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Where is the fun in Cairo this weekend?

Where is the fun in Cairo this weekend?
    written by
    Christina John

    Fear of missing out is a real thing, and we never want you to experience the pain of watching your friends party on Instagram while you stay at home. That’s why we compiled all the hot events in a list for you, so here’s what your friends will probably be up to this weekend.

    Arts & Culture

    Thursday

    Rana Ateik at El Sawy Culturewheel

    Your entire family probably cheered every time she was on The Voice because of her mind-blowing performances. Here’s your chance to watch Rana Ateik perform live at El Sawy Culturewheel this Thursday

    For more info and reservations, click here.

    Friday

    Rock Night Vol. 11 at Room New Cairo

    If you are a rock music enthusiast, this is the place to be this weekend. Two of Egypt’s best rock bands will be performing for the 11th Rock Night at Room New Cairo. The Opeth tribute band Bleak, and Paranoid Eyes will keep your head banging the entire night.

    For more info and reservations, click here.

    Yehia Khalil at Cairo Opera House

    Have you ever actually experienced jazz if you haven’t watched Yehia Khalil perform live? Cairo Opera House will be hosting the exquisite talent of the jazz king Yehia Khalil this Friday.

    For more info and reservations, click here.

    Saturday

    Alaa El Sheikh at Room New Cairo

    Do you enjoy dark humour that hits very close to home? This is Alaa El Sheikh’s speciality! His High on Pain standup night will have you bursting with laughter.

    For more info and reservation, click here.

    Nightlife

    Thursday

    Screwdriver & Pop-Lan-Da at The Tap West

    Don’t screw up the weekend by missing out on Screwdriver & Pop-Lan-Da’s crazy beats this Thursday at The Tap West. From dance to funk and pop, these DJs will set the stage on fire.

    For reservations, call 01060000867.

    Glass Onions at The Tap East

    “Come together” with your pals this weekend and move to your favourite Beatles songs with Cairo’s most beloved tribute band. Glass Onion, is performing at The Tap East. Book your spot now.

    For reservations, call 01060000869.

    Egyptian Project Balqeis at Cairo Jazz Club

    Connect with your origins with folk music straight from the heart of the Egyptian capital. Egyptian Project and Balqeis are set to give you all the oriental tunes that you yearn for.

    For reservations, send CJC a FB message between 12-8 PM.

    Krystal Klear, Misty & Moneim at Cairo Jazz Club 610

    Get entranced with another Transmissions night with none other than Krystal Klear and Misty. We recommend wearing some comfortable shoes because there will surely be a lot of dancing!

    For reservations, send CJC 610 a FB message between 12-8 PM.

    Friday

    A-Squared & Co. at Cairo Jazz Club

    We sure have missed the boys and are glad they are making a comeback to the stage of Cairo Jazz Club. We can’t wait to hear the new house beats they have prepared for us.

    For reservations, send CJC a FB message between 12-8 PM.

    Bubblegum Kollectiv at Cairo Jazz Club 610

    Taking you back to the time of dial-up internet and hair perms, Bubblegum Kollectiv will be doing what they do best and turning up the night with pop music from the ’90s.

    For reservations, send CJC 610 a FB message between 12-8 PM.

    Marco Faraone & Youssef El Awadly at Tempo

    Now, this is what we mean by parties you do not want to miss! The icon Marco Faraone is here in Cairo to play his legendary electronic beats and give the world another unforgettable performance. Get a taste of the Italian nightlife at Tempo in collaboration with 128 BPM.

    For more info and reservations, click here.

    The Woodpeckers & Armen V at The Tap West

    This Friday, you’ll feel like you have entered a time machine going back to the ’60s and ’70s with the Woodpeckers and then back to 2022 with Armen V.

    For reservations call 01060000867.

    Saturday

    El Dor El Awal at Cairo Jazz Club

    Talented people with different musical backgrounds coming together to create masterpieces is exactly what El Dor El Awal’s bio should say on Instagram. This mix of talent and oriental jazz will have you hypnotized by the harmonious beats.

    For reservations, send CJC a FB message between 12-8 PM.

    Ayman Nageeb & Black 8 at Cairo Jazz 610

    There’s nothing we hate more than heading home early on a Saturday night, but this Saturday, party like there’s no work tomorrow with Ayman Nageed and Black 8, who will be spinning decks starting from 4 PM.

    For reservations, send CJC 610 a FB message between 12-8 PM.

    Concerts

    Elissa at JW Marriot

    After battling breast cancer, the Lebanese star Elissa has been dedicating most of her concerts to spread awareness regarding the issue. This Friday at JW Marriot, the megastar will be performing a benefit concert to help fund the research and treatment for cancer. Let’s party for a good cause this weekend.

    For more info and reservations, click here.  

     

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