News & Tour Dates

El Tanbura arrive in Paris / New article in “Liberation”

Thursday, 22nd November 2012

El Tanbura arrive in Paris today for the start of their French tour and the nice chaps at “Liberation” have published a feature on the band, although you have to subscribe to the paper to read the full article:

Here’s a pic of Aly, who’s looking forward to seeing some old friends in Paris.

El Tanbura in Rolling Stone Magazine

Sunday, 28th October 2012

Rolling Stone magazine visited Port Said’s House band for a feature which brings everyone up-to-date with El Tanbura’s current activities and Egypt’s Revolution-in-progress.

El Tanbura Tour France in Nov/Dec 2012

Sunday, 28th October 2012

Exactly ninety years after Egypt’s most stunning archaeological finds were uncovered in the lost tomb of Tutankhamen, audiences in France will have a rare opportunity to hear Egypt’s musical treasures when the internationally-acclaimed veteran musicians & Tahrir Square revolutionaries El Tanbura embark on a national tour.

 El Tanbura last performed in France in 2010 at Eurockeenes in collaboration with Hindi Zahra, and their upcoming Paris show at Institute du Monde Arab on December 1st 2012 marks their first return to the French capital in over 10 years.

23 November

Festival Generique, Dijon

25 November

Festival Africolour

28 November

Centres Culturels Municipaux De Limoges

 30 November

Espace Vauban, Brest

1 December

Institut Du Monde Arabe, Paris