One of the greatest composers and guitar players Brazil has ever known, Baden Powell is notorious for having mixed jazz music to Brazilian traditional rhythms, especially in the “Afrosambas” album, created in 1990 in partnership with composer Vinicius de Moraes.
Running the show will be singer Thaís Motta and guitar player Marcell Powell, Baden Powell’s son.
Mani Carneiro (Botafogo)
Singer Mani Carneiro, from Pernambuco (Brazil’s Northeast), goes up on Audio Rebel’s stage this evening to present a pop, ethnic world and Brazilian music.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde da Silva, 55 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: see venue for details
Show Baden Powell 80 Anos (Copacabana)
Tonight, guitar player Marcel Powell and singer Thaís Motta pay a tribute to notorious jazz, bossa nova and MPB composer and guitar player Baden Powell.
Instituto Moreira Salles – 6PM
Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 476 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 3284-7400
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
Bendito Domingo (Grajaú)
The Bendito Domingo (Blessed Sunday) party takes place at Grajaú this afternoon, bringing live pagode and samba music with group Toda Magia, live sertanejo with duo Pedro & Raíssa and DJs Marquinho RT and Thiago Cezar playing the latest hits. Promotions on Budweiser and Smirnoff.
Grajaú Tênis Club – 3PM
Avenida Engenheiro Richard, 83 – Grajaú
Entrance: R$10 – R$40
Discopedia Especial: Rihanna (Centro)
Discopedia party returns to La Paz Club tonight with an edition especially dedicated to Rihanna. Resident DJs and guest DJ Negralha will be running the dance floor.
La Paz Club – 6PM
Rua do Rezende, 82 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
Feijoada do Rena (Tijuca)
The traditional feijoada at Renascença Clube is back. This time, groups Sambastião and Arruda bring the best of live samba music, paying tribute to singer Clara Nunes.
Renascença Clube – 1PM
Rua Barão de São Francisco, 54 – Andaraí (in Tijuca’s area) – Tel: (21) 3253-2322
Dudu Oliveira (Lapa)
Carioca musician Dudu Oliveira returns to Lapa tonight to present his special project ‘Dude Oliveira Jam’. The lively performer will bring his version of ‘Brazilian jazz’, spontaneously mixing choro, samba, jazz and MBP in a live jam session at Carioca da Gema, with the help of percussionist Cassius Theperson, bassist Luis Louchard and pianist Vladimir Sosa.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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Bar Urca (Urca)
Sunday afternoon drinking whilst eating salgadinhos and watching the sunset at Bar Urca is a regular pastime in Rio de Janeiro. This simple establishment on the bayside has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca – 11AM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
A cuban themed bar in Copacabana, Mais que Nada serves good tapas-style meals, cold beers and an excellent selection of cocktails and shots. Tonight, they will host the after-beach party. Promotions will include double shots on caipirinhas, caipivodkas and mojitos until 12AM.
Mais que Nada – 9PM
R. Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: See venue for details.
Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave Ipanema is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the international crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
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