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  • 9 Music Events to Go to in Cairo This Weekend

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    The countdown to end of Ramadan and the beginning of a glorious long Eid holiday has already begun – can you feel the itch? We can’t bring forward the start of beach season, but we can provide you with something to fill the hole in the meantime with a whole buffet of events.

    SOROUR PROJECT @ 3ELBT ALWAN (Thursday)

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    Hailing from Alexandria, fusion experimentalists, Sorour Project, are back in Cairo with a special acoustic performance at Zamalek’s 3elbt Alwan.

    LAYALINA FESTIVEL: HAWAS & ABDEL BASET HAMOUDA (Thursday)

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    Darb 1718′s special Ramadan festival, Layalina, returns, with live music coming from the always excellent Hawas and the legend that is Abdel Baset Hamouda.

    HISHAM KHARMA @ LANTERNS (Friday)

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    Lanterns continues its eclectic Ramadan entertainment with the unique Hisham Kharma, who takes to the stage with his unique electronic-Egyptian-fusion stylings.

    H.O.H @ RIVERSIDE (Friday)

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    Riverside has hosted every shaabi star under the sun this Ramadan, but this weekend’s entertainment takes a turn for the more contemporary with Hany Adel, Ousso Lotfy and Hany El Dakkak – aka H.O.H.

    SAAD EL SOGHAYAR @ FE EL NIL (Friday)

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    The young, hip faster’s tent, Fe El Nil, is set to welcome a man who has been conspicuous in his absence from this year’s festivities, Saad El Soghayar.

    AIDA EL AYOUBI @ WESTOWN HUB (Friday)

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    Westown Hub’s sting of top-notch acts for its special Ramadan Nights series welcomes the one and only Aida El Ayoubi take to the stage for what’s shaping up to be a special evening.

    AL NAFEEKHA @ BAB AL QASR (Friday)

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    Al Nafeekha, The Blowers, that quirky brass band – call them what you will, this is one group of musicians that will get your feet tapping furiously at The Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski’s Bab Al Qasr.

    MAY ABDEL AZIZ @ BAB 18 (Saturday)

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    Singer, humanitarian and generally interesting enigma, May Abdel Aziz, isn’t seen all that often on the live music circuit but is set to close the weekend at Bab 18.

    FETE DE LA MUSIQUE @ AL AZHAR PARK (Saturday)

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    One of the boggest music events of the weekend is set to take place at Al Azhar Park, where Fete De La Musique is set to welcome a fantastic line-up featuring the likes of the legendary Fathy Salama and Egyptian Project.

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