MAS MUSIC: BIL ARABY
Experience the diversity and innovation of the independent music scene in the Arab World with MAS Music Bil Araby!
Date: November 24,25,26 2022
Location: The Terrace, Manarat Al Saadiyat
Three nights of unique musical styles, and 9 acts take the stage at Manarat Al Saadiyat.
Enjoy a line up of some of the region’s best Indie sounds this November:
Night 1 | 24 November:
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Oum El Ghaït better known as “Oum” is a Moroccan singer-songwriter Considered an ambassador of Moroccan culture, she mixes hassani, jazz, gospel, soul, afrobeat and Sufi music influences in her songs.
Yazan Sarayrah (Jordan)
Yazan Sarayrah is a singer-songwriter from Jordan, known for blending ambient bedouin tunes with experimental electro grooves, presenting a truly unique sound
in the indie Arabic music scenes.
Almas is a 21-year-old rising Emirati talent who sings in Arabic and English. She started her career at the age of 15 with song called 'Shousaawi Bih' that reached 29 million views on YouTube.
Night 2 | 25 November:
8:00pm – 12:00am
HAYA ZAATRY | Palestine
Haya Zaatry is a Palestinian singer-songwriter based in the city of Haifa. She is the co-founder of “Eljam”, a non-profit community project that aims to empower and enhance the Palestinian underground music scene.
Donia Wael is an up-and-coming Egyptian singer with a stunning voice. Donia’s Egyptian dialect conveys abstract, poetic lyrics.
Founded in Damascus 1999 by Wafi Abbas and Shadi Alsafadi. SAFAR works on reviving the musical heritage of the region by representing it within a contemporary mold and a fresh vision.
Night 3 | 26 November:
8:00pm – 12:00am
Toot Ard (Syria)
TootArd (Arabic for Strawberries) is a “quarter-tone pop” duo from the majestic mountainside village of Majdal Shams.
Tayar is an Arabic electronic indie-pop duo consisting of singer / songwriter Ahmad Farah, and music producer and film-maker Bader Helalat.
Rasha Nahas (Palestine)
Rasha has long been crafting a sound that moves seamlessly between the resonances of early rock‘n’roll and the reckless echoes of free jazz, complemented by her distinctive approach to songwriting and performance.