Not a day goes by where there isn’t something to do around Amman. From jam nights and open mic sessions, to film screenings and challenging hikes, there’s something for everyone in this bustling city no matter how cold it is outside. This week’s no exception, and the Tip n’ Tag Team is here to help you fill up your calendars.
Benoit & Sergio Live @ CLSTR
January 24 @ 9:30 p.m.
The French/American duo, Benoit & Sergio, are making their way back to Amman for the second time around to seduce your senses with their hypnotic sounds. As you know, the night can’t be complete without a local DJ performance, and that’s where DJs Ameed and Roo come in to warm up the stage and end the night.
Price: 15 JD
El Nafikha @ Maestro
January 25 @ 9:30 p.m.
All the way from Egypt, brass-instrument masters, El Nafikha, will be performing live this Friday to bring you a little reminiscent taste of the good old days. Serving you 80’s and 90’s tunes through brass wind instruments, you know you’re in for a feel-good-evening.
Price: 10 JD
47Soul @ Portico
January 25 @ 9:00 p.m.
The moment you’ve all been waiting for is here at last. 47Soul, a band with musical tanks, is here to perform live this Friday and break down your sensory walls. Joining them will be DJs Sotusura and Bruno Cruz, spinning on the deck to make sure you have a night to remember.
Price: 15 JD | Includes one free drink
Yemeni Cooking Class @ Deewan Institute for Languages & Cultural Studies
January 26 @ 4:00 p.m.
Yemeni food is a little-known culinary adventure that more people should try. From Shafoot to Saltah to Mandi, this cuisine has so much to offer all you foodies out there. Free yourself up this Saturday, not only to get a taste, but to also learn how to make a famous Yemeni dish and dessert. The class will be taught by a Yemeni chef.
Price: 10 JD | If payed in advance
15 JD | If payed on the day of the event
Chilean Wine Night @ Salt Steakhouse
January 22 @ 8:00 p.m.
Looking for the perfect date night inspiration? Savor an exquisite four-course set menu brilliantly curated by the master chefs at Salt, paired with the best wines shipped all the way from the valleys of Chile right to the hills of Amman. Salt’s warm ambiance and a glass of Miguel Torres are sure to make your loved one’s heart melt.
Price: 45++ JD
Mountain Biking in Tal Al-Rumman @ Cycling Jordan
January 25 @ 9:00 a.m.
If you’re someone who likes a challenge and cares for their quads, you’ll probably want to hop on the first mountain bike you see. Cycling Jordan is hosting a mountain biking trip this Friday through the breathtaking trails of Tal Al-Rumman. You’ll have all the tools ready for you, the only thing you’ll need to bring is your ID. For more info, click here.
Price: 20 JD
Hiking – The Northern Borders @ Zone-Out
January 25 @ 7:00 a.m.
With all this rain, Jordan’s hills and mountain tops are a sight not to be missed. Zone-Out is hosting a 14 km hike along the northern borders, overlooking the beautiful scenery of Palestine, Syria and Lebanon. Starting with Um Qais and finishing at Wadi Al Arab Dam, the one-day hike is going to cover all the pleasant colors and shapes of nature. For more info, click here.
Price: 26 JD
Om Chanting Circle @ Prana Space
January 25 @ 6:30 p.m.
Meditation itself is a powerful and healing tool that brings you inner zen and peace of mind. Om Chanting is a technique that releases negativity and cleanses your spiritual energy. Join Prana Space in a chant of the universal sound of creation, OM, and increase the reach of the highest and purist vibration to exist. For more info, click here.
Price: 5 JD
Circus Jam Sessions @ CHJ
January 22 @ 5:00 p.m.
How many times have you thought about joining the circus and showcasing your juggling or acrobatic skills? Although not Cirque du Soleil, this Tuesday brings you one step closer to the life of an avid stage performer. Channel your inner kid and take part in this fun-filled session.
Film: Edward Said – Out of Place @ Darat Al Funun
January 22 @ 6:30 p.m.
In the presence of directors Heba Bourini and Mohammad Jameel, Darat Al Funun is hosting a documentary screening of a moving tribute to the life and legacy of one of the most influential thinkers to have lived. Edward Said, a name most attributed to the theory of Orientalism.
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team