Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Cafe Del Mar rests comfortably on the beach of Copacabana, serving delicious plates in the downstairs restaurant, while pleasing the crowds upstairs in the beautifully decorated nightclub. Enjoy a night Sunday evening with an amazing view and great music.
Abayomy Orquestra (Lapa)
Comprised of 13 talented musicians, the Abayomy Orquestra present their first album. The origin of the word Nigerian word “Abayomy” means “happy meeting”, which is what you can expect tonight at Circo Voador.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue
Palavra Cantada e Zé Zuca(Lapa)
Celebrating 18 years of career, Palavra Cantada e Zé Zuc presents the show “Musical Joke” at the ever famous Fundicao Progresso. This is newest show of duo Tatit Paul and Sandra Peres, displaying child’s play with scenery, costumes, script and musical arrangements of great people.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220.5070
Entrance: R$30 for half tickets, R$60 for whole
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
Av Atlântica, 1910, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Entrance: Check with venue
Nuth (Barra da Tijuca)
Nuth is a very chic venue, based in two locations, one in Lagoa and one in Barra da Tijuca. A beautiful ambiance and incredible decore, bottle service and beautiful people. Enjoy the best Rio has to offer.
Nuth – 11PM
Av. Armando Lombardi, 999, Barra de Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3153-8595/ (21) 2495-6008
Entrance: Not available at time of press
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 “Forro Wheel,” which opens 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.
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is on of the few true “pubs” of Rio, offering classic food, drink and music plus sports programming. Sunday is NFL day, so grab some pitchers and get comfortable as game day takes off.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
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