Brace for BUKU 2020

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

Mardi Gras may have ended, but don’t fret — the upcoming BUKU Music + Art Project guarantees that the party won’t be ending any time soon here in New Orleans. 

Elana Bush | Photo Editor
Crowds enjoying the tunes at BUKU 2019

The festival will be returning to New Orleans for its eighth year, founded in 2012 as a uniquely New Orleans festival experience — hosted of course at the famed Mardi Gras World. BUKU celebrates New Orleans through an ideal mixture of big festival lineups with an emphasis on subculture and complete immersion in music and art.  

The BUKU lineup features everything from big name artists to local street performers, all intermingling and intertwining into a truly expansive and mind-blowing musical experience. BUKU provides music for people of all interests, from hip hop to indie pop. 

Of course, the most heavily anticipated artist making an appearance at BUKU this year is Tyler, the Creator. Still riding the wave of his latest album “IGOR,” folks are excited to see the performer — who is known for his energetic presence both on and off stage. 

Attendees can also look forward to performances by Flume, Glass Animals, JPEGMAFIA, Run The Jewels, Charli XCX, 100 Gecs and dozens of others. The lineup for this year is one of the most powerful collections of artists we have seen in years, so it’s no shock that people will be flocking to BUKU in March. 

Alongside a truly killer lineup, the festival features a world of art and food that will be sure to keep you entertained and well-fed throughout the weekend. 

BUKU will take place March 20-21, and tickets — along with the full lineup for the festival — can be found on their website. Stay tuned with The Hullabaloo for our reviews and social media coverage of the event.

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