Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Once again making Sunday night more lively, the Soda party will return to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight.
DJs Thi Araujo, Giordanna Forte, Marcelo Haubrich, and Fernanda Fox will spin the best of singles and hits on Stage A while DJs Antunes, Miguel Delorme, Bruno Trevisan, Caco Lelis, and Tom Arantes spin the best of b-sides on Stage B.
Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Screwdrivers for R$20 and specials on #DrinkSoda (a drink with rum, soda, and mojito syrup) for R$10 each.
Jazz no Morro (Cantagalo)
Today and tonight, the weekly Jazz no Morro event returns to Gilda in Cantagalo with drummer Guga Pellicciotti performing live. Additionally during the night, DJ João Santiago will spin the best of Brazilian music, pop, and classic rock during show intervals.
Gilda – 4PM – 11PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
El Miraculoso Samba Jazz (Urca)
Weather permitting, the group El Miraculoso Samba Jazz will return to perform live at Urca’s Praia Vermelha today for their last show of the year at the location. Consisting of Henrique Vaz on trumpet; Marcos Luz on bass; Gabriel Barbosa on drums; and Jefferson Moreira on guitar, the quartet are known for great live performances. Check their Facebook page (link below) for postponement notices due to rain before attending.
El Miraculoso Samba Jazz – 4PM
Rua Gomes Carneiro, 132, Ipanema – (21) 2522-8149 / (21) 98899-0828
Sette Zouk (Leblon)
Tonight Sette Leblon will host the seventh edition of the Sette Zouk party. During the night, Thiagão, Arkkanjo, and Paloma “The Princess” will deliver the best of Zouk upstaris while DJ Floro spins the best of salsa and reggaeton downstairs. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer and caipirinha until 11PM.
Sette Leblon – 9PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$20 – R$30
Arpex Party (Ipanema)
The Arpex Party returns to Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema tonight with DJ Daniel Faria spinning funk, house, hip hop and reggaeton and saxophonist Marcelo Cebukin performing live. Additionally, caipivodkas will be free until 12AM.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$40 – R$70+
The Soda party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJs spinning on two stages and promotions including two-for-one specials on Screwdrivers for R$20 and specials on #DrinkSoda (a drink with rum, soda, and mojito syrup) for R$10 each.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$40
It’s time once again for the best of house, electro, and pop as the twelve-hour Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club. DJs Menna Barreto and Michal Scheffler will start the party tonight by spinning on the deck beginning at 5PM. DJs Tatah Toscano and Pedro Massucati will follow, spinnning inside on the dancefloor until 5AM Monday morning.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Sundae Tracks and VIDEOGAME (Botafogo)
The Sundae Tracks party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with DJ Melvin spinning on the first floor and DJs Sal and Fel spinning for the VIDEOGAME party on the second floor during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and mojitos until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$35
Roda de Samba and Football with Ballet 2 Passistas (Football) (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba and soccer at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week beginning at 5PM the venue plays live games on their screens with samba dancers following the matches and the group Samba Di Buteco playing classics of the genre, including works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho and João Nogueira, among others. Additionally, DJ Mukato will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 4PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20 (Cash Only)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns for his weekly show at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema. The lively performer will present his own compositions as well as covers of works by Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Trio Aba de Couro, Toque de Arte, and Par ou Ímpar (Centro)
The group Par ou Impar will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 8PM with the best of Brazilian rhythms. The group Toque de Arte will follow at 11PM. Then beginning at 2:30AM, the groupTrio Aba de Couro will perform the best of forró live until sunrise on Sunday morning.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
PUBS & BARS:
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Under the arches in Lapa is a pub haven from the samba storm with live rock music and Guinness to make a world traveler feel at home.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7236
Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never been to Bar Urca on a Sunday afternoon to drink beers and eat salgados while watching the sunset, you are missing a big part of what it means to be a Carioca. This simple establishment on the bayside has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca – 11AM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Shenanigan’s NFL Sunday (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice to watch the NFL, with all the sports games on TVs in every direction, not to mention darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 (Sun-Wed), R$25 (Thurs to Sat) after 8PM
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food – and the best margaritas – in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV, including the NFL.
Blue Agave – Noon
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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