Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Duo is once again the best place to wind down your weekend activities. The party starts early (at 5PM), but goes until 5AM and is fueled by some of the most acclaimed DJs of the electronic scene in Rio. Duo has been holding it down on Sundays for the past few years, with a faithful, mixed crowd and a host of guest DJs over the years. Held at the ever popular 00 (Zero Zero), situated in the beautiful neighborhood of Gàvea. The beautiful space hosts and outdoor patio deck, where the party usually warms up with plenty of seating to eat, drink and socialize. Once the party starts jumping, the inside dance floor opens up and welcomes guests with open arms. The indoor space boasts an amazing sound system and killer lighting. CLUBS: Alto Bar @ Alto Vidigal (Vidigal) Alto Vidigal has the bar open every Sunday afternoon till late after sundown. Come get the best view of Rio from the top of the Vidigal mountain with great food and drinks and DJs. There really is no better way to see Rio. Casa Alto Vidigal – 11PM Rua Armando de Almeida Lima 2, Vidigal – Tel: (21) 3322-3034 Entrance: Free Duo (Gávea) End your weekend in style with the mixed crowd, deep house affair Duo at 00 (Zero Zero). The tunes roll through until dawn so probably best to clear the Monday diary. 00 – 10PM Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041 Entrance: R$30 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Rogê (Lapa) The singer’s main inspiration, for both writing and performing, is the city of Rio de Janeiro, channeling the natural warmth of the city and its people into his shows. Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$20 Roda de Forró Lapa) Anyone who likes reggae and forro do not want to miss the next “Roda de Forró,” which continues this month at the Centro Cultural Carioca. Centro Cultural Carioca – 10PM Rua do Teatro 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468 Entrance: R$20 PUBS & BARS: The Clover (Copacabana) Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight! The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM Av. Atlântica 3056 Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484 Entrance: Free Bar Urca (Urca) If you have never have 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 Entrance: Free Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana) The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks. Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free —– To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.