Cairo Weekend Guide: Season Two at VENT, the Sumo Festival & Much More!
School has started, no one’s in Sahel anymore, and it’s time for party season to start again in Cairo, here’s what’s going on in the city this weekend!
On Thursday, VENT starts its season two clubbing nights with returning guest, Bradley Zero, while over at Cairo Jazz Club, local bands Grey Grass and Sour Crowd are set to deliver an energetic night of music.
Meanwhile, recently opened Maadi nightlife spot, Syren Bar, hosts the red-hot duo Aguizi & Fahim as part of their Euphoric Thursday, while the good folks at Alchemy hold another edition of Heart of the Equator for some tropical cocktail fun.
On Friday, Heliopolis bar, the Garden, hosts another edition of ‘We Funk on Fridays’ with Cairo’s DJ Mobbz and Dubai’s DJ Brooklyn, while Cairo Jazz Club plays host to a big night of music with DJ Kareem Auf and DJ Safi.
Elsewhere, popular local band, Like Jelly, takes the stage at VENT with their unique brand of satirical music, followed by a special performance by DJ Eskalob, while Eskenderella bring their blend of modern music and poetry to El Genaina Theater.
Singer and composer, Medhat El Khouly, takes the stage of the Open Air Theatre at Cairo Opera House, while Mohandiseen’s Almaz hosts another edition of Bells & Cymbals with DJ Nader Nelson and belly dancer Nesma.
There’s more art at Heliopolis venue, Balcon Lounge, where Hagar Masoud’s multi-discipline project, ‘You Cannot Swim at the River Twice’, while Bayt Al-Sinnari hosts the Men Fat Ademo Tah Festival, featuring live music and a bazaar of local handmade crafts.
The Cairo Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ahmed El Saedi, perform Beethoven’s 9th symphony inthe Main Hall of the Cairo Opera House, while Asrar El Gamal take stage at the Open Air Theatre, also at the Cairo Opera House.
For a full list of what’s happening this weekend, please check out the Cairo 360 events calendar. Have a great weekend!