Buddy Guy Closes Fes Festival With The Blues And Wicked Humour – Sacred Music Festival, Fes, Morocco

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Buddy Guy, a blues legend of the ilk of BB King, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters, who has influenced great blues-rock musicians such as Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, strolled nonchalantly on stage in a black and white polka dot shirt, with dots as in your face as the whomping bass line that accompanied his entrance. Continue reading

A musical journey with two vocal masters – Sacred Music Festival, Fes, Morocco

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Last year at the festival Columbane Mint Ely Warakane wowed the audience with her powerful earthy voice. Now in a return performance she took the crowd on a musical journey with another powerful singer, India’s Raza Khan.

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Fes Festival Sufi Nights ~ A Joy to Witness – Sacred Music Festival, Fes, Morocco

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Wednesday evening’s Sufi Nights at Dar Tazi was a treat to all concertgoers in attendance. Families, teens and visitors piled in early to grab choice real estate close to the stage, all hoping to be closer to Meknes’ Group Rouh. Yassine Habibi, the group’s director, took the stage and lead the ensemble through a set showing their command of songs adored by the audience.

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