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  • New Orleans, LA
  • New Orleans, LA

  • New Orleans, LA
  • Presented By Buku Nola LLC
  • Dates 10/22/2021 - 10/23/2021
  • Recurrence Recurring daily
  • Location Mardi Gras World

BUKU Music + Art Project is one of New Orleans’ most thriving music festivals with a culture of its own. This year's festival is reimagined as BUKU: PLANET B and will take place October 22-23, 2021.

Taking its name from the French word, “beaucoup” – meaning “plenty”, BUKU Music + Art Project features live music, local art, world-renowned food vendors, and even riverboat cruises along the Mississippi!

Buku Music Lineup

BUKU Music + Arts Project features specialty music like EDM, hip-hop, and sub-genres of indie rock. This year’s lineup is yet to be announced. 


In addition to the energizing music and unique industrial venue, BUKU displays imaginative public art demonstrations to reflect the lively street culture of New Orleans. Displays include a Live Graffiti Gallery and the projects of local artists, which create an interactive environment for attendees.

Buku Food

In a city world-renowned for its unique cuisine, the BUKU event also features a wide variety of food choices for all tastes. Food vendors offer all types of options, including fish tacos, barbecue specialties, vegetarian specialties, crepes and more.

Buku History

The BUKU event first premiered in March 2012 and was an immediate success. It is now co-produced by Winter Circle, Huka Entertainment, and MCP Presents, and occurs every year at Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World along the Mississippi Riverfront.

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Mardi Gras World

Come see where Mardi Gras is made. See Mardi Gras magic created right before your eyes in this maze of amazing carnival creations. Guided tours, video, royalty costumes, gift shop. Also perfect location for private...