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

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick This Nightlife pic is a no-brainer! The Rio Music conference is definitely the place to go to this night. Superstar DJ and legendary producer Roger Sanchez will be gracing the decks along with internationally acclaimed electronic duo Soul Clap. These two performances along with local support will prove to be an amazing night of excellent tunage.


Toca Rauuul (Centro)
Bloco Party: Toca Rauuul – 3PM
Praca Tiradentes – Centro

Cabeça de Chave (Copacabana)
Bloco Party: Cabeça de Chave – 6PM
Rua Duvivier – Copacabana


Rio Music Conference (Gloria)
The Rio Music Conference is not letting up even the slightest bit with a performance from the iconic Roger Sanchez from NYC and the Boston duo Soul Clap. Both are internationally known for production and DJ sets. It is a rare treat so get it while you can! Along with support from local DJ Nepal and D-Edge owner and DJ Renato Ratier.
Marina da Gloria
Av. Infante Don Henrique s/n – Gloria- Tel:(21) 2220-9260
Entrance: tickets range from R$120- R$240

Café Del Mar (Copacabana)
This lounge-like setting at one of the most famous beaches in the world serves tapas while in a laid back ambiance overlooking the ocean. Café Del Mar is known for keeping the beaches of Copa alive, even on a Sunday.
Café Del Mar
Av Atlântica 1910 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Entrance: R$30


Samba di Buteco (Lapa)
The union of three great friends who had the samba idea to hold an event without leaving their respective groups led the result of Samba di Buteco, with typical Brazilian rhythm.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without

Roda de Forró (Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forro do not want to miss the next “Forro Wheel,” which opened not to long ago at the Centro Cultural Carioca.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 0PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
Entrance: R$20

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


Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never have 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 establishment has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Entrance: Free

Caroline Café (Lagoa)
A mix of casual chic Village with the sunset at Dois Irmãos (two brothers), premised the idea of merging the modern with the cool of Soho artsy Botanical Garden and the other of stirring things up with the hubbub of the Stone Street in Buzios. Hence was born Caroline Café. Most well known pub in Jardim Botânico.
Caroline Café
Rua J.J. Seabra 10, Jardim Botânico – Tel: (21) 2540-0705
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for an idea of the scene before going.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
Entrance: Free

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