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.
Digitaldubs @ BCo. (Santo Cristo) – The ‘Eternal Summer of Dub’ is back! Digitaldubs has returned with a super team of special guests in one of Rio’s newest and most exciting spaces: BCo.
On the mic will be BNegão, Jeru Banto, Jota 3, Rebel Layonn (Haiti), Given Jute, André Sampaio, Doralyce, and Melodica Vibezz. Plus, the warm up will be provided by DJ Relic (UK) and Orange Dub.
Tickets are between R$20 – R$40 and the night gets going at 8PM.
Digitaldubs – R. Gen. Luís Mendes de Morais, 210 – Santo Cristo
For more information, try the event page.
Samba Que Elas Querem @ Parque Garota de Ipanema (Arpoador) – This is a free concert featuring possibly the most famous samba circle in Rio de Janeiro at the moment: the all-female Samba Que Elas Querem.
There will also be plenty of street food, artesan chopp beer, art, culture, fashion and more. All brought together in the stunning surroundings of Arpoador, one of the most magical places to see the sunset in Rio.
This free event has a start time of 2PM.
Samba Que Elas Querem – Parque Garota de Ipanema – Arpoador
For more information, head to the event page.
Lorca & Flamenco @ Sala Municipal Baden Powell (Copacabana) – This is an evening of dance and flamenco music inspired by the poetry of Federico García Lorca.
This will be an action-packed evening with seven dancers on stage and three musicians, including the Grupo Soniquete, Cia de Arte Flamenca and (En) Clave Cia de Dança.
The night starts at 8PM and tickets are available from R$40.
Lorca & Flamenco – Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 360 – Copacabana
For more information, go 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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