Aribandwas founded in 2010 in Oujda, Morocco, by lead vocalist Taoufik Fakher. After a career in rap music, Taoufik decided to expand his musical style to encompass rock, blues, jazz and traditional music of Morocco played with a refreshing style unique to the band.

Ariband is proof that fused musical styles have broad appeal to multigenerational audiences around the world. The band’s ever-increasing fan base is reflected in invitations to perform in music festivals and concerts around the world.

Ariband has entertained audiences throughout Morocco, Cameroon, France and the Netherlands. A frequent invited participant in musical festivals, the band won the prestigious top prize at the Festival Tanjazz.