The Definitive Guide to Living in the Capital , Cairo , Egypt


Hardwired... to Self-Destruct: Metallica Return to Form with First Studio Album in Eight Years

Hardwired... to Self-Destruct: Metallica Return to Form with First Studio Album in Eight Years

The Heavy Entertainment Show: Robbie Williams Winds Back the Years

Three years after Swings Both Ways, Robbie Williams returns with his eleventh studio album, The…

How to Become a Rock Star in Cairo Part Four: Booking & Playing Gigs

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Now that we’ve established how to pick and buy your instrument, where and how to…

How to Become a Rock Star in Cairo Part Three: Jamming & Practicing

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We’ve talked about how and where to get instruments, and even about where to go…

How to Become a Rock Star in Cairo Part Two: Learning & Mastering Your Instrument

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In the first part of How to Become a Rock Star in Cairo, we talked…

How to Become a Rock Star in Cairo Part One: Choosing & Buying Your Instrument

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The music scene in Egypt is as exciting and versatile as it is unpredictable; Oriental…

Watch: Abu Speaks About His Involvement with One of the Catchiest Songs of the Year

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With local music coming on leaps and bounds over the last few years, more and…

Win! Tickets to Cairokee’s Gig at the Great Cairo Kidathon!

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This May, the folks at Omar Samra’s Muricata are hosting a very special day that…

12 Local Bands & Musicians that Cairo Needs to Get to Know Better

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From indie rock and heavy metal, to jazz and blues, to electronica, the underground music…

Savages: Adore Life

Ever since the 2012 release of their double a-side single, ‘Flying To Berlin/Husbands’, Savages have…

The Best 20 Tracks of 2015

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As 2015 comes to a close, we can finally take a breather and look back…

User reviews

Ahmad Mahmoud

Live by Night Ben Affleck is at his best again, after his amazing piece of art being Bruce Wayne IN Batsman…

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Ahmed Darwish

Riverside is Capping Off a Busy Festive Period with a Huge NYE Party Nice place to hang out with friends by the nile, a bit expensive though

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Ahmed Darwish

Il Divino Pizzeria Definitely the best pizza in town


Dixie Cream: Rich Selection, Poor Quality at CFC Branch of Donut Chain Tried the vanilla latte and was fairly good

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Dalia Adel

Il Divino Pizzeria AWESOMMEEE !!!

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La La Land La La Land was entertaining but it doesn't quite meet expectations after all the hype about their awards…

Archy Marshall: A New Place 2 Drown

Archy Marshall – better known to some as King Krule – is one of the…


12 Years & Counting: An Interview with Cairokee Ahead of the Band's Huge Galleria40 Gig

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It’s been an eventful month for Cairokee; Egypt’s biggest band have been celebrating their twelfth…

Grimes: Art Angels

Canadian artist, Grimes – real name Claire Boucher – has made a name for herself…

Kurt Vile: b’lieve I’m goin down...

Few artists in today’s indie scene have as prolific a back catalogue as Kurt Vile.…

Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes: Blossom

Never let it be said that Frank Carter has forgotten his roots. The former frontman…