​El-Masryeen band is back on the stage of Room Art Space

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 2 Apr 2024

El-Masryeen band, led by accordionist Hany Shenouda
El-Masryeen band, led by accordionist Hany Shenouda


Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373 

Fri 5, 9.30pm: El-Enshad El-Dini (religious chanting) troupe performs religious chants. 

Fri 19, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs. 




Abdel-Aziz Al-Sa'oud Street

Happy Dolphin, 70 Abdel-Aziz Al-Sa'oud St, Al-Manial, Cairo, 012 22424445/01098098671 

Sudanese Art Festival 

Fri 5, 10.30pm: Classical Sudanese songs by singers of the golden age such as Mustafa Sayyed Ahmed, Sayyed Khalifa, and Aisha Elfelatiah.  



Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 8pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday, 8pm: “Alaragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.



Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144

Main Hall

Thurs 18 and Fri 19, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Company and the Cairo Opera Orchestra perform Carmen opera.  

Open-Air Theatre

Fri 19, 8pm: Glass Onion band.  

Small Hall

Fri 5, 9.30pm: The Opera House Chamber Music groups features the clarinet quartet, led by Mohamed Hamdy

Thurs 18, 8pm: Singer Hazem Shaheen and his band.  



Al-Ghouri Caravansary 
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat and Wed, 7.30pm).



Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 

Thurs 4, 9.30pm: The National Arab Music ensemble, conducted by maestro Hazem El-Qasabgy and featuring the opera singers: Reem Kamal, Inas Ezzeddin, Ahmed Said, Ahmed Essam, Ibrahim Ramadan and Said Osman, perform classical Arab songs. 

Mon 15, 7pm: Rembetiko stage plan and technical rider concert (Greece). 








1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878 

Every Tuesday, 8pm: Mawawil features vocalists Hend and Sara in a repertoire of traditional music of the Nile Delta, Al Jaafra music played by Arab Tribes from Aswan and Nass Makan band.

Every Wednesday, 8pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.



Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159

Thurs 4, 9pm: Red Sea Heritage musical show. 

Sat 6, 9pm: Sufi singing with Mostafa Mohalel

Tues 9 and Tues 16, 9pm: Karaoke night. 

Thurs 11, 9pm: Cairopathix's first ever concert at Room Art Space with a more chill and relaxed vibe. 

The Spot mall, infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo

Thurs 4 and Thurs 11, 9pm: Karaoke night.

Wed 10 and Wed 17, 9pm: Karaoke night.

Fri 12, 9pm: El-Masryeen band, led by accordionist Hany Shenouda. Band members: lead singers: Mona Al Attar, Tina Adly, Seif Khaled, bass guitar Youssef Hassan, Electric guitar Youssef Mustafa, drummer Moataz El-Araby, and percussionist Rowaida Abu-Zeid

Sun 14, 9pm: Prepare for a laughter explosion at Laughter Party Vol 11, a night of side-splitting comedy featuring the incredible lineup of Ahmed Magdy, Mahmoud Hassan, Ahmed Emad, Hatem El-Sokkary, and Hassan Hossam

Mon 15, 8pm: The monthly Open Mic Night! If you play music, write poetry, or a stand-up comedian sign up when you arrive for seven minutes on Room stage. Or just relax and enjoy back to back performances over a drink or coffee.


El Sawy Culturewheel

End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448 

River Hall

Fri 12, 3.30 and 7pm: Eid Elfitr concert features Amr Hassan in an evening of music and poetry. 

Wed 17, 7.30pm: Castle of Rock concert. 

Wisdom Hall 

Sat 6, 9pm: Kayan band, led by Azmy.  

Thurs 11, 6 and 8pm: El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives the concerts of legendary singer Umm Kolthoum performing two of her much-loved songs. 

Thurs 18, 8pm: Religious chanting by Abu Shaar Brothers Syrian troupe.  



Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077


Thurs 18, 8pm: Massar Egbari band features AUC Tahrir CultureFest.  






Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) 

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Fri 5, 9.30pm: Oriental jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band.   

Thurs 18, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Company for Arab music and singing.  



Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Main Hall

Thurs 18, 7pm: A concert features international soprano Farrah El-Dibany, accompanied by the BA Youth Orchestra, DSBA Choir and Orchestra, artistically directed by Harlad Simon.  

* A version of this article appears in print in the 4 April, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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