The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

jmascisSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Juvenilia Sessions return to Circo Voador in Lapa with American guitarist and singer-songwriter J. Mascis headlining the mini-festival.

Frontman for the band Dinosaur Jr, Mascis will perform his solo works tonight. As a solo artist, Mascis has released six albums since 1996. The most recent album, Tied to a Star, came out in August of 2014.

Brazilian lo-fi band, The John Candy Experience will start off the night. Circo Voador gates will open at 7PM.

LIVE:

J Mascis (Lapa)
American singer-songwriter and musician, J Mascis arrives in Rio de Janeiro to headline the Juvenilia Sessions tonight in Circo Voador. The John Candy Experience will open the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 7PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$80 with 1kg of nonperishable food

CLUBS:

Duo (Gávea)
It’s time once again for the best of house, electro, and pop as the twelve-hour Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club tonight. DJs Fabiano Pax and Marcia Bertonni usually start the party at 5PM by spinning outside on the deck and DJs Mor Rafael Calvente, Dri Toscano and guests follow, spinning inside throughout the night until 5AM Monday morning.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Free from 5PM to 8PM, R$20 – R$40 after 8PM.

The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Roda de Samba and Football with Ballet 2 Passistas (Football) (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 (Cash Only)

Rogê (Lapa)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns for his weekly show at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema. The lively performer will present his own compositions as well as covers of works by Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

PUBS & BARS:

Speakeasy Party @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Celebrating the 20s and the rebellion against prohibition, Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host the Speakeasy Party tonight. They’ll be offering all the drinks once banned, snacks and great music. The Digga Digga Duo, Nadia Funes, Carolina Leite, and Swing Out Studio will perform live and DJs Helena Martins, Rodrigo Lopes, Joyce Mendes, Gabriela Aguiar, and Jorge Oliveira will spin during the night.
Saloon 79 – 6PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Every Sunday, promotions include two for one Sol beer, caipirinha and caipivodka. Pizza Pub is also only R$10.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never 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

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy waffles, pancakes, BBQ, real bagels, sliders, great cakes and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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