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Favorite ThisBUKU Music + Art Project Brings a Blowout to the Bayou

Published: January 17, 2017

By: Ellie Salrin

BUKU Music + Art ProjectThe last few years, The BUKU Project has been known to bring the heat early on in festival season, and 2017 proves to be no different. New Orleans’ premier music and arts festival, the BUKU project offers a setting unlike any other on the riverfront of the Big Easy, with stages overlooking the water, inside a ballroom, within a Mardi Gras float warehouse, and on board a docked riverboat. Join thousands of fellow revelers March 10 & 11 and bear witness to an intriguing lineup of musicians and performers.

We’re talking Deadmau5, Grizmatik, Run The Jewels, Opiuo, Zeds Dead, Clams Casino, Minnesota b2b Space Jesus, Tycho, Ganja White Night, ZHU, Jauz, Cashmere Cat, Nina Kraviz, Lil Dicky, The Floozies, Ghastly b2b Herobust, and so many more.

From an art standpoint, the fest is curated and built on a theme of post-industrial; inspired by its Warehouse District surroundings on the Mississippi. Street art abounds, in addition to interactive playgrounds, exhibits, and live painting.

Even with big names on the roster, the festival maintains a unique underground vibe. Pop up street performances and local cajun cuisine add even more to the ambience.

The festival grounds are located minutes from the French Quarter, which offers many hotel and Airbnb accommodations.

General Admission two-day tickets are $189.99 and General Admission Plus (which include VIP viewing access at the three main stages) are $289.99. VIP tickets at $419.99 also include access to the S.S. BUKU—a three-level boat with open bar, views of the grounds and mainstage, VIP-only musical sets, and more—in addition to swag and a private festival entrance. TOO BUKU VIP tickets at $699.99 also include access to Club TOO BUKU onboard the boat, access to the artist/staff-only mansion, a massage session, and a guest list spot at the after party of your choosing. Visit and get your passes now!

Feeling lucky? We are giving away a pair of passes so someone can do it big!

Get ready for a party, NOLA-style, with some of the best electronic, hip hop, and indie acts amongst a counter-culture art experience.

Get all the info on The BUKU Project!

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