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What’s Happening in Cairo this Weekend?

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What’s Happening in Cairo this Weekend?
written by
Dina Mokhtar

Featured image of Bahiyya via Facebook courtesy of CNL Music

The weekend has finally arrived, and we wouldn’t blame you if you choose to stay at the safety of your house during the times of a pandemic. Nevertheless, we’ve gathered a round of events that are taking place this weekend in Cairo, just in case you change your mind.


Hawass at El Sawy Culture Wheel:

Celebrating the launch of their latest album Batal Khareq (Superhero), local band Hawass are taking to The River Hall’s stage this Thursday at 8.00 pm. Tickets are 100LE, book yours here.

Bob Dylan Tribute Night at Cairo Jazz Club:

Cairo Jazz Club pays homage to American country/folk legend Bob Dylan, on Thursday starting from 9 pm.


Nouran Aboutaleb and her band at Cairo Opera House:

Cairo Opera House’s Open Air Theatre sees a night courtesy of Nouran Aboutaleb, who will take to the stage along with her band for a round of tunes. Tickets are 60LE, book yours here.

Hisham Abbas at Cairo Jazz Club 610:

Cairo Jazz Club 610 brings back the Ma Yatlobouho El Mostame3oun night, which this time sees pop star, Hisham Abbas.


AbouSha’r Brothers at El Sawy Culturewheel:

Syrian religious chanters, AbouSha’r Brothers are taking to the stage at El Sawy Culturewheel for a selection of Sufi tunes on Saturday at 9.30 pm. Tickets are 70LE, book yours here.

Bahiyya at Cairo Jazz Club:

Local band Bahiyya take to the stage at Cairo Jazz Club, playing a round of tunes that addresses social and political issues.