Beit Al-Seheimi Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865 Every Sunday, 7pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments. Every Friday, 7pm: “Al-Aragouz 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
Sat 2, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Thurs 30, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert celebrates the memory of 30 June Revolution.
Sun 3, 8pm: A concert of songs composed by the late Mohamed El-Mogui.
Tues 5, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert
Fri 1 July, 8pm: The House of Oud Orchestra (Khartoum).
Thurs 30, 8pm: Maqam group features Hassan Moataz.
Sun 3, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Thurs 30, 8pm: Moment show is performed by the Modern Dance Theatre company.
Sat 2 and Sun 3, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Company.
Tues 5 and Wed 6, 8pm: The Gift, a musical presented by The Academy of Arts.
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, 7pm).
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, 9-10pm: 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, 9-10pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Fri 1 July, 7pm: Finally, after a long time, the ‘Sound of Egypt’ super star singer Angham in a live concert.
Sat 2, 7pm: Super star singer Ali El-Haggar.
Rawabet Art Space
3 Hussien El Meaamar St. ext. of Mahmoud Basiouny St, from Talaat Harb Square, Downtown
Fri 1 July, 8pm: Fighting a contemporary dance show performed by multidisciplinary artist Shaymaa Shoukry and Mohamed Fouad to the rhythms of Ahmed Saleh and no one other than Saber El-Sayed, chief lighting Technician. A dance performance questioning the fight we have within ourselves, amongst one another, and all the strategies we use to carry on today.
Sat 2, 8pm: A stand-up comedy show by Squadra (Egypt).
Tues 5, 8pm: Instrumentalist, composer and oud player Ali Eissa is performing his diverse musical influences, Eissa’s compositions create versatile and twisted meditative atmospheres throughout the musical experience. Soon after, Yunis will take over the stage with his original mix of electronic music with traditional wedding and Moulid music, where pure entertainment serves as a pretext for spiritual elevation.
Room Art Space & Café 10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159
Thurs 30, 9pm: Bohemian Project presents “Latina et Bella” where the amazing Amira Reda sings an extraordinary mixture of Arabic Latin songs that was first influenced by the music of Latin America and Spain.
Fri 1 July, 9pm: Ritmo band consists of six girls obsessed with their own unique taste of music, a bunch of Egyptian, oriental, Lebanese, Khaliji, and English songs. Band members: Myrna Shalaby - Main vocal, Ghadeer El-Gamal – Keyboard, Nour Ahmed – Guitar, Reham Zidan – Bass, Hadeer El-Gamal – Tabla, and Mimi Ayad – Drums.
Thurs 7, 9pm: Join the monthly Open Mic Night! If you play music, write poetry, or a stand-up comedian sign up when you arrive for 7 minutes on Room stage. If you want to register as a performer, don't forget to come early (7:30pm) and fill the application form.
The Spot mall, infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Sat 2, 9pm: A stand-up comedy show by Komedy Koshk.
Sun 3, 9pm: Comedy Ctrl Vol.1 in a stand-up comedy show. Mon 4, 9pm: Egyptian singer and composer Mosad Ozil performs his own original songs and some Arabic traditional songs with very unique and different music arrangements.
El-Sawy Culturewheel End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)
Thurs 30, 7pm: Al Mawlawia Al Masria troupe, led by Sufi chanter Amer El-Tony, performs Sufi dancing and chants.
Fri 1, 4pm and 7.30pm: Poet Amr Hassan in a poetic-musical concert.
Sun 3, 8pm: A singing recital by Ramy Aboul-Fotouh.
Mon 4, 7pm: Arab rock music by Code Misr and Dabet Namla bands.
Tues 5, 7.30pm: Naghamat band, led by artist Roushdy Badawy.
Wed 6, 7.30pm: A musical concert by El Foraty band that aims to revive the Egyptian music heritage.
Thurs 7, 7.30pm: Babiun band performs different types of music.
Thurs 30, 7.30pm: Spanish and Oriental music by Flamenca band.
Fri 1, 8pm: Moulid Ahl El Zekr features religious chanter Mahmoud El-Tohamy.
Thurs 7, 6 and 8pm: El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives the concerts of Umm Kolthoum performing two of her much-loved songs.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thurs 30, 8pm: A concert by the Cairo Opera Company.
Sun 3, 8pm: The House of Oud Orchestra (Khartoum).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Conference Centre Small Hall
Thurs 30, 8pm: Singing recital by Ahmad El-Haggar and his band.
Sat 2 July, 8pm: Mosad Ozil and the band.
Thurs 7, 8pm: Oud recital by Hazem Shaheen.
A version of this article appears in print in the 30 June, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.