That Time Steve Aoki Was More Arab Than You

That Time Steve Aoki Was More Arab Than You

Bahrain’s Formula 1 took place last week and it had a killer lineup that not only car-racing fans will enjoy. It included none other than the Grammy-nominated electronic dance superstar Steve Aoki.   Bahrain Grand Prix is a Formula One Championship race in Bahrain that is sponsored by Gulf Air. It started in 2004 and is considered the first […]

Everything You Need to Know About Cairo Steps: The Best of Souad Massi

Everything You Need to Know About Cairo Steps: The Best of Souad Massi

  Tomorrow is the long awaited day by all underground music fans in Egypt; as Sawt Music launches the first step of the world’s new musical project “The Best of Souad Massi.” There are several reasons why tomorrow’s concert will be exceptional and extraordinary.   As we’ve said before, we can’t wait for Algeria’s national singing treasure Souad […]

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

With everyone talking about the so-called Satanic Egyptian Facebook page “Underground” has reminded me of the fuss around the metal music scene in Egypt before the revolution. It’s hard to believe that the story of a troll Facebook page was exaggerated to the extent that the admins got arrested.   The same kind of stories were […]

Marassi’s Sun Festival Is Where You Want to Be This Easter

Marassi’s Sun Festival Is Where You Want to Be This Easter

  After a huge success last year, Emaar’s Marassi back with The Sun Festival for the second year which will take place from the 13th until the 17th of April.   Last year, The Marassi Sun Festival welcomed thousands of visitors who had five unforgettable days. From fitness camps to musical live performances, cycling marathon, golf tournament, […]

Souad Massi to Perform at Pyramid Hills on April 20th

Souad Massi to Perform at Pyramid Hills on April 20th

  Algeria’s singing treasure Souad Massi is taking a new step in the world of music; introducing the brand new project “The Best of Souad Massi.” Her Cairo and Alexandria concerts in April 2015 that were organized by Sawt Music were outstandingly successful, which is why she’s coming back again to Om El Donya to team up […]

Ed Sheeran Speaks to Egyptians for a Total of 6 Seconds and We Can Die Happily Now

Ed Sheeran Speaks to Egyptians for a Total of 6 Seconds and We Can Die Happily Now

by Karina Eltantawi

  We love everything about Ed Sheeran — from his sensual music, nerdy outfits, ginger hair, ballroom dancing to his previous make-no-sense relationship with Taylor Swift — we are just obsessed.   Egypt’s newest radio station, NRJ Egypt, recently launched with Arabic-speaking presenters playing both Arabic and English music. Lucky for us, they got Ed […]

Legendary Egyptian Rock Band ‘Les Petits Chats’ Get Their Own Rockumentary

Legendary Egyptian Rock Band ‘Les Petits Chats’ Get Their Own Rockumentary

If you asked your parents about Les Petits Chats, they’ll keep talking nonstop about how much they used to groove at their concerts. Les Petits Chats were basically the Egyptian version of The Beatles — five cool guys who jam to rock and roll music and have successful dominated Egypt’s nightlife scene during the ’60s […]

Dubai to Host Tomorrowland, and We Officially Declare the Emirate a Utopia

Dubai to Host Tomorrowland, and We Officially Declare the Emirate a Utopia

Every single time I think Dubai can’t possibly outdo itself; it keeps proving me wrong! From the biggest observation wheel in the world, to driverless buses, robot police officers, hosting the BBC Proms and Guns N Roses, and being suggested as the best location for an upside-down space tower! And now, Dubai is here once […]

Watch How Dubai Opera Transformed itself for BBC Proms

Watch How Dubai Opera Transformed itself for BBC Proms

  Classical music fans wait every single summer for BBC Proms, an eight-week summer season of daily orchestral classical music concerts that are held annually. The Proms are usually held in London, UK, but this year it’s going to be held in Dubai.   This is the only second time for BBC Proms to be […]

Egyptian Metal Band Mascara to Play at SXSW, but Were Refused Entry to the US

Egyptian Metal Band Mascara to Play at SXSW, but Were Refused Entry to the US

by Raghda Elsayed

  Egyptian Metal band Massive Scar Era has been one of the most successful indie acts coming from Egypt, with several awards and international performances under their belt.     The Egyptian band, now living in Canada, has been planning their debut performance at the South By Southwest – also known as SXSW – in […]

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