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The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs, gritoSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of samba and early Carnival celebrations today as Circo Voador hosts Grito de Carnaval do Zé Pereira.

Running from 10:30 AM to 10PM the day will consist of workshops for children and live performances by blocos.

The day will begin with a circus workshop for children at 10:30 AM followed by a performance by Orquestra Voadora at 12PM. Another workshop will follow at 1PM and the bloco Céu na Terra will perform at 2PM.

The Mário Bloco will then perform at 3PM with a roda de samaba with Vagalum, A Rocha and Laranjada following at 6:30 PM. Quizomba will then close out the event with a peformance beginning at 8:30 PM.


Anime Wings (Laranjeiras)
The Anime Wings event returns to Centro de Convenções SulAmérica today. There will be a Cosplay contest; videogame tournaments; mini toy exp; Lolita and Harajuku fashion shows; an anime quiz; a photography panel discussion; as Disney Cosplay meeting; a Just Dance contest; a drawing workshop; discussion with YouTubers Zelune, TV ZORD, Rato Borrachudo, Pai Troll, Spok and Baixa memória; an Animekê contest; and more.
Centro de Convenções SulAmérica – 12PM – 7PM
Av. Paulo de Frontin, 1 – Cidade Nova – Centro – Tel: (21) 3293-6700
Entrance: See venue for more information.


Jazz no Morro (Cantagalo)
Today and tonight, the weekly Jazz no Morro event returns to Gilda in Cantagalo with Angelica Duarte Jazz performing jazz classics live. Additionally during the night, DJs 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

Audio Rebel Session (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel will host Audio Rebel Session with bands Crusader de Deus, MOS, and Bordô performing live.
Audio Rebel – 7PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15

Grito de Carnaval do Zé Pereira (Lapa)
Circo Voador will host Grito de Carnaval do Zé Pereira today with Orquestra Voadora, Céu na Terra, Mário Bloco, Quizomba and more performing live.
Circo Voador – 10:30 AM – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Bem Brasil


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

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$50 – R$70+

Soda (Copacabana)
The Soda party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJs Thi Araujo, Marcelo Haubrich and more spinning on two stages and promotions including 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 – 9PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

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 will start the party tonight by spinning on the deck beginning at 5PM. Then beginning at 12AM, more DJs will follow, spinning 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 and VIDEOGAME (Botafogo)
The Sundae Tracks party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with DJ Melvin spinning on the first floor and DJs spinning for the VIDEOGAME party on the second floor during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and mojitos until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
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 and Marcos Novatto (Lapa)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns to Lapa’s Carioca de Gema to perform his own lively compositions as well as covers of works by Jorge, Jorge Benjor, and Djavan, among others. Marcos Novatto will start the night at 9PM.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

“Pimenta Brasileira” with Bloco do Sargento Pimenta (Lapa)
Bloco do Sargento Pimenta will present the show “Pimenta Brasileira” live today at Paiol 08 in Lapa. Bernardo Legrand, Chico Chico, Gustavo Pereira and João Cavalcanti will join the bloco for the show. Admission is free to those with 1kg of non perishable food.
Paiol 08 – 2PM – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: FREE to those with 1kg of non perishable food.


Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you want to hear great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

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

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great mexican food, drinks and live sports – especially the NFL Playoffs – be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema, just around the corner from Posto 9.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold beer, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. Additionally, this is a great place to watch live sports including the NFL games today.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 10:30 AM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday-Thursday 8AM to 2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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