Folk Music

El-Tanbura to perform at El-Dammah Theater July 5

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 10:23 GMT

El-Tanbura, an Egyptian traditional folk band, will perform a concert on July 5 at El-Dammah Theater, Downtown.

Taksir Sharqi performs at Room Art Space & Café on December 28

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 10:21 GMT

Rising Egyptian band Taksir Sharqi will perform at Room Art Space & Café on December 28.

Five similarities between Fayrouz, Greek Haris Alexiou

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 08:52 GMT

Here is a list of five main similarities between Fayrouz and Greek singer Haris Alexiou, referred to as “The Greek Fayrouz.”.

Drumming up a storm: new life for Malaysian Indian folk music

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 09:26 GMT

Malaysian Indian musicians bang drums on a stage shrouded in smoke, singing in Tamil

Celebrating three decades of folk band El Tanbura

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 06:25 GMT

On December 8, El Tanbura, an Egyptian traditional folk band, will celebrate its 29th birthday at the Cairo Opera House.

Explore: Origins of Egyptian Folk Music

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 04:29 GMT

Egypt Today goes over the long, rich history of Egypt’s folk music, listing its styles, instruments, and cultural influences.

Iraqi musician Yousef Abbas to perform at Makan

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 01:48 GMT

Trending Iraqi Oud player Yousef Abbas will perform live at the Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts - Makan on November 21.

Austrian band Federspiel to perform concert in Egypt

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 08:02 GMT

Federspiel will perform a concert at the Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University on November 12.

Estabena to perform at Gramophone

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 12:45 GMT

The band Estabena will perform live at Gramophone on November 1.

Argentinean trio Rodolfo Mederos performs at Cairo Opera House

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 11:56 GMT

The Argentinean music trio Rodolfo Mederos will perform at Cairo Opera House on October 17.

Cairo Opera House honors Darwish, Sunbati

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 03:36 GMT

Cairo Opera House will pay tribute to two legendary Arabic composers, Sayed Darwish and Riad El Sunbati, on September 28 at Sayed Darwish Theatre Alexandria.

Fathy Salama to give folk music workshop at French Institute

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 03:33 GMT

A workshop of folk music by pianist and producer Fathy Salama will be held at the French Institute in Egypt from September 18 to 24.

Bedouin band Jerry-Can to perform live in Cairo

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 12:22 GMT

El-Mastaba center for Egyptian Folk Music is organizing a performance for Bedouin Jerry-Can band on Thursday.

Shahrokhan teams up with Egyptian folk singer’s daughter

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 07:37 GMT

Egyptian folk singer Fatma Eid, is well known for her popular Egyptian songs in the 1970s.

Folk band Fatma Adel Troupe live at 'Room Art & Space café'

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 - 10:14 GMT

Egyptian band Fatma Adel Troupe to perform a blend of religious, folk, and dramatic songs live in Cairo.