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.
Samba Que Elas Querem @ Ilha da Gigóia (Barra da Tijuca) – This looks set to be a picturesque event. A live ‘roda da samba’ (samba circle) with Samba Que Elas Querem, on the beautiful river island Ilha da Gigóia, with great food and refreshments to boot.
After the live performance, DJ Cyro Novello will play the best of samba rock, sambalanço, samba, pop, mangue beat, forrózinho, and plenty of other hits to get the crowd moving. There will also be a barbecue with vegetarian options and pizza.
This event will begin at 4PM and entry is free until 6PM, after which it costs R$10.
Samba Que Elas Querem – Ilha da Gigóia – Barra da Tijuca
For more information, check the event page.
Bloco Das Poc @ Gamboa 345 (Gamboa) – Another post-Carnival bloco party for anyone trying to forget that the biggest party in the world is over.
The line-up for this party includes Jessica Lucas (Mais Glitter Pfvr) Tom Mauza (Treta) Duda Olïve (Manda Nudes) and Gui Ferrera (Eclética).
This event is set to begin at 3PM and entry is free.
Bloco Das Poc – Rua da Gamboa 345 – Gamboa
For more information, try the event page.
Allbrazz Jam @ Museu Da República (Centro) – This live performance will contain in it two sets of live music. The first set will see the Allbrazz Quartet presenting instrumental versions of some classic songs. Plus, for the second set, they will enact one of their famous jam sessions with the musicians and friends present.
This event will take place in the beautiful gardens of Catete Palace, a truly precious piece of carioca history. All are welcome and anyone who brings an instrument can take part in the jam session.
Starting at 4PM, this event is free.
Allbrazz Jam – Rua Do Catete, N° 53 – Catete
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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