Spring has arrived, and with it come light showers of rain this week. Don’t let that dishearten you though, because this Daydreamer has something for everyone: from dabkeh courses to full-on music festivals, so buckle up, and keep an umbrella handy, because this week the power of friendship and the prospect of having a good time will keep you warm.
The Triplet Code @ Murphy’s House of Rock
March 27 @ 8:00 p.m.
Support the local music scene and catch Jordan’s newest blues rock band with their first rock show at Murphy’s this Wednesday. Expect to hear some classic rock tunes fitting of the venue from this fresh Jordanian band.
Switch the Night @ Trader Vic’s Amman
March 27 @ 9:00 p.m.
Themed nights are always a blast, and it’s disco night at Trader Vic’s this Wednesday. You know what that means: pull out your funkiest outfit, and practice all your groovy moves, because Trader Vic’s and Tempo’s DJ Nader are bringing you fresh takes on classic hits that will put your mom’s mixtape to shame.
Price: Free | Before 10:00 p.m.
10 JD | Including a drink after 10:00 p.m.
Jameson Fel 7oush @ Bisharat Golf Club
March 29 @ 2:00 p.m.
Everyone’s favorite Jameson-themed music festival is back again for yet another round. This year’s lineup features GuitaNai, Qabeela, and the Palestinian psychedelic rock band, TootArd. You can expect no shortage of music, fun, food, and smooth Irish whisky this Friday. Uber your way there and prepare for a musical night just outside of Amman.
Price: 15 JD | Early bird tickets
25 JD | At the venue
Sushi Non-Stop @ W Amman
March 25 @ 7:00 p.m.
All work and no sushi makes Tipsters crave their favorite seafood rolls, and we can’t have that, can we? In order to avoid any red rum incidents, be sure to reserve a table at W Amman this Friday for an overabundance of sushi all night long.
Price: 25 JD
Shams Table @ Shams Community
March 25 @ 6:30 p.m.
Join Shams Community this week for this week’s Shams Table, where the community will be discussing the topic of violence and societal resilience. Share knowledge, ideas, and thoughts with other like-minded people, and enjoy a meal as part of a group this Monday with this charming community based in Jabal Amman.
Price: 6 JD
Grand Fires Up the Grill @ Grand Hyatt Amman
March 28 @ 7:00 p.m.
Grand Hyatt is firing up 32 North’s grill for an exciting all-you-can-eat barbecue night featuring iconic cuts, including but not limited to, briskets, ribs, and tenderloins. Customize your own salad, or savor Grand Hyatt’s signature desserts after you’re full, and you’re bound to have a delicious start to your weekend.
Price: A la carte
Dabkeh Course @ Jadal Center for Knowledge and Culture
March 26 @ 6:30 p.m.
Jadal and local youth campaign Darzeh are starting yet another round of Dabkeh classes this Tuesday, guaranteeing you a friendly atmosphere, and the ability to dance like a Bedouin by the end of the course. Offering classes for both beginner and intermediate dancers, you’re sure to learn a new thing or two about dabkeh and its surrounding traditions.
Price: 40 JD for a 6 week course
French-Lebanese Concert @ French Institute
March 30 @ 8:00 p.m.
In celebration of Francophone month, that time of the year where people suddenly feel the urge to celebrate French language and culture, the Lebanese Embassy in Jordan is extending an open invitation to a live musical performance featuring Lebanese soprano Mira Akiki and tenor Nader Awwad. The night promises a relaxing musical evening in one of Amman’s oldest areas.
Forest Adventure @ Alouk
March 29 @ 8:00 a.m.
Join Take a Hike in a fun forest adventure for all the family just north of Amman this Friday. This weekend’s itinerary starts with a zipline ride 80 meters high, followed by a 2km hike, and a golf-cart ride. It might be a bit chilly this Friday, but that’s nothing the warmth of being near family and friends can’t fix.
Price: 33 JD
Earth Hour Amman @ Wild Jordan Center
March 30 @ 6:00 p.m.
Earth Hour is an international initiative where people are encouraged to turn off all non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about energy consumption. This Saturday, you can join the good people at Wild Jordan to commemorate the event with talks and discussions about environmental issues, followed by turning the lights off in the area, and admiring a candle-lit trail in Jabal Amman.
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team