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What’s Happening in Cairo This Weekend?

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What’s Happening in Cairo This Weekend?
written by
Christina John

We are always thankful that there’s never a shortage of things to do in Cairo. You better buckle up for this weekend as it is filled with exciting events. From the Black Eyed Peas coming to Egypt for the first time to a nostalgic photography exhibition, the weekend is here to satisfy all your weekend fun cravings.

Thursday (30/9/2021)

Belly Dance Classes at Cairo Contemporary Dance Center

Shake off the stress of the week with this belly dance class made especially for all the beginners out there. Get back to your oriental roots with a class that will help you go from the basic steps to a full-on Fifi Abdou mode. Signing up for four classes is for 700 LE, while taking one class is 200 LE.

You can register by clicking here.

Maga at Cairo Jazz Club 610

We love having DJs from all around the world come to Cairo to bless us with their talents. This Thursday, Cairo Jazz Club 610 is hosting the French DJ/producer Mega. Before he graces us with his beats, Junior & Farah H will kick off the night.

For reservations, send a Facebook message to Cairo Jazz Club 610.

Karaoke Night at ROOM Art Space New Cairo

The famous weekly karaoke nights at ROOM Art Space New Cairo are exactly the boost you need. If you have an angelic voice or sound like a dying whale, the crowd will still make you feel like Prince or Michael Jackson performing.

Entrance fees are 100 LE + 100 LE minimum order.

For reservations, visit the branch or call 01000681539 for more details.

AWE at The Tap East

This trio takes over the Tap’s stage this weekend to give you a night you won’t forget. All your favourite pop and funk tracks turned into electronic bangers that will force you to dance the night away.

For reservations, contact The Tap via private message on Facebook.

Anis at The Tap West

If you are an October or Zayed resident, you also have a chance to move to your favourite hit pop songs with Anis Abdel Megeed. Catch Anis this Thursday at The Tap West by making your reservations now.

Book before full capacity by sending them a Facebook message.

Emara & Hatem El Chiati at Cairo Jazz Club

It is always fascinating to experience music through a live performance, and this weekend Omar Emara and Hatem El Chiati will be performing their newest album “Pantomime”. Alan-K will be performing on the same night as a closing set with some pop music.

For more info and to reserve, send Cairo Jazz Club a FB message between 12-8 PM.

Gahallah at The Tap Maadi

It seems like every Tap venue is making sure all the guests around Cairo can dance the night away this Thursday. The Tap Maadi is bringing Gahallah to the stage who will bless you with some mind-blowing hip-hop tunes.

Get yourself a spot now by sending them a Facebook message.

Friday (1/10/2021)

Massar Egbari, Ahmed Kamel & Shahyn at Golden Jewel Hotel

This combo will be setting the stage on fire this weekend as part of the Music Code Festival. Tickets range from 200 LE up to 500 LE, so don’t miss this chance of seeing your favourite local artist perform live, and book your tickets now by clicking here.  

Forgotten As If You Never Were at Adly Building Rooftop

D-CAF is a chance for all aspiring artists to get the inspiration they need. Through her mesmerising photography, Hana Gamal will take you on a visual trip through lost memories. Click here for more information on how to register for the event. The exhibition ends on the 22nd of October.


Fouad & Mounib Orchestra at El-Sawy Culturewheel

This is the perfect event for you to unwind and have a relaxing evening this weekend. Experience the outstanding performance of the piano and violin duo Fouad and Mounib as they take you on a journey through their hypnotising tunes. Tickets start at the price of 100 LE.

Book your tickets now by clicking here.


Marwan Pablo at Al Manara Arena

After his return to the rap scene, Marwan Pablo is making a fierce come back this weekend with a live performance at Al Manara Arena. Catch his spitting verses by clicking here to purchase your tickets. Tickets start from 300 LE up to 750 LE.

Moustafa Amar at Cairo Jazz Club 610


The crowd’s favourite Ma Yatloboho Al Mostame3oon night is back at Cairo Jazz Club 610. This weekend, Moustafa Amar will take you on a nostalgic trip with his hits that we all grew to love.  

For reservations, send Cairo Jazz Club 610 a Facebook message from 12-8 PM.

Saturday (2/10/2021)

Black Eyed Peas Live at the Pyramids

The highlight of this weekend and the event we have all been waiting for. Get ready to “pump it” louder with, Taboo,, and the newest Black Eyed Peas member, J. Rey Soul.  Tickets start at 800 LE, and VIP tickets are 2500 LE Click here to get yourself a spot at this year’s hottest concert.


Tarek Alarabi Tourgane at Cairo Opera House

Don’t you just love dressing up and going to the opera? This weekend you get an opportunity to put on your favourite dress and enjoy a stunning performance by Tarek Alarabi Tourgane at Cairo Opera House. Tickets start at 160 LE, and you can book your tickets by clicking here.


Maurica Louca at Cairo Jazz Club 610

Debuting his album Elephantine this weekend, Maurice Louca will be introducing you to his mesmerising mix of psychedelic and Egyptian shaabi.

Get a firsthand experience of the genius himself by messaging Cairo Jazz Club 610 from 12-8 PM for reservations.