Fall in Egypt might not bring changing foliage, but it does promise a wide range of music events to catch. Whether it is intimate gigs at local spaces, grand musical performances, or music festivals — there are plenty of events to savor this October.
Here are some music events happening across Cairo to serenade music enthusiasts of all tastes.
Brooklyn Babies | El Sawy Culture Wheel
Bringing the mesmerizing tunes of American star Lana Del Rey, local tribute band Brooklyn Babies will be taking El Sawy Culture Wheel’s stage on Monday, 9 October. The tribute band was established in 2022 with the goal of bringing Lana Del Rey’s music to Egypt’s stages.
Eswed w Abyad | Theatro Arkan
Fusing modern jazz and classical harmonies, local musical duo Eswed w Abyad (Black and White) will be performing on Saturday, 14 October at Theatro Arkan. With Wael El Sayed’s skill on the accordion and Faisal Fouad’s brilliance on the piano, Eswed w Abyad’s band name draws inspiration from the harmonious coexistence of the black and white keys on their instruments.
Epoque Quartet | Room Art Space
For the first time in Egypt, Prague’s Epoque Quartet band is taking Room Art Space’s stage on 23 October. Blending jazz, blues, funk, and classical tunes, Epoque Quartet is known for their exceptionally versatile and captivating musical performances.
The concert is organized in cooperation with the Czech Centres network and the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Cairo.
Cairo Jazz Festival | AUC Tahrir Cultural Center
The 15th Annual Cairo International Jazz Festival, also known as the Cairo Jazz Festival (CJF), is set to take place from 26 October until November 3 at the AUC Tahrir Cultural Center. The festival’s aim is to gather jazz enthusiasts by hosting a diverse lineup of artists from around the world, including Egypt, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.
Muslim | El Sawy Culture Wheel
Egyptian singer and songwriter Muslim is set to perform on 28 October at El Sawy Culture Wheel. The artist is best known for his rich voice and soulful melodies that transport the audience to a different world.