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FIFA Fan FestSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Join tens of thousands of cheering fans at FIFA Fan Fest Rio to watch the championship match of the 2014 World Cup broadcast live today beginning at 4PM on Copacabana beach.

The 31,000 m² area on the beach between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier houses a large screen to view the match live and a stage for entertainers that, during the tournament, have included; Sorriso Maroto, Dudu Nobre, Arlindo Cruz, Anitta, Sandra de Sá, Bom Gosto, Suvaco de Cristo, Cordão da Bola Preta, Fogo e Paixão, Bloco Brasil, Empolga às Nove, and Blitz, among others.

The Fan Fest area opens two hours before the match and will close at 10PM. Capacity for the area is 20,000. Entry is free and entrance will be granted according to order of arrival.

LIVE:

FIFA Fan Fest (Copacabana)
The final match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup will be broadcast live today beginning at 4PM on Copacabana beach. Located on the beach between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier, capacity for the Fan Fest area is 20,000. Entry is free and entrance will be granted according to order of arrival.
FIFA Fan Fest – 3PM
Praia Copacabana, The beach area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier
Entrance: Free

CLUBS:

Sorveteria do Rock (Copacabana)
It time for pop and rock with the Sorveteria do Rock party tonight at Copacabana’s increasinly popular club, Fosfobox.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Sundae Tracks (Botafogo)
Sundae Tracks returns to Casa da Martiz in Botafogo tonight with DJ Melvin spinning on the first floor to help you end your weekend with a treat. Additionally, a special to-be-announced DJ will spin on the second floor of this cozy venue with a familiar feel. There will be a dose dupla (two for one) promotion until 1AM for ten drinks; Cuba Libre, Caipirinha, Caipivodka, Blue Hawaii, Mate-me Por Favor, Kamikase, Yellow Gin, Scaramouche, Hi-Fi, and Tangerina.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$40

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 shift inside where DJs Mor Rafael Calvente and DJ Dri Toscano usually spin. The weekly event is also know 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:

Marcia Guedes and Tambor Carioca (Centro)
At 7:30PM singer and guitarist Marcia Guedes gets things started with classic bossa nova and her reinterpretations of the works of Chico, Gonzaguinha, Cartola, and Noel, among others. The group Tambor Carioca will follow at 10:30PM bringing a lively Carnaval vibe to Centro’s Rio Scenarium.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Final da Copa Do Mundo (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba and soccer at Lapa’s Leviano bar and today the venue celebrates the World Cup final. Things will start at 1PM will delicious feijoada and live music will follow at 4PM.
Leviano – 1PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20

Rogê (Lapa)
Brazilian singer-songwriter Rogê returns to Carioca da Gema tonight for his weekly show at 9:30PM.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

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. Additionally during the World Cup, Mab’s will be showing the games live on 50” TVs.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Av. Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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