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

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Rio Maracatu (Lapa) – This evening, bloco Rio Maracatu will rehearse for Carnival 2018 in Lapa, starting from 6PM.

Mainly dedicated to the maracatu, traditional music genre and dance from Pernambuco, Brazil’s Northeast, Rio Maracatu will fascinate everyone for its colorful costumes and performative show.

Fundição Progresso – Rua dos Arcos, s/n – Lapa

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El Miraculoso SambaJazz (Urca) – The great El Miraculoso SambaJazz is back to Praia Vermelha, in Urca, tonight.

Composed of Henrique Vaz (trumpet), Marcos Luz (doublebass), Gabriel Barbosa (drums) and Jefferson Moreira (guitar), the group will bring the best of live samba jazz music to Praia Vermelha.

Praia Vermelha – Urca

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Coconomã (Centro) – Tonight, Coconomã will bring the best “roda de coco” to Praça XV, in Centro, at 8PM.

Everyone is invited to dance and sing along with Coconomã, which will play coco, traditional rhythm from Pernambuco, all night long.

Praça XV – Centro

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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

Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
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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