Founded in 2015, Oasis Festival has firmly established itself as North Africa’s premier electronic music festival. Welcoming the world’s biggest DJs and live acts to Morocco, many for the first time, as well as showcasing a wealth of regional talent, the festival’s carefully curated programme has helped bring plenty of international attention and new audiences to the flourishing local scene.
There is lots to excite music lovers at this fifth edition: Making his Oasis Festival debut is Four Tet, one of dance music’s most consistently innovative forces. Whether making intricate electronic soundtracks or laying down driving sets of house, techno and garage, the Text boss and NTS host is a true tastemaker who is consistently ahead of the curve.
Next up, and making a welcome return to Oasis Festival for what is sure to be a standout set of the weekend, are Innervisions founders Âme and Dixon. Both have played memorable sets at Oasis, but on the occasion of the 5th anniversary they join forces for what will be a very special back-to-back performance. Between them, these artists have refined an emotional, uplifting strand of house music that is sure to take you on a truly emotional trip in the most fitting of settings.
Renowned for their back2back2back spectaculaire, Parisian techno collective Apollonia will bring their unique energy to Oasis in 2019. The French trio of Shonky, Dan Ghenacia and Dyed Soundorom continue to blaze a trail around the globe with their infectious brand of groove-driven house and are sure to keep the dancefloor jumping on what will become Morocco’s biggest dancefloor that weekend.
Treasured Ecuadorian Nicola Cruz brings his live set of celebrated downtempo Andean-electronic productions to Oasis 2019, while new school talents like Mall Grab, Jayda G, Josey Rebelle and Or:la, play across the spectrum, from house to disco, soul to funk, and always make a party-starting impact.
Oasis Festival is a unique experience that marries music, arts and culture with a world-class line-up in the ancient city of Marrakech. Set against the stunning backdrop of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains, the intimate destination festival plays out in a party paradise of tropical gardens, palm trees, cacti and swimming pools. With three stages, daily yoga, the finest local cuisine and a cultural programme that offers plenty of opportunities to explore and soak up the vast history, arts and culture of the region, Oasis is an utterly authentic North-African holiday experience.