There’s nothing like a bit of nostalgia to keep spirits high – especially as the temperatures drop. Call us old-fashioned, but we love a good throwback! This week, you can take a trip to the past, back when the music had more soul, the movies had more style, and life was just a little less complicated. So throw on your best vintage apparel, dig out the old vinyls, and get ready to party like it’s whatever decade you want it to be!
‘80s Night with Hussein Al-Salman @Pi Lounge & Bar
Monday, November 28th at 10:00 p.m.
If the cooler weather and the beginning of the work week are bringing you down, it’s time to jump into your DeLorean and travel back to simpler days. Enjoy a little nostalgia by singing and dancing along to your favorite English and Arabic oldies at Pi Lounge. Plus, you’ll get to cap the night off with a rousing live performance by Hussein Al-Salman.
Jazz Musical Evening with Baidoun Brothers @NOFA Creative Space
Wednesday, November 30th at 8:00 p.m.
Embrace those dapper, flapper days of old with an evening of jazz, blues, Latin, and fusion. The Baidoun Brothers are Amman’s original jazz musicians, and have been performing since 1982, both across Jordan and throughout the world. Doors open at 7:00, so get there early to enjoy a couple drinks before the show.
Price: 10 JD
Mahmut Orhan @Republic Bar & Grill
Thursday, December 1st at 9:00 p.m.
Remember what it’s like to dance like no one’s watching? It’s time to rediscover that feeling! Turkish DJ and Producer Mahmut Orhan is bringing his world-famous sound to Amman with a must-see live performance at Republic. Along with his smash hit ‘Feel,’ Mahmut will be performing his unique mix of deep house, nu disco, and indie dance beats.
Price: 15 JD
Farah Chamma & Rasha Nahas @The Corner’s Pub
Friday, December 2nd at 9:00 p.m.
Palestinian Artist Farah Chamma is making spoken word poetry cool again, and this Friday, she’ll be performing at The Corner’s Pub alongside Palestinian Singer Rasha Nahas. This is a night of music and poetry that you really can’t afford to miss.
Price: 10 JD, including one drink
Ab3ad Trio @Maestro Restaurant & Bar
Friday, December 2nd at 8:00 p.m.
The international Ab3ad Trio combine classical Arabic musical traditions with a modern flavor, creating a sound that is both delightfully nostalgic and uniquely their own. The three musicians will be touring around Amman for several performances over the next week, kicking off their Jordan tour on Friday at Maestro.
“The General” Screening @Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation
Tuesday, November 29th at 6:30 p.m.
Take it all the way back to the silent film era at this screening of the 1926 comedy “The General.” The movie tells the story of Johnny, an engineer during the time of the American Civil War with two loves: his train, The General, and Annabelle Lee. When Union spies capture The General with Annabelle on board, Johnny must save them both.
Amstel Live Graffiti @Chestnut Restaurant & Pub
Friday, December 2nd at 6:00 p.m.
Graffiti is an old-school art form that’s been making a major comeback in recent years. If you’ve never seen a graffiti artist in action, now’s your chance! Amstel Jordan is sponsoring an unforgettable event this Friday at Chestnut, where you can enjoy drinks and finger food as local graffiti artist Suhaib Attar works his magic on the walls of the pub. It promises to be one of the coolest, most colorful events of the season, complete with a DJ to liven up the ambiance.
Al Hussein Society Annual Charity Bazaar @Landmark Amman Hotel
Friday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m.
The holiday bazaar frenzy has only just begun, and there are great ones to hit up all over town! But if you want to attend one that’s making a real difference, you’ve got to stop by the Landmark Amman Hotel between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Friday for Al Hussein Society’s Annual Charity Bazaar. The event will feature great shopping, delicious food, and rousing entertainment, and proceeds from everything you purchase will help Al Hussein Society provide rehabilitation and educational services to individuals with physical challenges and disabilities.
Christmas Celebration @Moka Patisserie & Cafe
Friday, December 2nd – Saturday, December 3rd
Get in the Christmas spirit with a fun, delicious celebration at Moka Patisserie & Café! Bring the entire family down to Moka in Abdoun to enjoy hot chocolate, tasty treats, pictures with Santa, arts and crafts, and presents for everyone. Ho, ho, ho!
Keep it old school, Tipsters!
The Tip n’ Tag Team