NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 12, 2017) - BUKU Music + Art Project is excited to announce the final lineup additions for the two-day festival taking place March 10 + 11, 2017 at the iconic Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. Set against a unique industrial backdrop in between the Mississippi River and train tracks, the festival will showcase a dynamic multi-genre roster of more than 60 acclaimed artists across several uniquely designed indoor and outdoor stages, highlighting the best of dance, hip-hop, and indie music.
The latest additions to the roster include: a rare performance by Grizmatik, the pioneering electro soul/funk duo comprised of Griz and Gramatik; hip-hop super group Run The Jewels, making their return to the BUKU stage in support of their new RTJ3 album; Norwegian DJ and chart-topping producer Cashmere Cat; mysterious electronic producer K?D; Berlin-based microhouse group M.A.N.D.Y; New Orleans DJ/producer Unicorn Fukr; New Orleans livetronica duo ROAR!; special VIP performances from DJ/producers Josh Pan, Nebbra, Shallou, and DJ Soul Sister; and additional local showcases on the Front Porch from Upbeat Academy (BUKU's partner non-profit), Techno Club, The New Movement, Bayou International Soundsystem, and Community Records.
These artists will join a previously announced lineup of more than fifty acts that include: deadmau5, Travis Scott, Zeds Dead, Young Thug, Zhu, Tycho, Jauz, 21 Savage, and Sleigh Bells, to name a few.
The full lineup by stage is listed below.
The festival, located in downtown New Orleans, will feature performances across five unique stages: the main outdoor Power Plant stage, set against the backdrop of an abandoned early 20th Century power plant; the electronic-focused Float Den stage, housed in a Mardi Gras float manufacturing warehouse; the sleek indoor Ballroom stage equipped with a balcony; the fan-favorite Back Alley stage, which offers views of the city's iconic Crescent City Connection bridge; and the VIP-only stage housed aboard the S.S. BUKU riverboat docked on the Mississippi River.
POWER PLANT STAGE:
deadmau5, TRAVIS SCOTT, GRiZMATIK, RUN THE JEWELS, TYCHO, YOUNG THUG, ALINA BARAZ, LIDO, CADDYWHOMPUS, and ROAR!
FLOAT DEN STAGE:
ZEDS DEAD, ZHU, JAUZ, CASHMERE CAT, LIL YACHTY, TROYBOI, MALAA, SLUSHII, GHASTLY B2B HEROBUST, $UICIDEBOY$, SAN HOLO, K?D, and MINNESOTA B2B SPACE JESUS
21 SAVAGE, SLEIGH BELLS, VINCE STAPLES, LIL DICKY, WASHED OUT, THUNDERCAT, THE FLOOZIES, CAR SEAT HEADREST, BIG WILD, AMINÉ, OPIUO, KAIYDO, and AMBRÉ
BACK ALLEY STAGE:
NINA KRAVIZ, CLAMS CASINO, REZZ, SHIBA SAN B2B JUSTIN JAY, LANE 8, M.A.N.D.Y., SOPHIE, NORA EN PURE, WHETHAN, OSHI, AF THE NAYSAYER, UNICORN FUKR, BOOGIE T, MUSA B2B OTTO, SFAM, and LLEAUNA
VIP S.S. BUKU:
EKALI, GANJA WHITE NIGHT, JOSH PAN, ANDREW LUCE, CHET PORTER, STÉLOUSE, PUSHER, NEBBRA, SHALLOU, and DJ SOUL SISTER
BUKU FRONT YARD:
SAINT HERON, DOHM COLLECTIVE, UPBEAT ACADEMY, TECHNO CLUB, THE NEW MOVEMENT, BAYOU INTERNATIONAL SOUNDSYSTEM, and COMMUNITY RECORDS
In addition to GA ticketing priced at $189.99 for a two-day pass, BUKU has created a variety of VIP ticketing options to elevate the typical festival experience with a host of special amenities and exclusive access including the S.S. BUKU (a riverboat docked alongside the festival). For out-of-towners or spring breakers, travel packages are also available and can be paired with GA, GA Plus, VIP, or TOO BUKU VIP passes. Payment Plans are available for all ticket types. Detailed info on Travel Packages, Payment Plans, and VIP Amenities can also be found on BUKU's ticketing page. Learn more at http://www.thebukuproject.com/tickets.
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The 2017 BUKU Music + Art Project is presented by Winter Circle Productions alongside HUKA Entertainment.
About Winter Circle Productions:
Winter Circle Productions began in 2009 as an independent promotion and production house to attract music that its founders felt was missing from a post-Katrina New Orleans. Creator of Buku Music + Art Project and two-time recipient of the Offbeat Best Promoter Award, WCP is now positioned as one of the most trusted tastemakers on the Gulf Coast, having produced hundreds of shows across many musical genres in dozens of venues. In July 2015, WCP brought Goldenvoice on as a strategic partner to BUKU and closed a deal with AEG Live to form and run AEG.
Live's new Gulf Coast regional office. Specializing in the unique and progressive, WCP strives to bring new ideas and concepts to the table and reward attendees with unforgettable experiences and long-lasting impressions. In addition to concert production, the members of WCP created Upbeat Academy Foundation, a non-profit organization providing at-risk youth with opportunities to study hip-hop and dance music production. http://wintercircleproductions.com
About HUKA Entertainment:
New Orleans, LA-based HUKA Entertainment is a privately held full-service production, talent-buying and promotion company that specializes in festivals, concerts and events of all sizes. Known for groundbreaking innovation at festivals throughout North America, HUKA Entertainment produced the Concerts for the Coast series featuring Jimmy Buffett, Bon Jovi and Brad Paisley; is the co-founder, producer, talent-buyer and promoter of the award-winning Rock The Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival (Fort Lauderdale, FL); is the co-founder, producer, talent buyer and promoter of Pemberton Music Festival (Pemberton, BC); is the co-producer and co-promoter of BUKU Music + Art Project (New Orleans, LA) and is the co-founder of the award-winning Hangout Music Festival (Gulf Shores, AL), for which it was producer, talent buyer and co-promoter from 2010 through 2013. HUKA Entertainment also books talent for and/or promotes a variety of concerts and events throughout the Southeastern United States. www.hukaentertainment.com