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 do Xoxó @ Samba das Laranjeiras (Laranjeiras) – From the producers of traditional Samba dos Guimarães, Samba and Feijoada from Casa Rosa, Sambinha do Corcovado, Samba da Lagoa, Sunset Samba and now the Samba Das Laranjeiras!
Under the blessing of Mother Nature, at the feet of the native trees, dogs, canaries, all along with Samba do Xoxó will hum the most beautiful verses of samba. Live music from Samba do Xoxó and then musical interludes courtesy of DJ Mary Dee.
Tickets are between R$20-R$30 and the music starts at 5PM.
Samba do Xoxó – Rua das Laranjeiras, 540 – Laranjeiras
For more information, go to the event page.
DNA Halloween edition @ Barzin Rio Live (Ipanema) – This Halloween weekend DNA transforms into the great Bran Castle, the home of Count Dracula, for the most horrifying Halloween party in Rio de Janeiro.
A night of luxury and a lot of terror guaranteed. With themed decoration, distribution of sweets, shots and special guests to boot. Plus, organizers ‘Scruff’ have prepared a surprise that will drive everyone crazy.
Whoever comes dressed in Halloween style pays the lowest price all night and can also win a prize. Playing in the lounge will be DJ Guilherme St. Then on the dancefloor there’ll be sets by DJ Vitoria Blaq, DJ Fernando Castilho, DJ Felipe Vian, DJ Afonso Feijó, and DJ Lucas Dutra.
Tickets are between R$20-R$60 and the night will kick off at around 9PM.
DNA Halloween edition – Rua Vinícius de Moraes – Ipanema
For more information, check out the event page.
El Miraculoso SambaJazz @ Praia Vermelha (Urca) – This is a free event for everyone to attend at the beautiful Praia Vermelha in Urca.
Due to the elections it’s a special themed event of democracy against fascism, promoting the dissemination of peace, love and friendship!
El Miraculoso SambaJazz are a great group of musicians specializing in inventive reinterpretations of Brazilian classics. They are, on guitar: Jefferson Moreira; on drums: Gabriel Barbosa; on bass: Marcos Luz; on trumpet: Henrique Vaz.
The music should start at around 5PM.
El Miraculoso SambaJazz – Praia Vermelha – Urca
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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