Announcement: Morocco’s Oasis Festival Phase 1 Lineup

Morocco’s Oasis Festival is taking place on September 14-16, 2018 on the outskirts of Marrakech. The luxury and exotic destination music festival has announced their first wave of acts. Festival-goers can expect acts headlined by Carol Cox, as well as sets from Actress, Avalon Emerson, Derrick Carter, The Black Madonna, Jessy Lanza, Mount Kimbie, Nastia, Octo Octa (live), Paula Temple, Rødhåd, Tim Sweeney and William Djoko. This year will be Oasis Festival’s fourth edition. It will once again deliver 3 days of exceptional international and local music talent with a stunning backdrop of the Atlas Mountains. During this 3 day fest, you will be offered a chance to dive deep into Morocco’s rich culture in this breathtaking corner of Northern Africa.

Oasis Festival

Headlined by the legendary techno figure Carl Cox, the Intec Records label head will make a rare appearance in Morocco. It is sure to be a highlight set of the festival. Adding to the robust lineup, Chicago native and house music heavyweight Derrick Carter will play an exclusive back to back with Mixmag’s 2016 ‘DJ of the YearThe Black Madonna. In addition, Berghain regular and Dystopian label boss Rødhåd will bring his signature dark, loopy and hypnotic take on techno. The ever unpredictable Avalon Emerson is sure to serve up another colorful set showcasing everything from techno to electro to acid. Meanwhile, William Djoko, Denis Horvat, and Powder will provide high class club soundtracks keeping fans dancing deep into the night.

There will also be live shows from 100% Silk’s seductive New York deep house star Octo Octa and music technology addict Paula Temple will perform a special hybrid set. Representing local Moroccan talent will be Monile and the multi-genre performer, Kosh (live).

Looking Forward

In 2018, Oasis Festival will be introducing a third stage! It’ll be complete with a lush swimming pool as the perfect refuge to bask in the afternoon rays. To round out the festival’s cultural elements, festival goers will find plenty of foodie delights and specialty tea. Numerous chill out areas will be seen throughout the grounds. That will include a hookah lounge and Moroccan Square for those needing a little break from the dancing. In addition, there will be activities including invigorating daily yoga sessions, traditional henna tattoos and more.

Oasis Festival lets you truly embrace Marrakech’s local scene. It lets you dance somewhere different amongst palm trees, swimming pools, tropical gardens and stunning views of the spectacular North African landscape.


Tickets for Oasis Festival 2018 are on sale now! First tier tickets are already sold out, get yours now before prices increase!


Morocco's Oasis Music Festival 2018 Lineup Announcement with Carl Cox

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FestPop Staff Writer, Katherine Bennett

FestPop Staff Writer, Katherine Bennett

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