The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Feira de Vinil do Rio de JaneiroSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The popular Feira de Vinil do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro Vinyl Fair) returns for its 13th edition today.

Taking place from 1PM to 7PM at Shopping Downtown in Barra da Tijuca, the fair will host vendors of record players, accessories, CDs, t-shirts, and, of course, LPs and EPs.

Featured exhibitors from around Brazil will include Baratos da Ribeiro, Satisfaction Discos, Tropicalia Discos, Supernut Mara Records, and Locomotiva Discos, among others.

Additionally during the day, the band Best Friends will perform live and DJs Marcello MBgroove, Tuta Discotecario, and Gustavo Magoo will spin.


Frevotron (Centro)
Celebrating frevo, the traditional music from Pernambuco, Brazilian saxophonist Maestro Spok, multi-instrumentalist and producer Yuri Queiroga, and DJ Dolores return to CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro in Centro tonight to present the third and final night of the Frevotron project.
CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro – 7PM
Av. Alm. Barroso 25, Centro– Tel: (21) 2262-8152
Entrance: See venue for details


Feira de Vinil do Rio de Janeiro (Barra da Tijuca)
From 1PM to 7PM today the Feira de Vinil do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro Vinyl Fair) will hold its 13th edition at Shopping Downtown in Barra da Tijuca. Vendors from around Brazil will be on hand selling EPs, LPs, record players and various accessories.
Shopping Downtown – 1PM – 7PM
Avenida das Américas 500, Barra da Tijuca
Entrance: FREE


Duo (Gávea)
It’s Sunday and that means it’s time to end your weekend with the best of house and electro-pop at Duo in Gávea’s 00 (Zero Zero). Tonight things will begin early, as always, at 5PM. DJs Tata Thomazini and Carol Vig will spin outside on the deck to start off the party and DJs Babi, Rafael Calvente, and Leo Gattuso will follow by spinning inside until 5AM.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Free from 5PM to 8PM, R$20 – R$40 after 8PM.

Sambinha RJ ( Glória)
The Sambinha RJ party returns to Espaço Bella Vista tonight with Grupo Firmamento joined by Felype Frazão performing live and DJs Max Trivela, Alex Lopes, and Caslu spinning during the night. Additionally, there will be an open bar for women until 9PM and a promotion on Stella Artois until 12AM.
Espaço Bella Vista – 8PM
Rua Jardel Jerculis 50, Glória
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs


Roda de Samba and Soccer (Football) (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba and soccer at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week beginning at 5PM the venue streams 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. DJ Mukato will also spin during the night.
Leviano – 5PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20


Domênica @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host Domingão! with bands Umporémdois, Mango, and The Highjack performing live and DJs Ivan Cascon and Larissa Conforto spinning during the night. Entry includes a Jefferéy Niña beer.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the shows are scheduled to begin at 7:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
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: R$10 after 8PM

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

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy waffles, pancakes, BBQ, real bagels, sliders, great cakes and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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