Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – There is really no better place to be on Sunday than sailing around the beautiful Guanabara Bay listening to some real house music. Special guest and prolific DJ and OFF label owner Andre Crom is in Rio for a very special performance that should cause quite a ruckus on the open sea. Over the past few years, OFF Records has released hit after hit of deep, funky and tech house, including tracks from Chris Carrier, Robsonic, and Martin Dawson.
Joining Mr. Crom on the decks is local hometown heros Joao Paulo, Marcio Careca and Leo Janeiro from the popular Bootleg party as well as Rod Maya and Bruce Leroys, which consists of Marcelo Abreu and Diogo Vaille, owners of Upper Agency. Come kiss summer goodbye in true Rio fashion.
Café Del Mar (Copacabana)
This lounge-like venue sits on one of the most famous beaches in the world while serving tapas in a gorgeous 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
So Fistíque boat party #9 Edição “Bye Bye Verão” (Gloria)
Prepare yourselves for a special Sunday celebration as we say goodbye to summer. Special guest DJ Andre Crom from France’s premier label OFF Records will be gracing the decks along with local favorites from the Bootleg and Upper Crew. This is guaranteed to be one serious house party on the open sea.
Marina da Gloria – 1PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Gloria – Tel: (21) 2555-2200
Entrance: R$30 for women, R$50 for men presale, R$40 for women, R$60 for men the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at Zbra Hostel
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
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
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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
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S.A. on at the Gringo Cafe, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and atmosphere. Enjoy mac n cheese, sliders, Heineken and more. This also has one of the best breakfast menus in town, so wake up and cruise on over to the Gringo Cafe.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A – Ipanema
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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