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Eid Festival

The Mayor of London’s Eid Festival on Trafalgar Square celebrates the end of Ramadan. It includes a popular food festival, live music and fun activities for children and families. Shubbak and Marsm present three hours of rousing open-air festival music. Sun 2 July 2017, 2 – 5pm Eid Festival times: 12 – 6pm Free event, […]

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Cairokee & Tania Saleh – Shubbak Festival

Celebrate the songs of the modern Middle East as Cairokee and Tania Saleh bring their music to London as part of this year’s Shubbak Festival – a window on contemporary Arabic culture. Saturday 1 July Barbican Centre Tickets: Egyptian band Cairokee and Lebanon’s Tania Saleh are two acts that capture the urgency of our time, […]


Kamilya Jubran / Wasl + Two or The Dragon + Nadah El Shazly + Khyam Allami

Marsm, Supersonic & Nawa Recordings present: Kamilya Jubran/Wasl + Two or The Dragon + Nadah El Shazly + Khyam Allami Presented in collaboration with Supersonic Festival this musical showcase by Nawa Recordings features some of the Arab world’s most creative, independent and forward thinking artists. Founded by multi-instrumentalist musician and composer Khyam Allami in 2011, […]


Arabic Stand Up Comedy With Adi Khalefa / Palestine

Palestinian Comedy in London! Join us for a stand-up comedy night in Arabic with the Palestinian comedian Adi Khalefa. Friday 19.5.17 at SOAS Brunei Gallery, London.   Tickets: عدي خليفة، كوميديان فلسطيني من مدينة الناصرة، قد قام بعدة عروض في انحاء العالم، منها عروض بمهرجانات كوميديا متنوعة كمهرجان دبي للكوميديا ومهرجان الكوميديا العربية بمدينة […]


Yasmine Hamdan in London

Yasmine Hamdan in London – Al Jamilat Album Launch Monday 15th May Doors open – 19:30 Scala – 275 Pentonville Rd, Kings Cross, London N1 9N With her debut solo album Ya Nass (2013), Yasmine Hamdan introduced her personal, modern take on Arabic pop. In Al Jamilat (‘The Beautiful Ones’), she pursues her musical exploration, while taking a look at the […]


Lena Chamamyan in London

Marsm is extremely pleased to present Lena Chamamyan’s highly anticipated London launch of her new album Lawnan. Friday 12.05.2017  Doors open: 19:00 Tickets: Cadogan Hall, London After a sold-out concert at the Barbican in 2014, she is back to present Lanwan as well as a special selection of some of the famous songs from her […]

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Khaled Kurbeh and Raman Khalaf

Marsm & Shubbak present: Khaled Kurbeh and Raman Khalaf experimental electronic music meets Middle Eastern instrumentation and downbeat jazz Hosted by: SOAS Syria Society Thursday, March 23rd Doors open at 8pm SOAS Main Building – DLT Room Khaled Kurbeh and Raman KhalafThe music of the Syrian duo Khaled Kurbeh (piano & synthesisers) and Raman Khalaf […]

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Sounds of Resistance

As part of the Israeli Apartheid Week 2017 this night will bring together an innovative and original selection of artists from Morocco, NY and London. From the astute power of rap and spoken word to the mesmerising effect of Darija Arabic poetry, we invite you to unite, listen and celebrate the sounds of resistance. Hosted […]


Hamza Namira – UK Premiere – Honesty meets Audacity

Marsm is extremely pleased to present the UK premiere of acclaimed Egyptian composer, singer, and guitarist Hamza Namira. Saturday 11 February 2017 Logan Hall, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL. Get your tickets here: Described as the “new Sayed Darwish”, Hamza Namira is one of the most celebrated faces of modern Arabic music. A songwriter, singer, […]