via Ahram Online

Leafy November is finally here, and all the glitter and fake blood from the Halloween season are almost completely wiped off the dance floors. Instead of hibernating from the chilly weather and spending your weekend watching Netflix in bed, go to one of the many parties or explore the new places and events we’ve compiled for you. Without further ado, here’s this week’s Weekend Guide filled with fun and exciting things to do!



Ashmawy B2B Mohasseb at Cairo Jazz Club 610

Our favourite duo is ready to help us start our weekend on a good note. Ashmawy and Mohasseb will share the decks at CJC 610 this Thursday with their masterful beats.

For reservations, send CJC 610 a FB message between 12-8 PM.

Amrist at Room Art Space Garden City

If your favourite music genre is Indie, then you need to listen to Amrist play this weekend at Room Art Space. Also known as Amr Ehab, Amrist will perform English and Arabic songs of his that were written over the last 8 years.

For more info, click here.

"Who Invited Them?" by Asmaa Genidi at Ubuntu Art Gallery

Looking for art to inspire you? Head to Ubuntu Gallery this weekend as Asmaa Genidi showcases her mesmerizing collection “Who Invited Them,” starting November 2nd. The gallery will be open from 11 am to 8 pm.

For more info, click here.

Andy Ninvalle & Novo at Cairo Jazz Club

The fourth night of CJF Beyond Stage is all about Hip Hop. Andy Ninvalle will start the night with a smooth rap flow and beatboxing and will be followed by the London-based Egyptian artist, Novo, who will deliver an epic performance of hip-hop and RnB originals.  

For reservations, send CJC a FB message between 12-8 PM.

Om Kolthoum at El Sawy Culturewheel

If you or someone you know is obsessed with Umm Kulthum, this is your chance to attend this one-of-a-kind experience and bond over your love for morning coffee and listening to the voice of Kawkab al-Sharq singing “Inta Omry”. The tribute puppet show will include songs like “Ll Sabr Hedood” and “Enta El Hobb”.

For more info, click here.



Grill Set Up at The Swiss Club

Want to reap the benefits of barbequing un without all the struggles of starting the fire and accidentally burning the hotdogs? This weekend, you can munch on all the tasty burgers, drumsticks, and tacos you can devour at the Swiss Club. This edition of the Grill Set Up is not just about the delicious food and desserts but also features the flavorful cocktails provided by Red Star Brand and Redbull.  

For more info, click here.

Arrab & Derun at Cairo Jazz Club

Be ready to dance the night away this Friday with the Istanbul-based duo, Derun. Their multicultural electronica will surely keep you dancing till late. The veteran DJ and producer, Arrab, will also return to the decks after his long hiatus with an exceptional set of organic house and down-tempo beats.

For reservations, send CJC a FB message between 12-8 PM.

Bubblegum Kollectiv at Cairo Jazz Club 610

A night of nostalgia awaits you this weekend at CJC 610 as Bubblegum Kollectiv brings the ‘90s back. Party all night to the beat of the songs you grew up dancing to in your bedroom.

For reservations, send CJC 610 a FB message between 12-8 PM.

Open Mic Night at Room Art Space Garden City

Do you believe you have a hidden talent that you’d like others to see? This Friday, you can show your friends and the crowd at Room Art Space how talented you are. If you know how to play music, sing, write poetry or make your friends laugh, then this open mic night is your chance to shine.

For more info, click here.

Paint & Sip at 5A by the Waterway

Looking for a new date idea for you and your partner to enjoy? Well, Paint & Sip are having another one of their art sessions this weekend. Make your reservations to drink a nice glass of wine as you paint beautiful scenery with the help of the organizers. No prior art skills or art supplies of your own are required as all the instructions and items you need are provided by the venue.

For more info, click here.

The Wegz Experience at El Manara

This Friday, Wegz will be sharing his musical journey with the crowd through a carefully curated live performance. He will be using theatrical stage design, concept-driven choreography and hi-tech CGI and light shows. Make sure to book your tickets for this event that’s the first of its kind!

For more info & tickets, click here.



Saify & Anis at Cairo Jazz Club 610

End your weekend on a positive note with a day full of tasty bites and a fine atmosphere. This Saturday, the brunch bunch, Saify and Anis will bring fresh beats to keep you on the dance floor.

For reservations, send CJC 610 a FB message between 12-8 PM.

Marie Chain & Eftekasat at Cairo Jazz Club

The closing party for the Cairo Jazz Festival is a night not to be missed as an open jam night with two outstanding performances from Marie Chain and Eftekasat that will ensue. Marie Chain will begin the night with a unique mix of jazz, blues and pop sounds. Eftekasat will then take over the stage with its fusion of oriental jazz and jazz-rock melodies. Don’t forget to bring your instruments to join in on the jam!

For reservations, send CJC a FB message between 12-8 PM

Vyrus & Figure 09 at El Sawy Culturewheel

It is upsetting that some of our favourite bands will never add Egypt to their list of countries to visit on their world tours. But until they decide otherwise, we have the next best thing right here in Cairo! A Metallica and Linkin Park tribute will be held this Saturday night at El Sawy Culturewheel. Listen to all your favourite songs with a crowd sharing the same love for these bands.

For more info, click here.