, beers, tequilia, Sex on the Beach and Vodka Nacional will be dose dupla (two for one) all night long.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$30-R$60

Ressaca da P1 (Lagoa)
Tonight, Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts Ressaca da P1 with DJs Johnny Glӧvez, Tucho, PL Project, Felipe Rosa, Raphael De Luca, Mendez and MC Bob Rum. Additionally, there will be an open bar of Budweiser from 10PM until 11PM.
Praia Club – 10PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Mednas (Lagoa)
Tonight DJ Mednas will spin the best of EDM and house as the posh Lagoa venue Miroir hosts their preview Halloween party.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Claudinho Guimarães and JP Silva (Lapa)
JP Silva will start things off tonight at 9:30PM at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema. Instrumentalist 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

Trio Pé de Serra, Dhy Ribeiro, and Scandallo(Centro)
At 7:30PM, the group Scandallo will get things started with live samba and MPB at Rio Scenarium. Then at 11PM Dhy Ribeiro, returns to deliver reintepretations of samba classics. Finally beginning at 2:30 AM, the group Trio Pé de Serra will return to play some of the best and most authentic forró you can hear any in the city tonight. The group recently released their 3rd album entitled, Moinho D’água and their popularity is increasing as they play an estimated twenty shows a week.
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 with Mamonas Assassinas cover band(Lapa)
Tonight Leviano bar presents Festa Barulhinho Bom with a Mamonas Assassinas cover band.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


Retroativos – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time for National and International rock, as the band Retroativos plays live at Lapa Irish Pub. Located beside Lapa’s famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), this pub is known to draw a fun and energetic crowd and tonight should be no exception. They offer a wide selection of quality imported beers and the decor with its welcoming and familiar feel makes it a great place to drink them in while enjoying some quality live music.
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

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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