NEW ORLEANS (press release) – BUKU Music + Art Project, New Orleans’ cutting-edge music festival, has announced the lineup for its highly anticipated return to the Big Easy on March 25-26, 2022. 10th Anniversary Celebration anniversary of the beloved event and the first show since 2019, dedicated festival fans will finally have the chance to return to BUKU’s creative playground for a celebration of music, art and community.
Over the past decade, BUKU has fostered a boutique festival experience that proudly reflects New Orleans’ progressive, artistic and diverse subculture. Attendees can expect multiple indoor and outdoor stage environments, inspiring art installations and creations by local graffiti artists, pop-up breakdance teams, and plenty of surprises while enjoying the historic skyline. of New Orleans for two unforgettable days.
For the 2022 edition, BUKU has once again designed a lineup that highlights some of music’s most defining and unique artists across a variety of genres. This includes headlining sets from Grammy-winning artist and fashion icon Tyler, the Creator, Australian psychedelic rock band Tame Impala and three of electronic music’s most acclaimed performers, Porter Robinson. , Rezz and Alison Wonderland.
Other highlights include UK indie rock freak Glass Animals, horror rap duo $ UICIDEBOY $, west coast rap freak Baby Keem, bass producer and founder of Wakaan Liquid Stranger, the Denver Lane 8 melodic house producer, Long Beach rapper Vince Staples, Colombian R&B singer Kali Uchis, Ohio rapper and singer Trippie Redd, famous emo and punk heroes Taking Back Sunday, southern producer from London TroyBoi, Houston hip-hop artist Maxo Kream, Belgian techno pioneer Amelie Lens, Philadelphia rapper and singer Tierra Whack, Internet hyperpop duo 100 gecs, acclaimed Dreamville Bas artist, producer French atmospheric dance band CloZee, house music leaders Dom Dolla and John Summit and much more.
In addition to bringing in top musicians from all over the world, BUKU also focuses on promoting the local music scene by spotlighting artists from New Orleans and neighboring towns. For the 2022 lineup, this includes a bunch of talented people making waves in the region including TVBOO, sfam, GLBL WRMNG, Neno Calvin, 504icygrl, ANTWIGADEE !, BluShakurX, BRob49, Stone Cold Jzzle, Tatyanna XL, Treety and many more. others. .
Against the backdrop of the Market Street Power Plant along the banks of the Mississippi River, BUKU offers attendees the chance to experience an authentic New Orleans experience in a setting that truly captures the spirit of the city. BUKU has become known for its dedicated #BUKREWE community which helps set the mood for the festival from start to finish with wild costumes, unbalanced self-expression and a myriad of personalities, making BUKU one of the most unique in North America to party.
Civic duty also remains at the heart of all things BUKU, including the Take Action Project (“TAP”). The immediate and long-term mission of the program is focused on using the BUKU platform to raise awareness of social and environmental justice issues, and to take action by organizing fan mobilization campaigns to generate donations and volunteer efforts in support of various charities and community organizations.
BUKU will continue this mission in 2022 alongside Upbeat Academy, a nonprofit that inspires and empowers the youth of New Orleans through music education, which also acts as the beneficiary of the proceeds from every ticket sold. at BUKU. You can read more about these programs and additional details about the community aspect of the festival at BUKU website here.
Presale registration for BUKU tickets is now available on the official festival website. Those interested can register for a limited time to participate on the presale date of December 17, while the general sale will take place on December 20. This includes GA tickets and a GA + option that grants access to VIP viewing at all stages.
Beyond general admission tickets, BUKU will also offer two types of VIP packages. For the VIP option, guests will have access to the BUKU roof and VIP observation decks with stunning views of the two main stages, air-conditioned restrooms, VIP-only bar and dining options, fast entry lane and access to the VIP relaxation area with seats, water filling, recharging, etc. The TOOBUKU package will include all of these amenities plus a free open bar and snacks in exclusive areas, access to Grand Oaks Mansion with an open bar, VIP observation decks with lounge seating, free locker with load capacities, unlimited entry to the festival site and the guest list for an official BUKU after party of your choice.
BUKU 2022 RANGE
TYLER THE CREATOR
$ UICIDEBOY $
A HUNDRED OF DRUMS
ALISON IN WONDERLAND
CHEE B2B TSURUDA
KUMARION B2B REAPER
BUCKTEN B2B DON PEYOTE
ODD THE ARTIST
JZZLE STONE COLD