BUKU Music Festival + Art Project is a two-day arts festival held in New Orleans’ awesome Mardi Gras World venue. This amazing music festival brings together the very best names in the hip hop, electro and indie rock genres in a boutique house-party style.
The industrial setting gives the festival an underground atmosphere with neon lights, graffiti and pop-ups completing the scene. With over five stages you’re sure to find a performer and a stage to suit your style.
Buku welcomes absolutely everybody from any subculture and group in a fully immersive experience. Street performers, musicians, artists and more will astound you with their talent and ensure you feel included in the celebrations of culture.
With local and international artists creating pieces for the festival itself, there will be an ever-changing array of artwork on show. Watch for live graffiti creations on the scaffolding gallery with artwork unfolding in front of your eyes!
‘2019’s Buku Music Festival is set to be bigger and better than ever with a huge range of performers, artists and delicious pop-up street food vendors.’
The BUKU Music + Art Project will take place at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans – 1400 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130. Mardi Gras World is a warehouse on the banks of the Mississippi River which features a whole host of industrial containers and make-shift décor. For the very best views of the Main Stage, purchase a TOOBUKU VIP pass which allows you access to a rooftop seating area and a private bar area.
Mardi Gras World is located in the heart of New Orleans, around a half an hour walk from the famous French Quarter. It is situated on the banks of the Mississippi River between the Faubourg Livaudais and the Fischer Development Neighbourhood.
Once you are in the festival all stages and venues can be reached on foot. BUKU is also proud to be an ADA accessible festival meaning ramps and wide entrances will be available for ease of access.
New Orleans is an eclectic city with loads of great areas to stay. Bourbon Street is the city’s famous party area in which you’ll be able to dance the night away long after the festival finishes. The CBD is home to a number of contemporary chain hotel which may be best for those wishing to crash out somewhere clean and modern once the festival closes.
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BUKU Music + Arts Project is sure to keep you entertained with its array of attractions on throughout the weekend. Party the days and nights away with some solid sessions at the main stage, discover some breakthrough artists on some of the smaller stages or enjoy the sculpture, painting and graffiti created by some incredible New Orlean artists.
The BUKU Music Festival just one of many things to do in New Orleans. February and March are usually the time for huge Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans so if you have plenty of time off you could combine these two festivals for an awesome fortnight of fun festivities!
Alternatively, check out some of the city’s fascinating distilleries, dine on some classic southern cuisine or simply wander around the quaint parts of the city with the French Quarter, Garden District and City Park being some particular highlights.
The BUKU Music Festival will take place on March 22nd-23rd 2019.
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