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

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