Art Alert: Cloud 9 music festival to take place in Nuweiba

Ahram Online, Thursday 23 Jan 2014

Between 30 January and 2 February 2014 in Nuweiba, a coastal town in Sinai, the Cloud 9 music festival will be held

Bug Dune
A view of Bug Dune, one of the largest camps located in Nuweiba (Photo: Big Dune Nuweiba Red Sea Facebook page)

A large line-up of Egypt's independent musicians will fill Sinai's Nuweiba on the weekend 30 January to 2 February, staging an assortment of concerts and music workshops as part of the Cloud 9 music festival.

The festival will take place in Bug Dune, one of the largest camps located in Nuweiba, a costal town of East Sinai and popular getaway for Egyptians and foreigners.

Independent musicians and bands performing in the Cloud 9 festival include: Quit Together, Zuli, Bosaina, SimpleXity, Cellar Door, Raindogs, The Chicken Came First, Smash Beats, Afia and Baghdady, The Jokers and Some Mud.

Omar El-Deeb, Egyptian singer, guitarist and songwriter, who hails from SimpleXity band, will give an acoustic guitar workshop.

Ticket purchasing deadline is 28 January. Information about ticketing can be found here.

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