Don’t miss a concert by Tablet Elsitt band at El Sawy Culturewheel

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 8 Aug 2023

Tablet Elsitt
Tablet Elsitt


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

Open-Air Theatre

Fri 11, 8.30pm: Sufi chanting by Al-Hadra troupe, led by Nour Nageh




Falaki Theatre

AUC Tahrir Campus, 24 Falaki St, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 012 88721446

Falaki Mainstage Theatre

Thurs 10, 8.30pm (Age group 14+): Double bill dance performances: How El Fann began (how art started), is choreographed by Mounir Saeed with music, narration script, and performing by Mounir Saeed, and Light design by Saber El-Sayed.
A unique performance exploring the personal point of view of the artist no. 249817 and his experience of the art scene, everything in this performance is only an idea created through the artist's reflections and inner thoughts. Nothing is choreographed by Ezzat Ismail and Nagahm Salah Othman, Light design by Saber El- Sayed, Music composer Bonga. Nothing is an extraordinary journey of uncovering the secrets of existence as we collectively strive to expand our horizons, evolve our philosophies, and ultimately lead lives imbued with purpose and fulfillment. Together, we can embark on a path toward unlocking life's value and beauty.




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)




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.



Rawabet Art Space

5 Hussien El-Meaamar St. ext. of Mahmoud Bassiouny St, from Talaat Harb Square, Downtown

Thurs 10, 8pm: Stand-up comedy show by Cairo Comedy Club

Thurs 10 to Wed 30, 8.30pm: Zobaida Beyond the Horizon sensational musical production, born from a collective workshop, is back for the second time. It’s a captivating journey that combines design and artistry to celebrate the choir project’s 13th anniversary. 

Fri 11, 8pm: Psychaba-23 featuring Yunis, 200 Shams, and Walad will light up the stage with their unique and innovative music. A journey from Paris to Kafr El-Dawar to Ismailia, an amazing blend of pop, funk, and experimental sounds. 

Thurs 17, 8pm: A stand-up comedy performance by the talented Mina Nader. 



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

Thurs 10, 8pm: Klassic Kulture is bringing the heat this summer! Vol.3 is here bringing back the bangers. 

Tues 15, 8pm: Karaoke night.

Wed 16, 8pm: Four artists from different backgrounds but have a common goal, entertaining people through music and laughter is the thing that brought them together and came up with Articaria band.

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

Thurs 10, 9pm: Karaoke night.

Sat 12, 9pm: BigBang in a stand-up comedy show. 

Sun 13, 9pm: Comedy Therapy presents the comedy Inn vol.3. 

Tues 15, 9pm: A rock night with Sound Smudge & Maddox Theory. 

Thurs 17, 8pm: Karaoke night. 



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 11, 8pm: A concert by Tablet Elsitt band. 

Sat 12, 8pm: Massar Egbari band concert will be presented at El Sawy Culturewheel’s branch at Nile University in El-Sheikh Zayed.  

Wisdom Hall

Thurs 10, 8pm: A concert of contemporary religious chanting by Mustafa El-Shafaay.

Sun 13, 8pm: Classicyat band performs for the first time at El-Sawy Culturewheel. 

Thurs 17, 8pm: Jazz concert by Noha Fekry



Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

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

Main Garden

Wed 16, 9pm: Luka Wel Batteekh, an extraordinary indie folk band born in 2021. Comprising talented members from the renowned Do3souqa band, the band’s influences include folk, Latin jazz, neo-jazz, and Gnawa. Members: Luka - Vocals/Guitar,
Dongol - Lead Guitar, Youssef Hassan – Bass,
Khaled El-Demerdash – Drums, Tarek El-Azhary – Oud, and
Sohieb – Keyboard (Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis).
Tues 22, 9pm: Let the rhythm of Noha Fekry’s jazz transport you to a world of artistic beauty. She expertly blends jazz standards with her unique interpretations of Arabic and world-famous tunes. 

(Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis).





Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

The BA 20th International Summer Festival 

(3 August-1 September)

BA Conference Centre, Main Hall   

Fri 11, 8.30pm: Super star singer Ali El-Haggar.  

Open-Air Theatre

Thurs 10, 8.30pm: Jadal band (Jordan).  

Sat 12, 8.30pm: The Gray Man’s Tour – Hany Adel

Sun13, 8.30pm: Egypsana band.  

Mon 14, 8.30pm: Andromida band. 

Tues15, 8.30pm (Free entry): Laura Kipp Due and soprano Dalia Farid (Egypt-Germany). 

Wed 16, 8.30pm: Sohbet El-Semsemiya band.  

Thurs 17, 8.30pm: A concert by vocalist Dina El-Wedidi

* A version of this article appears in print in the 10 August, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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