Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick Audio Rebel hosts new and coming artists to the music world. The idea of making the perfect pre-night Music Fest was born Sunday. An event that opens up space for new alternative bands and still carries the songs you love to listen to the ballad.
Sunday Music Fest Dia 2 (Botafogo)
The idea of making the perfect pre-night Music Fest was born Sunday. An event that opens up space for new alternative bands and still carries the songs you love to listen to the ballad.
Rua Visconde Silva nº55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$10 with Lista Amiga, R$15 without
ULTRA LOVECATS (Botafogo)
New home! That’s how we’ll start with the right foot of the summer season. Time to party rock our oldest and most beloved city.
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga & R$25 without
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. Onstage at the Carioca da Gema he presents his own hits such as “Truck”, “Drum” and “Brazil in Ember,” and recall successes of other singers like John Bosco, Bezerra da Silva, Luis Melodia, Arlindo Cruz, Chico Buarque, Moraes Moreira, Beth, Sandra de Sá and many others.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Roda de Forró Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forro do not want to miss the next “Forro Wheel,” which opens this month at the Centro Cultural Carioca.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 0PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
PUBS & BARS:
Blue Agave NFL (Ipanema)
Mexican restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by at the same time as the NFL Football playoff games. This hot spot in Ipanema not only has some of Rio’s best cocktails, but has recently opened doors to their second location in Copacabana!
Blue Agave – Noon
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Shenanigan’s NFL (Ipanema)
NFL Football is now in playoff season, so catch the games on the large screen TV with a good mix of locals and tourists and the best chicken wings in Rio.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices
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. *Check in with Bar Urca regarding post NYE operation.
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Enjoy a sunny morning on the beach. Then, meet friends for lunch, chat, have a beer cold and crackling with a good laugh. This is the lifestyle of Rio and inspired by Barzin and brings a new concept in the late afternoon and evening of Ipanema.
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 75, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2522-1809
Entrance: Not available at time of press
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: