Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight will see a special collaboration in Rio’s Centro area, with carioca afroreggae legends Digitaldubs inviting Jamaican musician Cedric Myton, from band ‘The Congo’ to join them for a special performance.
Kicking off from 6PM in Instituto Cultural Ruínas, the evening will feature performances from Digitaldubs MCs, as well as Cedric Myton and promises further surprises including an appearance from guitarist André Sampaio.
Tickets cost R$30, and more details can be found on the event’s Facebook page. With energetic performers and great music, the evening promises a great atmosphere.
FUNKeirona @ Arco do Teles (Centro)
Arco do Teles presents another funk carioca gathering tonight, with resident DJs Léo Braz and Mary & Gley, and guest DJ Ravanelly. The night will bring the best of funk and hip hop to Rio’s historic centro, as well as MBP and sertanejo, to keep you dancing until the early hours of the morning. There will also be an open bar for catuaba between 6Pm and 8PM.
Espaço XV, Arco dos Teles – 7PM
Praça Quinze de Novembro – Centro
Entrance: R$10 with name on the guest list
Digitaldubs ft. Cedric “the Congo” Myton @ Instituto Cultural Ruínas (Centro)
Legendary Jamaican singer Cedric Myton, from band The Congo, will join famous Roo afroreggae group Digitaldub this evening in Centro’s Instituto Cultural Ruínas. The evening will celebrate a single that the artists are releasing together, and will feature performances from Cedric Myton, Digitaldubs MCs Jeru Banto & Jota 3, and a special appearance from guitarist André Sampaio.
Instituto Cultural Ruínas – 6PM
Praça Tiradentes – Centro
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
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
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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