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Cairo Weekend Guide: Kahareb, Do’souqa, The Sinatras & More…

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Cairo Weekend Guide: Kahareb, Do’souqa, The Sinatras & More…
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Cairo 360

Featured image: Do’souqa – Facebook

There comes the weekend, bringing along a diversity of events across Cairo. From music nights to Christmas bazaars, you’ll definitely find something to keep you busy throughout the weekend. Here’s the deal:

Thursday begins with a couple of performances; Bizet’s famous masterpiece Carmen at Cairo Opera House, as well as Raya & Sikeena at El Gomhoria Theatre, courtesy of Fursan El Sharq Troupe. Music nights ensue as Rana Haggag and Sherif Mustafa take to the stage at Darb 1718 for a jazz night called JazzXElSat7, and Mustafa Mahdi and his band, Negoom Masreya, perform at the Arab Music Institute for a round of Arabic tunes.

Italian songstress Luisa Russo will be alongside Philippe Humbert at ROOM Art Space Garden City for a round of English, French, and Italian tunes, while all the talented Cairenes out there will be welcomed at AfriCairo, which hosts a jam night called We’re Jammin’.

This Thursday, The Woodpeckers are taking to the stage at Cairo Jazz Club, for a round of rock covers
(Photo: The Woodpeckers – Facebook)

Elsewhere, DJ A.K spins a host of R&B and hip-hop numbers at The Tap Maadi, Armen V and local band Gravity are on the menu at The Tap West, while it’s a funk and disco night at The Tap East, courtesy of DJunkie and DJ Bakir. While Cairo Jazz Club hosts a rock and blues night that sees The Woodpeckers, and The One Four Five take to the stage, Cairo Jazz Club 610 serves a night called Electric Thursday, which sees DJ Dou, and DJ Ahmed Eid taking to the decks for a round of house tunes.

This Friday, Kahareb are set to take to the stage at The Tap Maadi for a round of Egyptian fusion tunes
(Photo: Kahareb – Facebook)

When Friday comes, Wanas take to the Small Hall’s stage for a round of Arabic numbers at Cairo Opera House, Nour El Naby chant a host of religious tunes at Arab Music Institute, while Wave Jazz Band takes to the stage at ROOM Art Space New Cairo, for a jazz night.  Meanwhile, at ROOM Art Space Garden City, The Sinatras take to the stage to cover Christmas classics by Frankie, but it’s a whole different vibe at Darb 1718, where Egyptian rapper Abyusif sings some of his hits.

Delving deeper into the night, it’s a house music night at The Tap East, where FarahH and Ayman Nageeb take to the decks, a hip-hop and R&B night at The Tap West with DJ Feedo on the menu, while it’s an Egyptian fusion music night at The Tap Maadi, courtesy of Kahareb.

Another house night takes place, but at Cairo Jazz Club, where DJ Junior spins the tunes before Sebzz and Ashmawy take over to play back-to-back, while Cairo Jazz Club 610’s Disco Nova night sees a lineup of Aly Goede, Nakhla, and Nour Fahmy.

As for Saturday, Yellow Umbrella celebrates Christmas with an eventful day that also sees Basma Farah taking to the stage, ROOM Art Space Garden City sees Insjam playing a diversity of genres with an Egyptian twist, while Cairo Symphony Orchestra takes to the pit at Cairo Opera House, to perform various Disney movie scores.

The weekend comes to a finale, with a jam night at The Tap Maadi, an Arabic underground music night at Cairo Jazz Club courtesy of Do’souqa, and an acoustic night at The Tap East, where Hassan Ramzy takes to the stage for a round of originals and covers. The night comes to an end at The Tap West, where Nouran Abou Taleb sings a host of Arabic Jazz numbers.

That’s just the tip of the iceberg, check the Cairo 360 Events page for more things to do and places to go this weekend.