Summer Funfest 2010

Summer Funfest 2010 was organized and designed specifically to promote local Jordanian talents. The event took place over a period of 21 days during July 2010.

The event included two main competitions; Battle of the Bands and Battle of the Comics. The event was very successful from all aspects bringing in a total audience of more than 6,000 people in an intimate music and comedy club scene!

Wet would like to thank everyone who participated in this festival, supported it and made it happen!

Thank you to all participating bands: Kima, Gazdara, Tequila, Ignored, Red Devils, Dreamstate, Pucktronics, AlieAn-Tech, Rockage, Arab MCs!

Thank you to all participating comedians: Mohammad Lahham, Nikolas Khoury, Zaid Al Barakati, Khattab Abu Qaoud, Mujahed Samarah, Khaled Al Ghanem!

Thank you to our wonderful HOST: Samer Akash

Thank you Morad Kalice (DJ Kalice) for making this event one of the best events to ever hit Amman!

Thank you to our wonderful judges: Omar Faqir, Yousef Kawar, Jorge Najjar, Hazem Bawab, Nemr Abou Nassar

A special thank you goes out to our sponsors for supporting us in making this an awesome event:

Nescafe My Cup

Jeeran Music

Talasim

Immortal Productions

iPlay

Music Box

Dakkak Holidays

88 Records

Thank you to our special guests that took the time to come perform and support local talents: Emad Allaedin Guitanai Illusions Shadi Kassis Thaer Fahmawi Ali Douglah Freshmen MCs 962 Street Abdalla

Thank you to Kanabaye for making our Finale Party spectacular!

Thank you to all the people who came out to support our bands and comedians every single night for 21 consecutive days! Your support and cheering was what made this event successful! Thank you!

The Summer Funfest 2010 includes two main activities:

1. Battle of the Bands

2. Battle of the Comics

Battle of the Bands is a friendly competition between ten local amateur bands. The main objective of this competition is to promote local talents and give them a chance to stand out and be heard. Each of the participating bands play different types of music (from funk to rock to alternative to Latin to hip hop).

Participating Bands
Band #1: Kima plays funk-rock music with strong Arabic influences and jazz-swing grooves.
Band #2: Ignored plays alternative funk/rock music.
Band #3: Tequila plays gypsy rumba, Spanish, Flamenco and Latin music mixed with old Arabic jazz.
Band #4: Dreamstate plays alternative rock and rock music.
Band #5: Rockage plays rock and funk music.
Band #6: Gazdara plays classical rock music.
Band #7: Red Devils plays rock and alternative rock music.
Band #8: Pucktronics plays Arabic hip hop/ rap music.
Band #9: Arab MCs plays Arabic hip hop/ rap music.
Band #10: AlieA-Tech plays a mixture of rock, jazz, funk, and more.

Battle of the Comics is a friendly competition between six local stand-up comedians. The stand-up comedy scene is quite new to the Jordanian market and so the main objective of this competition is to promote local talents and give them a chance to stand out.

Participating Comedians
Comedian #1: Mohammad Lahham
Comedian #2: Zaid Al- Barakati
Comedian #3: Khattab Abu Qaoud
Comedian #4: Nikolas Khoury
Comedian #5: Mujahed Samarah
Comedian #6: Khaled Al Ghanem

Our updated program can be found on the K + D Entertainment Facebook fan page under events. Click on this link to view: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/event.php?eid=133752386653779&index=1

On every night, we also have guest performances, please see schedule below:

Day

Date

Bands

Comedians

Entertainment

Thursday

15-Jul

Ignored

Mujahed/ Khaled

Bodance & Glow Sticking/ Prankster

Friday

16-Jul

Red Devils

Lahham/ Zaid

DJ Kalice/ Ali Al-Shami

Saturday

17-Jul

Gazdara

Nikolas/ Khattab

Wael Liddawi

Sunday

18-Jul

Dreamstate

Bodance

Monday

19-Jul

Pucktronics

Rabie Haddad/ Break Fu

Tuesday

20-Jul

Tequila

Guitanai

Wednesday

21-Jul

AlieAn-Tech

Emad Allaedin

Thursday

22-Jul

Rockage

Mujahed/ Khaled

Illusions Band

Friday

23-Jul

Kima

Lahham/ Khattab

Shadi Kassis

Saturday

24-Jul

Arab MCs

Nikolas/ Zaid

Thaer Fahmawi

Sunday

25-Jul

Dreamstate/ Rockage

Monday

26-Jul

Tequila/ Gazdara

Hara7

Tuesday

27-Jul

Pucktronics/ Arab MCs

Zuka Zain/ Abdallah Al Masri

Wednesday

28-Jul

Kima/ AlieAn-Tech

Elias Sabella

Thursday

29-Jul

Ignored/ Red Devils

Mujahed/ Khaled

Friday

30-Jul

Arab MCs/ AlieAn-Tech

Zaid/ Khattab

Saturday

31-Jul

Pucktronics/ Dreamstate

Lahham/ Nikolas

Nadim Masri

Sunday

1-Aug

Ignored/ Rockage

Monday

2-Aug

Red Devils/ Gazdara

Tuesday

3-Aug

Kima/ Tequila

Ali Douglah