Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – This evening, Audio Rebel invites musicians Idriss Boudrioua (sax), Alex Rocha (counterbass), Cliff Korman (piano), Roberto Rutigliano (drums) and Didac Thiago (percussion) to present a show exclusively dedicated to American saxophonist John Coltrane, at 7PM.
The North Carolina born instrumentalist is considered one of the greatest names from the jazz music in the whole world. Coltrane is known for being the pioneer in the use of modes in jazz and in the free jazz style.
The show promises to bring an Afro Latin spice to the performance of compositions like “Afto Blues” and “Love Supreme”.
Tyaro Maia (Botafogo)
Along with guest singers, Tyaro Maia presents a show dedicated to Brazil’s independent music and popular regional rythms.
Etnohaus – 7PM
Rua das Palmeiras, 26 – Botafogo
Entrance: suggested contribution of R$20
Tribute to John Coltrane (Botafogo)
Tonight, Audio Rebel invites five big instrumentalists to perform a tribute to American John Coltrane, one of the greatest sax players the world has ever seen.
Audio Rebel – 7PM
Rua Visconde da Silva, 55 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Téo Lima and Bossa Trio (Copacabana)
Singer Téo Lima and group Bossa Trio will get together tonight to honor the Brazilian jazz music, presenting compositions from masters Tom Jobim, Sergio Mendes, Moacyr Santos, among others.
Beco das Garrafas – 9PM
Rua Duvivier, 37 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 25432962
Baile do Teles (Centro)
Funk, reggaeton, pop, hip hop will land in Centro tonight, making your Sunday become a fun and eventful one. The party starts at the outdoor landmark of Arco do Teles (for free) at 6PM, and moves to Espaço XV at 8PM.
Arco do Teles – 6PM
Travessa do Comércio, 11 – Centro
Entrance: R$0 – R$10 (see venue for price details)
Kiki (Cosme Velho)
Tonight, party Kiki goes back to Casarão Floresta, bringing the best of pop and house to the dance floor. DJs Randal Aragão and Garrido will be running the pick ups.
Casarão Floresta – 8PM
Ladeira dos Guararapes, 115 – Cosme Velho – Tel: (21) 97041-4390
Entrance: R$0 – R$40
Arraiá do Sambalaiá with Samba do Xoxó (Botafogo)
Following the festa junina mood, Mansão Botafogo hosts this afternoon and evening a traditional “arraiá” (how Brazilians typically call a festa junina), including live samba music and delicious food stalls.
Mansão Botafogo – 5PM
Avenida Venceslau Brás, 72 – Botafogo
Entrance: R$0 – R$40
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
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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
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for their menu of over fifty specialty beers, and great international crowd, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live rock music every night of the week.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM
Avenida Atlântica, 3056, Loja B – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: R$15 after 8PM
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.
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
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