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DJSpinnThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The popular Wobble party begins its winter season at Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight.

The party, with resident DJs Fabio Heinz, Robrigo S and the duo Marginal Men, which consists of DJs Gustvao Elas and Pedro Fontes, is well known for hosting special guests both national and international. The guest DJs come to join the party that has made a name for itself by celebrating street culture and delivering the very best of bass.

Tonight the party welcomes special guest, DJ Spinn. Hailing from Chicago, United States, Spinn is known for his work with TekLife and for reinvigorating house.


Veneno and Meninas Veneno (Botafogo)
It’s time again for the Veneno party tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. For over ten years the weekly events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped start weekends early in Rio. Tonight will be no exception as DJs Tulio Araujo and Beto Artista will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor and the Meninas Veneno return to the second floor to spin the best of unsigned hits during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Clubinho (Gávea)
Tonight the Clubinho Black party returns to Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero).
00 (Zero Zero) –11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Wobble (Copacabana)
Tonight special guest, American DJ, Spinn will join resident DJs, Fabio Heinz, Robrigo S and Marginal Men, at Fosfobox in Copacabana for the first Wobble party of the winter season. Additionally during the night, DJs Pininga and Pavigo will spin at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Naldo Benny (Lagoa)
On Thursday nights in July, the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir, is hosting Naldo Benny and weekly live performances of his works featured in his DVD “Multishow ao vivo: Naldo Benny.” Additionally each week Benny welcomes special guests. Tonight MC Willian and Duda will join the party.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

Pega Bem (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Pega Bem party with DJs Larissa Busch, Lofaro, Aldo Barranco, and Cris Fernandes spinning throughout the night.
Cave – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$30 until midnight.

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Sarah and Scandalo (Centro)
The group Scandalo will start things off at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30PM with the best of samba and MPB and the singer Sarah will follow with more lively samba, beginning at 10:30PM.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Salsa and Forró Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time to dance as the group Mano a Mano starts things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor. Later on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present a live performance by Marcelo Mimoso and Nicolas Krassik. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during the night.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15-R$25 (Cash only)

Toninho Geraes and JP Silva (Lapa)
Tonight at 8:30PM, JP Silva will start things off at Carioca da Gema with the best of samba. Then, composer and singer Toninho Geraes will follow at 10:30PM. Geraes has composed for artists including Martinho da Vila and Zeca Pagodinho and during his show tonight, he will sing their hits, as well as his own compositions. Additionally, he will reinterpret the works of Moacyr Luz, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema –8:30PM and 10:30PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15-R$25 (Cash only)


Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you want to hear great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go. Three bands will be performing live tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Tonigth it`s time for the best of live jazz at the new OMG Lounge in Leblon. Opened in March, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike. In addition to offering an intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks, the venue is hosting events on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.
OMG Lounge – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Don’t Hide (Ipanema)
Tonight The Da Vincci Lounge in Ipanema will host the Don’t Hide weekly party. Caipirinhas will be free until midnight and DJs Ricardo Martins and Guga Fernandes will spin the best of house, deep house, reggaeton, cumbia, hip hop and funk chic throughout the night.
Da Vincci Lounge – 11PM
Rua Gomes Carneiro, 132, IPANEMA – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Gasoline Drink and Sugar Free @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
The band Gasoline Drink returns to perform live tonight at Saloon 79 tonight and the group Sugar Free will open the night.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8PM and the show will begin at approximately 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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