Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7 p.m .: La Troupe du Nil pour Instruments Folkloriques, directed by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday at 7 pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public clown show in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and led by Nabil Bahgat.
Cairo opera house
Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144
Thursday 13 and Fri 14, (11 a.m. and 8 p.m.): The Royal Georgian National Ballet business present Georgia fire dance show.
Sat 15, 8 p.m .: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Sun 16, 8 p.m .: The Arab music by Abdel-Halim Noweira ensemble performs songs by Umm Kolthoum.
Fri 21, 8 p.m .: Jazz concert by Yehia Khalil and his gang.
12 Al-Gumhouriya Street, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Thursday 13, 8 p.m .: Cairo Cafe group, led by pianist and musician Ali charaf, and featuring singers Mira Wagih and Lydia Luciano in a program of Eastern and Western songs.
Fri 14 and Sat 15, 8 p.m .: Fabrica bandaged.
Sun 16, 8 p.m .: A concert of classical Arabic songs composed by the late Baligh Hamdy.
Wed 19 and Thursday 20, 8 p.m .: Show performed by the Modern dance theater company.
Mohamed Abdou Street, next to Al-Muaaz and Al-Azhar streets, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to Sufi music
(Performances every Saturday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.).
Thursday 13, 8 p.m .: The National Popular Arts Troupe performs a selection of folk dances representing the rich Egyptian heritage of folk arts.
1 rue Saad Zaghloul, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel. 2792 0878
Every Tuesday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Mawawil includes singers Hend and Sara in a repertoire of traditional music from the Nile delta, Al Jaafra music played by the Arab tribes of Aswan and Nass makan bandaged.
Every Wednesday, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m .: Zar music and songs by Mazaher together with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Art Space & Café room
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159
Thursday 13, 9 p.m .: the Gypsy Jazz Project presents an extraordinary mix of Up-swinging, Waltzy and sometimes quite tranquil and ballad music.
fri 14, 21h: JJ Quartet The band play exciting rearrangements of jazz standards from the bop and post-bop era.
Sat 15, 9 p.m .: A concert is on the program Rashad fahim jazz trio.
Sun 16, 8 p.m .: Karaoke evening.
Thursday 20, 9 p.m .: Live with a full band, playing a huge list of songs from the new Magnolia Mountain album as well as some old and brand new original songs.
The Spot Shopping Center, across from AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Sat 15, 9 p.m: the Comedy Band performs a stand-up comedy, hosted by
Ahmed El-Hareedy, with actors: Hassan hossam, Mohamed Habib, Gamal ramzy, Akau Jambo, and Mohamed gamal eldin.
Sun 16, 9 p.m .: Irtigalia is an improvised and interactive live comedy show, without script or preparation. All sketches are decided by the audience during the performance and in some sketches the audience is encouraged to join the performers on stage.
Mon 17, 9 p.m .: Egyptian film music with Rowan maher.
Tue 18, 9 p.m: Shahira Kamal, singer, songwriter, the voice of the famous Cairokee will join the talented musicians on stage:
André Maher (Electric guitar), Ahmed Kamar (keyboard),
Andrew Safwat (Bass guitar), Samer Hany (Battery), and
El-Sawy’s Cultural Wheel
End of July 26 St, under the May 15 bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the room will be open to only 25% of its capacity)
Thursday 13, 7:30 p.m .: The Sinatra Show by Gaby Bishara.
fri 2pm, 4pm and 8pm: Comedy show by Ali Qandil.
Mon 17, 6.30 p.m: Voice group, led by maestro Islam Ezzat.
Tue 18, 7 p.m .: Cairo music group, led by maestro Ahmed Younis, revives old classic songs.
Thursday 20, 7 p.m .: The Egyptian Mawlawiya troop, led by the Sufi cantor Amer El-Toni performs Sufi songs and dances.
Hall of Wisdom
fri 14, 20h: El Nafikha (The blowers) brass quintet plays musical medleys and songs.
Thursday 20, 7 p.m .: A singing recital by Rana ateek.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theater)
Rue Fouad, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thursday 13, 8 p.m .: Alexandria Opera Company for Arabic music and song.
Tue 18, 8 p.m: Alexandria Opera Children’s Choir.
Wed 19, 8 p.m .: Singer Ali El Haggar and his gang.
Thursday 20, 8 p.m .: Jazz concert by Yehia Khalil and his gang.
* A print version of this article appears in the January 13, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.