Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Its time again for the Back2Black Festival, the biggest event of its kind in Latin America, featuring some of the top acts and performers of samba, hip hop, jazz, funk, R&B, maracatú and carimbó. Sunday is the final day of the event at Estação Lepoldina and will feature an array of artists such as Santigold, Daúde and Sany Pitbull apresenta Black & White Soundsystem com Gerson King Combo. LIVE: Back2Black Festival (Estação Leopoldina) Back2Black Festival returns to Rio de Janeiro with a 3 day event featuring the best in samba, hip hop, jazz, funk, R&B, maracatú, carimbó and more. Tonight’s attractions will feature Gal Costa, Santigold, Dona Onete e Dançarinos de Carimbó, Sany Pitbull apresenta Black & White Soundsystem with Gerson King Combo and more. Estação Leopoldina – 10PM Avenida Francisco Bicalho – Leopoldina – Tel:(21) 8163-5919 Entrance: R$120 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 The Volks, Bow Bow Cogumelo, Hallow 32 and more. Espaco 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$12 until 9pm/R$17 until 10pm 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. Check out all your favorite NFL programming here. Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860 Entrance: R$10 after 8PM American Society Thanksgiving Celebration 2012 (Barra da Tijuca,) The American Society is celebrating Thanksgiving today at the Fellowship Hall in Barra da Tijuca. They will be serving up a full Thanksgiving meal with cranberry sauce and all! Purchase tickets for an all you can eat feast! American Society – 1PM Av. Prefeito Dulcídio Cardoso, 4351 – Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 9971-8649 Entrance: R$50 for members, R$85 for non-members —– 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.