There comes a weekend that’s brimming with all the events you need to get over your daily grind. Here’s what the next few days have to offer:
Thursday begins with two Oriental music nights, one at 3elbt Alwan courtesy of Wael El Fashny, and another at ROOM Art Space, where Mohammed Antar takes his ney to the stage for a night called Art of Maqqam.
Elsewhere, Darb 1718 hosts a Frankie tribute night by The Sinatras, Tahrir Cultural Center welcomes NesmaMahgoub, and Glissando Big Band to the stage for a jazz night that’s part of a series of nights called JazzTales, while Cairo Opera House’s Open-Air Theatre sees Nesma Abdel Aziz playing a round of tunes on her marimba.
When the night grows older, DJ Soul M spins some R&B and hip-hop tunes at The Tap Maadi, jazz band Cairo Big Band Society, and electronic cover band MESKA take to the stage at Cairo Jazz Club, and DJ FRK plays pop tunes on the decks at The Tap East.
Andromida are taking to the stage at The Tap West this Thursday
(Photo: Andromida / Facebook)
Meanwhile Cairo Jazz Club 610 hosts the first semi-final of Hey DJ, betweenDJ Mohasseb’s Team 1 Vs. A Squared’s Team 1, while The Tap West sees local band Andromida taking to the stage to cover a round of classics by Pink Floyd.
As for Friday, Egyptian poet Hisham El Gakh takes to Wisdom Hall’s stage at El SawyCulturewheel to recite some of his works, while George Wahib leads a body percussion session at Gusour Cultural Center.
When it comes to music, Lebanese songstress Magda El Roumi sings some of her classics at Cairo Festival City, while a lineup of Sherine Abdou, T-Sisters, Massive Scar Era, and more, take to the stage at The Greek Campus, as part of D-CAF.
But it’s all about house music at Cairo Jazz Club, where Hassan Abou Allam, Sebzz, and Shiha take to the decks, and at Cairo Jazz Club 610, but with Hosny, Ramsi, and Nakhla taking over for a night of old-school and nostalgic house tunes.
When Saturday comes, 3elbt Alwan hosts a Yemeni music night courtesy of multinational band Radio Yemen, Al Burouj Cultural Hub hosts a Sufi night, where Yassin El Tohamy chants some tunes on stage, while ROOM Art Space sees a Rim Banna tribute night, where Menna Hussein takes to the stage to cover some of the late Palestinian artist’s songs.
This weekend’s edition of Saturday L’Oriental sees an electro-shaabi night by Islam Chipsy and Sadat, The Tap West ends the weekend with a pop night courtesy of DJ Teddy, while The Tap Maadi ends it with an acoustic night by Adam’sApple.
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.