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Favorite ThisBUKU Music + Art Project returns to New Orleans in 2013

Published: December 5, 2012
After last year’s highly successful inaugural event, the BUKU Music + Art Project is set to return to New Orleans’ Mardi Gras World March 8-9. The event features top talent from the electronic, hip hop and indie rock worlds as well as extensive local food and beverage vendors and visual interactive art installations. The festival established itself as one of the Gulf Coast’s premier events by offering musical performances and art installations in a unique, intimate, post-industrial setting along the Mississippi River.

The 2013 festival’s musical lineup features Kid Cudi, Calvin Harris, Primus 3D, Passion Pit, Kendrick Lamar, STS9, NERO, Flux Pavilion, Zedd, Major Lazer, Best Coast, Big Gigantic, Datsik, Dillon Francis, R3hab, Alt-J, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Earl Sweatshirt, Starfucker, Lettuce, Flosstradamus, RAC, Aeroplane, Shlohmo, St. Lucia, JMSN, Poolside, Big Freedia and more in addition to a slew of regional artists.

The BUKU Music + Art Project will once again take place at Mardi Gras World. Minutes away from the famed French Quarter, the venue is one of the leading Mardi Gras float production houses and home to many of the most elaborate Mardi Gras floats in the world.

Tickets for the BUKU Music + Art Project go on sale Friday, December 7 at 11:00 a.m. CST at In addition to general admission tickets, BUKU has once again teamed up with CID Entertainment to offer expanded VIP and Travel packages, including a VIP package offering access to the Creole Queen Riverboat, which will be docked on the Mississippi River alongside the BUKU grounds all weekend. The VIP package will feature open bar, easy access to all stages, VIP-only bars, intimate VIP-only performances, a viewing area of the main stage from the boat’s deck and much more. The 2013 BUKU Music + Art Project is presented by Winter Circle Productions alongside HUKA Entertainment (Hangout Music Fest) and MCP Presents (CounterPoint, Lights All Night and Camp Bisco).

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