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Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – This evening, musicians Widor Santiago (sax), Sergio Barrozo (counterbass), Marcos Amorim (guitar), Roberto Rutigliano (drums) and Didac Thiago (percussion) present a show especially dedicated to American saxophonist John Coltrane, at Audio Rebel, at 8PM.

The North Carolina born instrumentalist is considered one of the greatest names from the jazz music in the whole world. Coltrane is known for being the pioneer in the use of modes in jazz and in the free jazz style.

The show promises to bring renditions of classics like “Naima”, “Impressions” and “Love Supreme”.


Testment (Lapa)
Trash metal music is about to invade Lapa tonight with the performance of American band Testment. Opening the show will be Carioca group Prophecy.
Circo Voador – 6PM
Rua dos Arcos, s/n – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: see venue for details

50 Anos sem Coltrane (Botafogo)
Celebrating the 50 years of legendary John Coltrane, musicians Widor Santiago (sax), Sergio Barrozo (counterbass), Marcos Amorim (guitar), Roberto Rutigliano (drums) and Didac Thiago (percussion) perform the best compositions by the American sax player, like “Naima”, “Impressions” and “Love Supreme”.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde da Silva, 55 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$25


Domingo Ela Não Vai (Centro)
Arco do Teles presents another funk carioca gathering tonight, with resident DJs Glei and Mary and guest DJs Léo Braz, Ditto and Matheus Barra. The night will bring the best of funk, trash pop, R&B and hip hop to Rio’s historic centro to keep you dancing until the early hours of the morning.
Espaço XV, Arco dos Teles – 6PM
Praça Quinze de Novembro – Centro
Entrance: R$0 – R$15

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Nina Rosa (Lapa)
Carioca musician Nina Rosa will be starring at Lapa tonight. The lively performer will bring his renditions of classic samba, carnaval music and MPB in a live jam session at Carioca da Gema.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

Choro no Parque (Santa Teresa)
This afternoon, group Quarteto de Choro presents a well selected repertoire of chorinho music at Parque das Ruínas, Santa Teresa’s most traditional artistic spot.
Parque das Ruínas – 12PM
Rua Murtinho Nobre, 169 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 2215-0621
Entrance: FREE


Bar Urca (Urca)
Sunday afternoon drinking whilst eating salgadinhos and watching the sunset at Bar Urca is a regular pastime in Rio de Janeiro. 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

Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
A cuban themed bar in Copacabana, Mais que Nada serves good tapas-style meals, cold beers and an excellent selection of cocktails and shots. Tonight, they will host the after-beach party. Promotions will include double shots on caipirinhas, caipivodkas and mojitos until 12AM.
Mais que Nada – 9PM
R. Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: See venue for details.

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave Ipanema is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the international crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
Entrance: FREE

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