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Babilônia Feira Hype SaturdaySaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today from 2PM to 10PM, a new fair in Barra da Tijuca, the Hype Free Market, will combine the best of both new fashion and brands in Rio with quality vintage and used goods from thrift shops and private sellers.

Created by Robert Guimarães and Fernando Molinari, the two men behind the popular monthly fair, Babilônia Feira Hype, the Hype Free Market will feature approximately one hundred exhibitors filling the second floor of the Shopping Città America.

Additionally as part of the ‘Brechó Particular’ (Flea Private) section of the fair, around sixty individuals will sell their own personal items. “We want to bring the trend of informal bazaars, that are held ​​at home with friends, to this event,” co-creator Robert Guimarães said in a press release, adding, “We want to expand the reach to the general public and encourage consumers to find a new way of consuming fashion, and so-called conscious consumption.”


Hype Free Market (Barra da Tijuca )
It’s time to shop for the best up-and-coming brands and quality vintage and used goods in Rio, as the creators of the popular Babilônia Feira Hype, present a new fair, Hype Free Market, today in Barra da Tijuca. Approximately one hundred exhibitors and over sixty private sellers will fill the second floor of the Shopping Città America from 2PM to 10PM.
Shopping Città America, Second Floor – 2PM-10PM
Av. Das Américas 700, Barra da Tijuca– Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: Free

Live Cinema (Ipanema)
The seventh edition of the Live Cinema festival opens tonight at Oi Futuro Ipanema tonight. The galleries on the 1st and 2nd floors will open and Coletivo Plástico Preto will perform. The festival, which celebrates live manipulation of film and audio in real time presentations, will run through October 13th.
Oi Futuro Ipanema– 8PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 54, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3131- 9333
Entrance: Free


Wake Up (Copacabana)
Tonight it’s time for pop, indie and hits as the Wake Up party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox. DJs Beto Artista, Schlaepfer, Fl3sh Disco, Hard, Rennan Hotpants, and Anne Duarte will spin and VJ Juju will provide visuals throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Oktoberfestas (Centro)
In celebration of the famous Munich, Germany festival, Oktoberfest, Centro’s Espaço Acústica will host Oktoberfestas tonight in Centro. The party will be complete with German themed decorations, traditional food, DJs spinning live, German beer and JägerBombs. DJs Mr Happening, Erika Ferreira and Felipe Malfoy will spin pop, indie, 90s and electro on the first second, while DJs Julie, Bruno Ambrozi and Andrei Yurevitch will deliver the best of rock, folk, hip-hop, trap and dubstep on the venue’s terrace stage
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, 2, Centro– (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Noon (Gávea)
Beginning at 4PM this afternoon and running until 5AM tomorrow, Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) again will host the Noon party. DJs Smutty & Funky, Ricardo Estrella, Adana Twins, Flow & Zeo and Leo Janeiro will spin, while VJ DCM provides visuals throughout the night.
00 – 6PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Fourland (Lagoa)
Tonight, Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the fourth edition of the Fourland party with DJs Thor, Tucho, Magghu, John Ferrys and Daniel Faria spinning throughout the night.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Triangle (Copacabana)
Tonight Copacabana’s Cave hosts the second edition of the Triangle party with guests André Duvivier & Martha Pinel, Be Campos, Pedro Manara and Eclétic.
Cave– 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$50-R$70

Bangarang & Dub Ataque (Centro)
Tonight La Paz presents Bangarang & Dub Ataque with with Bangarang Sound System and special guest Disco Reggae performing on the first stage and Dub Ataque with special guest DJ Bives live on the second stage.
La Paz – 11:45PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 -R$30

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$30-R$40

We Love Poa (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh Lagoa venue Miroir will present the We Love Poa party with DJs Andre Sarate and Marie Bouret spinning 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 Nelson Felix (Lapa)
Nelson Felix starts off the night at Carioca da Gema at 9:30PM 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

Trio Ustres, Batuque na Cozinha, and Darcy Maravilha da Portela (Centro)
At 8PM, Darcy Maravilha da Portela will get things started with samba at Rio Scenarium. Then the group Batuque na Cozinha will continue with more samba beginning a 11PM. Finally at 2:30 AM, the group Trio Ustres will play some of the best forró you can hear any 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 bar in Lapa hosts the Leviano Rock Night party. The Midnight Hour Band will play at 10PM and the band Johnny’s will perform at 12:30AM. Additionally, DJs Márlio and Ailton Areas will spin during the night.
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


Balba – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for classic rock at Lapa Irish Pub tonight as the band Balba plays live tonight. 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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