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SlugabedThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, the popular Wobble party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox and will present very special guest DJ, Slugabed.

Slugabed is 23 year-old Greg Feldwick, a UK DJ well known for his distinctive and complex blends of dubstep, trap and hip-hop.

He has successfully remixed works by Starkey, Eprom and Roots Manuva, among others, and is credited with being one of the driving forces behind the success of Brighton nightclub, Donky Pitch. He released his first album, Time Time, in 2012 on the Ninja Tune label.

Of course it won’t be a true Wobble party tonight without DJs Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz. During the night, the DJs from the Wobble crew will join in to spin the freshest dubstep, trap and UK garage.


DVD Launch “A Batalha do Passinho, o filme” (Laranjeiras)
Tonight Anistia Internacional Brasil (Amnesty International Brazil) in Laranjeiras hosts the DVD Launch of Emílio Domingos’ documentary, “A Batalha do Passinho, o filme.”
Anistia Internacional Brasil – 6PM
Praça São Salvador 5, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 3174-8601
Entrance: Free


Adeus and Gustavo Jobim (Botafogo)
Tonight the Botafogo music store, Audio Rebel will host Adeus, a solo project by Paulo Caetano and and Gustavo Jobim, who will perform his newest electronic drum and synthesizer compositions.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15


MIXIN’ (Arpoador)
The MIXIN’ party is back again as Copacabana’s Cave hosts the second of three of the event’s Thursday night parties this month. Tonight DJs Nepal, Zedoroque, Pachu, and Marco will spin with Aori as the Master of Ceremony.
Cave– 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30-R$70

Wobble with Slugabed (Copacabana)
Tonight Fosfobox hosts another edition of the popular Wobble party. Very special guest, UK DJ, Slugabed will join DJs Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz of the Wobble crew to spin throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20-R$50

Festa Rock Society (Leblon)
DJs Melvin Ribeiro and Marcella Rica will spin the best of rock, indie, alt. rock, pop and more tonight during the Festa Rock Society party at Melt (House of Music) in Leblon.
Melt – 10:30PM
Rua Rita Ludolf 47, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 2249-9309
Entrance: R$15-R$30

Veneno (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight is no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista, jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems. Promotions during the night include two for one caipirinhas, caipivodkas, Cuba Libres and Hi-Fi’s until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16-R$28

Old is Black (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the Old is Black event again tonight with DJs RV, Vinelli, Lulinha and Farinha spinning the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: $R20-R$40

Yes! We Love Passion (Glória)
Tonight La Passion Club in Glória will host the Yes! We Love Passion party featuring an open bar until 4AM and DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Raphael de Luca spinning the best of house, hip hop, and funk. The open bar will have Antarctica beer, vodka, Hi-fi, Blue Hawaii, Malibu, Sex on the Beach, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, water and sodas. There will also be Red Bull on the open bar until midnight and Sparkling wine for women. Additionally, Temakeria will provide Japanese cuisine.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$10-R$60

Miroir Club (Lagoa)
DJs will spin the best of house and EDM at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir Club tonight beginning at 11PM.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Toninho Geraes and Marcelle Mota (Lapa)
Marcelle Mota will gets things started at 8:30PM tonight at Carioca da Gema 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
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time to dance as the group Mano a Mano starts things off with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present Marcelo Mimoso and special guest Alfredo Del Penho. 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

Sururu na Roda and Mal de Raiz (Centro)
At 7:30PM, the group Mal de Raiz will get things started at Rio Scenarium with the sounds of samba and their reinterpreations of the works of Toninho Geraes, Noca da Portela, Mauro Diniz, Dorina, Juliana Diniz, Nelson Sargento, and Tia Surica, among others. The group Sururu na Roda will follow at 10:30PM with their classic samba sounds
Rio Scenarium -7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40


Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of pop rock as Bruno Velt will play live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. 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 – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

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

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers in a great environment.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and 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 Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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