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The second night of the sixth edition of the festival entertained and enthralled the audience with a variety of musical acts
The 6th edition of the festival hosts live and ‘beyond stage’ performances from local and international acts as well as workshops and masterclasses at multiple venues including the Cairo Jazz Club and El-Geneina theatre in Al-Azhar park
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“The crowd here is very friendly and very nice. They are a great audience, they cheer you on and interact with you. We get a lot more encouragement from the people here than we do back home in Belgium,” said Wout, one of the performers.
Though a charismatic performer is never a bad thing, the downside is that sometimes the music can suffer depending on the members’ ability to engage rather than merely perform. With Like Jelly, however, it is nearly always a hit, and their music had their audience laughing out loud.
At the end of the gig I was no longer wondering how to classify her music – it sat comfortably in the sphere of intelligent, inventive collaborative artistic pop.