The Case Of Arabic Hip Hop #3 – London2Calais Fundraiser

  Back by popular demand! After the success of our two previous hip-hop events, which brought some of the most influential and captivating artists of the Arab world to London, MARSM has decided it is time to come together for a third edition! Nights like these are dedicated to celebrating the movement that transformed this […]

Rafeef Ziadah ‘We Teach Life’ Album Launch

Rafeef’s poetry demands to be heard. She is powerful, emotional and political’ Ken Loach Join critically acclaimed Palestinian spoken word artist Rafeef Ziadah in celebrating the release of her new album We Teach Life. Playing a one-off intimate gig showcasing her signature performance style and fierce words. ABOUT RAFEEF: Rafeef uses language to narrate, inspire […]

OUM – Zarabi London Show

Marsm presents: After a successful debut London show last year, OUM is back to perform music from her new album “Zarabi”. “This second enchanting album confirms her unique and original style, and reveals Oum as the most thrilling Moroccan songwriter of today. “ – Telerama “Zarabi, a river of acoustic songs written in darija the Moroccan […]

Egyptian Project

  Egyptian Project One of the most striking bands to come out of Egypt, mix the sounds of the Nile Delta and Cairo with the ambiances of trip-hop, electro, hip-hop, and even classical music. More of an infusion than a fusion, Egyptian Project is the result of a long and committed collaboration between the defenders […]


  Dina El Wedidi One of the most zealous and ambitious Egyptian singers of her generation. Dina continues to be inspired by the heritage and identity of Cairo, where she was born and raised, but that inspiration has taken her far beyond the limits of her home city.  While still studying Oriental Languages at Cairo […]

Oxford Maqam

Music from Egypt and Sudan Five events in celebration of Egypt’s and Sudan’s most vibrant and inspiring artists from traditional folklore to alternative rock retro-pop to roots. The showcase is brought in the heart of London by Marsm and Sponsored by Alaraby TV Network. Featuring: -Oxford Maqam at Brunei Gallery, SOAS, 22 January 2016 -Dina […]

Mashrou’ Leila – ‘Ibn El Leil’ Album Launch At The Barbican

Be one of the first to hear new material from the band labelled the voice of the Arab Spring – combining traditional Lebanese sounds with off-beat guitars and electronica. Emerging from Beirut’s underground indie scene, Mashrou’ Leila have continued to carve out their own distinct space within Arabic pop. Combining indie-rock influences with a characteristically […]