Arab Music Institute
22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373
Fri 11, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.
Thurs 17, 8pm: Oud recital by Hisham Essam.
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday, 7pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Thurs 10, 8pm: Rania Yehia and her band.
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Sun 13, 8pm: The National Arab Music Ensemble in a programme of classical Arab songs.
Thurs 17, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Company performs international musicals and Disney songs.
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat and Wed, 7.30pm).
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
a repertoire of traditional music of the Nile Delta, Al Jaafra music played by Arab Tribes from Aswan and Nass Makan band.
Every Wednesday, 9-10pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159
Sat 12, 9pm: Concert of most famous classical Arab and contemporary songs performed by Reem Ezzeldin.
Thurs 17, 9pm: The seven-piece Tarek Raouf Ensemble presents jazz standards and original compositions by Tarek Raouf. Raouf is an Egyptian Trumpet player and composer.
The Spot mall, Infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Thurs 10, 9pm: Bleak is an Opeth tribute band that thrives to deliver the opeth experience to fans across Egypt. Bleak will be playing the entirety of the album "Damnation" plus other surprises, so ready up for one hell of a night.
Sun 13, 9pm: A stand-up comedy open-mic night by The Comedy Bunch.
Mon 14, 9pm: Disco Costume Party in an Abba tribute concert.
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)
Thurs 10, 7pm: Pop singer Mohamed Adawya.
Sat 11, 7pm: The Gray Man Tour features singer Hany Adel.
Mon 14, 6pm: Singing recital by Ali Hassan and Mariam Aziz.
Tues 15, 7.30pm: Clacket band, conducted by Mazen Deraz.
Wed 16, 7pm: Grama Fan band, led by Mohamed Hussein.
Fri 11, 8pm: Singing recital by Ali El-Helbawy.
Sat 12, 7.30pm: A stand-up comedy show by Squadra.
Thurs 17, 7.30pm: Religious chanting by Abo Shaar Brothers troupe from Syria.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Fri 11, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing, conducted by maestro Abdel-Hamid Abdel-Ghaffar honors the memory of composer Riyad El-Sonbaty performing his much-loved songs.
Wed 16 and Thurs 17, 8pm: Walid Aouni’s Scheherazade dance show performed by the Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre company.
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Thurs 10, 7pm (open to the public): Kato Hafez Project concert.
Sat 11, 7pm (open to the public): Singer Hany Adel.
Thurs 17, 7pm (open to the public): Alfar3i (Jordan).
*A version of this article appears in print in the 10 November, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.