BUKU Music + Art Project Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Inspiring 2022 Lineup
BUKU Music + Art Project makes its highly anticipated return to New Orleans, LA this spring with a jaw-dropping lineup that includes headlining sets from Grammy award-winning artist and fashion icon Tyler, The Creator, Australian psychedelic rockers Tame Impala, and three of electronic music’s most innovative performers – Porter Robinson, Rezz, and Alison Wonderland. Set to take place March 25-26 against the backdrop of the Market Street Power Plant on the banks of the Mississippi River, the festival will be celebrating its tenth anniversary with music, art, and community spirit.
Additional highlights on the 2022 lineup include British indie-rock phenoms Glass Animals, horror-core rap duo $UICIDEBOY$, famed emo and punk heroes Taking Back Sunday, Long Beach rapper Vince Staples, Colombian R&B singer Kali Uchis, and West Coast rap phenom Baby Keem. This is followed by bass producer and Wakaan founder Liquid Stranger, Denver melodic-house producer Lane 8, Ohio rapper and singer Trippie Redd, genre-blending South London producer TroyBoi, and Houston hip-hop artist Maxo Kream.
Attendees can also take in sets from Belgian techno pioneer Amelie Lens, Philadelphia rapper and singer Tierra Whack, Internet hyperpop duo 100 gecs, acclaimed Dreamville artist Bas, hard-hitting electronic act SVDDEN DEATH, French atmospheric dance producer CloZee, house music leaders Dom Dolla and John Summit, and more. BUKU is also focused on spotlighting emerging talent from New Orleans and the region including TVBOO, sfam, GLBL WRMNG, Neno Calvin, 504icygrl, ANTWIGADEE!, BluShakurX, Rob49, Stone Cold Jzzle, Tatyanna XL, and Treety, among others.
In addition to cutting-edge music, art, and culture, civic engagement is at the heart of BUKU’s mission including the Take Action Project (“TAP”). The immediate and long-term goal of the program is focused on using BUKU’s platform to raise awareness around social and environmental justice issues and organizing fan-mobilizing campaigns to generate donations and volunteer efforts in support of charitable and community organizations.
For 2022, BUKU will be working alongside Upbeat Academy, a non-profit that inspires and empowers New Orleans youth through music education. A portion of every ticket sold will benefit Upbeat Academy. Learn more about BUKU’s community outreach by visiting the event’s website.
Presale registration for tickets are now available on the festival’s official website. Those interested can sign up for a limited time to take part in the December 17 presale date, while the general onsale will take place on December 20, including GA tickets; GA Plus, which provides access to premium viewing at all main stages; and VIP options. For more information click on the links below.
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