Morocco's Oasis Festival 2017 Adds Richie Hawtin, Nicolas Jaar, Henrik Schwarz and More
Oasis Festival returns to Morocco this September 15-17, 2017, 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!
Richie Hawtin makes his Oasis debut, with a headline performance on Friday, September 15th. 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, September 17th. From his 2011 debut album 'Space Is Only Noise', to his 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, Innervisions 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, including Ellum label founder Maceo Plex, Berghain resident Marcel Dettmann, Detroit DJ and producer Moodymann, hardware maestros KiNK (live) and Karenn (live), 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 ambassadors Amine K and 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 Music Resort, 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.
Watch the magic from Oasis Festival 2016 in the aftermovie.
Book your place at Oasis 2017 at theoasisfest.com.
IF YOU GO:
September 15th-17th, 2017
The Source Music Resort
OPENING PARTY (September 14th)
Solomun, Amine K, Karmon and Kenny Glasgow B2B My Favorite Robot
OASIS LINEUP (September 15th-17th)
Anja Schneider | Artunique | Auntie Flo | Charlotte de Witte | Chloé | Daniel Avery | Harvey Sutherland (live) | Henrik Schwarz | Jaza | Jeremy Underground | Karenn (live) | KiNK (live) | Kornél Kovács | Maceo Plex | Mar1 | Marcel Dettmann | Marcellus Pittman | Matthias Meyer B2B Patlac | Mike Servito | Moodymann | Nicolas Jaar (live) | Patrice Bäumel | Polyswitch | Richie Hawtin | Thris Tian | Unes | Young Marco
Opening Party (Thursday, September 14th) | Advance Tickets available at theoasisfest.com/tickets/opening
Weekend Pass (Friday, September 15th - Sunday, September 17th) | Advance Tickets available at theoasisfest.com/tickets
Packages (inclusive of hotel and festival wristband) start from €169 EUR | $179 USD + BF. Book now at theoasisfest.com/packages.