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BUKU 2017 Initial Lineup Announced!

BUKU 2017 Initial Lineup Announced!

December 6, 2016

The initial lineup for BUKU 2017 is here! BUKU’s 6th installment features an eclectic mix of electronic, hip-hop and indie rock acts including deadmau5, Travis Scott, Zeds Dead, Young Thug, ZHU, Tycho, Jauz, 21 Savage, Sleigh Bells, Vince Staples, Nina Kraviz, Lil Dicky, TroyBoi, Lil Yachty, Washed Out, Malaa, Slushii, Ghastly B2B Herobust, Alina Baraz, Thundercat, Lido, Clams Casino, Rezz, $uicideBoy$, The Floozies, Car Seat Headrest, Big Wild, Aminé, Shiba San B2B Justin Jay, San Holo, Opiuo, Lane 8, SOPHIE, Nore En Pure, Minnesota B2B Space Jesus, Kaiydo, Whethan, Oshi, Ambré, AF THE NAYSAYER, Caddywhompus, Boogie T., MUSA B2B OTTO,…

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PAYMENT PLANS NOW AVAILABLE!

PAYMENT PLANS NOW AVAILABLE!

September 27, 2016

We know y’all have been asking, so get this – we’re now offering optional Payment Plans available for Advance priced GA, GA Plus, VIP, and TOO BUKU VIP 2-day passes! A first 50% payment (plus shipping + fees) is due upon purchase and final 50% payment is due on February 10, 2017. For more info on pricing and to purchase, click HERE. Got any questions about payment plans? Hit us up at info@thebukuproject.com. That’s all you #BUKrewe!

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GA PLUS: NEW FOR #BUKU2017!

GA PLUS: NEW FOR #BUKU2017!

September 6, 2016

The GA Plus pass is new for BUKU 2017 and available on a limited basis. In addition to general admission access to the event, GA Plus patrons will have access to the same premium viewing areas at each of the three main stages that VIP patrons do (Power Plant, Float Den, and Ballroom). Purchase your GA Plus tickets HERE!

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GET A 3D MAGNET WITH YOUR TICKET!

GET A 3D MAGNET WITH YOUR TICKET!

September 6, 2016

What’s good #BUKrewes! You know we’re going bigger than ever this year… so what better time to let your BUKU Moon Eye shine!? We have the perfect way 😉 New for #BUKU2017, we’re offering an optional, commemorative 3D Magnet featuring this year’s new Moon/Eye branding that will be available as a bundle with each ticket type and can be selected upon checkout. 3D Magnet bundles will be an additional $10.00 up-charge to the normal ticket price.

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BOOK YOUR STAY WITH CURADORA!

BOOK YOUR STAY WITH CURADORA!

September 2, 2016

BUKU has teamed up with Curadora to help you find a great place to stay near Mardi Gras World in New Orleans! With Curadora, you can search all local accommodations based on price, proximity to the festival, or whatever amenity is most important to you. Curadora provides a seamless booking experience with the best prices at hotels closest to the event. CLICK HERE to start your search.

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BUKU 2017 DATES ANNOUNCED!

BUKU 2017 DATES ANNOUNCED!

September 1, 2016

We’re back at it #BUKrewes! BUKU Music + Art Project is making its return to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans on March 10+11, 2017! We’re offering a limited number of discounted Early Bird 2-Day Passes starting this Saturday, September 10th at 11AM CST. Early Bird 2-Day Passes will be sold for General Admission, GA Plus, VIP, and TOO BUKU VIP. For more info on pricing, VIP and TOO BUKU VIP amenities, CLICK HERE. These usually sell out quick, so don’t sleep!

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MERCI BUKU!

MERCI BUKU!

March 14, 2016

We want to say a HUGE “thank you!” to all of our amazing BUKrewes, outstanding artists and performers, and everyone who had a hand in making this year’s SOLD OUT #BUKU2016 the best yet! We turned Mardi Gras World into a place of magical experiences this past weekend, and we couldn’t have done it without y’all bringing the good vibes! We’re already looking forward to #BUKU2017 and we can’t wait to see y’all again… Cheers to another year of getting #TOOBUKU!

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FINAL BUKU AFTER PARTY ANNOUNCED

FINAL BUKU AFTER PARTY ANNOUNCED

March 7, 2016

Here ya go BUKrewe – the FINAL Late afterparty announce! With an ALL STAR lineup of artists featuring Adam Deitch of Lettuce, Eric Krasno of Soulive, GRiZ, Jai Wolf, Mystikal, and a ton more, we think you’ll wanna stay up late for this one! Catch the party happening at NOLA’s Joy Theatre this Friday, March 11th where we’ll be gettin’ #TOOBUKU! Y’all ready?! Find more details and tix here!

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BOX OFFICE HOURS ANNOUNCED!

BOX OFFICE HOURS ANNOUNCED!

March 2, 2016

Will you be picking up your wristband when you get to #BUKU2016? Our Box Office is located at the BUKU Main Entrance at Mardi Gras World and opens early for your convenience! Box Office Hours: Thursday 3/10: 10AM – 8PM Friday 3/11: 8AM – TILL Saturday 3/12: 11AM – TILL

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BUKU MOBILE APP LIVE NOW!

BUKU MOBILE APP LIVE NOW!

March 1, 2016

The BUKU Music + Art Project App is your official guide to the 2016 festival! Create your schedule, read about the bands and listen to music, delve into BUKU’s Special Moments, capture awesome BUKU-themed selfies, and way more! Features include: Discover: A fan favorite feature of the BUKU app! Easily listen to music from each artist and “discover” some extra lagniappe BUKU Special Moments. Schedule: The most updated BUKU schedule is always the one in the app! Be the first to know if anything changes. Also, build your own custom schedule for the festival. Maps: The BUKU grounds can seem…

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BUKU LATE PRE-PARTY ANNOUNCED!

BUKU LATE PRE-PARTY ANNOUNCED!

February 29, 2016

Hey BUKrewe, get your #BUKU2016 weekend started in true NOLA fashion! Join us for a badass party at Republic NOLA on Thursday, March 10th at Midnight. We’ve got Lookas, Hyphee, SFAM, and Blitz throwin’ down and we wanna see you there! You can find more details and purchase tickets HERE.

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BUKU LATE ft. BAAUER & MORE!

BUKU LATE ft. BAAUER & MORE!

February 22, 2016

The second BUKU LATE afterparty has been announced and in true NOLA style, it’s one that will keep the party going into the wee hours of the morning! Come get down with us when Baauer, Mija, Sweater Beats, Graves, and The Funk Hunters all take the stage at Republic New Orleans on Friday, March 11. Exclusive Priority Pre-Sale for BUKU Pass Purchasers begins tomorrow, 2/23 at 12pm CT. Only those who have already purchased their BUKU 2-Day or Single Day Passes will be eligible for the pre-sale. General onsale begins Thursday, 2/25 at 12pm CT. Find out more details and…

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BUKU LATE ANALOG:Y FT. PRETTY LIGHTS!

BUKU LATE ANALOG:Y FT. PRETTY LIGHTS!

February 18, 2016

Let the BUKU LATE Rollouts Begin! We’re stoked to announce the first BUKU LATE afterparty – ANALOG:Y, a special event curated by #BUKU2016 headliner Pretty Lights​ featuring an alternate analog Pretty Lights set with special guests PresHallHorns and PLM label mates Break Science and SuperVision. Exclusive Priority Pre-Sale for BUKU Pass Purchasers begins NEXT TUESDAY, February 23rd at 12PM CT. ONLY those who have purchased their BUKU 2-Day or Single Day Passes by 11:59pm CT on Sunday, February 21st will be eligible for the pre-sale. This show will be in high demand, so grabbing your tix early is highly recommended….

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RENTABLE LOCKERS ON SALE NOW!

RENTABLE LOCKERS ON SALE NOW!

February 18, 2016

Do you want a safe and secure place to store your things at #BUKU2016? This year, we’re going to have personal rentable lockers available so you can free up your hands and avoid losing any personal items during the fest! Our lockers will provide a secure and convenient way for you to store your personal belongings and charge your cell phones at the same time! We provide safe, secure, and easy storage with all-day access so you can come and go to your locker at any time! We’re offering a limited discounted pre-sale for 2-Day Rentable Lockers. Buy yours now…

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WRISTBANDS NOW SHIPPING!

WRISTBANDS NOW SHIPPING!

February 18, 2016

It’s getting close, BUKrewe, and we’re happy to announce that wristbands are now shipping! Important: As soon as you receive your wristband, you MUST register it by heading HERE. Register and connect with your Facebook profile to get enhanced customer support plus a chance to win #TOOBUKU Prizes & Upgrades by scanning at check-in stations scattered throughout the event site! The shipping cut-off date is SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28th at Midnight, so get your passes now to avoid the lines at Will Call. REGISTER YOUR WRISTBAND HERE!

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BUKU 2016 DAILY LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

BUKU 2016 DAILY LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

February 12, 2016

Friday and Saturday Lineups have been announced! You can see the full lineup and find out who is playing on what day here. Single day GA and VIP passes will be available for purchase this Monday, February 15th at 11a CST. 2-Day Passes are still available HERE.

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BUKU 2016 FINAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

BUKU 2016 FINAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

January 28, 2016

With less than two months to BUKU 2016, we’ve got that final lineup to get y’all excited! This year’s eclectic mix of artists will have you dancing all day & night, whether it’s in the super-intimate Back Alley or the wall-to-wall madness of the Float Den! Check out the new artists below and grab your tickets here! Now added to our already stellar lineup are Purity Ring, Deorro, Rae Sremmurd, Datsik, Claptone , Lee Foss, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Break Science, Oneman B2B My Nu Leng, Sunsabetchez, and KTRL. Joining the ‘Krewe on the VIP S.S. BUKU are…

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FRONT YARD SHOWCASES ANNOUNCED!

FRONT YARD SHOWCASES ANNOUNCED!

January 28, 2016

We’re excited to announce that BUKU has commissioned six local New Orleans’ collectives to curate showcases in the grassy “Front Yard” area of the festival grounds: a bounce showcase curated by “Chef” Big Freedia coordinated with the release of his cookbook; AF The Naysayer’s brainchild Dolo Jazz Suite; underground dance tastemakers Kompression and Obsession; indie rock management company Simple Play; and performances by students of the Upbeat Academy Foundation, a local non-profit benefitting from a portion of BUKU ticket sales. More details regarding the Front Yard showcases will be posted leading up to the fest, so stay tuned!

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BUKU 2016 Initial Lineup Announced!

BUKU 2016 Initial Lineup Announced!

December 1, 2015

The initial lineup for BUKU 2016 is here! It features a multi-genre array of acts including Pretty Lights, Kid Cudi, CHVRCHES, Future, Above & Beyond, Miike Snow, Nero, Fetty Wap, Griz, Crystal Castles A$AP Ferg, Baauer, Yellow Claw, Tchami, What So Not, Feed Me, Cashmere Cat B2B Trippy Turtle, Earl Sweatshirt, AlunaGeorge, Art Department, BØRNS, Kehlani, Mystikal B2B Juvenile B2B Fly Boi Keno, Post Malone, Sam Feldt, Mija B2B Anna Lunoe, Julio Bashmore, NGHTMRE, SNBRN, Jai Wolf, Tokimonsta, Casey Veggies, Givers, J.Phlip B2B Kill Frenzy, G Jones, Thugfucker, Le Youth, DJ Soul Sister, Donovan Wolfington, CRWNS, Fro-Yo Ma, Tristan Dufrene…

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BUKU Merch is all 50% Off!

BUKU Merch is all 50% Off!

December 1, 2015

Shop BUKU merch NOW online and get 50% off using promo code “BUKU2016“. This special deal is only available for a limited time, so hop on it now! Shop HERE.

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BUKU 2016 Dates Announced!

BUKU 2016 Dates Announced!

September 9, 2015

BUKU Music + Art Project is making its return to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans on March 11+12, 2016! For all of you BUKU lifers out there we’re offering special discounted Early Bird 2-Day Passes starting this Thursday, September 10th at 11AM CST. A limited allotment of discounted Early Bird 2-Day Passes will be sold for General Admission, VIP, and TOO BUKU VIP. For more info on pricing, VIP and TOO BUKU VIP amenities, CLICK HERE.

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Merci BUKU!

Merci BUKU!

March 16, 2015

We want to send a giant THANK YOU to all the exceptional BUKrewes, phenomenal performers and artists, and everyone else who was a part of a SOLD OUT #BUKU2015 for making it the best yet! Everyone contributed to turning Mardi Gras World into one epic party destination for the weekend and we couldn’t have done it without you. We’re already looking forward to BUKU Music + Art Project 2016 and can’t wait to bring you all back together for another unforgettable experience!

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BOOK A HELICOPTER RIDE DURING BUKU!

BOOK A HELICOPTER RIDE DURING BUKU!

March 10, 2015

BUKU takes flight for the first time as we give a few lucky attendees unprecedented access to our BUKU Helicopter. If you live in New Orleans or are coming from out of town, see The Big Easy like you’ve never seen it before. Adventure awaits as youtake flight from the Mercedes Benz Superdome VIP Helipad and lift off for a quick tour of the city of New Orleans. We’ll cruise the skyline over Harrah’s Casino before we make our way over to Mardi Gras world and see BUKU from the air. Take some spectacular snaps over the stages and Power…

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BOX OFFICE HOURS ANNOUNCED!

BOX OFFICE HOURS ANNOUNCED!

March 9, 2015

Picking up your #BUKU2015 wristband when you get here? Our Box Office is located at the BUKU Main Entrance at Mardi Gras World and opens early for your convenience! Box Office Hours: Thursday, March 12: 3:00pm – 8:00pm Friday, March 13: 8:00am Open Saturday, March 14: 10:00am Open

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ANNUAL BUKOOK-OFF CONTEST ANNOUNCED

ANNUAL BUKOOK-OFF CONTEST ANNOUNCED

March 6, 2015

The Dat Dog BUKook-Off is an interactive cooking challenge featuring BUKU-inspired dishes created by you, the fans and will take place at 4:00pm on Saturday, March 14th in the brand new FRONT YARD. For a chance to compete, post the name of your BUKU-inspired dish and detailed recipe on Instagram with the hashtag #BUKookoff by 6pm CST on Monday March 9th. If you’d rather keep your recipe a secret, you can send your entry to info@2016.buku.abvagency.com. To be eligible to participate at the festival, you must be 18+ with a BUKU weekend or Saturday-only pass – it doesn’t have to…

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#BUKU2015 MOBILE APP AVAILABLE NOW!

#BUKU2015 MOBILE APP AVAILABLE NOW!

March 3, 2015

The BUKU Music + Art Project App is your official mobile guide to the 2015 festival! Create your schedule, read about the bands and BUKU Special Moments, listen to music, capture fun photos and find your way around using the BUKU map. Features include: Discover: One of the coolest and newest features of the BUKU app! Easily listen to music from each artist and “discover” some extra lagniappe BUKU Special Moments. Schedule: The most updated BUKU schedule is always the one in the app! Be the first to know if anything changes. Also, bookmark your favorite acts and build your…

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LIVE GALLERY ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

LIVE GALLERY ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

March 3, 2015

We’re so stoked to announce the lineup for the 2015 Live Gallery! Can’t wait to see these guys crush our walls this year; some of the most talented graffiti artists to ever grace NOLA including DVOTE, ELSE, IMAG, LIONEL MILTON, MEEK, MRSA, NOBEL, PAINTER, SAGER, SEEK, SOEM, SWAN, UTER, TARD, TASK, TRASE, and WOOLY . The finished pieces of art will be available for purchase via a Silent Auction on-site, and we’ll be donating a portion of the proceeds to our charities Upbeat Academy and Parisite Skate Park. Make sure to come watch aerosol art create positive change at #BUKU2015!

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BUKU LATE PRE- & AFTER-PARTIES ANNOUNCED!

BUKU LATE PRE- & AFTER-PARTIES ANNOUNCED!

March 2, 2015

We’re excited to present to you more from our BUKU LATE series, featuring pre-and after-shows scheduled at some of our favorite New Orleans venues including Republic New Orleans, Joy Theater, and Dragon’s Den. The party keeps going all night long with exclusive performances by Porter Robinson, STS9, Flosstradamus, Snails, Eats Everything, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Thomas Jack, Trollphace & MORE! These are definitely not to be missed! Grab your tickets here.

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Rentable Lockers Available for #BUKU2015!

Rentable Lockers Available for #BUKU2015!

February 19, 2015

Do you want a safe and secure place to store your things at #BUKU2015? This year, we’re going to have personal rentable lockers available so you can free up your hands and avoid losing any personal items during the fest! Our lockers will provide you with a secure and convenient way for you to store your personal belongings and charge your cell phones at the same time! We provide safe, secure, and easy storage with all-day access so you can come and go to your locker at any time! We’re offering a limited discounted pre-sale for 2-Day Rentable Lockers. Buy…

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BUKU 2015 Daily Lineups Announced!

BUKU 2015 Daily Lineups Announced!

February 11, 2015

Friday and Saturday Lineups have been announced! Single Day passes go on sale Thursday, February 11th at 11am CST. Check out the full lineup and see which artists are playing which days here. GA, VIP, TOO BUKU VIP Single Day passes available here.

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BUKU 2015 FINAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

BUKU 2015 FINAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

February 3, 2015

Final #BUKU 2015 Lineup and Artists by Stage announced! Additions rounding out the BUKU 2015 Lineup include RL Grime, Lil B, Claude VonStroke, Hudson Mohawke, BadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah, ILoveMakonnen, XXYYXX, Benoit & Sergio, DJ Windows 98 (Win Butler of Arcade Fire), Zella Day, Slander, Devon Baldwin, Sweet Crude, Hyphee, Herb Christopher B2B Ryan Deffes and SFAM! See the full lineup & artists by stage HERE! GA, VIP, TOO BUKU VIP and Travel Packages available HERE.

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BASSIK 2 BUKU DJ COMPETITION ANNOUNCED!

BASSIK 2 BUKU DJ COMPETITION ANNOUNCED!

January 21, 2015

BASSIK and EDMutual have hand selected some of our favorite local DJs and Producers to battle it out for an opportunity to perform at BUKU 2015! See them go head to head at Republic New Orleans on Friday, January 29. Free before Midnight, $10 after!

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Happy New Year from the BUKrewe!

Happy New Year from the BUKrewe!

January 1, 2015

Happy New Year from the BUKrewe! What a year! 2014 was jam packed with tons of awesome experiences and SO MUCH good music. We had a blast and we hope you did too. We brought in 2015 with a bang and now we’re counting down the 70 days until we’re all together again at BUKU! Passes and Travel Packages are on sale so make sure to grab yours now, here!

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BUKU 2015 Initial Lineup Announced!

BUKU 2015 Initial Lineup Announced!

December 16, 2014

The initial lineup for BUKU 2015 is out now and features an array of artists including Bassnectar, A$AP Rocky, Passion Pit, Empire Of The Sun, Die Antwoord, Porter Robinson (Live), TV On The Radio, STS9, Flosstradamus, G-Eazy, Tove Lo, Portugal. The Man, Boosie Badazz, Borgore, Run The Jewels, Zomboy, Gramatik, Odesza, Jamie Jones, Bobby Shmurda, Thomas Jack, Yung Lean & Sad Boys, Robert Delong, Justin Martin B2B Eats Everything, Mr. Carmack, Raury, Bob Moses, Big Freedia, In the Valley Below, The Range, Pell, Suicideyear, Musa, Carneyval, Klutch and ChrissCross! Check out our titillating lineup announcement video here. Regular priced GA,…

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BUKU 2015 VIP Amenities Announced!

BUKU 2015 VIP Amenities Announced!

November 10, 2014

Want to party in style at #BUKU2015? We’ve worked long and hard to put together the best VIP packages with a literal boatload of extra experiences. VIP and TOO BUKU passes are limited, so be sure to purchase yours while you can! Interested in grabbing your VIP tix? Jump over to our ticketing page. VIP 2-DAY PASSES INCLUDE: One (1) VIP weekend pass to BUKU VIP-only premium viewing area at each of the three main stages Access to the VIP-only S.S. BLU-KU, a 3-level New Orleans-style riverboat docked on the Mississippi River along the festival grounds, featuring: OPEN BAR *…

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BUKU 2015 Advance Passes On Sale!

BUKU 2015 Advance Passes On Sale!

September 5, 2014

We see you, BUKrewe. Early Bird Passes for #BUKU2015 just sold out super quick. Don’t worry… Advance 2-Day Passes are now available. Treat yo’ self and prepare to get #TOOBUKU in March! BUKU Advance 2-Day Pass Pricing: * General Admission Advance’ 2-Day Pass: $169.50 * VIP Advance 2-Day Pass*: $349.50 * TOO BUKU VIP 2-Day Pass*: $599.50 *VIP & TOO BUKU VIP Perks are To Be Announced, but you know we’ll bring the heat like always! Hop on over to our ticketing page to get in on the action!

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BUKU 2015 Dates Announced!

BUKU 2015 Dates Announced!

September 2, 2014

BUKU Music + Art Project will return to New Orleans on March 13 + 14, 2014! Check out the 2014 Date Announcement Video below. For you BUKU groupies out there, we’re offering special discounted Early Bird 2-Day Passes starting on Friday, September 5th at 11AM CST. A limited allotment of Early Bird 2-Day Passes will be sold for General Admission, VIP, and TOO BUKU VIP.

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