Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today and into the night, Allbrazz Quarteto will perform wonderful jazz symphonies at Gilda no Cantagalo in the favela community of Cantagalo with sensational views of Ipanema in the background. Arrive early to see an unforgettable sunset.
Gilda no Cantagalo is at the top of one of the highest peaks in Copacabana, Morro do Cantagalo. The bar there will be serving a selection of beers and strong caipirinhas from the moment it opens.
Jazz no Morro with Allbrazz Quarteto (Copacabana)
Today and tonight, Allbrazz Quarteto will perform live bringing wonderfully ear-pleasing symphonies of jazz. In the intervals there will be Brazilian music, dance and classic rock. The views overlooking Copacabana and Ipanema are unbeatable. Please contact the venue for transportation options as caution is always advised before venturing into a favela community.
Gilda no Cantagalo – 3PM. Show starts at 5:30 PM
Rua Saint Roman – Morro do Cantagalo, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 96494-6014
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
The Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club tonight with various DJs from the national and international electronic music scene playing the best of electronic music throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 8PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.
It’s time to dance as singer Rogê returns for his weekly show at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema. The lively performer will bring the best of samba through his own works and his versions of Jorge, Jorge Ben, Djavan, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Roda de Samba with Ballet 2 Passistas (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week beginning at 5PM the venue hosts a roda de samba with the group Face a Face playing classics of the genre, including works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho and João Nogueira, among others. Additionally, DJ Mukato spins during show intervals.
Leviano – 5PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20 (Cash Only)
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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.
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Every Sunday, promotions include two for one Sol beer, caipirinha and caipivodka. Pizza Pub is also only R$10.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
NFL Sunday Party @ Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Every Sunday Blue Agave Ipanema will host the NFL Sunday Party. 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.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
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