The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs, Parties

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

Samba do Leblon @ Rayz Beach Point (Leme) – This is the inauguration day of the new Rayz Beach Point at the beautiful beach of Leme.

Samba do Leblon will put on a great samba show for this wonderful afternoon where the crowd will be able to enjoy that incomparable view of Leme beach accompanied by the food and drink on Rayz new menu. They offer a variety of caipirinhas and artisan chopp (draft) beer. To close, DJ Dropê will unite hip-hop with samba in search of the “perfect beat” that won’t stop until midnight.

This is a free event, and it will get going at 5PM.

Samba do Leblon – Av. Atlântica, 878 – Leme

For more information, consult the event page.

Piano Bossa Nova @ Sala Municipal Baden Powell (Copacabana) – Eight hands, four generations of pianists: João Donato, Gilson Peranzzetta, Délia Fischer and Diogo Monzo.

It is a rare encounter in homage to the composers of the genre that became the classic of Brazilian music: bossa nova. On the stage of the Sala Municipal Baden Powell, two pianos will provide the performance of the four artists.

João Donato, live legend of Brazilian music, will receive his stage companions: Gilson Peranzzetta, conductor, arranger, composer; Delia Fisher, award-winning pianist, songwriter, singer and arranger; Diogo Monzo, a young pianist, composer and arranger. The four pianists gather for a magical evening and invite the audience to participate in this unique spectacle in celebration of bossa nova.

Tickets are between R$30 – R$60 and the performance should start at 8PM.

Piano Bossa Nova – Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 360 – Copacabana

For more information, go to the event page.

El Miraculoso SambaJazz @ Praia Vermelha (Urca) – This is a free event for everyone to attend at the beautiful Praia Vermelha in Urca (it was postponed last week due to inclement weather).

El Miraculoso SambaJazz are a great group of musicians specializing in inventive reinterpretations of Brazilian classics. They are, on guitar: Jefferson Moreira; on drums: Gabriel Barbosa; on bass: Marcos Luz; on trumpet: Henrique Vaz.

The music should start at around 5PM.

El Miraculoso SambaJazz – Praia Vermelha – Urca

For more information, head to the event page.

The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs, Parties


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

Adega Pérola (Copacabana)
Preserving a vintage decoration, Adega Pérola’s specialty is its delicious Portuguese-Brazilian finger food, served to you quickly at the bar’s counter area.
Adega Pérola – 11AM
Rua Siqueira Campos, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2255-9425
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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