Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today and into the night, Gilda no Cantagalo will celebrate their two year aniversary with a special edition of Salve Bahia. To celebrate, they have the band Seu Fobica and DJs DJ Marcos Nunes and Júlia Salgado playing the best of Brazilian music.
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.
Yoga (Aterro do Flamengo)
Instructor Luna Rosa discovered yoga ten years ago and has been a teacher in Rio de Janeiro for the last five years. Today, she will give a free yoga class on the beautiful grounds of Flamengo park. The event is free but attendees can give a donation if desired.
Aterro do Flamengo – 10AM
Aterro do Flamengo, in front of Rua Dois de Dezembro and Buarque de Macedo.
Salve Bahia (Copacabana)
Today and tonight, Gilda no Cantagal will be celebrating their two year anniversary with a special edition of Salve Bahia. To celebrate, they have the band Seu Fobica and DJs DJ Marcos Nunes and Júlia Salgado playing the best of Brazilian music. 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) – 7PM
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. In addition to his own work, the lively performer will also bring the classics from Jorge, Jorge Ben, Djavan among others. At 9PM Marcos Novatto will sing an acoustic show to warm up the crowd.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
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. The night game this evening will be the (7-3) Denver Broncos verses the (7-3) Kansas City Chiefs, kickoff at 11:30 PM in Rio time.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
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