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Cairo Weekend Guide: Mustafa Rizk, Dokkan, Paranoid Eyes & More…

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Cairo Weekend Guide: Mustafa Rizk, Dokkan, Paranoid Eyes & More…
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Just when we thought that this year wouldn’t bring any more long weekends, fate proves us wrong to serve us one final holiday. Indeed, it’s El Mouled, so expect a dry night coming your way. However, there are still many other ways to enjoy the next three days. Here’s how:

Thursday begins with Egyptian jazz musician Mustafa Rizk taking to the stage at Makan, Shahira Kamal serves a round of tunes alongside Michael Yehia on the guitar at ROOM Art Space Garden City. This edition of the 28th Arab Music Festival sees Ali El Haggar taking to the stage for some classics at Cairo Opera House, as well as Sharara Sextet, but on the stage at the Arab Music Institute. 

Meanwhile, it’s an R&B and hip-hop night at The Tap Maadi, where DJ A.K takes to the decks, and at The Tap West, too, but courtesy of Kenny Mix, and DJ Feedo. This edition of Cairo Jazz Club’s Thursday Night Live sees bands Dynomite, and Amro &  The Big Bang Boogie serving a number of pop, funk, and jazz tunes on the stage, while Cairo Jazz Club 610’s Electric Thursday welcomes Sebbz, Ouzo, and Omar Sherif to the decks.

When Friday comes, Sherry Mamdouh pays tribute to the late Amy Winehouse on River Hall’s Stage at El Sawy Culturewheel, Paranoid Eyes cover a host of Pink Floyd classics on stage at ROOM Art Space Garden City, while Marwan Moussa takes to the stage at Darb 1718 for a rap night.

Friday night sees The Taps offering an all-you-can-eat-wings, which you can enjoy to different sounds; DJ Teddy spins a round of pop tunes at The Tap Maadi, Shady Ahmed serves a host of acoustic songs at The Tap West; MennaRaafat takes to the stage at The Tap East along with her guitar.

As for Saturday, NohaFekry takes to the stage at ROOM Art Space Garden City for a jazz night, while Sheikh Mahmoud Zein chants some religious tunes on the stage at Darb 1718. Elsewhere, local bands Dokkan and Sahab take to the stage at Cairo Jazz Club on a night called Saturday L’Oriental, while Double Trouble will rock the crowd at The Tap East. More jazz at The Tap West with Nouran Aboutaleb taking to the stage, and Blackout perform at The Tap Maadi.

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.