Our Pick of Top 5 Musicians and Bands


The music scene in Jeddah is constantly growing and evolving, opening up more opportunities and platforms for young, ambitious musicians.

There are many upcoming artists with growing popularity, so we’ve gathered a few diverse new bands and musicians that definitely deserve some listening to.

  • The YAM Band

yam-bandPop/indie rock

This new, up and upcoming band has been playing a lot of shows, either playing covers of bands like Tame Impala, or their own originals.

Instagram: theyamband

  • Lugi Raf’a

lugiTraditional Oud

Check out his work thats featured in TheRedCurtains on YouTube.

Lugi brings back traditional music that takes you back to the good ol’ days, singing his poetic Arabic lyrics that remind us of our heritage in music. Old is gold y’all.

Instagram: lugii90

  • Fulana


Indiefolk acoustics accompanied with heartfelt lyrics and a soothing voice. This mysterious artist blends in experimental electro sounds with her sincere approach, creating the kind of ambience you’ll enjoy during early mornings with a hot beverage.

Soundcloud: fu_lana

  • Desert F!sh

desertElectronic music 

This Electronic DJ represents his Najdi/Hijazi roots by producing sweet and mellow tunes that channel melodic-techno vibes.

Instagram: desertfishhq
Web: dsrtfish.bandcamp.com

  • Hussam Alsayed

hussamExperimental music

Other than filmmaking and photography, Hussam is also an extremely talented musician. He creates experimental soundscapes using multiple instruments.

Instagram: filmhead
Soundcloud: filmhead

Sisters, Go Pink!


Breast Cancer Awareness activities

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month (but also throughout the year!), we at Destination Jeddah like to emphasize the importance of early breast cancer detection to our readers. There are many different ways you can learn more about it while supporting breast cancer patients and survivors in city. Here are some of them.

Get checked!

  • The International Medical Center (IMC) is helping out with early breast cancer detection: from Oct. 23-25, they’re offering free check-ups.

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  • Eric Zemmour Salon is hosting a screening offer for free check-ups valid until the end of October.

Make a run for it.

  • The Pink Track is inviting you for a run-for-awareness event. Tickets are SR 50 each for adults (kids join free), and all proceeds are donations to breast cancer initiatives.

For more information


  • The International Medical Center (IMC) is hosting another event called Brave Pink Run to help out our fighters on Oct. 25 at the IMC Garden, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Don’t miss out!

To register 


Visit an art gallery.

The New Beginnings team is welcoming everyone for a cool art show focusing on rehabilitation after breast cancer. Visit the gallery on Oct. 27-28 at Teatro Mall, from 7  to 11 p.m.

Contact info
Twitter: nbksa_official

Donate your hair.

Zahra Breast Cancer Association is teaming up with Manna Center to accept hair donations. A checklist to get your donation accepted:

  1. Must be clean.
  2. Length 20 cm minimum.
  3. Shouldn’t be conditioned.
  4. Should be healthy and strong.

Contact info
Instagram: Zahra_KSA

Donate your time and money.

You can help out with cash donations, utilizing the points system at the association or one of the offices related to the organization, and buying pink products available for sale at the Zahra headquarters and website.

Contact info
Mob: +966-11-4833652 Ext: 206
Email: treas@zahra.org.sa
Web: Zahra.org.sa/contribute-us/
Twitter: Zahra_KSA

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