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The Daydreamer – August 2019: Week 3 Events

It’s time to face the real world again after the much needed break. Not all is lost, as events in Amman are aplenty, and your nights will still be booked with some downtime. This week’s Daydreamer will keep you busy with concerts, delicious food, and activities that will help you lose all the Eid weight. Pull out your calendars and save the dates, Tipsters!

Events Calendar


Nightlife


El Far3i Live @ Portico

El Far3i Live @ Portico
August 22 @ 9:00 p.m.

Get a taste of Jordanian alt music this Thursday, and catch El Far3i’s solo acoustic show at Portico. The renowned singer has a way of gathering fanatics with his trademark raspy voice and chilling guitar melodies. Garaseen’s Mohammad Idreesi will be the opening act, which makes it a great chance for you to take a peek at the local Jordanian indie scene.

Price: 10 JD


Blue Frog @ Maestro

Blue Frog @ Maestro
August 23 @ 9:00 p.m.

Jazz enthusiasts get a special treat with a  performance by Blue Frog at Maestro this Friday. This local jazz band is known for their buttery smooth and upbeat jazz tunes that few can match.

Price: 7 JD


Levantine Bass Alliance @ Zorba Rooftop

Levantine Bass Alliance @ Zorba Rooftop
August 23 @ 9:00 p.m.

Do you need bass in your life just like an eagle needs to fly? Zorba Rooftop is a great spot to listen to underground techno music, ironically. Get your fix of bass and dancing to the live tunes of Levantine Bass Alliance. The trio made up of DJs Bashar Suleiman, Shusmo, and Luteka are known for their eclectic and diverse music.

Price: 10 JD | Free drink before 11:00 p.m.


Etihad String Quartet @ Etihad Chamber Orchestra

Etihad String Quartet @ Etihad Chamber Orchestra
August 24 @ 7:30 p.m.

Cello out this Saturday and catch a relaxing performance of your favorite Schubert and Haydn pieces at the Etihad Chamber Orchestra. Put on your fanciest outfits and treat yourself to a relaxing evening of classical music. Proceeds from this concert will go towards creating music scholarships for local talents and youth.

Price: 10 JD
5 JD | For students


Wine and Dine


Summer Nights by the Pool @ Amman Marriott Hotel

Summer Nights by the Pool @ Amman Marriott Hotel
August 19 @ 7:00 p.m.

 Want to eat out but can’t decide between Italian and all of Amman’s burger joints? Fear not. Burgers, pasta, briskets, and more will be on offer by the Marriott’s pool this Monday. If you’d like to indulge in a little more than a glass, ask for the copious amounts of vino – sparkling and still!

Price: 19 JD ++ | Unlimited burgers, nachos, beef brisket, pizza & pasta
19 JD ++ | Unlimited JR wines and Bottega prosecco


Vegetarian Egyptian Cooking Class @ Deewan

Vegetarian Egyptian Cooking Class @ Deewan
August 24 @ 4:00 p.m. 

Have you been introduced to the wonders of Egyptian Koshari? Saturday’s your chance to partake in Deewan’s Egyptian cooking class. You’ll be prepping delicious vegetarian dishes with other fellow foodies and apprentice cooks before indulging in your flavorful creations.

Price: 10 JD | Early Birds
15 JD | At the door


Body and mind


Ladies Night Indoor Rock Climbing @ Climbat

Ladies Night Indoor Rock Climbing @ Climbat
August 19 @ 5:00 p.m.

Want to take up rock climbing but don’t know where to start the climb? Climbat is be the place to be for ladies looking to pursue this passion, especially on Mondays. Switch things up on ladies night out, and put in a short session of exercise with the thrill of climbing!

Price: 50% discount for women
Free | Female members of Climbat


Cycling in Dabouq @ Amman Cycling Club

Cycling in Dabouq @ Amman Cycling Club
August 19 @ 7:00 p.m.

Kick off your week the right way with a scenic cardio session this Monday – your heart will thank you for it. Amman Cycling Club is taking Dabouq in the evening, and will be providing all cyclists with bikes and helmets. Fill out the form on the event page so they know you’re coming!

Price: 5 JD


Sound Healing @ Prana Space

Sound Healing @ Prana Space
August 23 @ 8:00 p.m.

Learn to connect with your creativity through the healing properties of sound and vibrations this Friday at Prana Space. Experience the healing properties of overtone singing and musical meditations, and become more aware of yourself through voices and vibrations.

Price: 15 JD


Art & Dialogue


Shams Table: Spirituality & Religion @ Shams Community

Shams Table: Spirituality & Religion @ Shams Community
August 19 @ 6:30 p.m.

Join in on the conversation at Shams Community this Monday. This week’s dinner and dialogue is all about religion and spirituality. Voice your thoughts and share more than the bountiful food and tea. Be sure to sign up for the event through their page!

Price: 6 JD | Includes dinner and tea


Gaming


Jordan e-Games 2019 @ Galleria Mall

Jordan e-Games 2019 @ Galleria Mall
August 23 @ 2:00 p.m.

Getting rich playing video games is the millennial dream. Take a crack at it this Friday at Jordan e-Games. Join or watch the big boys play classic MOBAs and a variety of other video games in tourneys spread out over the weekend. Start flexing your fingers; carpal tunnel is a gamer’s worst enemy!

Price: Varies depending on the event


As always Tipsters, stay curious!
Lemur Love,
  The Tip n’ Tag Team
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