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SosSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, indie bands Plastic Fire and Zander will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo as part of S.O.S. Mariana, a support event for victims of the recent flooding of the town of Mariana and parts of the states of Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo.

Organizers state that all funds raised during the event will be sent to the vicitms of the dam flooding in Mariana.


Supercombo and Far From Alaska (Lapa)
To help celebrate one year of Cena Rock, bands Supercombo and Far From Alaska will perform live will perform live at Teatro Odisséia in Lapa tonight. Additionally, bands Radioativa and Ollie will perform during the night. Organizers recommend purchasing tickets in advance, as the venue is subject to reaching capacity.
Teatro Odisséia – 5PM.
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

Jazz no Morro (Cantagalo)
Today and tonight, the weekly Jazz no Morro event returns to Gilda in Cantagalo with the Joaquim Quinteto Jazz performing live. Additionally during the night, DJ João Santiago will spin the best of Brazilian music, pop, and classic rock during show intervals.
Gilda – 4PM – 11PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

S.O.S. Mariana with Plastic Fire and Zander (Botafogo)
Audio Rebel will host S.O.S Mariana event tonight with bands Plastic Fire and Zander will performing live in support for victims of the recent flooding of the town of Mariana and parts of the states of Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo.
Audio Rebel – 7:30PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15

Bem Brasil


Tribes (Praça da Bandeira)
It`s time for the best of rap, soul, Miami Bass, trap, baile funk, Jamaican music, African and Brazilian rhythms as Porto Pirata hosts the Tribes party for the first time tonight. El Tosh will serve as Master of Ceremonies and Daniel Shadow, Fábio Beleza, and Bacon will perform. There will also be freestyle sessions with MC Bola, Negra Rêm Rico Neurótico, and Sahell. DJs Teco, Kong, Erik Skratch, Goranmo, Alex Paz, Murilo Eré, Jah Criss (aka Dubmaster), JXNV$, and Flávio César will spin the best of hip hop, soul, breaks, undersground, jazz-rap, Miami Bass, baile funk, soul, Afro-Beat, rap, Brazuca, dancehall, ragga dub, trap and boom bap during the night.
Porto Pirata – 4PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: See Venue for detials

Sette Zouk (Leblon)
Tonight Sette Leblon will host the sixth edition of the Sette Zouk party. During the night, Thiagão, Arkkanjo, and Paloma “The Princess” will deliver the best of Zouk upstaris while DJ Floro spins the best of salsa and reggaetion downstairs. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer and caipirinah until 11PM.
Sette Leblon – 9PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Soda (Copacabana)
Once again making Sunday night more lively, the Soda party will return to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. Very special guest Tati Quebra Barraco will perform live during the night, joining DJs Thi Araujo, Felipe Mar, Leo Gattuso, and Mari Benting on Stage Side A. DJs Rick Castro, Aramis D’avila, Rafael Barbuda, and Bruno Trevisan will spin the of b-sides on Stage Side B. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Screwdrivers for R$20 and specials on #DrinkSoda (a drink with rum, soda, and mojito syrup) for R$10 each.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

The Groov (Centro)
It’s time for the best of hip hop, dancehall, funky, afrobeat and Brazilian groove as The Groov returns to La Paz in Centro tonight. DJs Tamenpi, Ambassodor, and Bruno Vinelli will spin on the first stage during the night and DJs MPC and André Menezes will spin on the second stage.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende, 82 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2224-8602
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Duo (Gávea)
It’s time once again for the best of house, electro, and pop as the twelve-hour Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club. DJs Babi and Pedro Whitaker will start the party tonight by spinning on the deck beginning at 5PM. DJs Dri Toscano and Rody will follow, spinnning inside on the dancefloor until 5AM Monday morning.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Sundae Tracks (Botafogo)
The Sundae Tracks party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with DJ Melvin spinnining on the first floor and DJs Julia Garcia and Pedro Mac spinning for the Shake That Ass! party on the second floor during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and mojitos until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$35

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Roda de Samba and Football with Ballet 2 Passistas (Football) (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba and soccer at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week beginning at 5PM the venue plays live games on their screens with samba dancers following the matches and the group Samba Di Buteco playing classics of the genre, including works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho and João Nogueira, among others. Additionally, DJ Mukato will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 4PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20 (Cash Only)

Rogê (Lapa)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns 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 – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23


Arpex Party (Ipanema)
The Arpex Party returns to Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema tonight with DJ Daniel Faria spinning funk, house, hip hop and reggaeton and saxophonist Marcelo Cebukin performing live. Additionally, caipivodkas will be free until 12AM.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

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.

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

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