Art Alert: Jazz Club events in Cairo, Alexandria, Mansoura

Ahram Online, Wednesday 11 Jun 2014

Cairo Jazz Club brings local and international musicians to the capital, Alexandria and Mansoura

Ghalia Ben Ali
Ghalia Ben Ali performs in Cairo's El-Geneina Theatre during the 2013 Hayy Festival. (Photo: Bassam Al-Zoghby)

El-Fusion, returning for a second year, invites oriental fusion bands from different corners of the world to the Cairo Jazz Club, each followed by local fusion bands. Invited this year are bands from Sweden, Belgium, Tunisia, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine.

Wust El-Balad and Swedish band Tarab took to the stage on the weekend. There will be three more events in Cairo, Alexandria and Mansoura in June.

Among this year's highlights is celebrated experimental Tunisian musician Ghalia Benali, who will play in both Cairo and Mansoura.

Programme:

Wednesday 11 June at 9pm at Cairo Jazz Club

47 SOUL (Palestine/Jordan)
Genre: Arabic Raggae, Rai, Hip Hop

Soopar Lox (Egypt)
Genre: Live Oriental House

Friday 13 June at at 7pm Antoniades Garden in Alexandria

47 SOUL (Palestine/Jordan)
Genre: Arabic Raggae, Rai, Hip Hop

Salalem (Egypt)
Genre: Indie Pop

Jadal (Jordan)
Genre: Arabic Rock

Soopar Lox (Egypt)
Genre: Live Oriental House

Thursday 19 June at 9pm at Cairo Jazz Club

Ghalia Benali (Tunisia)
Genre: Neo-Tarab, Arab Soul

Massar Egbari (Egypt)
Genre: World Music

Friday 20 June at 7pm at La Dolce Vita in Mansoura

Osama Abdel-Hady & Band (Egypt)
Genre: Rock, Jazz, Blues

Ghalia Benali (Tunisia/Belguim)
Genre: Neo-Tarab, Arab Soul

Massar Egbari (Egypt)
Genre: World Music

Thursday 26 June at 9pm at Cairo Jazz Club

Fareeq El Atrash (Lebanon)
Genre: Live Acoustic Hip Hop

Abo Wel Shabab (Egypt)
Genre: Egyptian Indie Pop


 

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