File- Sharmoofers and Massar Egbari bands
CAIRO - 14 March 2020: Popular Egyptian bands “Sharmoofers” and Massar Egbari is scheduled to perform on March 27 in Al Manara center.
During the concert, Sharmoofers is expected to present a number of their most popular hits, including “El-Nameema”, “Easy Money”, “Khalas Hasaytar”, "Zamba", in addition to the songs of their latest album “Enfesam” (Schizophrenia)which achieved great success.
Sharmoofers recently performed two concerts on February 24,25 in El-Sawy Culture Wheel.
The popular band celebrated the release of their latest album “Enfesam” in 2019. The album included 9 songs, including “Kawkab”, “Hawa”, “Raqasat”, among others.
The band also participated in the opening ceremony of the U-23 CAF, which was hosted by Egypt from November 8 to 22, 2019.
Sharmoofers also participated in the first MEME festival for alternative music for 3 days (Jan. 9, 10, 11, 2020) in ZED Park with the participation of a group of distinguished Egyptian voices and a number of alternative music groups such as Cairokee, Downtown and Marwan Pablo.
It is noteworthy that Sharmoofers won the British Boisdale Music Award as the best youth singing group in the world for the year 2019.
Sharmoofers was named the world's Best International Band at the Boisdale Music Awards presented by British international musician, artist and broadcaster Jools Holland.
In 2012, Ahmed Bahaa, Mohamed el-Arkan and Ezz Shahwan got together & formed Sharmoofers; since then they’ve been impacting the world’s youth with positive groovy music.
Starting off online, the band’s music has managed to reach millions, and they have more than 588,000 followers on Facebook and are growing more popular on social media.
They first performed on Bassem Youssef's “Bernameg” show in 2013 and then performed live at a concert at Al-Azhar Park in 2014.
Sharmoofers are known for using unique lyrics, far away from the traditional common lyrics fans got used to.
The Egyptian band is known for their spontaneous and funny ways of performing. Sharmoofers caused a state of havoc with their latest song “Zamba” which promotes breaking the daily routine and enjoying jolly music to avoid negativity and be happy no matter what.
The band chose the name “Zamba” for their video clip. Red Indian style costumes with really shiny and bizarre colors were chosen for the clip.
Sharmoofers surprised their fans recently after releasing their first romantic song, titled “Moftaked el Habiba” (I Miss a Lover), including a video featuring famous Egyptian actress Yasmine Raeis.
The clip of "Moftaqed el-Habiba" was directed by Hady el-Bagory. Sharmoofers already won the following awards in their short career:
• MEMA Awards
• Digital Media Presence Award
• ACA Awards nomination
-Ahmed Bahaa: Vocalist
- Moe el-Arkan: Bassist
- Ahmed Aly: Percussionist
- Mostafa Kerdani: Drummer
- Mohamed Labib: Saxophonist
- Islam Ali AKA Solly: Trumpeter
- Adel Mohamed: Percussionists
Massar Egbari released their latest album entitled “El Album” in March 2019.
Also, Massar Egbari participated in the events of the Arab Youth Festival that kicked off on March 19, 2019.
Massar Egbari was the only Egyptian band performing in the festival which presents a blend of different fusions of Arabic music in a series of mass concerts that ran until April 9 at the Martyr Park in Kuwait.
The band’s third album consists of ten songs which have been filmed as video clips; the album is considered different than the band’s two previous albums.
Massar Egbari is an Egyptian rock band founded in Alexandria in 2005. The band released their third album "Mosawamat" (Bargains) in July 2019 which brought them back to the music scene three years after releasing their album "Toqa’a w tqom" (Fall & Rise).
Massar Egbari was awarded the title of Young Artist for Intercultural Dialogue between the Arab and Western worlds. UNESCO honoured Massar Egbari in 2011 in Paris.
Massar Egbari participated in Black and White Music festival which kicked off on November 16, 2018, in Family Park at Al Rehab city.
The opening ceremony of the festival witnessed for the first time the participation of the most popular Egyptian bands such as, Black Theama, Sharmoofers, Wust El Balad, Karakeeb, Disco Misr.
Black and White Music festival is considered the first musical carnival of its kind in Egypt, the most famous six Egyptian bands performed on one stage in the longest continuous musical day that lasted 12 hours under the media auspices of Youm 7.
Massar Egbari,in cooperation with famed singer Ahmed Sheba, previously released a song entitled “Enzel we Sharek” (Go out and participate), which invited citizens to participate in the referendum on the constitutional amendments.
The song was released under the slogan "For our country and for the next generations, go out and participate."