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.
Tardezinha do Teles @ Arco do Teles (Centro) – Tonight there will be a live ‘roda’ (wheel) of samba, plus retro pagode – a popular Brazilian sub-genre of samba popular in the seventies and eighties.
Amor Amigo will be performing live at the historic Arco do Teles in Rio’s city center, then DJ Storm will be pumping out the hits to keep the crowd dancing until the early hours.
This free event will begin at around 6PM.
Tardezinha do Teles – Travessa do Comércio – Centro
For more information, check out the event page.
Samba do Leblon @ Rayz Beach Point (Leme) – This will be a great, traditional way to spend a Sunday evening, with live music courtesy of Samba do Leblon.
Plus the resident DJ at Rayz Beach Point will be spinning some Brazilian classics late into the night, and all this accompanied by a wonderful view and some great food too.
This free event starts at 5PM.
Samba do Leblon – Av Atlântica 350 – Leme
For more information, go to the event page.
Ultima Rave na Rua @ Bar do Nanam (Centro) – This is a party at the famous venue Bar do Nanam for all those girls who want to wear blue and boys who want to wear pink.
The huge line-up of DJs includes Alexiz BcX, Carolina Hollanda, Flavia Pessoa, Greicy, Hds, Igor, Pedro Coelho, Rafa Canholato, PHYTO, Victor Lins, and WILHVLM.
This free event starts at 8PM.
Ultima Rave na Rua – Beco das Artes – Centro
For more information, head to the event page.
LOUNGES, PUBS &; BARS:
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
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
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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