Once upon a time, Amman had very few options for places where you could dine, very few bars where you could drink and very few concerts to attend. Today, we are proud to say that Amman has much more to offer than it used to! More musicians are taking up stages, more daring food is being served at its restaurants and lots of outdoor adventures are available for those who dare! This week, Amman has a few events up its sleeve that will leave you loving the city it has grown into!
BAB Music Festival Vol.2 @The Dome
August 13th at 3:00 p.m.
Bands Across Borders is having a repeat of their epic indie music festival in Amman! This upcoming Saturday, enjoy a whole day of talent after talent on stage at BAB Music Festival, along with some great food too. This edition features Adonis, Yazan Haifawi, El Morabba3, El Far3i, Sotusura ft. Malika, Amer Taher, Ed, Dakn, Khotta Ba, Boycott and Satti.
Tickets available at Turtle Green Tea Bar, Jobedu, Sajilni and Wazzup Dog.
Ticket Price: JD 20 (Regular), JD 30 (VIP)
Alaa Faqir @Murphy’s
August 9th at 9:00 p.m.
Alaa Faqir is a local guitarist/ song writer that moved away from home a while ago and is back visiting Amman in plans to rock out at Murphy’s this upcoming Tuesday night. He’ll be playing some covers as well as a few of his original tracks. He’s got a signature rock sound that he adds to famous songs, some of his most memorable covers are hits by international artists such as Adele, Sia and more. Don’t miss out on a fun night, full of good music and amazing vibes!
Black Ice @Maestro Bar
August 12th at 8:00 p.m.
Local jazz band, Black Ice, will be performing at Jabal Lweibdeh’s favorite hipster bar located in La Locanda Boutique Hotel, this Friday night. Black Ice is a trio of Jordanian talented musicians: Maen Baidoun playing the contrabass, Hazem Baidoun on the piano and Maher Hahan as their drummer. Reserve ahead of time to get a 20% discount on your first drink!
Ticket Price: JD5
Cliff Slip & Slide @Wadi Al Slyta
Every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 7:00 a.m.
Now that’s what we call fun! Experience a cliff slip and slide, rappelling and jumping into pools at Wadi Slyta in Madaba. Take a Hike Jo have been hosting this fun and exciting event at Slyata valley, 3 times a week: every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday due to popular demand. Get the chance to explore a new valley in Jordan where you can enjoy sliding and jumping into fresh natural water, while appreciating the outdoors.
Ticket Price: JD35 including transportation, food and drinks
Short Hike @Wadi Himara
August 12th at 7:45 a.m.
Experience Jordan is organizing a hike to Wadi Himara near the Dead Sea. The hike take passed rainwater pools where you’ll get to climb a rope ladder and finally have lunch by the big waterfall. If you are up for an adventure, connecting with nature and a little time away from the city then book your spots now!
Ticket Price: JD30 including transportation and lunch
Hike @Wadi Assal
August 12th at 7:30 a.m.
Walking Jordan and friends are heading over to Wadi Assal for a 14 KM hike in one of the best water trails you can walk through around Jordan. The valley is located near the Dead Sea and has beautiful waterfalls, fresh water springs and narrow canyons. You’ll be taking this trip with a group of regular hikers as well as first-timers; if you’re interested in joining in on this exciting adventure then contact Mr. Majdy Dabash on 0795211188 or contact Walking Jordan’s Facebook page.
Ticket Price: JD10 including transportation
Sunsets @Little Italy Pizzeria
Every Monday at 6:00 p.m.
Ready for another round of epic food, drinks and music that will make you go “Mama Mia”? Head down to Little Italy Pizzeria for a dose of freshly made homemade pasta, a worthy wine promotion and chill music by Plot Thickenz. Drink all the Santa Margherita wine you can for JD20++, enjoy the selection of pasta dishes prepared to order from their Pici Cacio E Pepe to their signature mouthwatering Ravioli Verde stuffed with goat cheese and much more!
Kettle One’s Fresh Market @Corner’s Pub
August 12th at 1:00 p.m.
Kettle One Fresh Market will be set up starting the early afternoon all the way till 6:00 p.m. Enjoy the cocktail bar with drinks made using Kettle One Vodka in the ever so cozy and beautiful outdoor space at Corner’s Pub. Fresh fruits and mixers available to compliment your Kettle One drink, cheers!
Holy Smokes @Bonita Restaurant
Every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
At Bonita Restaurant, not only is their regular menu absolutely off-the-chain but they’ve decided to top it off with an amazing weekly special! Holy Smokes is a weekly BBQ event happening at one of our absolute favorite spots in Amman, where they’ll be serving smoked Australian Black Angus Ribs and Brisket all the way till 11:00 p.m. or at least until they sell out!
Till next week, Tipsters!
The Tip n’ Tag Team