The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

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.

Roda de Forró @ Centro Cultural Carioca (Centro) – On Sunday, July 15, there will be a super special edition of Roda de Forró at Centro Cultural Carioca, hosting a spectacular show of this popular Brazilian genre.

Headlining the night is the band Forródaqui that made a fantastic showing in 2016 and after a break are now returning with power and talent to the stage of the CCC in its last show before Itaúnas.

Forródaqui is a meeting of excellent musicians who have in common the passion for Forró in all its various manifestations.

Tickets are between R$10-R$20 and the night starts at 7PM.

Roda de Forró – Rua do Teatro 37 – Centro

For more information, check out the event page.

DNA Social Club @ Barzin Rio (Ipanema) – DNA Social Club is the new club for Sundays at Barzin. The weekend doesn’t end until this event does.

From 9PM onwards their second floor lounge will open up where you can enjoy a great drink while listening to some deep house to get you into the mood for the evening.

Then from 11PM onwards, the party will continue to the third floor, a totally covered and air conditioned environment, where DJs will be spinning the best tunes until dawn.

On the third floor will be DJ Fernando Castilho, DJ Felipe Ferreira, DJ Mv and DJ Léo Monteiro.

Entrance is between R$20-R$40.

DNA Social Club – R. Vinícius de Moraes, 75 – Ipanema

For more information, check out the event page.

Arte Novel, SOFT PORN, Aurata e Mapa @ Audio Rebel (Botafogo) – Four bands are been presented this Sunday at Audio Rebel, three of which are from Salvador in Bahia.

Arte Novel is one of the promising bands from the new Rio scene, with a single released and a lot of energy, the band has been preparing for their first album and are sure to excite the crowd.

Aurata is a multimedia project developed by the visual artist, poet, musician and producer Ramon Gonçalves featuring minimalist music, electronic devices, experimentalism, elements of post-rock, chillout, noise and lo-fi.

MAP is a project of musician Matheus Patriarcha that mixes Brazilian, experimental and lo-fi music.

SOFT PORN is the solo project of the musician and cultural producer Lucas Spanholi and takes us to synthetic and sensorial trips with diverse influences, musical styles like chill out, deep wave, experimental music, disco, synth pop, among others.

Tickets are R$20 and the night begins at 7PM.

Arte Novel, SOFT PORN, Aurata e Mapa – Visconde de Silva, 55 – Botafogo

For more information, check out the event page.

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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

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
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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