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El Morabba3

El Morabba3
Native name المُرَبَع
Origin Amman, Jordan
Genres Arabic Rock, rock, Alternative Rock
Years active 2009–present
Website .com.elmorabba3www
Members Mohammed Abdullah
Odai Shawagfeh
Dirar Shawagfeh

El Morabba3 (Arabic: المربّع‎ meaning The Square) is a Jordanian Arabic Rock band from Amman, Jordan, formed in 2009.[1] [2] [3] [4]


  • Biography 1
  • Members 2
  • Festivals/Tours 3
  • Discography 4
    • Albums 4.1
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


El Morabba3's music are considered to be beautifully written and are described as at once poetic and socially engaged. The Jordan-based group was formed in 2009 as an Arab rock band. In July 2012 they released a debut album, titled El Morabba3 (The Square), afterwards they gained huge popularity across the region. [5][6][7] In 2015 they released their public funding campaign for their newest album, Min Nifs El Nas.[8] [9] [10] [11] The band’s fan base throughout the Arab World and internationally has been steadily on the rise with every live performance. Most recently, they appeared in front of thousands of fans as part of a major musical competition called SoundClash in Amman against another Jordanian band called Autostrad.[12]


  • Mohammed Abdullah - Songwriter, bass and vocals)
  • Odai Shawagfeh - electric guitar, keyboard and sync
  • Dirar Shawagfeh - drums


  • Al Balad Music Festival (2015)
  • Bala Feesh (2015)
  • Jerash Roman Theater (2015)



  • El Morabba3 (The Square) (2012)
  • Min Nifs El Nas (2015)

See also


  1. ^ "The Jordanian band that's rebelling against the Arab World's cookie-cutter music industry". Al Bawaba. 
  2. ^ "ألبوم “المربع” 2015 وحفلات بـ مصر قريبا". قـل. 
  3. ^ Al Bawaba: روك "المربع" في مهرجان موسيقى البلد (Arabic)
  4. ^ Al Rai: المربع تطلق ألبومها الغنائي الأول (Arabic)
  5. ^ "El Morabba3 - Arab rock searching for a sound of its own". Your Middle East. 
  6. ^ "$14K and counting: Jordanian band El Morabba3 crowdfunds its second album!". Al Bawaba. 
  7. ^ "ربيع الموسيقى العربية المستقلة: موسيقيون عرب يلجأون للتمويل الجماعي للإنتاج بعيداً عن الشركات". Open. 
  8. ^ Al Hayat: المربع فرقة روك أردنية بألحانٍ غربية وكلمات عربية (Arabic)
  9. ^ Al Akhbar, Lebanon: فرقة «المربّع»... هيّا إلى الثورة! (Arabic)
  10. ^ "Jordanian band El Morabba3 is bringing originality to the Arab music scene". Retrieved 2015-08-26. 
  11. ^ "Jordan based band El Morabba3 to crowdfund next album". Retrieved 2015-08-26. 
  12. ^ SarahaNews: اوتستراد و المربع” تخوضان “ريد بُل ساوند كلاش” الجمعة (Arabic)
  13. ^ "Elmorabba3 - News & Events". Elmorabba3 - المربّع. 

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