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sambinhaSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Every Sunday the Espaço Bella Vista in Glória is hosting the Sambinha RJ party.

Tonight Gustavo Lins, Grupo Firmamento, and Felype Frazáo will perform and DJs Max Trivela, Alex Lopes, and Caslu will spin.

Additionally there will be an open bar for women until 9PM and Stella Artois will be two for one for everyone until 12AM.


El Miraculoso Samba Jazz (Praia Vermelha)
After some difficulties last week due to weather, the group El Miraculoso Samba Jazz will present a free outdoor performance at Praia Vermelha today. The group consists of trombonist Henrique Vaz, bassist Marcos Luz, drummer Gabriel Barbosa and guitarist Jefferson Moreira.
El Miraculoso Samba Jazz – 4PM
Praia Vermelha
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. DJ Lis Amaral will spin outside on the deck to start off the party and DJs Pedro Whitaker, Dri Toscano, and Felipe Malfoy 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 Gustavo Lins, Grupo Firmamento, and Felype Frazáo performing and DJs Max Trivela, Alex Lopes, and Caslu spinning. There will be an open bar for women until 9PM and a two for one promotion on Stella Artois until 12AM.
Espaço Bella Vista – 8PM
Rua Jardel Jerculis 50, Glória
Entrance: R$20 – R$30

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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

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


Tune the Fuse @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host the first edition of the Tune the Fuse event. Bands Sound Bullet, Rivotrio 2MG, and Folks will perform live.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the shows are scheduled to begin at 8PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15 – 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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