Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Modern Times party is a good bet for Sunday night, with cheap beer and some classic rock. Always a good place for lovers of Rock ‘n’ Roll music, this week the party will be dedicated to the Strokes, Pearl Jam and Los Hermanos. So enjoy the drink deals and dance to the classics. CLUBS: Café Del Mar (Copacabana) This lounge-like setting at one of the most famous beaches in the world serves tapas while in a laid back ambiance overlooking the ocean. Café Del Mar is known for keeping the beaches of Copa alive, even on a Sunday. Café Del Mar – 5PM Av Atlântica 1910 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658 Entrance: Check with venue Last Chance (Copacabana) If you feel you haven’t partied enough this weekend, this is your last chance to do it before Christmas madness hits your house! Enjoy the drink deals and make your Sunday a lot more exciting. Fosfobox – 11PM Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 Loja 22A – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498 Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga & R$40 without Festa Modern Times Christmas Edition (Centro) This is the place to be if you like rock ‘n’ roll and tonight is a Los Hermanos, Pearl Jam and Strokes special. Santa Claus also brought a lovely present for you who wants to drink cheap: three bottles of beer for R$13. Gafieira Elite – 11PM Rua Frei Caneca, 4 – Centro – Tel:(21) 2232-3217 Entrance: Check with venue MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Samba di Buteco (Lapa) The union of three great friends who had the samba idea to hold an event without leaving their respective groups led the result of Samba di Buteco, with typical Brazilian rhythm. Mofo – 9PM Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851 Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without Rogê (Lapa) His main inspiration for both writing, and to perform, is the city of Rio de Janeiro, expressing, in addition to the natural warmth of our country, especially the warmth of our people. Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM 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: 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 establishment has been a hit since 1939. Bar Urca – 11AM Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205 – Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744 Entrance: Free Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema) Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema. Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860 Entrance: R$10 after 8PM Restaurante Mab’s (Copacabana) The new American owned beachfront restaurant and bar in Rio de Janeiro, a great place for food or just drinks if that is your style. It attracts a mixture of locals and expats. Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM Avenida Atlantica, 1140 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa) If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger. On Wednesdays you can loosen up by singing some rock ‘n’ roll tunes as it’s Karaoke night. Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7236 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.