Arabic Music Institute
22 rue Ramsis, tel. 02 2574 3373
Fri 4, 8 p.m.: Nogoum Masriya (Egyptian stars), led by Mustafa Mahdi.
Sun 6, 8 p.m.: Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe sings religious songs.
Thu 22 and Thu 29, 8 p.m.: The Talent Development Center concert.
Beit Al Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7 p.m.: La Troupe du Nil for folk instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaaiperforms Upper Egyptian dances and 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 led by Nabil Bahgat.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144
Wed 21, 8 p.m.: Jazz performances Yehia Khalil and his band.
Fri 4, 8 p.m.: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arabic Music together, led by maestro Ahmad Amar, will present a concert in two parts. The first part introduces the superstar singer Medhat Salehwith the participation of the pianist Amr Selim and the second part presents the stars of the opera Rehab Metawaa, Amira Ahmed and Mo’amen Khalil.
Sat 17, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Thursday 22 and Fri 23, 8 p.m.: Gala concerts of the best international dances (France- Italy- Ukraine).
Thursday 15, 8 p.m.: Cairo coffee group, led by Ali Sharaf.
Fri 23, 8 p.m.: Pianist Fathy Salama and his band.
Mohamed Abdou Street, near Al-Muaaz and Al-Azhar streets, tel. 02 2514 7475
Al Tanoura whirling dervishes perform for a living sufi music
(Performances every Saturday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.).
12 Al-Gumhouriya St., Abdin, tel. 02 2390 7707
Fri 4, 8 p.m.: The Umm Kolthoum Arabic Music together in a repertoire of classic Arabic songs.
Thu 22 and Fri 23, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Opera Company.
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
a repertoire of traditional music from the Nile delta, Al Jaafra music played by the Arab tribes of Aswan and Nass Makan bandaged.
Every Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.: zar music and songs by Mazaher together with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Fri 4, 8 p.m.: A humorous stand-up presents Mahmoud Konafa, Mohamed Fargalyand Walid Khairy.
Rawabet Art Space
3, rue Hussien El Meaamar ext. from Mahmoud Basiouny Street, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown
Thu 22, Fri 23 and Sat 24, 8 p.m.: In this explosive dance show, the talented Shaymaa Shoukry explores the dialogue between music and the movement of the pelvis, and their influence on his perception of time and space. An intertwining of sound, light and movement will put you in a trance and take you on a journey of inner reflection.
Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel. 01000 068 159
Thursday 15, 9 p.m.: A concert by the guitarist Rania Shaalanpassionate about singing, Shaalan writes, composes and performs most of her songs.
Fri 4, 9 p.m.: The Monthly Open Mic Night.
Sat 17, 9 p.m.: Dark is an Opeth tribute band that strives to bring the Opeth experience to fans across Egypt. Bleak will play the entire album Damnation as well as other surprises. It comprises Ammar Yasser (Drums), Abdullah Nasser (Keyboard/Vocal), Ahmed El-Sawalhy (Guitar), Samuel Emeil (bass/voice), and Youssef Amarey (Guitar/Choirs).
Thursday 22, 9 p.m.: A concert by skeleton cliquea tribute band playing for twenty-one pilots that was founded in late 2019.
The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Sat 17, 9 p.m.: A humorous stand-up by Komedy Kochk offering you a host of unmissable sets performed by the most fashionable comedians of the moment. Line up: Ahmad Hassan, Abdul, Mohamed Fargaly, Salma Alnajar, Marc Fanousand Paula Rizk.
Mon 19, 9 p.m.: Egyptian oud singer and player Saad El Oud presents the authentic Egyptian heritage songs with a light and distinguished Egyptian character based on audience interaction and singing.
The 15the Samaa International Festival of Spiritual Music and Chanting (September 17-24)
111 Al-Azhar St., Al-Ghouriya, tel. 02 2506 0227
Complex of religions
Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Salebiya St, Al-Khalifa district, Tel 02 2514 2581
Beit Al Sinnari
Mongue Ally, behind Al Saneya Secondary School, Al Sayeda Zeinab Square, Cairo, tel. 02 2390 9471
The North Wall Theater in Historic Cairo
El-Sawy Culture Wheel
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 15, 7:30 p.m.: Sufi songs by Al Hadra troop.
Fri 4, 8 p.m.: Shaaby king of song Abdel Basset Hammouda.
Sat 17, 8 p.m.: A singing recital by Muslim.
Sun 6, 7:30 p.m.: The Sinatra show features Gaby Bishara.
Mon 19, 7:30 p.m.: A concert of classical Arabic songs, led by the maestro Eman Genedy.
Tue 20, 7 p.m.: Alternative music evening by Mahmoud Hazem, Rocksea and Taht Alsefr (below zero).
Wed 21, 7:30 p.m.: Singer and torch Ali Elhelbawi will give a totally different new concert.
Thursday 22, 7:30 p.m.: A singing recital by Ahmed Kamel.
Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC)
AUC Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, near Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Thursday 15, 8 p.m.: Drawing on our roots, enjoy an evening of traditional and folk melodies with The Nile Troupe for Folk Arts, The oldest and largest heritage troupe in Egypt.
Armed Forces Officers Club, Zamalek, tel. 01101153105
Thursday 15, 6 p.m.: Find your way to thrilling vibes by encountering the MAFIA
Wingii, Flex, Husayn and lil noboy in the show Magnolia 22.
Fri 4, 8 p.m.: Faia Younan give a concert.
Sat 17, 7 p.m.: Moscow and E.Evil will rock the stage.
Thursday 22, 8 p.m.: At each tone of Coldplay, Strawberry Swing The group is celebrating its 6th anniversary.
Fri 4, 8 p.m.: Famous Egyptian singer Anghamand his orchestra, will give a live concert performing a selection of his well-memorized repertoire.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad Street, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Fri 4, 8 p.m.: Singer and torch Ali Elhelbawi performs a number of his highly sought after songs.
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Thursday 15, 8 p.m.: Religious songs by Abu Shaar troops from Syria.
Thursday 22, 8 p.m.: Andromide bandaged.
Fri 4, 8 p.m.: 404 bandaged.
*A version of this article appeared in the September 15, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.