Egyptian rock band Cairokee set for a new European tour

Ahram Online , Friday 7 Oct 2022

Popular Egyptian rock band Cairokee return to the old continent with three concerts – in Paris, London and Berlin – in November.



The band will perform in Paris on 19 November, in the UK at the EartH (Evolutionary Arts Hackney) on 20 November, and in Berlin's Neue Welt on 23 November.

The concerts are organised by MARSM UK and El-Wekala who advertise Cairokee as "one of the biggest bands to emerge from the Arabic-speaking world, with songs have become anthems of a generation. With infectious music and uplifting lyrics, Cairokee has become a driving force in the region and abroad."

The band have performed in many cities on the European continent on previous occasions, last playing in London before the pandemic.

Their upcoming European tour follows three recent concerts in the US.

Founded in 2003, the band's lineup included lead vocalist Amir Eid, guitarist Sherif El-Hawary, drummer Tamer Hashem, and bassist Adam El-Alfy.

The original lineup was joined by Sherif Mostafa on keyboard in 2008.

The band's major breakthrough came during the Egyptian revolution in 2011 when they released a hit single Sowt El-Horreya (The Voice of Freedom), followed by Ya El-Midan (Oh, the Square) featuring singer Aida El-Ayoubi.

The band has released several studio albums including Matloob Zaeem (2011), Wana Maa Nafsy Aad (2012), El-Sekka Shemal (2014), Nas w Nas (2015), Noaata Beida (2017), and The Ugly Ducklings (2019).

Their latest album titled Roma (2022) featured the famous young rapper Marwan Pablo.

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