Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, the Trad Trio performs at Comuna, youngsters’ favorite bar in Botafogo.
Composed of Marcelo Santos (sax), Pedro Araújo (guitar) and Pablo Arruda (double bass), the trio promises to involve the audience with some swing, hot jazz and dixieland in three different sessions (at 6:30 PM, 8PM and 9PM).
There will be promotions on the artisanal draught beer Trópica Brewing Co, with two per R$20.
Jazz na Comuna – Trad Trio (Botafogo)
Tonight, the Trad Trio will be starring at Comuna. Musicians Marcelo Santos (sax tenor), Pedro Araújo (guitar), Pablo Arruda (double bass) and guests will bring a fine repertoire of swing, hot jazz and dixieland.
Comuna – 5PM
Rua Sorocaba, 585 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3029-0789
Corona Sessions (Leme)
The Corona Sessions party lands in Leme beach this Sunday’s sunset, with DJs PH Calmon, Tuca and Gabi Oliveira spinning the latest hits in one of the most beautiful venues in Rio.
Mureta do Leme – 5PM
Praça Almirante Júlio de Noronha, Leme – Tel: (21) 98812-7838
Nina Rosa (Lapa)
Carioca musician Nina Rosa returns to Lapa tonight, playing a rich variety of Brazilian genres like samba-enredo, samba-canção, samba-de- roda, bossa-nova, coco, jongo, baião and ijexá.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Feira da Gloria’s traditional “roda de samba” is back this afternoon, with renowned musician Paulão 7 Cordas and others making the audience sing and dance along with renditions of Wilson Batista, Nelson Cavaquinho, Cartola, Candeia, Dona Ivone Lara, Geraldo Pereira and Noel Rosa. Due to the rain, this Sunday’s roda de samba will happen indoors.
Feira da Glória – 3PM
Rua da Lapa, 197 – Glória
Jequitibá do Samba (Catete)
The group Jequitibá do Samba will be bringing a lively samba repertoire to Catete this Sunday’s afternoon, including both contemporary compositions and classic songs from the 1930s.
Espaço Catete – 4PM
Rua do Catete, 97 – Catete
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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
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
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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