It’s official: summer is in full swing. The weather is great, and there are plenty of events in Amman to check out. The Tip n’ Tag Team has whipped up a list of goings on, from concerts, to unique dining experiences that will tickle your senses. Get curious, start exploring, and keep your dancing shoes ready!
T-Duo Jazz Night @ Maestro
June 19 @ 9:00 p.m.
Are you a non-smoker trying to evade Amman’s endless emission of cigarette smoke? The life of a non-smoker is hard as it is, and if you want the party to be the only thing smoking, head to Maestro for a night full of soulful jazz music. T-Duo will be performing a set, and the bar guarantees you won’t get lost in a cloud of nicotine.
Intervention @ Dali
June 20 @ 10:00 p.m.
Intervention will be hitting Dali this weekend with local electronic artists AnDONUT and AYN on the deck. Amman is in for a treat, as these two have been spinning records all over town this past year, and they’re good at what they duo.
Price: 5 JD
Assembli @ Zorba
June 21 @ 9:00 p.m.
Zorba are hosting another Assembli session, and this night’s theme is Deep Machine Learning. Underground Brooklyn-based artist Via App will be performing their spin on eclectic sounds. Jordanian artists Special NID and Shusmo will be joining to keep the party going all night long.
Price: 10 JD
Corona Sunsets @ Crowne Plaza Amman
June 21 @ 12:00 p.m.
Corona served with a slice of lime is an unspoken vice of many an alcoholic, but this Friday, it’s time to wear the badge with pride. Corona is having its first Sunsets event in Amman at Crowne Plaza’s pool. Local and international acts will be dishing out the music. Be sure to be there before 4:00 p.m., and don’t forget your towel!
This event is invite-only, follow the instructions on the event page to sign up!
Price: Free, invite-only.
Mexican Fiesta @ District
June 18 @ 8:00 p.m.
Head to District this Tuesday for a mid-week Mexican fiesta. You can expect to find live cooking stations offering classics like tacos, fajitas, and quesadillas. Since you can’t have a fiesta without alcohol, there are going to be offers on tequila cocktails and beer!
Price: A la carte
Amman Coffee Festival 2019 @ Gallery Ras Ain
June 20 @ 10:00 a.m.
When Beyonce wrote Who Run the World, she was clearly talking about coffee. The Amman Coffee Festival is a celebration of coffee, where enthusiasts and amateurs alike can go and browse different selections of the beans and its brews. Different cafes in Amman will be taking part in the festival, so give them a try and let us know about your favorites!
Price: 2 JD
Friday Sunset Food Market @ Grand Hyatt Amman
June 21 @ 6:00 p.m.
Grand Hyatt will be hosting a sunset food market this Friday. You’ll be treated to live cooking stations, as well as a taste of the hotel’s signature cocktails. And because music goes great with food, their resident DJ will be spinning funky tunes all night long.
Price: 25 JD ++ | Includes food, soft drinks, and 50% off Grand Hyatt’s signature cocktails
Syrian Cooking Class @ Deewan
June 22 @ 4:00 p.m.
Deewan is hosting a Syrian cooking class where you’ll learn how to make traditional yalanji, fattoush, and a couple of other dishes. You’ll be cooking the food and then enjoying it with your co-chefs. All dishes made will be vegetarian, because everyone deserves to have a taste of Levantine food.
Price: 10 JD | If you pay in advance
15 JD | At the door
Self-Defense for Women @ Jadal
June 21 @ 4:00 p.m.
Empower yourself through self-defense skills at Jadal this Friday. The workshop is exclusive for women, where you’ll be learning Wing Chun and the Mastro Defense system to beat the patriarchy down.
Price: 10 JD
Franco-Arab Film Festival @ Royal Film Commission
June 17 @ 9:30 p.m.
The Jordanian art scene will be celebrating the 25th annual Franco-Arab Film festival starting this Monday. You’ll be watching 10 new feature films from the Arab world. The Royal Film Commission and Rainbow Theater will be holding screenings throughout the week. Check out their schedule and pick a movie to watch!
Amman Dance Lab Vol. 2 @ Institut Francais de Jordanie
June 22 @ 4:30 p.m.
If you’re looking to learn contemporary dancing in Amman, Ryuji Yamaguchi is hosting a Dance Lab class where a collective of local and international dancers will be guiding you in workshops. This week, Indian folk dancer Rashmi Yeolekar will be heading the workshop.
Price: 10 JD | For one class
35 JD | For 5 classes