Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Sundae Tracks returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight and every Sunday night this month, with DJ Melvin spinning rock, pop, hip hop and indie rock 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 dose dupla (two for one) promotions until midnight for ten drinks; Cuba Libre, caipirinha, caipivodka, Blue Hawaii, Mate-me por favor, Kamikase, Yellow Gin, Scaramouche, Hi-Fi, and Tangerina. CLUBS: Score (Copacabana) Keeping the World Cup theme going on the rest day during the tournament, Copacabana’s Fosfobox hosts the Score event tonight. DJs will spin the best of pop, indie, and hits. 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 and a special to-be-announced DJ spinning on the second floor of the venue. Casa da Matriz – 11PM Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014 Entrance: R$20-R$35 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 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Feijoada do Ameno and Ginga Tropical (Catete) Exeperience Brazil’s rich musical history at Casarão Ameno Resedá in Catete tonight. Throughout the month of July on Wednesday and Sunday nights (with the exception of Wednesday ,July 16th and Sunday, July 13th), the venue will hold Ginga Tropical theater events 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. Today visitors can also experience the best of Brazilian cuisine, as the venue hosts a Feijoada do Ameno from 12PM to 5PM with live samba music. Casarão Ameno Resedá– Feijoada do Ameno 12PM-5PM. Ginga Tropical at 10PM Rua Pedro Américo 277, Catete – Tel: (21) 2556-2427 Entrance:Feijoada do Ameno is R$60 per person and tickets for Ginga Tropical cost R$100- R$160. João Roberto Kelly and Mulatto Velho & Lê Santana (Centro) At 7:30 PM composer and pianist João Roberto Kelly gets things started at Rio Scenarium with MPB and the group Mulatto Velho & Lê Santana, whose name was inspired by a dish made with salted catfish, will follow at 10:30 PM bringing the lively sounds of samba. Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM Rua do Lavradio 20 casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000 Entrance: R$ 25-R$40 Roda de Samba, Soccer (Football) and Ballet 2 (Lapa) Sundays are all about samba and soccer at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week 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 Rogê (Lapa) Brazilian singer-songwriter Rogê returns to Carioca da Gema tonight for his weekly show at 9:30 PM. 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. Atlântica 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.