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BUKU Music + Art Project – New Orleans

Feb 262018

BUKU Music + Art Project is just around the corner and boasts an enormous lineup of artists across multiple genres. Taking place on March 9-10, 2018 at Mardi Gras World in downtown New Orleans, the event will feature five unique stages set on a backdrop of an abandoned early 20th Century power plant and a warehouse featuring the city’s iconic Mardi Gras floats. The two-day event fuses a progressive and diverse musical lineup with live street art, custom-made industrial art installations and dozens of surprise “pop-up” performances.

Artists recently added to pack out the roster include: chart-topping Philly rapper Lil Uzi Vert; electronic producer Illenium bringing his full “Awake” production for a special live show; Montreal DJ and “vomit-step” pioneer Snails; Florida rapper and mixtape master Ski Mask The Slump God; Chicago rapper and poet  Noname; synth-pop / R&B project  Homeshake; Dirtybird house duo Walker & Royce;  a B2B set from New Orleans DJs  Nice Rack and Rusty Lazer ; and exclusive VIP performances, hosted by Brownies & Lemonade  and  Space Yacht , featuring  DROELOE, Melvv, Suicideyear, and a B2B set from electronic artists  Eprom  and  Mad Zach; as well as a showcase curated by acclaimed local artist collective  Pink Room Project.


The talent will join a previously announced lineup including:  Bassnectar, Migos, MGMT, SZA, the U.S. festival debut of Porter Robinson’s project  Virtual Self, A Day To Remember, Isaiah Rashad, Alison Wonderland, Rezz, Borgore, Sylvan Esso, Flatbush Zombies, Bonobo (DJ), Mura Masa, Ganja White Night + Boogie T, Little Dragon, Green Velvet  and  Jay Electronica  to name a few.




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To make this event even more memorable, BUKU is hosting a series of additional after party events including Monster Energy’s BUKU Late: A very Boogie BUKU featuring Boogie T, Russ Liquid, Eprom, Clozee, Sodown and Dirty Monkey on Friday March 9 at Joy Theater.


Some ticket offerings have already sold out however a variety of packages still remain and can be found here.


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