Newly-founded Taksi Sharqi will perform some of their traditional repertoire at Makan Art Space in Cairo, Tuesday, 5 March.
Founded in 2017 by Wust El-Balad member Ahmed Omran, Walid Abdu (percussion) and Amin Shahin (arghol and kawala) the band is deep-rooted in Egyptian culture, playing traditional styles like Gnawa and Zar merged with modern tunes and arrangements.
They usually feature Zar iconic vocalists Madiha Om Sameh and Abdel-Rahman Balala, accordionist Wael El-Sayed, bass guitarist Wetty and saxophonist Amr Wegz.
Tuesday, 5 March, 8pm
Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul Street, Downtown
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