Arab music fans flock to musical slaughter as stars crash and burn for Eid concerts
It was a moveable feast for some who had to make other plans when certain celebs crashed and burned on them with concert cancellations. For some down-faced revelers in Lebanon and Egypt it felt more famine than feast, as they looked to top up their holiday spirits for Eid Al Adha 2012 elsewhere. Generally the Gulf's entertainment line-up was all a-go with fireworks and smiles all round.
This Eid Al-Kabeer (Big Feast)'s entertainment world was a bittersweet brew of shows and no-shows -- entertainment buzzes and blues, as concerts went ahead from the Gulf to Egypt, while fizzling out and flopping to the tune of cancellation and commiseration announcements. Lebanese divas were mainly off the menu, while stars from Iraq, Morocco, Egypt were business as usual. Continue reading below »
Here, we tell you all about the drama that went down this Eid Al Adha in the Arab world's star-files - who threw a party, and who left fans having to to dig deep for plan B's.