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The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Killswitch Engage Sunday 24thSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight American bands Killswitch Engage, Memphis May Fire and Battlecross will fill Lapa’s Circo Voador with the sounds of metalcore and thrash metal.

Killswitch Engage will headline the night and arrive in the city as part of their ongoing Latin American tour for their most recent album, Disarm the Descent.

Before Killswitch Engage, American metalcore band Memphis May Fire will play in support of their most recent release entitled, Unconditional.

Five-piece band American heavy metal band Battlecross will open for the night. Originating from Canton, Michigan, US, located outside of the city of Detroit, the group is known as “Detroit’s newest soldiers of steel” and dub their sounds as “Blue Collar Thrash Metal.”

LIVE:

Killswitch Engage, Memphis May Fire and Battlecross (Lapa)
It’s time for metal at Lapa’s Circo Voador tonight with bands Killswitch Engage, Memphis May Fire and Battlecross playing live.
Circo Voador– 6PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$120-$240

CLUBS:

Duo (Gávea)
End your weekend with house and electro pop at Duo in Gávea’s 00 (Zero Zero). The party begins at 5PM and continues in the chic indoor/outdoor venue until 5AM. Things usually get started on the outdoor deck with DJs Fabiano Pax and Marcia Bertonni and then gradually shifts inside where DJs Mor Rafael Calvente and Dri Toscano usually spin. The weekly event is also known to host special guest DJs.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Rogê (Lapa)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns for his weekly show at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema. The lively up-and-coming performer will present his own compositions as well as covers of works by Jorge, Jorge Benjor, and Djavan, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Roda de Samba, Soccer (Football) and Ballet 2 (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba and soccer at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Beginning at 5PM the venue plays live games on their screens with samba dancers following the matches and the group Ballet 2 playing classics of the genre, including works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho and João Nogueira, among others.
Leviano – 5PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20

Ginga Tropical (Catete)
Exeperience Brazil’s rich musical history at Casarão Ameno Resedá in Catete tonight as the venue holds the Ginga Tropical theater event featuring the best of Brazilian rhythms and dancing. A tribute to Brazilian legend Carmen Miranda kicks things off followed by cabaret and an homage to famous Brazilian televison presenter Osvaldo Sargentelli. The show will continue with samba, dancing Orixás, lambada, forró, maracatu, pagode, bossa nova, funk and frevo, almost everything one needs to get a true feel for the rhythms and musical culture of Brazil in one night.
Casarão Ameno Resedá– 10PM
Rua Pedro Américo 277, Catete – Tel: (21) 2556-2427
Entrance: R$100- R$160

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 3.056 Lj. 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 American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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