SCHEDULE (10 to 15 Nov)

THURSDAY, 10 Nov

Jazz Castelo
What time? From 7pm (according to the producers, sharp!)
Where? Bar São Quim – Av. Churchill, 60, Castelo.
How much? FREE!

Forró da Ouvidor

Every Thursday, with live forró and DJs in betweens.
What time? 9pm-4am.
Where? Rua do Ouvidor, corner with Rua do Mercado, Centro (Downtown). Closest subway station is Carioca.
How much? Conscious contribution

FRIDAY, 11 Nov

MIMO estrela

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Several concerts and activities – full schedule at the site. But, in this day, I strongly recommend watching the concert of Totó La Momposina, known as the cumbia queen, at Praça Paris.
What time? 10:30 pm.
Where? Main stage at Praça Paris – Glória. But there will be others at Candelária, Outeiro da Glória, São Francisco da Penitência (Carioca) e Irmandade de Santa Cruz dos Militares (Praça XV).
How much? FREE!

Balkumbia
Latin rhytms party, with traditional music from Pará and much more. I’ve never been to, but it seems nice!
What time? 10:20pm – 05:20am.
Where? Bar do Nanam – Rua Imperatriz Leopoldina, next to Praça Tiradentes, Centro (Downtown).
How much? FREE!

Multibloco
What time? From 11pm.
Where? Feira de São Cristóvão – stage Jackson do Pandeiro.
How much? R$10,00

Minha luz é de LED estrela

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One of the best Carnival blocks in Rio, where everyone goes in colours, glitter and LED shining. <3
What time? 11pm – 07am.

Where? Praça Tiradentes, nº 75, Centro (Downtown).
How much? R$ 10,00 til 01 a.m and R$ 20,00 after. Those wearing LED pay R$ 10,00 all night long!

Samba at Praça Tiradentes
What time? 6pm – 00:30.
Where? Praça Tiradentes, Centro (Downtown).
How much? FREE!

Concert: Caetano Veloso e Teresa Cristina
Two great Brazilian artists together!
What time? 10pm.
Where? Vivo Rio – Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85, Aterro do Flamengo.
How much? Cheapest half entrance is R$40,00. Tickets in the link.

SATURDAY, 12 Nov

Orla do Samba

What time? 3pm-10pm.
Where? Praça Marechal Âncora, Centro (Downtown).
How much? FREE!

Bless
To go after beach, the reggae party Bless is making an edition in Casa 7, a brand new events space in Ipanema, really close to the subway (General Osório).
What time?  3pm-2am.
Where? Casa 7: Rua Piragibe Frota Aguiar, 7, Ipanema.
How much? R$15 in advance– R$20 til 8pm in the list and R$30 after.

Jazzavisados

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Foto: UOL/Reprodução

Sunset with brazilian music, rock, reggae and soul with the DJ and then live music with a jazz group.
What time?  5pm-midnight.
Where? Quiosque Oke Ka Baiana Tem, Avenida Epitácio Pessoa próximo ao n°3000, quiosque 14 – Parque do Cantagalo, Lagoa.
How much? FREE!

Reggae na  Ganjah
Ganjah is a contemporary smoke house* in Lapa. This Saturday, it is a reggae band playing. There are not many people attending in the Facebook event, but the space in there is small, so its probaly better this way.
What time? 8pm-11pm.
Where? Ganjah: Rua do Rezende, 76, Lapa.
How much? R$5,00.

-> See all the do’s (and don’ts) in Lapa here.

* As you probably know, weed is prohibited in Brazil. They only sell accessories in there.

Party Mundo Negro
Soul music party in a beautiful house in Santa Teresa.
What time? 9pm-03am.
Where? Casa Alto Lapa Santa – Rua Joaquim Murtinho, 654, Santa Teresa.
How much? R$15 for the first 100, R$20 with name on the list and R$25 without.

Concert: Caetano Veloso e Teresa Cristina
Another date to see those two great Brazilian artists together!
What time? 10pm.
Where? Vivo Rio – Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85, Aterro do Flamengo.
How much? Cheapest main entrance is R$40,00. Tickets here.

MIMO estrela
Several concerts and activities – full schedule at the site. But, in this day, highlights are Jards Macalé, at 7pm, João Bosco ft. Hamilton de Holanda at 9pm and the african Pat Thomas and his Kwashibu Area Band at 10:30pm, at the stage of Praça Paris.
What time? 7pm, 9pm and 10:30pm.
Where? Main stage at Praça Paris – Glória. But there will be others at Candelária, Outeiro da Glória, São Francisco da Penitência (Carioca) e Irmandade de Santa Cruz dos Militares (Praça XV).
How much? FREE!

SUNDAY, 13 Nov

MIMO estrela
Several concerts and activities – full schedule at the site. But, in this day, highlights are Chico César, at 07:30pm and Ney Matogrosso, at 08:30pm, both at the stage of Praça Paris.
What time? 7:30pm and 8:30pm.
Where? Main stage at Praça Paris – Glória. Mas terão outros na Candelária, Outeiro da Glória, São Francisco da Penitência (Carioca) e Irmandade de Santa Cruz dos Militares (Praça XV).
How much? FREE!

Manie Dansante
Electronic music party with circus performers.

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What time? 23h30-08h.
Where? For now, the place is a secret. They will release this information only in the day, through FB event, but it will be outside in the streets.
How much? FREE!

1ª Feira de Pequenos Cervejeiros

Foto: Catraca Livre
Foto: Catraca Livre

Fair to promote small and local craft beer makes from Rio. I loved this initiative! And if you never ate Comuna burgers, take this opportunity to taste one of the best in town!
What time? 11am-5pm.
Where? Comuna: Rua Sorocaba, 585, Botafogo.
How much? Free entrance.

Rehersal: Rio Maracatu
Won’t be here for the Carnival? Don’t worry: go to the rehearsals and have a taste of it!
What time? 4pm-8pm.
Where? Arcos da Lapa.
How much? FREE!

MONDAY, 14 Nov

Bootie Rio no Rivalzinho
Street and free party! Don’t leave Rio without attending one of this kind of party!

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What time? 6pm-midnight.
Where? Rua Álvaro Alvim, 33, Cinelândia.
How much? FREE!

Erasmus
Exchange party! At the entrance, everyone gets a badge with the flags of the countries whose language you speak. You can search for people with the same badges to practice! The music is varied: indie, alternative rock, Pop, Samba and Popular Brazilian Music and much more.
What time? 9pm-04am.
Where? La Esquina – Av. Mem de Sá, 61, Lapa.
How much? R$20 – in advanceR$25 – friends list til midnight and R$30 without list or after midnight. 

Noites do Norte e Agytoê
What time? 10pm-03am.
Where? Circo Voador – Rua dos Arcos, s/n, Lapa.
How much? 1° batch- R$30,00.

-> All the do’s and dont’s in Lapa

La Cumbia e Drop
Two parties simultaneously playing deep, reggaeton, house, dancehall, brazilian bass, cumbia e techno. Imagine seeing the Super Moon from the top of Vidigal?

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What time? 11pm-06am.
Where? Hostel Alto Vidigal, Morro do Vidigal.
How much? R$20,00 in advance or til midnight, R$ 25 til 01am and 30 after.

MUG especial Rita Lee
Brazilian music new party. I’ve never been there yet, but I’ve heard good things about it!
What time? 11pm – 06:30am.
Where? Topo do Rio: Rua Conselheiro Saraiva, 20, Cobertura.
How much? R$20,00.

TUESDAY, 15 Nov

Luau do Bagunço

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I can already smell the scent of Carnival! What about a Sunny sunday in Aterro, listening to the brass band of Bagunço? Bring a towel, find yourself a shadow, have a picnic with your friends and that’s it! You have a great (and local) day for free!
What time? 03:30pm – 10pm.
Where? Quiosque ZeroNove – Parque do Flamengo, Aterro. (next to Catete subway station)
How much? Conscious contribution.

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