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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.

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Roda de Samba Gloriosa (Glória) – This Sunday afternoon, the great “roda” Gloriosa will be happening in Glória, starting from 3PM.

Eleven talented musicians will present the great sambas from composers like Candeia, Paulinho da Viola, Nelson Cavaquinho, Martinho da Vila, Zeca Pagodinho, Almir Guineto, among others.

Feira Popular da Glória – Avenida Augusto Severo – Glória

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Cartola é do Catete (Catete) – Carnival is already over, but its spirit remains alive as bloco “Cartola é do Catete” performs this afternoon in Catete.

From 2PM to 8PM, the bloco will make partygoers sing and dance along with the songs by greats Cartola and Paulinho da Viola.

Lapa Central Hostel – Rua do Lavradio, 186 – Lapa

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Katy Perry (Centro) – Tonight, American pop singer Katy Perry will perform at Praça da Apoteose, in Centro.

For the third time in Rio, Perry goes up on the stage with the “Witness the tour”, presenting her latest and namesake album, but also her classic hits.

Praça da Apoteose – Rua Marquês de Sapucaí – 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

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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