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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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Tambores de Olokun (Aterro do Flamengo) – One of the most hyped carnival blocs among Carioca youngsters, Tambores do Olokun starts to warm up for Carnival 2018, and the next rehearsal happens this Sunday at Aterro do Flamengo.

Starting at 4PM, the bloc brings a repertoire dedicated to Afro Brazilian rhythms, specially Maracatu, from Pernambuco (Brazil’s Northeast).

Aterro do Flamengo (in front of Bar Belmonte) – Flamengo

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Sambotica (Cosme Velho) – The Sambotica will bring the the best “roda de samba” to the charming Largo do Boticário this afternoon, in Cosme Velho.

Starting at 4PM, the free outdoor presentation will gather eight musicians who will bring special renditions of samba classics. Group Pim Pim Pom will be opening Sambotica’s show.

Largo do Boticário – Cosme Velho

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Jazz na Rua (Largo do Machado) – The “Jazz na Rua” project arrives in Largo do Machado this afternoon with great outdoor live jazz music.

DJ Carola opens the event at 4:30 PM, spinning some swing jazz. At 5:15 PM, there will be free Lindy Hop classes with dancers Cinthia Addams e Guido Alberti. Following, DJ Thais will play until 7PM.

Largo do Machado

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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

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.

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