Music Reviews

August 15, 2013

A snapshot from Latifa's latest YouTube clip (Tanned Man). (Image: YouTube)
09:39 GMT

YouTube is the place for videos of any kind, and singer Latifah has released her latest fabulous music video on the site!

The fifth Bahrain Summer Festival is set to be full of fun surprises. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Bahrain is set to host the fifth Bahrain Summer Festival next week to celebrate being named Capital of Arab Tourism 2013.

August 14, 2013

Algerian singer-songwriter Souad Massi was one of many Arab artists hitting up this year's Shubbak Festival (Image: Facebook).
08:19 GMT

Second time around, Shubbak Festival in London had double the number of peeps peer through the "window on contemporary Arab culture" this year!

August 13, 2013

Madeline Matar claims she's an all-rounder singer (Image: Facebook)
10:49 GMT

Madeline Matar may be Lebanese in origin, but the singer claims that she's able to master singing songs of any genre and dialect. True or false?

Royal House Muscat is drawing the attention of the world.
09:41 GMT

Magnificent architecture and world-class performances have placed The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) on the international circuit of classy culture.

Busy bee Tamer Hosny has concerts, a film and a TV drama to prepare for this year! (Image: Facebook)
08:39 GMT

Preparing for a movie and TV drama isn't enough for Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny! He's planning a series of grand concerts in Egypt this month too!

Angham's new Gulf song is expected to receive huge success in the Gulf. (Image: Facebook)
07:56 GMT

Egyptian singer Angham is back with a bang! She's trying her hands at another catchy Gulf song!

August 12, 2013

Lebanese opera singer's new album cover (Image: Facebook)
10:00 GMT

Lebanese soprano Tania Kassis has done what few artists would dare to do - created Islamo-Christian songs with Euro-Middle Eastern music in her new album "Tania Kassis Live at L’Olympia."

Cairo Opera House is finishing summer off right with their annual Summer Festival (Image: Facebook)
08:30 GMT

Get ready to say "See ya later" to summer at the Cairo Opera House. With events starting this weekend that last until the 4th of September, the open air theatre will come alive with the sound of music.

Arab stars gather at the Sayed Darwish Theatre stage to rock the 7th Arabic Music Festival in Alexandria. (Image: Facebook)
08:00 GMT

Egypt continues on hosting some of the biggest festivals in the Arab world. In Alexandria, the 7th Arabic Music Festival will get us dancing on August 15th!

Girls Generation, Psy, and other K-pop stars are helping unite this generation of guys and girls across borders
06:54 GMT

If there's one thing Israelis and Palestinians have in common, it's a love of Korean pop. Believe it or not, the country's culture and music like "Gangnam Style" are helping bridging the divide between cultures in the region.

'Crazy Lab' entertaining audiences in Dubai (Image: Facebook)
05:38 GMT

With one night down and still three to go, the 'Crazy Lab' show from Lebanon will continue bringing fun to Dubai with dance performances and live music from all around the region.

August 11, 2013

Tania Saleh, performing at the Odeon Theater-Amman earlier this year, will be opening things up at the Beirut Jazz Festival next month. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

Ready to get your annual dose of blues, Beirut? Well, Beirut Jazz Festival is coming again in less than month. International and local artists, like underground fave singer songwriter Tania Saleh, will be bringin' the rhythm.

Omar Souleyman singin' his techno heart out (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

After being denied a visa based on fear that he would apply for residency, Sweden changed their minds and let our "Syrian techno" singer Omar Souleyman into the country for his scheduled gig at the Stockholm Music and Arts festival.

August 10, 2013

Carole Samaha injured her back during musical rehearsals. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Singer Carole Samaha was looking forward to nothing more than starring in her very own musical. But, the star's recent back injury could affect the show's release date.