Remembering Rene Bandali’s Songs

Rene Bandali, Lebanese composer and songwriter, and the man behind The Bandali family, has passed away at the age of 70 in Tripoli. Bandali has over 200 songs to his name and shot to fame in the 1980s for performing with his family. Some of their biggest hits were "Do You Love Me", "Tanka Tanka", "Wardeh Hamra", "Baba", "3touna el Toufouli" and many more. His daughter, Remi Bandali, became famous after singing worldwide for her…
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Coldplay Unveils Two New Tracks: “Arabesque” & “Orphans”

3 months ago
Coldplay are releasing a double album on November 22nd and they’re already sharing two tracks from the projects, “Orphans” and “Arabesque”. The album’s cover image is based around a 1919 photo of Jonny Buckland’s great-grandfather’s ...
Art

Lebanese-Russian Blend: Maya Waked Performing Live in Beirut on November 1

3 months ago
She’s a talented novelist and singer, she launched her first album back in 2013 and her most recent single back in 2017 and she’s coming to perform live in Beirut on November 1st for a ...
Lebanon

Byblos Festival teases major Celine Dion concert set for summer 2020

4 months ago
After suffering a backlash following the cancellation of both Mashrou’ Leila and Within Temptation’s concerts at their festival this year, Byblos are desperately trying to make amends for and recover from their disappointing 2019 residual ...
Lebanon

YouTube Music & Premium Now Available in #Lebanon

4 months ago
Android Central shared last week news that YouTube Premium & YouTube Music have now expanded to eight new countries in the Middle East including Lebanon, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia & the UAE. YouTube ...
Fun

Virgin Radio Stars – A new radio station by Virgin Radio Lebanon

4 months ago
“Virgin Radio Stars”, a new radio station by Virgin Radio Lebanon, started broadcasting on September 1 on the frequency 89.7 FM. “Ben & Linda In The Morning”, featuring Linda Tamim (former English news anchor on ...
Fun

Not Your Average “Tablé” Player

4 months ago
We’re used to seeing male drummers ( “Tablé” players) at weddings or concerts, but Christina Eid is an exception to this rule, and possibly the only exception. She’s the only Eastern-style drummer I know of ...
Events

Paul Van Dyk To Perform on September 9th at The Gärten Beirut

5 months ago
The last time PVD was in town, Pier 7 was still open and he was performing there. Five years later, The international DJ & producer is coming back to Lebanon to perform at The Gärten ...
Critiques

Back when Johnny Hallyday’s Beirut Concert Got Cancelled Over The “Twist” Dance

5 months ago
Since the hot topic has been censorship in the past few weeks in Lebanon, I thought I feature this [Legal-Agenda] article on how Kamal Jumblatt, who served in the early 1960s as Lebanon’s Interior Minister, ...
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