To the city of wonders!
The Oasis Festival will be taking place from the 14th -17th September this year on the outskirts of Marrakech, Morocco! This will be the festival’s third edition. They have just announced their final wave of artists and day-by-day schedule for 2017 and it is going to be massive.
Taking over the luxury music resort, The Source, new additions to the already stacked lineup of house and techno talent include Jackmaster back to back Axel Boman, Joy Orbison back to back Kornél Kovács, as well as DJ sets from Modeselektor, Driss Skali, Matt Medved, and Tijana T. With heavyweights Solomun, Richie Hawtin, Maceo Plex, Nicolas Jaar, Marcel Dettmann, Anja Schneider, KiNK and Charlotte de Witte also on the performers list, this is easily going to be the festival’s biggest edition to date.
Oasis is kicking off with an official opening party on September 14, 2017. This is the first time the festival is starting with an official party. At this event, You can expect Diynamic label boss Solomun to take you on a four-hour melodic journey for his Moroccan debut. The country’s underground ambassador Amine K, Holland’s Karmon, Canada’s My Favorite Robot and No. 19 innovator Kenny Glasgow will be playing back to back sets for the opening party.
You will get to witness two of techno’s biggest players, Richie Hawtin and Berghain resident Marcel Dettmann on Day 1 of the festival. Hardware geniuses KiNK, Karenn, and Harvey Sutherland will all perform live, and back to back sets will come from Joy Orbison and Kornél Kovács, Dolan Bergin and Move D. HAAi, Jaza, Mike Servito, Thris Tian, Willow, and Young Marco will also be performing on the first day of the festival.
Day 2 will see Headliners German electronic duo Modeselektor perform a DJ set as they look to make their Oasis debut alongside Ellum label founder Maceo Plex. Techno Gods Call Super, Charlotte de Witte, Daniel Avery, DJ Stingray, Dr. Rubenstein, Shed and Analog protagonists Agents of Time and dial regular Pantha du Prince will also take the stage on the second day of the festival. Alex Niggemann and Amine K, Chloé and Ivan Smagghe will be playing back to back sets, alongside Driss Skali, Fassi, and Matt Medved.
On Day 3, attendees will get to witness the Chilean-American artist Nicolas Jaar bring his powerful live show to Oasis, and Resident Advisor’s number 2 in their 2016 ‘Top 100 DJ Poll’ Jackmaster, will combine with one of Stockholm’s best, Axel Boman for a back to back special. Henrik Schwarz and Jesse Rose will be teaming up for their emotive collaboration Black Rose, and multi-instrumentalist Giorgia Angiuli will also showcase her live performance on the last day of the festival.
Auntie Flo, My Love is Underground founder Jeremy Underground, Detroit selector Tijana T, and Moroccan dance scene founding father Unes will all make sure that the festival ends on a high. Quality artists like Anja Schneider, Artunique, Mar1, Marcellus Pittman, Matthias Meyer back to back Patlac, Patrice Bäumel, and Polyswitch will also make this weekend a memorable one for you.
Festivalgoers can also expect to experience the most immersive and crystal clear sound possible from every corner of the dance floor thanks to their partnership with L-Acoustics. While continuing to showcase the finest underground dance music talent, Oasis also shines the spotlight on the flourishing Moroccan electronic music scene, making it a must-attend festival!
The Oasis Festival is made complete with stageside swimming pools. For the first time, they have a wellness lounge known as The Secret Garden which will offer open-air yoga, meditation sessions, massages, and a champagne bar. All this with stunning views of the nearby Atlas Mountains and the beats of top underground house and techno talent. What else can you possibly ask for?
Check out last year’s Official Aftermovie below: