Best known for their songs “Lucretia, My Reflection”, “Temple of Love”, and “This Corrosion”, the group has released three studio albums in their almost four-decade long run.
The band, which now consists of only one original member, singer-songwriter Andrew Eldritch and guitarists Chris Catalyst and Ben Christo plus Doktor Avalanche, a drum machine/sampler/synth device, is known to perform new songs along with their well-known hits during live performances.
The Sisters of Mercy (Flamengo)
Tonight, The Sisters of Mercy will perform live at Vivo Rio.
Vivo Rio – 8PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: R$60 – R$290
The Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club tonight with DJs Andress Fleming, Dri Toscano, and Ani Haze spinning the best of house, electro, aand pop during the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 8PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Jazz no Morro with El Miraculoso Samba Jazz (Cantagalo)
Tonight the weekly Jazz no Morro event returns to Gilda in Cantagalo with the group El Miraculoso Samba Jazz performing live.
Gilda – 3PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$35
Samba do Humaitá @ Cabaret (Botafogo)
Tonight Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host Samba do Humaitá with Juliano Moreira and DDP Diretoria performing a roda de samba. DJ Haron Dufau will also spin the best of house, hip hop, pop, sertanejo, and more during the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 6PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15 – R$40
Roda de Samba with Ballet 2 Passistas (Football) (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)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns for his weekly show at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema. The lively performer will present his own compositions as well as covers of works by Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others. Additionally, singer and guitarist Marcos Novatto will perform during the night.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never been to Bar Urca on a Sunday afternoon to drink beers and eat salgados while watching the sunset, you are missing a big part of what it means to be a Carioca. 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 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 mostly English-speaking 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.
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.
Karaokê – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Tonight the regular Sunday night Karaokê nights event returns to the Lord Jim Pub. Promotions during the night include two-for-one specials on Sol Premium until 10PM.
Lord Jim Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
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