Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Kiss is in Rio for their world tour, which will include stops in Beunos Aires, São Paulo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, just to name a few. The American rock band has been pushing the rock envelope for over 30 years now, rocking fans from across the globe. The band has sold more than 40 million albums in the United States alone. With honors from all over the place, including “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock”, to “Greatest Metal Bands” to Top 100 Bands of All Time”, Kiss has no doubt made their mark in the music business. You do not want to miss a very special night of rock at the HSBC Arena in Barra da Tijuca. LIVE: Kiss (Barra da Tijuca) Rock legends Kiss are in Rio and performing tonight at HSBC Arena. The Starchild, The Demon, The Spaceman and the Catman are going to play their hits and put on a show that Rio won’t soon forget. HSBC Arena – 9PM Av. Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401, Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3035-5200 Entrance: Check with venue CLUBS: 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 – 5PM Av Atlântica, 1910, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658 Entrance: Check with venue FBI- Festival de Bandas Independentes (Glória) Demanding quality music in Rio de Janeiro, FBI was formed, celebrating music, art and poetry. Warming the party up will be DJ Mask followed by bands Atox, JRM, Straight 8 and more. Espaço Marun – 11PM Rua do Catete, 124, Glória – Tel: (21) 2558-3431 Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$25 without MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Rogê (Lapa) 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 Entrance: R$20 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 Entrance: R$20 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 – 11AM Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744 Entrance: Free 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. Enjoy your favorite NFL programming on one of many flat screens. Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860 Entrance: R$10 after 8PM —– 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.