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Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – BASE is celebrating their four year anniversary at Espaço Acoustica. This double stacked party will bump the best of hip hop and house, featuring residents Bernardo Campos, Felipe Fella and Saraiva.


Raimundos (Lapa)
Commemorating thirty years of outstanding performances at Circo Voador, the celebration continues with The Raimundos, who will perform their hit CD “Yeah LAVO New” in its entirety! Opening the night up are bands Living the Leisure and Kiara Rocks.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue

Barão Vermelho (Lapa)
Barão Vermelho is considered one of the most influential bands of the 1980s generation. Originally led by songwriting duo Cazuza (singer) and Roberto Frejat (guitarist), the band returns to Fundicao Progresso for a night of classic hits.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: Check with venue


BASE 4 Anos (Centro)
Mankind has witnessed major events throughout a four year cycle: the World Cup, Olympics, presidential elections, solar eclipse, leap year … and finally, the fourth anniversary of BASE. Featuring a die-hard roster of talent, this celebration will surely rock the Centro of Rio de Janeiro. Representing the hip hop side are DJ Bruno Vinelli, Saraiva, Tamenpi and Saddam. Representing the electronic side are DJs Pedro Isidoro, Lauro Viotti, Ramon R, Pimp$hit and Bernardo Campos vs Felipe Fella.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 02 e 04, Centro – Tel: (21) 2222-7525
Entrance: starting at R$30 to R$50

Stereo Zero (Gávea)
The evening begins with happy hour and full rhythm lounge. As the night progresses, DJs Cobra & José Roberto Mahr, and VJ Isa present new releases and classic remixes of indie rock, pop, new disco, club house and all the variations in between.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel França, 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Check with venue

Pin-Up Party Halloween Edition (Centro)
Tricks and treats at one of Rio’s best Halloween themed parties. Pin-Up Party Halloween Edition is sure to provide you with all the ghoulish goodness that makes this night of freaks and goblins so special. There will be a mixture of art, music and plenty of beverages, so dress to impress as the Halloween spirit takes over.
Centro de Arte Maria Teresa Vieira – 11PM
Rua da Carioca, 85, Centro – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$25 without

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Toque de Arte (Lapa)
The group Toque de Arte returns with new and contagious energy. Continuing in the tradition of vocal samba groups, Toque de Arts mixes classics from various eras with new schools samba, including extended instrumental sessions.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 Casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

Ana Costa (Lapa)
Ana Costa is a revelation of the old samba, with her voice, talent, charm and warmth, Ana performs songs from her album “New Target”, praised by critics as a “soul of samba”.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30


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

Guacamole (Jardim Botânico)
Rio de Janeiro welcomes Guacamole with open arms. This festive Mexican restaurant represents Mexico with a beautiful decor and a mariachi band who sings table-side, along with an array of tequila and drink specials. Enjoy truly excellent Mexican cuisine at its finest at one of the best Mexican restaurants in Rio.
Guacamole – 6PM
Rua Jardim Botânico , 129, Jardim Botânico – Tel: (47) 3366-0311
Entrance: Free

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