September 1, 2013
She may not be on the battlefront, but sassy songstress Shams’ new track "Deen Abukum Ismu Ayh" (What is the Religion of Your Fathers Called?) aims at fighting all forms of extremism.
With International festivals and concerts a big terrorist target and all the unrest around the region, Beirut saw and heard much less music this summer.
The Wicker Park Music Festival aims to promote local talent, while working to awaken residents to the importance of respecting the environment.
August 29, 2013
The girl knows how to draw a crowd. You gotta give her that! Myriam Fares brought in an unexpected 10 thousand peeps to her Moroccan concert.
A new composing competition is now open to all Arabs in Egypt. Samaana aims to discover the Middle East's most talented composers.
August 28, 2013
The Gulf is increasing in popularity with its music gigs, and British folk band Ferocious Dog seem to be fans of the region. They're heading to Bahrain for a gig at the end of this month!
Crooning out "Fly Me to the Moon" in totes a public place, The Gypsy Queens' share how their high hopes have led them to our neck of the woods.
It was a cold night in Ehden, but superstar Kazem El Saher put on his coat for a hot performance in Lebanon.
Superstar Amr Diab has been busy filming his music videos in Greece this month; not bothered by the leaking of his album or you know, the naked-women-at-his-concert-scandal!
August 27, 2013
It was no holds barred as Carole Samaha set out to make one pricey music vid for the song "Wahshani Biladi" (I Miss my Country).
According to gossip, Sherine was kicked out of Morocco during her concert at the Voix de Femmes festival, an incident which the Egyptian singer and her technical advisor adamantly deny.
Egyptian singers are feeling the pain of what their country is going through, and have decided to go all patriotic with their music. National songs are the theme in Egypt right now!
Look out Austria; Egyptian Nesma Abdel-Aziz is to take part with her Marimba band, joined by the popular Tanoura troupe, in the Vienna African Arts Festival.
August 26, 2013
Who says you've to retire when you get old? Sabah Fakhri is still rocking the stage for fans in Beirut and the Arab world!
More than likely, it will cost more than half a dollar to attend the first Velevet Villains "Vestival", headlining rappers like 50 Cent and Akon, so you better "Get Rich or Die Tryin" to attend!