Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Why stress out about going back to work on Monday? Best thing to do is drink and dance like there is no tomorrow. That’s why every Sunday in July, Putafestinha is there to calm your woes. Enjoy an onslaught of DJs playing everything from pop to rock to hip hop and electronic.
The Maine (Lapa)
The Maine is a pop rock band formed in 2007 in the U.S. city of Tempe, Arizona. It was formed initially by Pat Kirch, Garrett Nickelsen, John O’Callaghan, Ryan Osterman and Alex Ross, when they were still attending high school.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue
Why stress out about going back to work on Monday? Best thing to do is drink and dance like there is no tomorrow. That’s why every Sunday in July, Putafestinha is there to calm your woes. Enjoy an onslaught of DJs playing everything from pop to rock to hip hop and electronic.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with guestlist, R$35 without
Sunday Tracks (Botafogo)
Casa Matriz is willing and able to help you wind down your weekend with DJ Melvin and guests laying down your favorite pop and rock hits on Sunday evening. Enjoy two for one drinks at this new Sunday night special.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15 with guestlist, R$28 without
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
His main inspiration for both writing, and to perform, is the city of Rio de Janeiro, expressing, in addition to the natural warmth of our country, especially the warmth of our people.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Roda de Forró Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forro do not want to miss the next “Forro Wheel,” which opens this month at the Centro Cultural Carioca.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 10PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
PUBS & BARS:
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.
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
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