Music Reviews

September 25, 2013

U.S. Mission brings "Act of Congress" musical troupe to UAE (Image courtesy of the band's website)
11:18 GMT

Acoustic music group 'Act of Congress' from Birmingham, Alabama ties diplomacy and music together in a funky fusion with their upcoming performances around the UAE.

September 24, 2013

No Maya Diab next to Wael Kfoury in Miami last weekend.
08:37 GMT

No visa, no Maya Diab in Miami. The diva had scheduled a co-performance with hottie Wael Kfoury, but didn’t get the U.S. visa needed to do so.

September 23, 2013

Arabs Got Talent is off to grand slammin' start. (Image: Facebook)
11:06 GMT

Cute kids, heart-wrenching personal stories, and smack loads of talent describe round two of the third season of Arabs Got Talent.

'High on Body Fat' and 'Salalem' are slated to play at the park. (Images: Facebook)
09:27 GMT

Lots laughter and music will fill the park this Thursday as Cairo indie band Salalem and musical comedy duo High on Body Fat are slated to perform at Al-Azhar Park's Genaina Theatre.

Eight-year-old Nael Traboulsi made it through his house being bombed in Syria to the AGT stage (Image: Facebook)
08:31 GMT

Little Nael's unanimous "yes" from the judges can be seen as a call for peace and harmony through music.

September 22, 2013

Olly Murs is "snap his suspenders" happy to be heading to Dubai for a Valentine's Day gig (Image: Facebook)
09:26 GMT

British singer Olly Murs has joined the jazzy lineup for the Dubai affair going down on Valentine's Day.

Mary McBride knows how to rock the house! (Image:
08:46 GMT

A packed house at the US Consulate in Jeddah jammed with American music group Mary McBride, made up only of women for the conservative country.

September 21, 2013

The Celtic Tenors will be performing in Bahrain this month. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

International band The Celtic Tenors are back in Bahrain for one night only. Get your calendars set (and credit cards ready) for a night to remember!

September 20, 2013

Mohamed Hamaki performed at the 68th graduation ceremony at Alexandria University in Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki went back to university last week when he performed for a crowd of five thousand students and their families at the 68th Alexandria University graduation ceremony.

September 19, 2013

Hamdan Al Abri is one of two UAE acts for MTV EMA's (Image: Facebook)
07:38 GMT

Emirati R&B singer-songwriter Hamdan Al Abri and UAE band Juliana Down are pumped the word is out that they've been nominated for 'Best Middle East Act', so you can vote for them to win at the MTV European Music Awards in November.

September 18, 2013

Mazagan will soon sound amazing if Alama has anything to do with it!
11:51 GMT

Get your Arab pop star jam on at the simply fab Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort in El Jadida, Morocco.

September 17, 2013

Maii recording music with Lebanese independent music pioneer Zeid Hemdan. (Image: Facebook)
10:41 GMT

After years of shying away from playing to an audience, Egyptian singer Maii Waleed is now scheduled to perform at El-Geneina Theatre this weekend.

A little behind the scenes sneak peak of Tamer Hosny's "Si Al Sayed" (The Man) music video. (Image: Facebook)
08:58 GMT

Egypt’s politics may be deteriorating, but Egyptian hottie Tamer Hosny is not about to let that get in the way of his singing career! With a new music vid for his song 'The Man' on the way, he's sure to keep in the glittery limelight.

Donia Samir Ghanem's latest song has been accused of making her look like a "helpless" woman. (Image: Facebook)
08:41 GMT

She wanted to share her wedding-bliss happiness with the world through a song, but Donia Samir Ghanem's fans were less than impressed with the lyrics.

Teenage girls will be aghast that this boy band won't be singing their way through UAE! (Image: Facebook)
07:50 GMT

Every teenage girl in the Gulf will be 'Up All Night' crying after rumors got their hopes up that boy band One Direction would be stoppin' by the UAE for a concert on their 'Take Me Home' tour.