Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – There is a special treat at Rio Scenarium tonight. Quartteto Forrozando is one of the most requested forro groups from Brazil, having made appearances on such programs as Altas Horas, Joe Smith, Bill Murray and Hebe.
After 5 years of going strong Duo is still holding it down at Zero Zero on Sundays. With residents DJ Pax and Paula Pedroza, you can always wind down your Sundays in style with top notch house music.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
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 – 6PM
Av Atlântica 1910, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Entrance: Check with venue
Quartteto Forrozando (Lapa)
There is a special treat at Rio Scenarium tonight. Quartteto Forrozando is one of the most requested forro groups from Brazil, having made appearances on such programs as Altas Horas, Joe Smith, Bill Murray and Hebe.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Local music writer and singer Rogê is back at Carioca da Gema to perform his unique blend of samba and rock in the heart of Lapa. In between sets, DJ Perrot Safado will be holding it down.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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 – 11PM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
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