Jazzist Noha Fekry gives concerts in TCC and El Sawy Culturewheel

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 15 Aug 2023

Noha Fekry
Noha Fekry

 

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.

 

 

 

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)

 

 

Makan

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

Sat 19, 8pm: Join an unforgettable night of metal music with Downtown Noize! Egypt’s finest bands will rock the stage. Don't miss Erasing Mankind, winners of Wacken Metal Battle Middle East 2023. The Rattlesnakes will blow your mind with their 80’s vibes, while Omnivore will keep you dancing with their diverse covers. 

 

 

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

Fri 18, 8pm: Shams and Tareeq band. 

Sat 19, 8pm: Strawberry Swing is the first acknowledged Coldplay tribute band in the middle east. 

Tues 22, 8pm: Karaoke night.

Thurs 24, 8pm: Shady El-Qasseer ensemble plays a crossover of modern, modal jazz and ethnic music adding a new dimension in jazz with rich harmonies and ethnic percussions to create a unique Jazz experience.

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

Thurs 17 and Thurs 24, 9pm: Karaoke night.

Sat 19, 9pm: Komedy Koshk presents a comedy night.  

Mon 21, 9pm: “R&B Affairs” concert features Roupen Arslanian where he, along with other very talented musicians, will serenade us with some of the most well known and loved R&B and soulful songs.

 

 

El Sawy Culturewheel

End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448 

River Hall

Mon 21, 8pm: A concert by Akher Zapheer (Jordan).  

Tues 22, 8pm: The Elite Vol.9, a stand-up comedy show. 

Fri 18, 8pm: RAND. 

Wed 23, 8pm: Abad El-Shams (Sunflower) choir.

Thurs 24, 8pm: A concert by Neven Allouba Academy.  

Word Hall

Thurs 17, 8pm: Jazz concert by Noha Fekry

Fri 18, 8pm: “Konafa”, a stand-up comedy night. 

Thurs 24, 8pm: “Something Special” stand-up comedy show by Hamza Bahaa.  

Wisdom Hall

Thurs 24, 8pm: El-Nafikha Brass band. 

 

 

 

Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

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

Ewart Memorial Hall

Fri 18, 9pm: Egyptian band Black Theama celebrates its 19th birthday. Black Theama captivates audiences with their dynamic performances, singing in Egyptian colloquial Arabic. Their music is rooted in Egyptian traditions, incorporating Nubian rhythms, and other African-inspired sounds, such as R&B, hip-hop, jazz, blues, funk, and reggae. Members: Amir Salah El-Din, Ahmed Bahr, and Mohamed Abdo (Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis).

Main Garden
Tues 22, 9pm: Jazzist Noha Fekry blends jazz standards with her unique interpretations of Arabic and world-famous tunes. 

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

 

ALEXANDRIA 

 

 

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) 

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Sun 20, 8.30pm: The Arab Music Ensemble, conducted by maestro Ahmed Amer and featuring the opera singers Nehad Fathi, Ghada Adam and Rehab Metawaa, with the guest of honor Batoul Beny from Syria, performs Umm Kolthoum songs. 

Wed 23, 8.30pm: Percussionist Nesma Abdel-Aziz and her band.  

 

 

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

The BA 20th International Summer Festival 

(3 August-1 September)

BA Conference Centre, Main Hall   

Wed 23, 8.30pm: Helmy Man presents the Elite X stand-up comedy show. 

Open-Air Theatre

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

Fri 18, 8.30pm: Strawberry Swings band and 404 band.  

Sat 19, 8.30pm: Akher Zapheer (Jordan).  

Sun 20, 8.30pm: Ahmad Elhaggar and his band. 

Mon 21, 8.30pm (Free entry): Rana Hagag and Simona Sivirini band (Italy)

Tues 22, 8.30pm: Pop singer Hisham Abbass

Wed 23, 8.30pm: Sama3i band.  

Thurs 24, 8.30pm: The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by Sufi chanter Amer El-Tony performs Sufi dances and chants.  


* A version of this article appears in print in the 17 August, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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