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FabrikaSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –Tonight the Fabrika venue, located in Rio’s West Zone neighborhood of Itanhangá, will host the FabriKa Festival 2016 with live performances and DJs spinning and performing on two stages throughout the night.

One the main stage, a Satnta Clara DJ set will start off the night at 5PM followed by a performance by Sinara at 6PM. Next will be The BlackHaus at 7:30 PM followed by British singer Jesuton performing live beginning at 9PM. Jimmy Jay and Bruno X will spin a back-to-back set beginning at 10PM and the Zeh Pretim Crew will perform at 10:30PM.

On the Non-Stop Stage, the Vinil Squad will start things off at 4PM followed by Azteca Jam Sessions at 6PM. German DJ Sharam Jey will spin at 8PM followed by French DJ Roman Cleiss at 10PM. Pedro Almeida will play next at 12AM and Lucce will close out the stage with a performance beginning at 2AM.


The Mansion Rio Sem Fronteias (Santa Teresa)
During the Olympic Games in Rio from August 5th through August 21st, The Mansion Rio in Santa Teresa will be hosting special events including lunch, dinners, poolside bar, live bands, live samba, and DJs. See The Mansion Rio Facebook page for additional information.
The Mansion Rio
Rua Dr Julio Otoni 254 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 99776-0477
Entrance: See venue for additional information.

Brazil 101: Comedy for Gringos (Leme)
It’s time again for the best stand-up comedy about Brazil in English as Manifesto BCA in Leme will host the last edition of the season of Brazil 101: Comedy for Gringos tonight. The line-up for the night includes comedians Smigol, Nil Agra, Larissa Câmara, and Murilo Couto. Additionally, Amitov will once again serve as Master of Ceremonies.
Manifesto BCA – 8PM, Doors open at 7PM
Av. Nossa Sra de Copacabana 22 – Leme– Tel: (21) 96800-8683
Entrance: R$30


Jazz no Morro with the Bozz Quarteto Jazz (Cantagalo)
Tonight the weekly Jazz no Morro event returns to Gilda in Cantagalo with the Bozz Quarteto Jazz performing jazz classics and bossa live. During show intervals, DJs will spin the best of Brazilian music and pop.
Gilda – 3PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Laura Lavieri (Botafogo)
Tonight Laura Lavieri will return to perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. During the performance Lavieri will be accompanied by guitarist João Erbettta, keyboardist Ricardo Dias Gomes, bassist Alberto Continentino, and drummer Pedro Fonte.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

FabriKa Festival 2016 (Itanhangá)
Tonight Fabrika will host the FabriKa Festival 2016 with with performances by Jesuton and the Zeh Pretim Crew and international guest DJs including Sharem Jey from Germany and Roman Cleiss for France.
Fabrika – 4PM
Fabrika, Estr. das Furnas, 1805 – Itanhangá – Tel: (21) 2263-0667
Entrance: R$50+


Duo (Gávea)
The twelve-hour Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club tonight with DJs starting things off by spinning on the deck beginning at 5PM. Then beginning at 11PM, DJs will follow, spinning inside until 5AM Monday morning.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9:30 PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Inflamável (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop hits, new pop, hip hop, and indie rock as the Inflamável party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Bgolls Incrível, Bøechat, and Buba will spin during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

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Arpex Party (Leblon)
The Arpex Party returns to Melt Leblon tonight. DJ Ricardinho will spin funk, house, hip hop and reggaeton and saxophonist Marcelo Cebukin will perform live. Additionally, caipivodkas will be free until 12AM.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Rita Ludolf, 47- Leblon
Entrance: R$20 – R$70

Samba do Humaitá @ Cabaret (Botafogo)
Tonight Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host Samba do Humaitá with the group Faz Assim performing live and DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of classic funk, house, hip hop, pop, sertanejo and more.
Cabaret Lounge – 6PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15 – R$40

Roda de Samba and Football with Ballet 2 Passistas (Football) (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week beginning at 5PM the venue hosts a roda de samba with the group Face a Face playing classics of the genre, including works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho and João Nogueira, among others. Additionally, DJ Mukato spins during show intervals.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20 (Cash Only)

Rogê (Lapa)
It’s time to dance as vocalist and guitarist Marcos Novatto starts the night at Carioca da Gema at 9PM. Singer-songwriter Rogê will follow at 11PM, returning 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 – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Empolga às 9 and Cartola de Noel (Centro)
Cartola de Noel will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 8PM with the best of samba. The bloco Empolga às 9 will follow at 11PM with more lively samba.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40


Karaokê – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Tonight the regular Sunday night Karaokê nights event returns to the Lord Jim Pub. Promotions during the night include two-for-one specials on Sol Premium until 10PM.
Lord Jim Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$25

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 burgers, hot dogs, waffles, pancakes, French toast, real bagels, buttermilk biscuits, great cakes, muffins, 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. Additionally, different guest musicians will be performing live every Sunday in June from 6PM to 10PM.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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.

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