A special venue at the Gnaoua and World Music Festival

The venue was unique: the rooftop of Bastion Bab Marrakech in Essaouira Morocco.

The decor was appropriate: Moroccan carpets and dotted with colourful poufs for lounging about.

The ambiance perfect: Seagulls flying above and the sound of the ocean in the background.

The open-air stage was set for Eska who performed an amazing solo set before fusing with a Gnaoua group from Marrakech at the Gnaoua and World Music Festival in Essaouira.

And before we knew it the Moroccan carpets were lining an inpromptu dance floor as we moved to the fusion sounds.  Atop an old building.  Under the African sky lit up by a nearly full moon.

Eska will be releasing an EP soon and I highly recommend heading on over to iTunes to buy a copy!  But in the meantime, I’ll leave you with this….

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5 Responses to “A special venue at the Gnaoua and World Music Festival”
  1. kahenas says:

    Great sound! Would have loved to see what it gave with the Gnaoua fusion 🙂

  2. I love that venue too! And I really enjoyed being there with you this year! 🙂

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