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Best Music Gigs to Check Out This Week in Cairo

Whether you like to fist pump, sway side to side, close your eyes, shoe gaze, finger click, feet tap or put a brooding index finger to your chin, we've got you covered with all of this week's best gigs around town...

Sunday 21st December

Listen to the best Pop and Indie tracks released in 2014 curated by Seif Abdel Salaam at Vent

Pianist legend Omar Khairat performs at the Cairo Opera House

Soulful Jazz vocals with Eleonora Iannotta at Cairo Jazz Club

Monday 22nd December

The Tap's open mic night has started to get quite the reputation, bringing the best local musicians for some freestyle jamming.

Fresh from his Privatemonkey gig in Germany, Hisham Zahran spins at Cairo Jazz Club along with Aly Goede. Arguably two of Egypt's best Tech and Minimal House DJs.


Vent founder $$$TAG$$$ (pronounced Tag Money) will be playing up to his name with a fundraising gig at the venue where proceeds will go towards People's Project (IPPs). He'll be joined by performances from Hip Hop DJ/Producer/resident 1127 and Indie Rock band Panstarrs.

Tuesday 23rd December

The brilliant vocalist and producer Nadah Shazly performs at Vent, with soulful Arabic singing on Electronic beats.

Wednesday 24th December 
Thursday 25th December
Friday 26th December
Photo by Christer Nexmark
Saturday 27th December