Lebanese singer Tania Saleh’s concert at the Citadel music festival – Music and dance – Al-Ahram Weekly
Beit Al Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7 p.m.: La Troupe du Nil for folk instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaaiperforms Upper Egyptian dances and songs on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday at 7 p.m.: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), free public clown show in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and led by Nabil Bahgat.
Thursday 25, 7 p.m.: Kerdan group, led by maestro Ali El Mansy in a repertoire of modern and classical Arabic songs.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144
Sun 28, 8 p.m.: A gala concert by the Cairo Opera Company and the Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Mohamed Abdou Street, near Al-Muaaz and Al-Azhar streets, tel. 02 2514 7475
Al Tanoura whirling dervishes perform for a living sufi music
(Performances every Saturday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.).
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, 9-10 p.m.: Mawawil presents singers Hend and Sarah in a repertoire of traditional music from the Nile delta, Al Jaafra music played by the Arab tribes of Aswan and Nass Makan bandaged.
Every Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.: zar music and songs by Mazaher together with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel. 01000 068 159
Thursday 25, 9 p.m.: New folder bandaged.
Fri 26, 9 p.m.: Tango evening with flute and bow.
Sat 27, 9 p.m.: Kayan group, led by Azmy, plays pop music, R&P. The group members are Azmy Magdi (violin), Shady Alaggar (table), Ghadir Algamal (Keyboard), Hader Algamal (Battery), and Emad Sedhom (Bass guitar).
Thursday, September 1, 9 p.m.: Amr Gahin and Amira Reda in a concert that includes oriental rhythms mixed with western rhythms like Reggae and Funk.
The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Mon 29, 9 p.m.: A concert by Egyptian Fusion Group Masr code.
Tue 30, 9 p.m.: Bahaa El-Dahaby Quartet performs jazz fusion using a variety of elements such as rock, classical and oriental music.
Citadel of Salaheddin
Salah Salem Rd, Mokattam, Cairo, Tel 02 2512 1735
The 30th International Music and Song Festival of the Citadel (August 14-31)
Al Mahka Theater
Thursday 25, 8 p.m.: A concert by Talent Development Centerchildren’s and youth choir. Al-Nour wa Al-Amal Orchestra. lebanese superstar Nawal Al Zoghby and his band.
Fri 26, 8 p.m.: Singer Nadia Mustafa and his band. Super star Hany Shaker and his band.
Sat 27, 8 p.m.: Nesma Mahgoub and his band. Hannan Mady and his band.
Sun 28, 8 p.m.: Singer Medhat Mamdouh and his band. Speed of hearts group, led by Cherif Alian. Syrian-Armenian singer Lena Chamamyan and his band.
Mon 29, 8 p.m.: Lebanese singer Tania Saleh and his band. Black Theama bandaged.
Tue 30, 8 p.m.: Rising star Noran Abu Taleb and his band. The powerful voice mohamed mohsen and his band.
Wed 31, 8 p.m.: state of harmony cello group. Pianist Omar Khairat and his orchestra.
El-Sawy Culture Wheel
End of July 26th Street, under May 15th Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the room will be open at only 25% audience capacity)
Sat 27, 7:30 p.m.: Singer and torch Ali El-Helbawi presents a new and different concert.
Monday 29, 7:30 p.m.: A concert of classical Arabic songs by an oud player Mario said.
Tue 30, 7:30 p.m.: El-Khan group in a repertoire of classical Arabic songs.
Wed 31, 7:30 p.m.: Waslet Samaa group performs classic Arabic songs.
Thursday 1 September, 7 p.m.: Sufi songs and dances by El Mawlawiya El Masria troupe, led by a Sufi singer Amer El-Tony.
hall of wisdom
Sat 27, 7 p.m.: Takht El Selem and border line bands.
Thursday, September 1, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theater The show brings to life the concerts of Umm Kolthoum performing two of her most beloved songs: Fakarony (remind me) and Ya Msharny (oh you wake me up).
Armed Forces Officers Club, Zamalek, tel. 01101153105
Thursday, September 1, 8 p.m.: Jordanian singer, songwriter and composer Aziz Maraka will perform his hits including Mafi Menik (no one is like you), Bethlawi (you become more beautiful), and Meen Gallek (who told you).
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad Street, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Sun 28, 8 p.m.: Singer Neda Shararasinger Mohamed El-Helwaccompanied by the musical group, led by Ehab Abdel Hamid.
Wed 31, 8 p.m.: Superstar Ali El-Haggar and his band.
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Fri 26, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): Doll bandaged.
Saturday 27, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): Rana Haggag bandaged.
Monday 29, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): Sama3i bandaged.
Tuesday 30, 8.30 p.m. (open to the public): A concert by Muslim.
BA Main Hall
Sat 27, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): A concert by Rand (Lebanon).
Sun 28, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): Pianist Mohammad Fouad and violinist Ahmed Mounib give a concert.
Fri 26, doors open at 5 p.m.: North Square Mall presents Super star Mohammad Ramadhan to celebrate the success of his songs with his fans at the biggest concert on the north coast.
*A version of this article appeared in the August 25, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.