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The Daydreamer – Sensory Overload

Sometimes the winter can feel bleak, boring, and bland. If the colder weather and shorter days are making the world seem quiet and grey, it’s time to inject a bit of noise and color into your life! This week, it’s time to overload your senses: listen, watch, taste, feel, and sing your way through a wealth of exciting events and activities.

On top of the incredible lineup of events we have for you in this week’s edition of The Daydreamer, you should also be sure to check out our Holiday Special, where you’ll find a comprehensive guide to all the festive Christmas events happening from now until the 25th.


Flute Cake @Murphy’s Pub – House of Rock

Tuesday, December 13th at 9:00 p.m.


Treat your ears to something new and original on Tuesday, and check out the band Flute Cake performing at Murphy’s. With a focus on ‘80s and classic rock and pop, this international group of musicians is sure to rock your eardrums. Don’t miss it!

Classical Christmas Concert @Al Hussein Cultural Center

Thursday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m.


If you’re looking to embrace the holiday spirit, the Classical Christmas Concert at Al Hussein Cultural Center is going to be one of the biggest musical events of the season! Savor an international medley of music performed by Tenor Marwan Shamiyeh, Soprano Marisca Mulder, and Pianist Bela Hartmann. Enjoy everything from Brahms to Bartok, as well as your most beloved Christmas favorites.

Price: 20 JD (Class A), 10 JD (Class B), 5 JD (Students/Balcony)

Alsarah & The Nubatones @Canvas

Thursday, December 15th at 9:00 p.m.


Party the night away with an incredible international lineup at Canvas! Organized by Malahi Entertainment, this event promises to be a high-energy affair, with a live performance from Sudan’s Alsarah & The Nubatones, plus a special DJ duo performance from The Flowery Twats and the one and only Safi, straight out of Egypt.

Price: 15 JD (before 11:00 p.m.), 20 JD (after 11:00 p.m.), 10 JD (for Sudanese nationals)

Queen Mab @iBar

Thursday, December 15th at 9:00 p.m.


Looking for a combination of good food, drinks, and music on Thursday night? Make your way to iBar at the Ibis Hotel for a live performance by Queen Mab. Listen to your favorite rock classics while sipping on mulled wine and chowing down on homemade mince pie. How can you pass up that combination?

For reservations, call 077 845 6074.

Mohamed Mounir @Arena Al-Ahliyya Amman University

Friday, December 16th at 7:00 p.m.


The one and only Mohamed Mounir is performing LIVE in Amman this Friday, and it’s sure to be one of the biggest concerts of the season. The Egyptian superstar will undoubtedly be treating the audience to a wealth of his greatest hits, so if you’re a fan, now is your chance to enjoy an incredible show! Get your tickets from Sajilni or at the iJordan offices in Zara Centre ASAP.

Price: 30 JD (Class C), 50 JD (Class B), 70 JD (Class A), 120 JD (VIP)

Re-Mi Bendali @Royal Cultural Center

Friday, December 16th at 8:00 p.m.


Head to the Royal Cultural Center on Friday evening to enjoy the angelic voice of Lebanese singer Re-Mi Bendali, who has been wowing and delighting music lovers from the time she was three years old. This is the first time in 29 years that she’s performed live in Amman, and you’d be crazy to miss it! You can purchase your tickets from Karasi, or at the ticket booths at Cozmo 7th Circle or Cozmo TAJ Lifestyle, which are open daily from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Price: 20 JD (Benches), 35 JD (Class D), 45 JD (Class C), 55 JD (Class B), 65 JD (Class A), 75 JD (VIP)


Live Band Karaoke with Stitch @O Six Gastro Lounge

Sunday, December 11th at 9:00 p.m.


Sing away the winter blues with karaoke at O Six! With a live band to back you up, and plenty of liquid courage on tap, there’s nothing to stop you from belting out your favorite tunes. Is there really any better way to start off the week?

Karaoke Night (Christmas Edition) @The Queen Vic

Monday, December 12th at 8:00 p.m.


It’s time for another Karaoke night at The Queen Vic, and this time, it’s a special Christmas edition! We highly recommend that you practice your favorite holiday tunes, get in the Christmas spirit with some tasty spirits, and then ‘fa la la la la’ your way through the evening. Don’t try to ‘bah humbug’ your way out of this fun night!


Australian Wine Tasting @InterContinental Hotel Jordan

Tuesday, December 13th at 7:00 p.m.


If you’re dying to escape the dreary winter weather, you could always head down to Australia – or you could just head over to the InterContinental Hotel for their Australian Wine Tasting! Take your taste buds on a journey Down Under with a delightful array of some of the best wines Australia has to offer.

Price: 30 JD++

Soft Opening @Table 9 Resto-Pub

Tuesday, December 13th at 7:00 p.m.


Isn’t it time to treat yourself to some new tastes and new sights in a new setting? Head down to Abdoun on Tuesday evening for the soft opening of the much-awaited Table 9 Resto-Pub. With great food and beverages, we’re sure you’ll be able to ‘taste the difference!’

To learn more, call 077 55 22 555.

Christmas Lunch @Il Pizzaiolo

Sunday, December 25th at 12:30 p.m.


What better way to throw your taste buds into overdrive than with a sprawling Italian buffet? Take the entire family to Il Pizzaiolo’s Abdoun branch on Christmas Day to enjoy a massive selection of incredible Italian fare, including freshly cooked risotto, pasta, pizza, and even turkey with all the fixings! There will also be a delicious, diverse salad and antipasti bar and a tasty Christmas dessert station. Plus, the kids will get a special Christmas surprise. We can’t think of a more delicious way to celebrate the holidays!

For reservations please call: 079 51 31 046

Price: 28 JD++ (Adults), 14 JD++ (Children 6 and up), Free for children under 6


The Lady in the Van @Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation

Tuesday, December 13th at 6:30 p.m.


Warm your heart with this delightful true story of a man who befriends a mysterious transient woman living out of her van, which she’s parked ‘temporarily’ in his driveway. With an all-star cast, this British film is just what you need to inject some vibrancy into your week.

Cinema Italiano: C’è chi dice no @Societa Dante Alighieri Amman

Saturday, December 17th at 4:00 p.m. & Sunday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m.


Wasta isn’t just a Jordanian phenomenon, as this charming Italian comedy proves! C’è chi dice no (Some Say No) follows the story of three former high school friends who, after reuniting in adulthood, find that they are all plagued by the same problem: after working hard to get ahead in their careers, they’ve all been undermined or beaten out by someone with connections. They join forces in an effort to get what they deserve.

Have a sensational week, Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team