On the look out for events to keep you occupied throughout the week? Fret not, for the Tip n’ Tag Team has rounded up a list of happenings with concerts, art galleries, and parties for you to check out in Amman. Will this be a week you remember for adopting a cat out of the blue, or partying in Aqaba with your crew? Only one way to find out! Save the dates Tipsters.
How I Met Your Mother Trivia Night @ Buffalo Wings & Rings Jabal Amman
September 30 @ 8:30 p.m.
Test your knowledge of How I Met Your Mother at Buffalo Wings & Rings this Monday. Make sure you renew your Netflix subscription today, and binge on all the episodes overnight to brush up on the show’s many running gags. This is your chance to Unleash your inner-know-it-all Ted Mosby.
Price: 10 JD | Minimum Order
DJ Tarkan @ Fubar
October 3 @ 9:00 p.m.
Turkish producer and DJ Tarkan will be hitting up Fubar this Thursday. He’ll be spinning tunes well-into the night for all you dance addicts out there. The venue has just recently launched a couple of weeks ago, so it might be worth a visit to check out what all the fuss is about.
Price: 15 JD
Synaptik live in Amman @ Shams Theater
October 3 @ 7:30 p.m.
Amman-based Palestinian rapper Synaptik is rhyming his way to Shams Theater this Thursday. Synaptik is known for effortlessly blending singing and rapping in his energetic performances. Don’t speak enough Arabic? That won’t detract from your overall experience, because music is a universal language.
Price: 12 JD
Tarneeb Live @ Maestro
October 4 @ 9:30 p.m.
Had a rough week? Take a rain check for parties and sneak in a glass of wine or two while enjoying Tarneeb’s wicked musical stylings this Friday. This local band is united by its passion for fusion music, with everything between funk and pop. Make it before happy hour, and catch them live at Maestro!
Price: 7 JD
Red Bull SouthSound @ Ayla Oasis
October 4-5 @ 7:00 p.m.
You might be thinking that partying really close to home is turning into a drag. If that is incentive enough for you to go out of town, deep into the south of Jordan to Ayla Oasis, then you’re going to love Red Bull’s SouthSound. It’s basically two days of non-stop live techno by the beach, with acts like AFISHAL, Ayn, and Disco Misr, and many more. Try and hydrate before going on the journey of finding your way back home to Amman.
Price: 50 JD | For two days
30 JD | For one day
*Transportation not included
Turkish Week @ Grand Hyatt Amman
October 1 @ 7:30 p.m.
Contrary to popular belief, Turkish cuisine is not restricted to kebap and its many varieties. Explore the tastes of this country, and indulge your Mediterranean cravings with doner, grills, and a lot of mezze. If you’re lucky, you might get some actual Turkish delights too. Grand Hyatt Istanbul’s chef will be there to curate the dining experience, while Turkish band Tanini Trio will be dishing out the tunes for the night.
Price: 26 JD ++ | All you can eat
Pay What You Can Yoga @ House of Dreaming
September 29 @ 6:00 p.m.
Don’t let money be a hindrance to your yoga routine. House of Dreaming is inviting the residents of Amman to a donations-accepting yoga session to kick off their week. Get rid of that bad juju, and flex ligaments that you weren’t even aware existed today – all you need is a yoga mat.
Price: Pay what you can | 5 JD recommended
Turkish Film Days @ Royal Film Commission
September 30 @ 8:00 p.m.
It seems as though Amman can’t get enough of Turkey this week, because the Royal Film Commission is also celebrating Turkey and its cinema. Catch three Turkish movies curated by the RFC starting this Monday. Screenings will all take place in the Commission’s outdoor theater, with Amman as its backdrop.
Shams Table: Free Will @ Shams Community
September 30 @ 8:00 p.m.
Shams Table is back at it again for another night of dinner and dialogue. This week’s topic will be about free will and determinism, so drop by and share your thoughts on the matter with a dozen or so people of different backgrounds. Check out the event page, and sign up based on your language preference!
Price: 6 JD
Amman Design Week 2019 @ Ras al Ain Hangar
October 4 @ 12:00 p.m.
Amman Design Week has returned for the third annual year, and this time they’ll be taking to several spots in Amman, including Ras Al Ain Hangar, Jabal Amman, and Weibdeh. There will be around 200 exhibitions spread across three different venues during the week. With plenty to see, it’s worth grabbing a friend to ooh and aah at the work of artists, both local and international.
Kitty Caturday @ Basboos Project
October 5 @ 10:00 a.m.
The Basboos Project is a new initiative that aims to help stray cats. They are hosting a seminar this Saturday on caring for neighborhood cats. The part most people will be looking forward to, however, is the Kitty Korner! Get to know the cats that have been rescued by this initiative, and give them the forever homes they deserve.
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team