Beit Al-Seheimi Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865 Upper Egyptian songs on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments. Every Friday at 7 p.m.: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), free public clown show in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144
Sat 2 p.m., 8 p.m.: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Thursday 30, 8 p.m.: The Talent Development Center concert celebrates the memory of the June 30 Revolution.
Sun 3, 8 p.m.: A concert of songs composed by the late Mohamed El-Mogui.
Tuesday 5 p.m., 8 p.m.: Concert by the Talent Development Center
open air theater
Friday July 1, 8 p.m.: The House of Oud Orchestra (Khartoum).
Thursday 30, 8 p.m.: Maqam group with Hassan Moataz.
Sun 3, 8 p.m.: Talent Development Center concert.
12 Al-Gumhouriya St., Abdin, tel. 02 2390 7707
Thursday 30, 8 p.m.: Moment show is presented by the Modern Dance Theater company.
Sat 2 and Sun 3, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Opera Company.
Tue 5 and Wed 6, 8 p.m.: The Gift, 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 Saturday and Wednesday at 7pm) .
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Mawawil presents the singers Hend and Sara in a repertoire of traditional music from the Nile delta, Al Jaafra music played by the Arab tribes of Aswan and the group Nass Makan.
Every Wednesday, from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Zar music and songs by the Mazaher ensemble with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Friday, July 1, 7:00 p.m.: Finally, after a long time, ‘Sound of Egypt’ superstar singer Angham in a live concert.
Sat 2, 7 p.m.: Superstar singer Ali El-Haggar.
Rawabet Art Space
3, rue Hussien El Meaamar ext. from Mahmoud Basiouny Street, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown
Fri July 1, 8 p.m.: Fighting a contemporary dance performance performed by multidisciplinary artist Shaymaa Shoukry and Mohamed Fouad to the rhythms of Ahmed Saleh and none other than Saber El-Sayed, lighting designer. A dance performance questioning the fight we wage within ourselves, between us, and all the strategies we use to continue today.
Sat 2, 8 p.m.: Comedy show by Squadra (Egypt).
Tuesday 5 p.m., 8 p.m.: Instrumentalist, composer and oud player Ali Eissa interprets his various musical influences. Eissa’s compositions create versatile and twisted meditative atmospheres throughout the musical experience. Shortly after, Yunis will take the stage again with his original mix of electronic music with traditional wedding and Moulid music, where pure entertainment serves as a pretext for spiritual upliftment.
Art Space Room & Café 10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159
Thursday 30, 9pm: Bohemian Project presents “Latina et Bella” where the amazing Amira Reda sings an extraordinary mix of Latin Arabic songs that were first influenced by music from Latin America and Spain.
Friday, July 1, 9 p.m.: The group Ritmo is made up of six girls obsessed with their own musical taste, a bunch of Egyptian, Oriental, Lebanese, Khaliji and English songs. Band members: Myrna Shalaby – Lead vocals, Ghadeer El-Gamal – Keyboard, Nour Ahmed – Guitar, Reham Zidan – Bass, Hadeer El-Gamal – Tabla and Mimi Ayad – Drums.
Thursday 7 p.m., 9 p.m.: Take part in the monthly Open Mic evening! If you play music, write poetry or are a comedian, register as soon as you arrive for 7 minutes on the Stage Room. If you wish to register as an interpreter, remember to come early (7:30 p.m.) and fill in the application form.
The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Sat 2 p.m., 9 p.m.: Comedy show by Komedy Koshk.
Sun 3, 9 p.m.: Comedy Ctrl Vol.1 in a humorous stand-up. Monday 4, 9pm: Egyptian singer and songwriter Mosad Ozil performs his own original songs and some traditional Arabic songs with very unique and different musical arrangements.
El-Sawy Culturewheel End of July 26th Street, under May 15th Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the room will be open at only 25% audience capacity)
Thursday 30, 7 p.m.: The Al Mawlawia Al Masria troupe, led by Sufi singer Amer El-Tony, performs Sufi dances and songs.
Fri 1, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.: Poet Amr Hassan in a poetic-musical concert.
Sun 3, 8 p.m.: A singing recital by Ramy Aboul-Fotouh.
Monday 4, 7 p.m.: Arabic rock music by the groups Code Misr and Dabet Namla.
Tuesday 5, 7:30 p.m.: Naghamat band, led by artist Roushdy Badawy.
Wed 6, 7:30 p.m.: A musical concert by the group El Foraty which aims to revive the Egyptian musical heritage.
Thursday 7, 7:30 p.m.: The Babiun group performs different types of music.
hall of wisdom
Thursday 30, 7.30 p.m.: Spanish and oriental music by the Flamenca orchestra.
Fri 1, 8 p.m.: Moulid Ahl El Zekr features religious cantor Mahmoud El-Tohamy.
Thursday 7pm, 6pm and 8pm: The El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theater show brings Umm Kolthoum’s concerts to life by performing two of her most beloved songs.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad Street, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thursday 30, 8 p.m.: A concert by the Cairo Opera Company.
Sun 3, 8 p.m.: The House of Oud Orchestra (Khartoum).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Conference center Small hall
Thursday 30, 8 p.m.: Singing recital by Ahmad El-Haggar and his orchestra.
Saturday July 2, 8 p.m.: Mosad Ozil and the group.
Thursday 7 p.m., 8 p.m.: Oud recital by Hazem Shaheen.
A version of this article appeared in the June 30, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.