Lollapalooza Brasil Festival takes place in the end of this month in São Paulo and made Rio’s “cariocas” jealous. Before taking part in the famous festivals, some of the bands will be performing in four other Brazilian cities, including Rio de Janeiro for exclusive performances. On the 24th, 25th and 27th, the stage at Citibank Hall hosts concerts by Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, The Smashing Pumpkins, Foster The People and Bastille. 

On Tuesday, the 24th, former leader of Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant, goes up on stage with The Sensational Space Shifters, a band that has been playing alongside the musician on his solo project for two years. The opening show is by North American singer St. Vicent. Alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins plays on Wednesday, the 24th. Californian band Young Giant perform in the opening show. Close the calendar of performances on the 27th, Friday, are Foster The People and Bastille.


Local: CityBank Hall
Adress: Avenida Ayrton Senna, 3000 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22775-904
Dates: 24/03/2015, 25/03/2015, 27/03/2015
Time: Terça-feira, Quarta-feira e Sexta-feira to 22:00

Price: Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters and St. Vicent
Tuesday, March 24th, 10pm
R$ 125 to R$ 550

The Smashing Pumpkins and Young The Giant
Wednesday, March 25th, 10:30pm
R$ 125 to R$ 450

Foster The People and Bastille
Friday, March 27th, 10pm
R$ 125 to R$ 450

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Situated on the banks of Guanabara Bay in one of the most beautiful postcards views of the world, you can enjoy the Christ Redeemer and the entrance of the historic Forte de São João, a prime region for peace and security. A harmonious whole, which, together with the first class treatment, makes the recipe with which Gomes captivate his customers like neighborhood residents, visitors and foreign tourists.

The best of Rio’s culinary tradition, result of the direct influence of Portuguese cuisine and which resulted in the so-called Brazilian cuisine is a description that defines, in part, the scope and quality of the dishes and snacks offered by the Bar and Restaurant Urca.

Name: Bar e Restaurante Urca
Location: Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205 – Urca, Rio de Janeiro


Flashback’s atmosphere has more than 100 classic vinyls stamped on the bottom wall of the bar to reach the second floor. The place is a stronghold of pop and rock and roll of the 60, 70 and 80’s. In addition to the vinyl, all over the walls you can find paintings of the artists of that time as Bob Dylan , Mick Jagger (and all the Stones ), Beatles, Erick Clapton, Jackson Five and etc. Together with the decoration, there are televisions that broadcast shows and performances of all these artists. Even so you sit on the table, the waiter brings you a tablet with a multitude of directories for you to choose the songs that suit you best. Then your choices enter the local repertoire queue and at some point in your night you’ll hear your favorite music. Cool, right?

Name: Flashback
Location – Paul Redfern, 33, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro.
Open – Tuesday to Sunday from 18h00 to 24h00