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Maroon 5 bSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – American pop rock band Maroon 5 will perform live tonight in Rio de Janiero’s Apoteose Arena.

Known for their songs “This Love”, “She Will Be Loved”, “Makes Me Wonder”, “Moves Like Jagger”, “Payphone” and “One More Night,” among others, Maroon 5 is currently on tour in support of their most recent album V.

The Rio show is part of South American leg of the #M5OnTheRoad Tour and is one of six shows in Brazil.


Audio Rebel Convida Curated by Chico Dub (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel in Botafogo will host the final night of the debut edition of Audio Rebel Convida. Curated by cultural producer Chico Dub, the series has featured performances of contemporary music, free improvisation, sound installations, dance performances and a discussion with Brazilian and international artists. Tonight the series will close with a free performance of Musicircus, a 1967 concept performance composition by pioneering American composer, artist, and music theorist John Cage.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: FREE

Jazz no Morro (Cantagalo)
Tonight the weekly Jazz no Morro event returns to Gilda in Cantagalo with the Allbrazz Quarteto performing live. Additionally during the night, DJ Marc Nunes will spin the best of Brazilian music, dance music, and classic rock during show intervals.
Gilda – 3PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15-R$30

Maroon 5 (Centro)
American pop rock band Maroon 5, originally from Los Angeles, California will perform at the famous R. Marques de Sapucaí venue where the Carnival parade competitions are held each year. Dashboard Confessional, an American acoustic rock band from Boca Raton, Florida will be opening.
Praça da Apoteose – 7PM
Rua Marquês de Sapucaí, s/n. Sambódromo – Tel: (21) 3390-6670
Entrance: R$320 – R$650 here.

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O Cluster (Glória)
The fashion, food and arts fair, ‘O Cluster,’ returns to Casa da Glória with a special ‘Consumo Ético’ (‘Ethical Consumption’) edition.
Casa da Glória – 1PM to 9PM
Ladeira da Glória, 98 – Glória
Entrance: FREE


Sette Zouk (Leblon)
Tonight Sette Leblon will host the Sette Zouk party with DJs Mafie, Eyer, and Lorde spinning on the first floor while DJs Arkkanjo and Thiagão spin on the second floor. Those arriving before 10PM with receive one free caipirinha and additional promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer and caipirinhas until 11PM.
Sette Leblon – 9PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

Duo (Gávea)
It’s time once again for the best of house, electro, and pop as the twelve-hour Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club. DJs Ed Caetano and Babi will start the party tonight by spinning on the deck beginning at 5PM. Then beginning at 12AM, DJs Dri Toscano and Caio Bucker will follow, spinning inside on the dancefloor until 5AM Monday morning.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.


Roda de Samba and Football with Ballet 2 Passistas (Football) (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba and soccer at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week beginning at 5PM the venue plays live games on their screens with samba dancers following the matches and the group Samba Di Buteco playing classics of the genre, including works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho and João Nogueira, among others. Additionally, DJ Mukato will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 4PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20 (Cash Only)

Rogê (Lapa)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns to Lapa’s Carioca de Gema to perform his own lively compositions as well as covers of works by Jorge, Jorge Benjor, and Djavan, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Arpex Party (Ipanema)
The Arpex Party returns to Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema tonight. DJ Ricardinho will spin funk, house, hip hop and reggaeton and saxophonist Marcelo Cebukin will perform live. Additionally, caipivodkas will be free until 12AM.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$50 – R$70


Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never been to Bar Urca on a Sunday afternoon to drink beers and eat salgados while watching the sunset, you are missing a big part of what it means to be a Carioca. 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

NCAA Basketball at Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
It is Maryland (5) vs Hawaii (13) today in round 32 of the NCAA basketball, starting at 8:10 PM local time, and Shenanigan’s has the biggest screen to watch in Rio. Also with classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Every Sunday, promotions include two for one Sol beer, caipirinha and caipivodka. Pizza Pub is also only R$10.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Karaokê – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Tonight the regular sunday night Karaokê nights event returns to the Lord Jim Pub. Promotions during the night include two-for-one specials on Sol Premium until 10PM.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$25

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, now Erik Mostar will be performing every Sunday from 6PM to 10PM.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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