Majida el Roumi First Ever Concert in Saudi Arabia

The weeks-long Tantoura winter festival in Saudi Arabia had a special guest for their first year, as iconic Lebanese singer Majida el Roumi performed for the first time ever at the festival and in Saudi Arabia. The concert was attended by several Lebanese celebrities and politicians including ex-PM Sanioura and even ex-President Amine Gemayel. The Tantoura festival is the first of its kind in the Kingdom and it's taking place in Al-Ula, one of the…

Dabkeh vs Breaking

I stumbled today upon this old video by Red Bull showcasing a cultural conversation between traditional Lebanese Dabke and breaking. You'd think it's an odd combination at first but the outcome is a captivating video that proves music knows no language or bounds. Enjoy! Here's another similar "experiment" I found online between a guitar and a derbake. I had no idea guitars can emit such sounds.
Lebanon

Ibrahim Maalouf Found Guilty of Assaulting 14-Year Old Schoolgirl

1 month ago
Last year, French-Lebanese trumpet player and teacher and composer Ibrahim Maalouf was celebrating his César for “Best Original Score” at France’s most prominent film awards. This year, he faced accusations of assaulting a 14-year-old schoolgirl ...
Events

The first Lebanese “Broadway Musical” sees the light this October at the Casino du Liban

3 months ago
Many of you have dreamed of watching one for years. Here’s your chance to do so in Lebanon, at the Casino du Liban, on October 12, 13 and 14. Majnoun Leila – مجنون ليلى is ...
Fun

Spotify To Launch Soon in the Middle East?

3 months ago
Music streaming service Spotify is set to join Apple Music and launch in the Middle East by November according to some sources. The internal company email that was obtained by Music Business Worldwide states the ...
Lebanon

Jerry Ghazal’s First Single is Out

3 months ago
My first encounter with Jerry was during one of his “Connected” episodes on MTV when I tweeted asking him to include some local trends instead of focusing on the global ones. I didn’t think he’d ...
Health

Elissa Reveals Her Secret Breast Cancer Battle With New Video

5 months ago
Elissa just shocked her fans by revealing her struggle with breast cancer in her latest music video. The clip beings with a woman inside an MRI machine and a subtitle “You have cancer” then goes ...
Events

Scorpions Back in Lebanon on October 27

5 months ago
The legends of rock are coming back to Beirut for another live concert at the seaside arena on October 27. The German band announced their retirement back in 2010 but then went on a “Farewell” ...
Art

Lebanese Musician Creates Musical Instrument Using Army Bullets From Arsal Battle

5 months ago
Lebanese Musician Alain Bourgi collected empty bullets from the #DawnOfTheMountains battle that took place in Arsal two years ago to build a musical instrument and sing the Lebanese National Anthem with it. I love the ...
Art

Fayrouz Dubbed #AllTimeGreat on Forbes’ Arab Stars List

5 months ago
Forbes Middle East compiled two lists of Arab Celebrities on the Global Stage and Celebrities With Arab Roots and placed Lebanese Singer Fairouz on top of all others as the greatest Arab star of all ...
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