Music Reviews

May 3, 2013

Shubha Mudgal the vocals and plays the tanpura.
14:08 GMT

Shubha Mudgal, an iconic musician who specialises in Hindustani classical music, performed on Tuesday 23 April in Cairo and on 25 April in Alexandria. It was a pleasant surprise to find the Cairo Opera House Small Hall full to the brim – so much so that some had to listen to the concert standing.

May 2, 2013

The man, the legend Mohamed Mounir is coming to town!
12:33 GMT

Egypt's legendary singer Mohamed Mounir is performing a concert at the Ayn Al Sukhna City to an already sold-out crowd this spring.

Are you ready to rock with Rihanna?
08:26 GMT

Tickets go on sale in a week for Rihanna's blingin' fall show in Abu Dhabi.

Syrian refugees in Jordan's Zaatari Camp.
06:48 GMT

On Wednesday 8 May, a concert featuring classical pieces and traditional Syrian music will be put on at the Cairo Opera House.

May 1, 2013

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11:40 GMT

In a land where women fight for rights like education, they got to let down their hair and party hardy at a ladies only concert in Afghanistan.

Dubai still digs Justin!
08:01 GMT

Get the rundown of cray-cray on Justin Bieber's Believe World Tour. Despite it all, Dubai is ready to rock with the teen sensation later this week.

April 30, 2013

Pinocchio: A Puppet's Story, based on the timeless story of a wooden puppet by Carlo Collodi, will premier in Egypt at the Cairo Opera House on Sunday 5 May.
12:19 GMT

'Pinocchio: A Puppet's Story' is retold through dance and music by Italian actor and director at the Cairo Opera House on Sunday 5 May.

Amal Maher sings for Sinai
10:47 GMT

Sinai Liberation Day was celebrated in style with singing stars from across the region at The Future University in Egypt on April 25th.

Erbil's getting hot, hot, hot with Hatem and Haifa
09:13 GMT

Only a month 'til concert time in Erbil, Iraq. Haifa Wehbe and Hatem Al Iraqi shared the deets at the Four Seasons Hotel, Beirut.

Emel Mathlouthi the new "Fairuz" (photo courtesy of
07:41 GMT

Considered her generation's "Fairuz", Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi's smooth voice enchants Egypt.

Is the clown alive or dead? The confusion continues. (photo courtesy of
07:01 GMT

The French production 'Le Prince Séquestré' will do nothing to bring you out of a bad mood - it may frustrate you even more.

April 29, 2013

Nicole Saba can do it all, preggo or no.
09:53 GMT

After promising to take it easy during her pregnancy, Nicole Saba still sings at a big-time wedding with Mohamed Mounir.

Just cause you're handicap doesn't mean you can't learn to dance at the Ramallah Contemporary Dance festival
09:32 GMT

Just cause you're handicap doesn't mean you can't learn to dance at the Ramallah Contemporary Dance festival in the Palestinian city of Ramallah.

Reem Talhami sings her way through Gaza (Photo courtesy of Reem's facebook)
07:27 GMT

It's not every day that Gazans get concerts, but Palestinian female singer Reem Talhami crossed the border and made her way into the hearts of those living in the territory.

April 28, 2013

Tamer feels the love in Morocco
10:06 GMT

Tamer Hosny is preparing a thank you gift to Moroccan fans - a song in their own dialect to be performed at the Moroccan Mawazeen Music festival.