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Next year marks Master Musicians Of Joujouka's 12th festival and first release since 2006

Live In Paris to be released on French label Unlistenable Records

North Morocco's Sufi trance festival hosted by The Master Musicians Of Joujouka will take place next year between 21–23 June. Now in its 12th edition, the festival caps ticket numbers at 50, with guests staying with the master musicians and their families in the village of Joujouka.

Next year this incarnation of the Master Musicians – an altogether different group to The Master Musicians Of Jajouka led by Bachir Attir – will also release Live In Paris, their first album since 2006. The album was recored at Centre Georges Pompidou Paris as part of the 2016 Beat Generation exhibition and was produced by Frank Rynne. It will also mark their first release recorded outside of Joujouka, and will be released as CD and LP.

Update: due to high demand, a second 2019 edition has been organised and will take place between 5–7 July.