This week is going to be on fire. And we’re not just talking about the weather here. Yes, it is heating up in the capital and the events popping up around town reflect the good mood and how much we’ve all missed the sun. From beach parties to a jazz festival, markets, Parkour and more…this week is nothing short of exciting. So get your calendars out and start making plans, it’s going to be hella fun.
The Late Night Jazz Festival @ Maestro Restaurant & Bar
April 21 – 28 @ 8:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
The Late Night Jazz festival at Maestro is making it’s second appearance! This year, experience one week with seven concerts sponsored by AMSTEL Jordan. With acts from all around the world, this event is going to be popping! Boasting bands from Germany, Spain, Sweden, France, Italy, Morocco, The Netherlands and even Jordan, you won’t want to miss a beat. Check out the event page for detail listings, and get your tickets.
Price: 5 JDs for the Jam Session on the 23rd, 1o JDs per concert, or buy the Jazz Festival Pass for 50 JDs and get a free Amstel every concert!
Concrete Jungle @ CLSTR
Thursday, April 27 @ 9:30 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
It’s the end of April, and that mean’s there’s only one more month to go to enjoy Amman’s best pop-up club! CLSTR is hosting ‘Concrete Jungle V.3′ this Thursday featuring DJ SOTUSURA and DJ Marwan K! The event is sponsored by AMSTEL Jordan, so if beer is your thing, you’ll find what you need. As always, doors open 9:30 p.m. and it’s first come first serve.
Price: 15 JDs
Nightmares on Wax – What the Hills?! @ Seven Hills
Friday, April 28 @ 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Nightmares On Wax will be spinning at the second picnic conundrum this week! Pop by for a day out under the sun, picnicing with your loved ones and dancing through the sunset. All you need is a little bit of good company, positive vibes and a light jacket for the night! This pop-up picnic concept is set up for all your needs – from games to great food, live entertainment and loads of good times. AMSTEL-Jordan is your beer sponsor, serving you their beers at picnic prices. We promise it will be a Friday well spent!
Price: 5 JDs for The Little Ones, 10 JDs for The Backbone, 15 JDs for The Seated Bunch and 25 JDs for The Family Zone
Splash Beach Fest by Tempo Dance Academy @ Ramada Resort Dead Sea
April 28-30 @ 2:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.
It’s getting hot…and nothing welcomes summer in like a day (or three) at the beach. Tempo Dance Academy is proudly hosting 3 days of music, tanning and fun under the sun! The event will be filled with water games, dancing, great music from Bliss Radio and a great crowd of like-minded people. So if you’re down for pool parties and night time beach parties…this is the event for you. Check out the page for more details.
Price: 50 JDs – 125 JDs depending on the package or day pass you want!
Taj Bazaar @ H2O – Kempinski Hotel
April 27-29 @ 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Here’s another way to celebrate the coming of summer; a bazaar. This year, PLANASTIC JO is hosting the TAJ Bazaar, the biggest one of it’s kind! For three glorious days, the bazaar will be built on the H2O pool at the Kempinski Hotel. You’ll find unique products for sale, and we all know everyone loves something unique. Plus the attendance of Arab and Jordanian artists will add a little flare to the event. You’ll also have a chance to win prizes and enjoy a bunch of exciting events. So why not pull out your wallets and go hunt for something cool to show off to your friends?
Flohmarkt 6 @ Zaha Cultural Center
Friday, April 28 @ 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
This is one of the coolest things you can do if you’re the type of person who loves to shop and explore funky markets for various tools and knick-knacks. Flohmarkt is doing it for the 6th time this Friday. Not only is the market open for the curious, but there will also be music, food, drinks and cool stuff for the kids. So bring your loved ones and enjoy the hunt!
Price: 1 JD for adults, free for those under 12 years
We Jump The World @ The Long Gardens
Saturday, April 29 @ 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Admit it… you’ve seen the movies and fantasized about being able to Parkour. Well, apparently there’s a community of Parkour-lovers right here in Amman! Jordanian Parkour is celebrating the birth of David Bell, the founder of the art of Parkour, in style. This gathering is meant to pay homage to the man who created Parkour, and to all Parkour fans around the world by spreading the foundation of the art among the people. So bring your loved ones and enjoy the show!
Self Defence Workshop @ SheFighter
Friday, April 28 @ 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
We already know you kick ass, but how about a few extra skills? SheFighter is organizing a self defence session for women only this weekend. Learn how to defend yourself using smart, easy techniques. Just in case you ever need to escape a choke-hold, a ground attack or weapon attack. Learn the human body’s weak points and where to strike. They say it’s always better to know. So sign up and jump into this 1.5 hour seminar, and get in the know.
Price: 10 JDs for one person, 15 JDs for two for members
Enjoy the events Tipsters!
And as always, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team