JAN. 13, 2015
Celebrate Mardi Gras in the heart of New Orleans at BUKU Music & Art Project this March 13 and 14. The two-day festival will feature a unique array of visual art installations, dozens of pop-up street performers, and local food & beverage vendors.
Staged within the heart of the Warehouse District in downtown New Orleans and against a unique post-industrial backdrop, BUKU boasts a setting perfectly suited for the festival’s fusion of relevant EDM, hip-hop, and indie rock. Described as “a quirky boutique event that delivers a big festival punch without compromising its house-party vibe,” BUKU sits at the intersection of pop culture, rich New Orleans traditions and progressive underground street culture, and has become a reflection of the creative, youthful movement that is fueling the new New Orleans.
In addition the BUKU Music & Art Project will gather many of the most buzzed about musicians from around the globe:
The 2015 festival will gather an array of acclaimed artists representing the best in electronic, hip-hop, rock and indie music, including: internationally renowned DJ/Producer Bassnectar; rapper and leader of Harlem’s A$AP collective A$AP Rocky; uplifting indie-pop band Passion Pit; new wave electronic music duo Empire Of The Sun; South African rap group Die Antwoord; a live performance by electronic music producer Porter Robinson; indie rock gods TV on the Radio; instrumental electro-rock group STS9; Chicago-based trap duo Flosstradamus; rapper and producer G-Eazy; Swedish pop star Tove Lo; Alaskan rock band Portugal. The Man; Louisiana rap legend Boosie Badazz; EDM producer Borgore; critically acclaimed hip-hop duo Run The Jewels; British producer Zomboy; electro/glitch/hip-hop producer Gramatik; Seattle-based electronic music duo Odesza; Welsh DJ/producer Jamie Jones; chart-topping Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda; Australian tropical house producer Thomas Jack; Stockholm rap trio Yung Lean & Sad Boys; EDM musician Robert Delong; a special back-to-back set from Justin Martin B2B Eats Everything; electro-soul producer Mr. Carmack; Atlanta songwriter/rapper Raury; deep house duo Bob Moses; bounce music pioneer Big Freedia; electro-pop duo In the Valley Below; Providence-based producer The Range; rising New Orleans rap artist Pell; Louisiana producer Suicideyear; and local producers/DJs Musa; Carneyval; Klutch; and ChrissCross.
**Tickets are on sale HERE**