OASIS Festival Just added Richie Hawtin, Nicolas Jaar, and many more to 2017 lineup

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Oasis Festival is returning with a bang on September 15-17, 2017 bringing a world-class music lineup 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. 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 were just revealed, 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!

Oasis Festival

The Lineup

Making his Oasis debut with a headline performance on Friday, September 15th is Richie Hawtin. 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.

Also confirmed to take the stage at The Source are 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. Morocco’s local talent will be showcased as well, 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 that were just announced will be adding to an already incredible roster of talent at Oasis. Also performing will be 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!
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Truly Unique Cultural Experience

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.

For more information, visit Oasis’ Website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
“A house music festival in Marrakech that brings the template of the civilised, sun-kissed rave to north Africa” – The Guardian
“Set against the sun kissed backdrop of Marrakech, Oasis makes for a pretty ideal way to spend the final few days of summer.” London Evening Standard
“For those looking for the sun soaked, laid-back festival experience, Oasis comes highly, highly recommended.” – Crack Magazine
“Oasis is exactly what a dance festival should be: fun, inclusive, gorgeous, and perfectly curated. It was prepared with dancers in mind.” – THUMP
“Expertly organised, easy-going and fun.” – Resident Advisor
“Oasis has combined all the ingredients to become world famous.” – Mixmag
“The hottest new festival on the market” – DJ Mag

Rashae- FestPop Staff Writer


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