Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – This evening it is time for live jazz music in Rio’s most charming neighborhood as Jazz nos Descasados returns to Hotel Santa Teresa, at 5PM.
Musicians Widor Santiago (sax), Adaury Mothé (piano), Sergio Barrozo (double bass) and Roberto Rutigliano (drums) will gather this evening to perform a lively classy jazz show.
The show takes place at the Descasados Bar, from which the audience can appreciate one of Rio`s most beautifuls views.
Jazz nos Descasados (Santa Teresa)
The charming Descasados bar, in Santa Teresa, invites musicians Widor Santiago (sax), Adaury Mothé (piano), Sergio Barrozo (double bass) and Roberto Rutigliano (drums) to perform a world class jazz show.
Bar dos Descasados – 5PM
Rua Felicio dos Santos, 15 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 3380-0240
Corona Sessions (Leme)
The Corona Sessions party lands in Leme beach this Sunday’s sunset, with DJs PH Calmon, Tuca and Gabi Oliveira spinning the latest hits in one of the most beautiful venues in Rio.
Mureta do Leme – 5PM
Praça Almirante Júlio de Noronha, Leme – Tel: (21) 98812-7838
Moça Prosa (Paquetá)
The bucolic island of Paquetá hosts a great roda de samba this afternoon, with women-only groups Moça Prosa and Flor do Samba performing classics from the genre until 6:30 PM.
Casa Verde – 1PM
Rua Tomás Cerqueira, 111 – Paquetá – Tel: (21) 3397-2878
Nina Rosa (Lapa)
Carioca musician Nina Rosa returns to Lapa tonight, playing a rich variety of Brazilian genres like samba-enredo, samba-canção, samba-de- roda, bossa-nova, coco, jongo, baião and ijexá.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Jequitibá do Samba (Catete)
The group Jequitibá do Samba will be bringing a lively samba repertoire to Catete this Sunday’s afternoon, including both contemporary compositions and classic songs from the 1930s.
Espaço Catete – 4PM
Rua do Catete, 97 – Catete
Ensaio do Tambores de Olokun (Aterro do Flamengo)
One of the most hyped Carnival blocos among Rio’s youngsters, the Tambores de Olokun rehearses this afternoon at Aterro do Flamengo. The group plays, sings and dances Maracatu and other Afro-Brazilian rhythms.
Aterro do Flamengo – 4PM
Aterro do Flamengo, Flamengo
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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
NFL Sunday @ 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, especially for National Football League (NFL) Sundays. 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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