Must see entertainment in São Paulo

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    Vila do Samba

    A 'can't miss' stalwart in São Paulo's live samba scene, Vila do Samba – named as such due to its location inside a charming set of town-house villas – is…

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    Hands down one of the best places to see live music in the world, this intimate bar inside the Hotel Fasano recalls prewar Milan and attracts top jazz and…

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    Theatro Municipal

    Operas, classical ballets and symphonic music are held in São Paulo’s most ornate theater.

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    Ó do Borogodó

    One of the best spots in town for live samba, chorinho (informal instrumental music) and pagode (popular samba music).

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    Sala São Paulo

    Excellent classical-music venue in a refurbished 1925, neoclassical train station Estação Júlio Prestes. A suspended adjustable ceiling ensures maximum…

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    Arena Corinthians

    Inaugurated for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the home stadium of Sport Club Corinthians Paulista sits well-outside central São Paulo but is…

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    Bourbon Street Music Club

    One of the top spots for live jazz and blues in Sampa, Bourbon Street has hosted the likes of BB King and Ray Charles. There's also occasional Sunday…

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    Allianz Parque

    In addition to being the home stadium of Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, this multi-purpose stadium also hosts mega concerts and other events.

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    Estádio do Morumbi

    Estádio do Morumbi hosts everything from rival-heavy football (soccer) matches (it's the home ground of São Paulo FC) to U2 concerts.

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    Bar Brahma

    On the downtown corner made famous by Caetano Veloso's 1992 love song to São Paulo, 'Sampa,' Bar Brahma once lived a glorious life as the city's see-and…