December 29, 2013
One of the most promising young Arab musicians today, Syrian musician MAias Alyamani has released six albums and will soon celebrate the launch of another at a concert taking place at the Museum of Islamic Art.
December 26, 2013
Could Cairo be the new Berlin? DJ Samy's minimal house music made it big in the Egyptian capital's cool new venue.
Fans disappointed by Amr Diab's cancelled concert can now rejoice as a new performance date has been scheduled!
December 24, 2013
Lebanese singer Walid Tawfiq has revived some the Arab world's best classical songs in a new album.
Sell-out shows and a hit song still atop the charts make for a very happy holiday season for Carole Samaha.
Some may call Joana Nachef a cheerleader, a scholar, and a great communicator, but she directly claims her current position wouldn't have been possible if she'd stayed in Lebanon. Boom. There. She said it.
December 22, 2013
Get your Christmas spirit on with concerts galore, including the famous Nutcracker ballet, or enjoy a multitude of other magnificently fun things to do in Cairo or Alexandria this week!
Lebanese singer Fares Karam is transforming his latest hit "Daddy" into a music video. It was originally going to be directed by Joe Bu Eid, but Fares swapped him out for Walid Nasif last minute. What gives with the switcheroo?
December 20, 2013
He may have quit singing years ago, and he may be on the run from the law, but ex-singer Fadel Shaker has just released a religious chant about Jesus.
December 19, 2013
Hoping to release her first full album when the record industry is back on its feet, Arab Idol winner Carmen Suleiman can't wait forever to launch her career. That's why she's giving us a gift this winter holiday of the song "Habib Wa Mish Habibi" (My Love and Not My Love).
Record snow and freezing temperatures were no barrier for Alexandria University students to see Abd Elfattah Grini live in concert at their school!
Audiences were delighted with some serious Christmas cheer with performances by The Cairo Opera Orchestra, Cairo Celebration Choir and Cairo Opera Company soloists on December 16 and 17 for the Cairo Opera House's annual Christmas concert.
December 18, 2013
Myriam Fares decided to do her last-minute Christmas shopping in London this year.
What a dynamic duo to spend New Year's Eve with! Elissa and Majed Al Mohandes are ready to make some musical magic happen at Dubai's Ritz Carlton DIFC on December 31st.
On Friday 20 December in Cairo and 22 December in Alexandria, the Munich Percussion and String Orchestra conducted by Adel Shalabi will perform works by Omar Khairat and world composers.