There’s no excuse for bordum this week. It’s summer and Lebanon is full of amazing events, concerts and happenings. Check out Beirutnightlife.com‘s list of the top 10 things to do this week and enjoy it to the max!
For the Arabic music lovers, this is your chance to see 20 of the biggest stars of Arabic music in one night at the Beirut Waterfront. Details.
2- Big Sean at Pier 7 on Friday Night
RnB lovers head down to the seaside Pier 7 for a live concert by Grammy-nominated Hip Hop sensation Big Sean. Details.
3- Nadja Lind at B018 on Friday Night
Berlin DJ Nadja Lind is known for her deep, melancholic, organic, twisted and techy sounds.. and luckily for all of us she’ll be right here in Beirut on Friday night at non-other than the underground B018. Details.
Definitely not to be missed is the NRJ Music Tour is an annual party extravaganza featuring top world artists. This year the likes of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Tyga, Amelia Lily and many others will be performing so be sure to be a part of it! Details.
5- Comedy Night on Saturday Night
If you want some unstoppable local laughs, head to Playroom in Zalka for the hilarious “Comedy Night” show. It’s on every Saturday night this month. Details.
6 – The Beach
What’s a summer in Lebanon without some good ol’ sunshine? Check out one of the many beach resorts that line our coast and get your tan on. Some options could be Riviera in Beirut, Praia in Zouk Mosbeh, Veer Resort in Kaslik, The Famous Byblos Edde Sands, Bonita Bay up in Batroun, and if you want to head south, there’s Iris Beach in Damour, Orchid in Jiyeh and further south the fantastic (and free!) stretch of beautiful sands at Tyr.
Byblos Festival is really brining the stars to Lebanon this year. CeeLo Green is a 5-time Grammy Award Winning singer-songwriter-producer known for hits like “Crazy”, “F*** You!” (aka “Forget You”) and “Bright Lights Bigger City”. Check out his live concert in the old town of Byblos on Monday night. Details.
8 – The Voice at Jounieh International Festival on Tuesday Night
Don’t forget the Jounieh International Festival is still on (it was launched June 21st with tons of fun street events and concerts). This Tuesday there’s an awesome concert at part of the festival, featuring final contestants from The Voice France, including our very own Anthony Touma. Details.
Another concert you absolutely can’t miss is the long-awaited Lana Del Rey at Byblos International Festival. This is Lana’s highest point in her career and she’s performing at the phenomenal ancient venue in Byblos for a truly unique concert. Details.
10 – PF Chang’s
If you’re hungry for good Asian, check out the PF Chang’s Chinese bistro. The restaurant chain from the US is currently celebrating 20 years in business (that includes 240 restaurants worldwide, including in ABC Ashrafieh and soon at Beirut City Center) and we can tell you it’s absolutely delicious. We recommend the dynamite shrimp and lettuce wraps. Enjoy!