What's On In Rio De Janeiro In November

What's On In Rio De Janeiro In November
November is getting into Rio de Janeiro‘s summer and that promises yet again to be a hot one, both in terms of the weather and upcoming events. Here, we take a peek at the calendar and give you some of the hottest things to do this November in Rio de Janeiro.


Mondrian style © Alun Salt/Flickr. Halloween |© A Pillow of Winds/Flickr. Liniker |© Coletico Mundo/Flickr. White clothes |© Maria Morri/Flickr

ART | See An Artistic Movement at Mondrian E O Movimento De Stijl

📅 Tuesday, November 1st – Wednesday, November 30th

This exhibition of art gathers paintings, architectural drawings, models, furniture, documentaries, period publications and photos of artists that were part of the artistic modern Dutch movement De Stijl (The Style) from 1917. These works are characterized by bold, strong primary colors. The icon associated with this era was Piet Mondrion, and plenty of his work will be on display.

PARTY | Get Into Fancy Dress At The Halloween PUC-RIO party

📅 Tuesday, November 1st

This Halloween party will be filled with university students and is guaranteed to be a fun night with an open bar. Live DJs will be spinning the best of electronic dance music, house and the Brazilian genre sertanejo.

MUSIC | Watch A Live Show From Clarice Falcão

📅 Tuesday, November 1st

The talented and multi-skilled singer, composer, writer and actress Clarice Falcão will perform live at Teatro Rival in Rio de Janeiro’s city center to present her second album, Problema Meu. She will sing a mix of her old classic songs, new music and renditions of other artists. With her smooth yet powerful voice, it will be a great opportunity to watch Brazilian live music.

PARTY | Dress Up In White At the Festa Do Branco Sirena

📅 Tuesday, November 1st

This party at the Hotel Royal Tulip promises a night of dance and electronic music as it celebrates the pre-national holiday. The party has a strict dress code — guests must come dressed in white. The venue is sophisticated and glamorous, so it pays to get dressed up.

MUSIC | Listen To Live Music With Liniker E Os Caramelows

📅 Friday, November 4th

The famous music and show venue, Circo Voador in Lapa, will host Liniker E Os Caramelows, and will present its first album Remonta. The music will be a smooth and delicious blend of black music and soul, producing a unique and sensual sound with classic hits such as Caeu, Zero and Louise du Bresil. The band Carne Doce will be the opening act with songs from its second album.

MUSIC | Get Down To Hip Hop With De La Soul

📅 Friday, November 4th

De La Soul, a band from New York, will come to Brazil and perform in Rio de Janeiro on November 4th to celebrate its new album, And the Anonymous Nobody. The music is distinctly hip-hop with fusions of jazz and rap.


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PARTY | Enjoy An Afternoon Of Party With Bar DuZé

📅 Sunday, November 6th

The Museum of Modern Art will transform into Bar DuZé on November 6th to host a daytime party that is expected to carry on into the night with beer, samba and pagode in an informal, dynamic setting. The main star of the night will be live music from Sorriso Maroto. There will also be performances by Belo, Turma do Pagode, Imagina Samba, Amigos do Pagode 90, Xande de Pilares, Ferrugem, Jeito Moleque and Alexandre Pires.

ORCHESTRA | Get Lost In The Melodies Of The Orchestra Gulbenkian

📅 Wednesday, November 9th

The Municipal Theatre in Rio’s city center will host the orchestra Gulbenkian that will perform with Lawrence Foster and the talented Brazilian cello player, Antonio Menses.

MUSIC | Party The Night Away With Steve Angello

📅 Friday, November 11th

Steve Angello will perform live in Rio de Janeiro, bringing the catchy and soul-moving beats of electronic music. Angello is best known as the leading member of the band Swedish House Mafia.

FESTIVAL | One For The Kids At Meu Primeiro Festival

📅 Saturday, November 12th

Meu Primeiro Festival (My First Festival) is a three-day festival created with one audience in mind: children. The festival is totally dedicated to bring a safe, fun and stimulating environment for kids, including live music, over 50 workshops and lovely picnics. The main values of the festival are quality, accessibility and sustainability.


Anitta © Diego Santos/Flickr. Guns N' Roses |© Carlos Veralo/Flickr. O Rappa |© Focka/Flickr. Engenhao stadium |© Joao_Victor2011/Flickr

MUSIC | Enjoy One Of The Biggest Music Festivals In Brazil, The Maratona Da Alergria Villa Mix

📅 Sunday, November 13th

The Maratona da Alergia Villa Mix will bring some of the biggest names in Brazilian music for a massive two-day music bonanza. There is literally no better way to learn about current Brazilian music than to attend this event. Major acts include Wesley Safadao and Ivete Sangalo, Jorge & Mateus, Matheus e Kauan, Simone e Simara, DJ Alok, Thiaguinho, Sorriso Maroto, Anitta and O Rappa.

MUSIC | Rock Out To Guns N’ Roses

📅 Tuesday, November 15th

The legends of rock will be coming back to Rio de Janeiro for a night of rock ‘n roll. Guns N’ Roses will perform live at the football team Botafogo’s stadium in what will be an undoubtedly unforgettable night.


Party © Alko Konishi/Flickr. Municipal Theater |© Luiz Fernando Reis/Flickr. Rap-off |© Andrew Currie/Flickr. Nando Reis |© Focka/Flickr

PARTY | Party All Night At A Maior Do Baile

📅 Friday, November 18th

The A Maior Do Baile is a student party at the beautiful Lagoa. The DJs from Love Sessions Crew will be there to play the best of deep house music and there will be an open bar all night featuring Skol Beats on tap.

OPERA | Be Mesmorized At the Opera Jenufa

📅 Friday, November 18th

With the opera text from the composer Leoš Janáček, this opera is based on Její Pastorkyňa and touches upon the difficult topic of infanticide.

RAP | Watch A Rap Battle At Batalha Do Real

📅 Sunday, November 20th

This will be the final in Batalha Do Real as MCs take to the stage for a rap battle against their opponents. Winners are selected for their lyrical genius and hard comeback raps. The final is the last of five steps and is guaranteed to be tense, dynamic and great fun.

PARTY | Drink And Be Merry At Chopada Caninha

📅 Friday, November 25th

This party is a chopada, which is basically a big party that starts early, has an open bar of beers, plenty of university students, music and all round fun. This will be the third edition of this party this year due to its popularity; the music theme of the night will be funk.

MUSIC | Watch Live Acoustic Music From Nando Reis

📅 Friday, November 25th

Nando Reis will perform a live show of voice and guitar only, showcasing his smooth voice and skilled playing. He is known for being the former bassist and one of the lead singers from the Brazilian rock band Titãs.


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PARTY | Enjoy The Legendary Hashtag Party

📅 Saturday, November 26th

The Hashtag Party will return to Rio de Janeiro at the recently reformed Porto of the city center. The party will play the best of electronic music and funk, with Chemical Surf, Barão, Illusionize, Delano, Maneirinho, Shark, Future Class, and luckas bringing the music all throughout the night.

MUSIC | Listen To Some Live Music With Jorge Verallo

📅 Saturday, November 26th

Jorge Verallo is a singer and composer of music that blends samba and pop into a harmonious mix of Carioca music. He will perform live on the 26th with hits and classics from his album Vida é Arte.

MUSIC | Catch Some Sertanejo With Henrique And Juliano

📅 Wednesday, November 30th

Henrique and Juliano are a duet that is famous for its hits in the Brazilian genre sertanejo. The duo will sing live on the 30th at the stunning Lagoa.