Master Musicians Of Joujouka Check-in To Headline Beat Hotel Marrakech

The Master Musicians Of Joujouka have been announced for a headline show at the Beat Hotel Marrakech festival – taking place 28th to 31st March 2019 in Morocco. The Master Musicians Of Joujouka will headline the opening night for this exciting new venture in sound on 28th March. The festival is named after the Beat Hotel at 9 Rue Git-Le-Couer in the Latin Quarter of Paris, where notable residents included Brion Gysin and William S. Burroughs in the 1950s-1960s. Before moving to Paris, Gysin had spent the early 1950s in Morocco, where he worked with the Master Musicians Of Joujouka, who had a […]

Booking now open for Master Musicians of Joujouka Festival 21-23 June 2019

Booking is now open for the 12th edition of the annual Master Musicians of Joujouka Festival in Joujouka, Morocco. The three-day festival runs from Friday, 21 June to Sunday, 23 June 2019 and is limited to 50 full ticket holders. Guests will be collected at Ksar El Kebir train station on Friday, 21 June and dropped off after the festival on Monday, 24 June before 12 noon. Places include accommodation and full board. Use the link below to pay for a deposit (non-refundable) or a full ticket which is refundable minus deposit until 21 April 2019. After this date places are forfeit. Tickets […]

Brian Jones (28 February 1942 – 3 July 1969) RIP

The Master Musicians of Joujouka paid tribute to Brian Jones, on the 50th anniversary of his visit to their village in 1968, with their annual festival in Joujouka and a series of events in Marrakech, including a concert for Atlas Electronic. Jones visited the village on 2nd August 1968 with Mohamed Hamri and was accompanied by Brion Gysin, Jones’ girlfriend Suki Potier and Olympic Studios recording engineer George Chkiantz. Using a portable Uher two-track tape recorder Jones made recordings during his visit to Joujouka that where mixed by Jones on his return to London for what became the album Brian Jones Presents […]