After blowing our minds with a massive bash in Sahel last year, Blurr Cairo are bringing El Row back, this time in the capital and with none other than Marc Maya headlining...
Last summer, the Sahel coastline was invaded by an endless array of parties. However, one event in particular proved to be an insane extravaganza – Spanish import, El Row blew every other party of the proverbial water when the Barcelona-based shebang was brought over to the beach-side locale of Marassi. The party, shipped over here by the Blurr crew, saw the signature Barcelona craziness replicated, complete with the kaleidoscopic confetti explosions, dancing chickens, men teetering on stilts, and of course, a wicked line-up of deck dazzlers. Needless to say, antics ensued. We still have dreams about the dancing chicken. And now, Blurr is once again picking up the entire España experience and bringing it to Egypt. This time around though, they’re going even bigger than their summertime bash.
“This time we have El Row coming with their biggest festival; their most successful concept,” Coco Mokhtar, one of the brains behind Blurr, tells us. The crew are setting up The Singer Mornings, one of El Row’s most infamous, antic-fuelled nights, this May 8th at The Temple. The series of parties have earned a certain reputation in Barcelona; you can expect a healthy dose of debauchery. “The Blurr team have been working day in, day out, to prepare for this event – we’ve prepared everything down to the tiniest details and we can’t hold back out excitement of sharing it with you guys,” Abou Samra, another one of Blurr’s co-founders as well as a staple DJ at the Barcelona parties, tells us. “This time, Egypt’s really in for a treat.”
The partiers are upping the ante. In signature El Row style, you can expect a circus of insanity. They specially selected one of the city’s best venues, The Temple, to be the new home of the visiting party. “Everyone really loves it – it’s the town’s best venue basically,” Mokhtar elaborates. “And we’re going to totally transform it.” We can’t wait to see what this killer crew has up their sleeves.
The line-up also promises to be just as wicked. Warming up will be one of Blurr’s local upcoming DJs Tony Asfar, and back by popular demand is De La Swing, who downright dominated the decks at last summer’s fiesta. Tech House hero Toni Varga, who’s visited Egypt twice to date and was sold on our hard partying ways, will also be back behind the decks. And finally, the one and only Marc Maya will be finishing up the night with a flourish. “Marc Maya is an artist known for playing very emotionally steered, powerful sets that give him the ability to close any party in the world, his ability to bond with his crowd through his weird/sexy character, music and style makes him truly one of a kind,” Abou Samra tells us of the musical magician. Though bringing Marc Maya to Egypt was no easy feat because of his slammed schedule, “he was adamant to make it after hearing a lot of praise about the Egyptian crowd from some of the El Row DJs and other artists." We party-hard Egyptian have earned ourselves a reputation among some of the biggest names in House music scene. Hell yes.
Anyway, if you like a good party, and we believed we’ve established Egyptians definitely do, then you should probably start booking from now. Judging by Blurr’s previous events, that guest list will be filling up pretty freaking fast…
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