This is your music & dance guide in Cairo and Alexandria for this week!
Arab Music Institute
22 Ramsis St. Tel 2574 3373
Sun 16, 8pm: Late singer and composer Mohamed Abdel-Wahab songs.
Al-Gamaliya, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Muiz St, Tel 2591 3391
Every Sunday, 7.30pm: 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.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 2737 0602/2736
Sun 16, 8pm: The Harp Group features Mona Wassif.
Wed 19 & Thur 20, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Company.
Cairo Jazz Club
197, 26th July St, Agouza. Tel 3345 9939
Sun 16, 9pm: Adham Roshdy and the Wave Jazz band.
Mon 17, 9pm: Gawdat.
Wed 19, 9pm: Electrum showcase.
Thur 20, 9pm: Cherine's Project followed by Massar Egbari band.
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Moaiz St with Al-Azhar, Tel 2514 7475 every Mon & Wed, (8pm, free admission)
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music.
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 2390 7707
Mon 17, 8pm: Rawaa Al-Nagham (The Formidable Melodies) band features Reem Kamal in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.
Thur 20, 8pm: Al-Enshad Al-Dini band plays religious songs.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Mon 17, 11am: Alexandria Opera Children Choir.
Wed 19 & Thur 20, 8pm: The Modern Dance Theatre Company performs Mawlana show, an adaptation of novelist Ibrahim Eissa's novel carrying the same name, directed by Monadel Antar.
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Mon 17, 7pm: Al-Wahag Dance troupe show.
Tue 18, 6pm: A poetic-musical evening features poet Hisham Al-Gakh.
Sun 16, 7pm: Samaai band.