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

duoSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Sunday and that means it’s time to end your weekend with the best of house and electro-pop at the Duo party in Gávea’s 00 (Zero Zero) club.

Tonight the party is celebrating its eight year anniversary with things beginning early, as always, at 5PM and continuing through Monday morning until 5AM.

DJs Alan Passos and Babi will start off the party by spinning outside on the deck and DJs Miss Klauss, João Angelo, Diego Valente, Rafael Calvente, Leo Gattuso and Rody will follow by spinning inside until sunrise.


El Miraculoso Samba Jazz (Praia Vermelha)
Today the group El Miraculoso Samba Jazz returns to Urca present a free outdoor performance at Praia Vermelha. The group consists of trombonist Henrique Vaz, bassist Marcos Luz, drummer Gabriel Barbosa and guitarist Jefferson Moreira
El Miraculoso Samba Jazz – 5PM
Praia Vermelha, Urca
Entrance: FREE


Lapalê Festival (Lapa)
Celebrating literature and the Rio neighborhood of Lapa, the Lapalê Festival continues its first edition today. Events include a book fair, debates, live music, and film screenings.
Lapalê Festival – 10AM to 7PM
Praça Cardeal Câmara, Fundição Progresso, Semente, Cinema Nosso, and various locations in Lapa.
Entrance: Most events are free. Film screenings are R$2 for each show and entry for some performances are R$30. See the complete program for more information.


Duo (Gávea)
The Duo party is back tonight in Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club. DJs Alan Passos, Babi, Miss Klauss, João Angelo, Diego Valente, Rafael Calvente, Leo Gattuso and Rody will keep the music going from 5PM to 5AM on Monday morning.
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.

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

Rogê (Lapa)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns for his weekly show at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema. The lively up-and-coming performer will present his own compositions as well as covers of works by Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23


Shenanigan’s (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: See venue for details.

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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