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The Daydreamer – Music, Music & More!

This week’s Daydreamer will be music to your ears, literally! We’ve got a diverse variety of musical events that are guaranteed to please all music lovers, no matter what their favorite genre is! Are you into Arabic classics? Underground hip-hop? Middle East indie artists? Or just prefer classical? Jordan’s stages are going to be so lit this coming week, the city will have its own soundtrack made up of a medley of different harmonies. As always, we have your dose of art and movie screening events bundled up for you to enjoy too!


47SOUL Live in Amman @Bisharaf Golf Club

July 29th at 7:00 p.m.

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Malahi Entertainment presents 47SOUL live in concert. Warm up set will be by no other than Jordan’s hip-hop veteran DJ Sotusura and a set by Al Nather. This event features an epic musical lineup, sponsored by Amstel Jordan and Redbull! To purchase your tickets, visit Turtle Green Tea Bar and JoBedu.

Ticket Price: JD 15 (presale) / JD 20 (at the door) – Includes 1 free beer

Jadal Album Launch @Citadel

July 28th at 7:00 p.m.

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 Jadal’s third album titled #Malyoun is launching this upcoming Thursday, July 28th. Random House (Amer Al Taher and Ahmad Farah) will be performing on stage too. To attend this event purchase your tickets through Jadal Band’s website, Sajilni and Karasi. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and show starts at 8:00 p.m.

Ticket Price: JD 10 (early bird), JD 20 (fan pit)

Kadhim Al Saher @Jerash

July 27th at 9:00 p.m.

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Beloved Arab singer, composer and “The Voice Kids” judge, Kadhim Al Saher will be performing live on stage. As part of Jordan’s biggest art and music annual event: “Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts” 31st edition, Al Saher will be performing for the 11th time on stage in Jordan. For two consecutive hours he will be performing some of his all time classics that have topped song charts all over the Arab world and sold millions of albums throughout his career. Purchase your ticket now through Karasi.

Ticket Price: JD 20

BAB Classic Night @Roman Theatre

July 29th at 8:30 p.m.

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For the first time in Amman, two of the most talented upcoming female artists in the Arab world are coming together on stage to perform for one night only! Souad Massi and Lena Chamamyan are guaranteed to put on a show that is unforgettable, featuring local Jordanian composer and violinist Yarub Smairat. Bands Across Borders’ Classic Night is sponsored by Lexus, get your tickets now through Sajilni.

Ticket Price: JD 20

Musical Evening: Jordanian Musicians and Orchestra @Odeon Theatre

July 18th at 10:00 p.m.

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As part of “The Musical Evenings” events happening in Downtown Amman, Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation presents a special concert by the Jordanian Musicians and Orchestra, at the Odeon Theater next to the Roman Theater. This special event will be featuring a string orchestra comprised of 25 independent musicians, accompanied by Nasser Salameh as the lead percussionist. The collaboration between some of the most renowned musical pioneers and young Jordanian musicians promises to be a night to remember! Free tickets will be available at the foundation’s public library soon.

BalaFeesh Presents: Lena Chamamyan Feat. Goksel Baktagir & El Far3i @King Hussein Business Park

July 31 at at 8:00 p.m.

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 BalaFeesh is shaking things up a little! Instead of their usual “2 performers a night” policy, they’ll be presenting one rare collaboration set: Lena Chamamyan featuring Goksel Baktagir and a special performance by El Far3i in celebration of his return home. These musical forces will be joined on stage by a band of talented musicians and guests who’s names will be announced soon! This event is free, but seats are limited so book yours now!


Tea & Coffee from Old Cairo @Jacarnda Images

Till July 18th at 11:00 a.m.

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A delightful exhibition of original paintings by artist Cathie Boucher, capturing the heart and soul of old Cairo! Cathie showcases the Egyptian coffee shop culture through her artwork and its impact on Egyptian street life and heritage. A beautiful collection, telling the tale of one of the oldest and most culturally profound cities in the world.

Sketchat: Min Hone Wah Honak @ FADA 317

Till August 6th at 10:00 p.m.

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Sketchat: Min Hone Wah Honak  translates to “Sketches: From Here and There”, an exhibition that offers a glimpse into the sketchbook of artist Mahmoud Al Rifai. Street photographers capture what they see with their cameras, Mahmoud Al Rifai does the same only using his eyes as lens, his mind as a filter and his pencil, papers and colors as film. A beautiful street art exhibition, showing the details and beauty of the streets along with the tales they tell.

Origami Workshop @Darat Al Funun

July 25th at 11:00 a.m.

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Interested in learning the Japanese art of paper folding? Origami is a beautiful ancient art, using a smart and inspired technique of folding paper! This workshop is under the direction of Ahmad Safi, the founder and managing director of the Jordan Origami Academy. The workshop is open to all ages and promises to introduce several shapes and ideas. There’ll also be a special focus on creating the beautiful coastal migratory bird called “heron”!


“Sidetracked” film screening @Instituto Cervantes

July 26th at 6:00 p.m.

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Sidetracked tells the story of a rural couple in crisis, who have a brother and sister with urban problems that they’re trying to find a solution to. The film’s original title is “Las Ovejas no Pierden el Tren“, directed by Álvaro Fernández-Armero. The film’s duration is 103 minutes and has English subtitles for all non-Spanish speaking viewers.

Indian Film “Court” @Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation

July 26th at 6:30 p.m.

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This 16 time award winning film “Court” talks about a sewerage worker’s dead body that has been found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An aging folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide, he’s accused of performing an inflammatory song, which might have incited the worker to commit the act. The film follows the personal lives of the Judge, the Public Prosecutor and the defendant’s lawyer as the case meanders its way across months courtesy of numerous excuses and delays. The film is 116 minutes long and has English and Arabic subtitles.

Tell next week, Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team