Cairo Weekend Guide: Citadel Festival Closer, Lots of Live Music & More!
Is it September already? Let’s hope the power cuts are kind to us now that potential beach-time is at a minimum! With summer supposedly ‘over’ and the crowds coming back to Cairo, nightlife is about to boom and we’re here to tell you when and where!
On Thursday, The 23rd annual Citadel Festival comes to an end with two final performances by Basata Band and Ehab Tawfik. Meanwhile, the Tipsy Teapot hosts the psychedelic themed Grand Opening Bash, which you can follow up with a late night party at Maadi’s new Syren Bar with DJ Basel Aly spinning a fresh upbeat set.
Unique Arabic flamenco band, Amigos, hit the stage at El Sawy Cuturewheel’s River Hall, while Amthal Refaat and her band take to the stage at the Open Air Theater at the Cairo Opera House as part of the Summer Festival 2014.
On Saturday, CJC hosts the pop-rock group, Cherine’s Project, followed by contemporary Egyptian band, Wasla, while 100Copies hosts the experimental Sufi/electronic talents of Abdullah El Miniawy & Ahmed Saleh.
For a full list of what’s happening this weekend, check out the Cairo 360 events calendar. Happy weekend!