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We have top three picks for this Sunday, and below a list of bars that are always a good option.

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Trad Trio (Botafogo) – Tonight, the Trad Trio performs at the hyped Comuna bar, in Botafogo, at 5PM.

Composed of Marcelo Santos (sax), Pedro Araújo (guitar) and Pablo Arruda (double bass), and having Kleberson Caetano (percussion) as a guest musician, the Trad Trio will bring the best of swing, hot jazz and dixieland music to the audience until 10PM.

Comuna – Rua Sorocaba, 585 – Botafogo

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Agytoê (Centro) – The countdown for Carnival 2018 has already started with Agytoê, one of the most lively carnival “blocos” of Rio.

Rehearsing this afternoon from 2PM in Centro, Agytoê brings the best from Afro-Bahian music (like axé, samba reggae, among other rhythms) to Marechal Âncora square.

Praça Marechal Âncora – Centro

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Grapiúna (Humaitá) – Grapiúna is back to Humaitá tonight with its great “roda de samba”, at 6PM.

Taking place at Fuska Bar, the show will gather musicians Pablo Abdelhay (flute), Fernando Mattoso (guitar), Marcos Tannuri (cavaquinho) and Nelson Léo (pandeiro) to play classic and contemporary samba compositions.

Fuska Bar – Rua Capitão Salomão, 52 – Humaitá

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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

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

NFL Sunday @ 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. Sunday is NFL (American) football and the second game (locally starting at 7:30 PM) will feature the Eagles (10-2) vs. Rams (9-3) in a battle of the leagues top teams.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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