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Cairo Jazz Club: 15 Years of Magic

Cairo Jazz Club has been slaying Cairo's nightlife scene for the past 15 years. Watch our documentary about the city's most iconic watering hole...

Staff Writer

It seems every couple of weeks there's a new club or bar in town promising the world; promising the underground, promising the commercial, promising a new experience or an upside down violinist who does salsa dancing on her breaks accompanied by a tabla drummer dressed as a Navajo chief (or whatever the kids are into these days).

Never in Egypt has a nightlife venue been able to stand the test of time the way Cairo Jazz Club has. Consistently, week in and week out, the CJC machine has done what a venue is supposed to do - entertain. From soul-soothing Jazz nights, to fist pumping House nights, they've had us singing along all night long as the place you know for a fact you can always go back to for a fun time. And through it all they have launched the careers of some of Egypt's biggest musical staples, they've played host to countless birthdays, first kisses, first drinks, first gigs - and proposals. This Cairo monastery of fun-filled firsts recently celebrated its 15 year anniversary, and we celebrated by talking to the patrons and performers to learn about the magic of 15 years of CJC....

Check out CJC's Facebook page here and Instagram page here.