The summer festival began in 2008 with the Master Musicians Brian Jones 40th Anniversary Festival and has continued every year since then.
The festival is a true micro festival rather than a rock festival. En Francais click ici
|The village square with the sanctuary of Sufi saint Sidi Ahmed Shiech on left Lars Movin 2010|
Naturally the highlight of the festival is the three days of music and the intimate access to the Masters and their hospitality.
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The ticket price includes your meals, bottled water, tea, coffees, accommodation and forward and return transport to the village from Ksar El Kebir in order to meet your connections .
The Master Musicians will perform each day both informally and with full performances each night. Guests stay with the Master Musicians of Joujouka in their homes.
The festival (ie The Master Musicians and the villagers) provide all meals. Food is sourced locally.
Friday 10th June lunch and dinner.
Saturday 11th June Breakfast lunch and dinner
12th Breakfast ( for two day ticket holders), plus lunch and dinner for three day ticket holder
13th. Breakfast and transport to Ksar El Kebir to meet your train or onward connections.
|Figs fresh from the trees in Joujouka 2010 photo Tomas McGrail White|
The festival is restricted in numbers of guests to ensure you have a very chilled out and personal experience of life in the village.
On 12th (2 day ticket) or 13th (3 day) you will also be transported by to Ksar El Kebir by arrangement to meet your connections. (depending o ticket type ie 2 -3 day
We provide your bottled water plus tea, coffee.
|The House where Brian Jones stayed in 1968 with well and fig trees by Manno Franco 2009|
Breakfast is served in the house you stay in and you will be accommodated in a room to yourself or with your friends or partner. Let us know your desired accommodation arrangements when you are contacted after your booking or email before hand if you have any queries. You will not be sharing a room with strangers.
All details will be worked out by email with you before you arrive.
During the day the Master Musicians play in an informal way and most people hang out as they please at their HQ/house / school while each night the Master Musicians of Joujouka perform their ritual music.
|Inside the courtyard of the home of Master Musician Abdelslam Errtoubi Photo Lars Movin 2010|
2 day ticket provides accommodation Friday 10th and Saturday 11th.
3 day ticket provides 3 nights accommodation Friday 10 , Saturday 11 and Sunday 12th.
|Magara cave of Boujeloud situated about 1km from the village by Lars Movin b 2010|
However Fez and Casablanca are 4-5 hours train journey from Ksar El Kebir (Marrakesh is 8 hours) so any airport is good except Agadir which has no direct train connections.
This year we are facilitating installment payments of €50.You can use the same button to pay a single deposit that will ensure you a reserved place at the festival subject to balance being paid. If you require assistance or further information email email@example.com
On line booking has ended for last minute places email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.