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Collective CollectionSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s time for tech, deep house and minimal tech, as Mansão Do Joá in São Conrado hosts the second edition of the Collective Connection.

DJs Eclectic, Alok, Bad Boss, Plastic Robots and Alex Stein will spin during this event that aims to connect and unit all who come out to party.

Additionally, Vinicius Fabretti will do some video mapping during the night and Peter Wrede will lightpaint.


7 Day Weekend Boat Party Edition (Lapa)
Celebrating the warmer weather, 7 Day Weekend returns with boat party today for its seventy-eighth edition. The party boat, complete with an open bar, will depart from Marina da Glória at 2PM. DJs Sal and Schlaepfer will spin. The boat’s capacity is only 100 people. So get your tickets now.
Marina da Glória – 1PM, Boat departs at 2PM.
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, S/N
Entrance: R$80

Collective Connection (São Conrado)
DJs spin tech, deep house and minimal tech at Mansão Do Joá in São Conrado for the second edition of the Collective Connection party.
Mansão Do Joá – 11PM
Estrada do Joá 1385, São Conrado
Entrance: R$50-R$80

Baile Black Bom (Centro)
Baile Black Bom (Good Black Party), a free event celebrating Afro-Brazilian culture, is back and tonight’s edition will be hosted at Praça dos Eucaliptos in Centro. The band Consciência Tranquila again will play live and DJ Leandro Marcelino Flash will return to reinterpret classic funk from the 70s, R & B, and hip-hop.
Praça dos Eucaliptos – 5PM
Rua Hortência 26110260, Centro – (21) 96873-0381
Entrance: Free

Aquarela.som (Gávea)
Beginning at 9PM tonight, it’s time again for the Aquarela.som party at Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero). DJ Ailton Areas will spin.
00 – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Hit Me! (Copacabana)
Tonight the Hit Me! party returns to Copacabana’s popular club, Fosfobox. DJs will once again spin the best of pop, hip hop, rock, and house. DJs Polly, Ivy, and Ingrid Gründig will spin hits, pop, hip-hop, electro-house and funk on the Hit Me stage, while Beto Artista, Mateus Simões and Sal will spin pop and punk on the Crush stage.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Dance Floor (Glória)
Tonigh La Passion Club in Glória will host the Dance Floor event 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$40-R$80

Carol Legally and Junior Campos(Lagoa)
Tonight DJs Carol Legally and Junior Campos 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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Claudinho Guimarães and JP Silva (Lapa)
JP Silva starts off the night at Carioca da Gema at 9:39 PM with singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães following 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

Xique Xique, Batuque na Cozinha and Scandallo (Centro)
At 7:30PM, the MPB vocal group, Scandallo, will get things started at Rio Scenarium. Then at 11PM, the group Batuque na Cozinha will deliver their reinterpretations of the best sambas. Finally beginning at 2:30 AM, the group Xique Xique returns to play forró until sunrise, as part of Forró na Madrugada section of the night.
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 bar in Lapa hosts a special edition of Leviano Rock Night with guest Arnaldo Brandão, A big name in Brazilian rock, Brandão has performed with artists including Raul Seixas, Caetano Veloso, Rita Lee, Luiz Melodia and Jorge Benjor. Bands Mouse Beer and Johnny’s will open for the night on the first floor. DJs Màrlio and Ailton Areas will also spin during the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


MADE in ROCK- Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The energetic trio MADE in ROCK returns to Lapa Irish Pub tonight and will perform the best of rock, with their covers including songs by The Who, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Black Sabbath, Ramones and more. 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

Gringo Cafe, Gringo Halloween (Ipanema)
The premiere edition of Gringo Halloween continues at Gringo Café. Tonight through November 1st, the American bar and diner is showing two Halloween-themed movies each night. “Monsters” will play at 7PM tonight, followed by “Scream” at 9PM. The Gringo Cafe is well known for bringing all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food, atmosphere and traditional holiday celebrations.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: FREE with varying prices for food and drinks.

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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