Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – This afternoon, the O Cluster collective returns to Casa França Brasil (France Brazil House) with diverse free cultural attractions.
Starting from 1PM to 9PM, the event will bring live music, new fashion brands, designers and culinary stalls to Centro, along with plenty of cold beer and cool people.
DJ Andrei Yurievitch (photo), from the Manie Dansante party, returns to O Cluster with the best of vintage music, like swing, electro blues and retrobeats. DJs Nado Leal, Ícaro dos Santos and Cau Lopes will also run the dance floor.
The Last Whale/ Ruivo, Urso e Mogli/ Grandfúria (Botafogo)
Tonight, Audio Rebel invites three promising alternative rock bands – The Last Whale; Ruivo, Urso e Mogli; and Grandfúria to perform at its stage.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde da Silva, 55 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
O Cluster (Centro)
The O Cluster collective returns to Centro today with arts, music and culinary stalls. DJs Andrei Yurievitch (from Manie Dansante party), Nado Leal, Icaro Dos Santos and Cau Lopez ( from SOMM party) will be in charge of the musical line up.
Casa França Brasil – 12PM
Rua Visconde de Itaboraí, 78 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2332-5277
Moça Prosa (Paquetá)
The women-only “roda de samba” plays in the bucolic island of Paquetá this afternoon, bringing the finest of samba music to a chilled atmosphere.
Casa Verde de Paquetá – 1PM
Rua Tomás Cerqueira, 111 – Paquetá – Tel: (21) 3397-2878
Nina Rosa (Lapa)
Carioca Nina Rosa returns to Lapa tonight, bringing a lively samba show to the audience.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Duas Sanfonas e Uma Orquestra (Santa Teresa)
This afternoon, accordion player Marcelo Caldi and Kiko Horta gather at Parque das Ruínas to present contemporary arrangements of traditional Brazilian Northeast music.
Parque das Ruínas – 5PM
Rua Murtinho Nobre, 169 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 2224-3922
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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
Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
A cuban themed bar in Copacabana, Mais que Nada serves good tapas-style meals, cold beers and an excellent selection of cocktails and shots. Tonight, they will host the after-beach party. Promotions will include double shots on caipirinhas, caipivodkas and mojitos until 12AM.
Mais que Nada – 9PM
R. Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: See venue for details.
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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