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Cairo Weekend Guide: Westown Hub Spring Festival, Jumia Geek, Live Music and Plenty More!

Cairo Weekend Guide: Westown Hub Spring Festival, Jumia Geek, Live Music and Plenty More!
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Cairo 360

Hello Cairo!

While the weather seems to be uncertain of the season, we certainly aren’t! While life is slowing down in the city and most people heading out for the weekend, we still have a bunch of things for you to explore if you’re in the city.

On Thursday, CJC kick off the weekend with a night full of Tom Waits with Raindogs and Offbeat, meanwhile, Screwdriver take to the stage at Rooftop Lounge for some relentless rock n roll covers.

Unfold Events bring back the charm of the 1950’s to The Temple with a night dubbed Cabaret, meanwhile, Saleh Amin makes his Vent debut, before he’s joined by the always eclectic Minus T.

Tamer Auf takes to the decks at Maadi bar The Tap with a selection of his favourite funk, while this week’s edition of Back in the Daze feature’s Ellum Audio’s Gardens of God and Egypt’s own Hassan Abou Alam at Dahabiya Boat.

Award-winning Saz player Abdallah Abozekry performs at Garden City’s ROOM Art Space, while Peking Lodge hosts a Retro Golden Night that features songstress Dina Saleh.


On Friday, DJ Wah.leed takes to the decks at VENT for a night that involves everything from funk to breakbeat, meanwhile, Westown Hub celebrates its arrival with a two day Spring Festival that promises a lot of surprises.

Eat & Barrel host this week’s edition of Eat to the Beat with Disco Masr, while Ellie of London brings here sultry vocals to Rooftop Lounge.

German oud virtuoso Roman Bunka performs a special concert in the El Genainah Theater at Al Azhar Park, as Nasser Morali prepares his favourite violin selections for the crowd at Peking Lodge.

Vintage Lounge & Bar invites all to an endlessly amusing Karaoke Night, while Cavallini channel all things Levant for Lebanese Night.


On Saturday, the Nubian-inspired mood is set by Basheer at CJC, while Mohamed Abbas and Hussein Darwish use poetry and Nay music to bring the weekend to a close at ROOM Art Space.

Hassan Ramzy plays a selection of acoustic numbers at The Tap, while sultry singer Michelle Rounds takes to the stage at Rooftop Lounge.

Jumia and the Greek Campus come together for a special technology festival dubbed Jumia Geek, while the Cairo Symphony Orchestra performs its last concert of the season featuring works by L.V. Beethoven, J. Hayden, and W.A. Mozart at the Main Hall of Cairo Opera House.

New art galleries this week include ‘The Chocolate Bar of the Future’ by Hend Samir at Medrar Gallery, exploring consumerism habits in modern day society, and joint exhibition ‘The Forbidden’ by Yasser Nabaiel and Weaam El Masry at Art Talks galler.

All of this and more is happening this weekend, if you want the full rundown, check out our event calendar—here.