Oasis festival returns to Morocco this September, bringing a world-class music line-up to luxury music resort The Source. Nestled on the outskirts of the bustling city of Marrakech, Oasis has put Morocco firmly on the map as the must-visit festival destination of the moment. Now in its third year, the festival continues to showcase the finest international talent, as well as shining the spotlight on the flourishing Moroccan electronic music scene. The second wave of acts are revealed today, with headline guests including dance music pioneer Richie Hawtin and multi-instrumental producer Nicolas Jaar, along with Henrik Schwarz, Marcellus Pittman, Daniel Avery, Anja Schneider, Unes and more. Tickets available here
Richie Hawtin makes his Oasis debut, with a headline performance on Friday 15th September! The pioneering electronic artist and technological innovator has been a leading figure on the global electronic music scene since the turn of the ’90s. Over the course of his illustrious career, he has founded seminal labels Plus 8 Records and M_nus, produced groundbreaking musical works as Richie Hawtin and Plastikman, and toured the globe with his cutting-edge shows and event concepts like ENTER. and CONTAKT.
Chilean-American musician Nicolas Jaar will bring his captivating live show to Oasis on Sunday 17th September. From 2011 debut album Space Is Only Noise, to most recent LP Sirens, the multi-instrumental producer continues to make sophisticated electronic music that enraptures critics and fans alike. His live performance at Oasis 2017 is guaranteed to be a true festival highlight.
Also confirmed to make their way to the Red City are German DJ, producer and composer Henrik Schwarz, Detroit selector Marcellus Pittman, Mobilee mainstay Anja Schneider, London-based producer Daniel Avery and one-third of Stockholm’s influential Studio Barnhus crew, Kornél Kovács. Oasis continues to showcase Morocco’s leading talent too, confirming the Moroccan dance scene’s founding father Unes and Moroko Loko resident and rising star Jaza. Completing the phase two lineup announcement are Artunique, Harvey Sutherland (live), Mar1, Matthias Meyer B2B Patlac and Patrice Bäumel.
The new acts revealed today join an incredible roster of talent at Oasis from 15th-17th September, including Ellum label founder Maceo Plex, Berghain resident Marcel Dettmann, Detroit DJ and producer Moodymann, hardware maestros KiNK and Karenn, plus Auntie Flo, Charlotte de Witte, Chloé, Jeremy Underground, Mike Servito, Polyswitch, Thris Tian and Young Marco. All this, plus the festival’s official Opening Party, which features a special 4-hour set from Ibiza main man Solomun, a back-to-back session from Kenny Glasgow and My Favorite Robot, plus sets from Moroccan electronic music ambassador Amine Kand Karmon. With lots more still to be announced, this is shaping up to be Oasis Festival’s biggest year to date.
With sun-kissed days and starlit nights soundtracked by an impressive league of house and techno talent in the luxurious surroundings of The Source, Oasis is made complete with stage-side swimming pools, daily yoga sessions, lush gardens, adventures in Marrakech, and stunning views of the nearby Atlas Mountains. Oasis brings the finest slice of festival paradise to the ancient world of Marrakech, creating a truly unique cultural experience.