BUKU Music + Art Project Announces 10th Anniversary Lineup

BUKU Music + Art Project, the cutting-edge boutique festival in New Orleans, has announced the lineup for its highly-anticipated return to the Big Easy on March 25th – 26th 2022. At what will be the 10-year anniversary of the beloved event and first show back since 2019, dedicated fans of the festival will finally get the chance to return home to the creative playground of BUKU for a celebration of music, art, and community.

For the past decade, BUKU has fostered a boutique festival experience that proudly reflects the progressive, artistic, and diverse subculture of New Orleans. Attendees can look forward to multiple indoor and outdoor stage environments, inspiring art installations and creations from local graffiti artists, pop-up breakdancing crews, and plenty of surprises while taking in the historic New Orleans skyline for two unforgettable days.

For the 2022 edition, BUKU has once again crafted a lineup that highlights some of music’s most impactful and unique artists across a variety of genres. This includes headlining sets from Grammy award-winning artist and fashion icon TYLER, THE CREATOR, Australian psychedelic rock band TAME IMPALA, and three of electronic music’s most highly-regarded performers with PORTER ROBINSON, REZZ and ALISON WONDERLAND joining the lineup.

Additional headliners and 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.

Guests of BUKU can also look forward to 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 much more.

Beyond bringing in top-tier musicians from around the globe, BUKU is also focused on fostering the local music scene by spotlighting artists from New Orleans and nearby cities. For the 2022 lineup, this includes a group of talented standouts who are making waves in the area including TVBOO, SFAM, GLBL WRMNG, NENO CALVIN, 504ICYGRL, ANTWIGADEE!, BLUSHAKURX, ROB49, STONE COLD JZZLE, TATYANNA XL, TREETY, and many more.

Set against the backdrop of the Market Street Power Plant along the banks of the Mississippi River, BUKU gives attendees the chance to take part in an authentic New Orleans experience in a setting that truly captures the spirit of the city. BUKU has become known for its dedicated #BUKREWE community who help to set the festival’s vibe from start to finish with wild costumes, unhinged self-expression, and a myriad of personalities, making BUKU one of North America’s most unique places to party.

BUKU Project 2022 poster