We have three top picks for Sunday’s Rio Nightlife, and below a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

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Jazz na Rua (Botafogo) – Time for some outdoor jazz show with the “Jazz na Rua” project in Botafogo, at 4:30 PM.

Running this edition will be band Silver Shakes, and DJs Mariana Giacomelli and Gabi Aguiar will be spinning jazz from the 1920s and 1930s. There will also be a Lindy Hip dance class for free.

Praça Nelson Mandela, Botafogo

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El Miraculoso Samba Jazz (Urca) – If you feel like enjoying great jazz music in a stunning scenario, you must check El Miraculoso Samba Jazz band this afternoon in Urca.

Composed of Henrique Vaz (trumpet), Marcos Luz (double bass), Gabriel Barbosa (drums) and Jefferson Moreira (guitar), the band performs from 4PM to 7PM. Make sure to arrive early to enjoy Urca’s amazing sunset.

Praia Vermelha – Urca

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Samba que elas querem (Catete) – The women-only group “Samba que elas querem” returns to Catete to perform their lively “roda de samba” this afternoon.

Starting at 6PM, the show will bring classic and contemporary compositions from the greatest names of samba music.

Bar Dois irmãos – Rua Pedro Américo, 371 – Catete – Tel: (21) 3593-8452

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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

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

NFL Sunday at 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. The bar is also owned by American expats and so sure to be showing all the NFL (American football) games.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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