Electronic music and arts festival debuts in Marrakech!
Atlas Electronic Music & Arts is a brand new four day music and arts festival in a beautiful, exotic location just outside the bustling city of Marrakech, Morocco. Between the 1st and 4th ofSeptember art, visuals, local music, and culture intersect with performances by James Holden & Maalem Houssam Guinia, DVS1, Roman Flügel, Optimo, Ryan Elliott, Funkineven, Acid Arab, secretsundaze, and more.
At the foot of the Atlas mountain range, just outside the city, you’ll find Villa Janna. This eco-friendly complex has an amphitheatre where James Holden & Maalem Houssam Guinia will open the first edition of the festival on September 1st with an exclusive concert. More names and an art programme will be announced soon.
The swimming pool, olive groves and other sites are part of the idyllic festival grounds. Atlas Electronic keeps it intimate in terms of the amount of visitors and aims to draw an interesting mix of international public and locals. Partners are Resident Advisor, secretsundaze, The Peacock Society, Red Light Radio, DJBroadcast, Cartel Amsterdam, Cosmo records, Triphouse Rotterdam, and FMR Experience.
Throughout history, Marrakech always had an enchanting and luring effect on the international art, music, and fashion scene. As in the rest of the world, electronic music is also spreading in Morocco. The local scene is growing rapidly and international trends in music are being picked up by local frontrunners. More and more travelers are discovering the country as a holiday destination because of its lovely scenery, sunny climate, and friendly prices. Atlas Electronic aims to stimulate the local electronic music scene by bringing it under the attention of the festival public and in return, the visitors enjoy the great vibes and flavors of Marrakech.
Festival September 2nd – 4th
DVS1, Roman Flügel, Optimo, Ryan Elliott, Funkineven, Acid Arab, Secretsundaze, Gerd Bambounou, Fred P, Wu15 (Henry & K15), Beautiful Swimmers, Masomenos, Adil Hiani, Frits Wentink, Kornél Kovács, Kosme, Nu Guinea, Moods, Radiq, Philou Louzolo, Khalil, Anil Aras, Steven Pieters, Jamal Moulay, Polyswitch, Taylan Alan, Yes’In, Tenzers, Mino Abadier, Sophia Moulay, Thomas Hayat