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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 #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@thebukuproject.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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