BUKU music + artwork mission initially shaped in New Orleans in 2012 and has constantly been one of many premier festivals within the Southeast area when it comes to expertise and curation. Each 12 months the pageant introduced one thing new and thrilling to the desk, whether or not it was artwork on the pageant web site or an act or artist or a particular collaboration that was uncommon and distinctive.
Unfortunately, it’s unclear when precisely we are able to expertise the BUKU once more. Yesterday the pageant introduced an indefinite pause in addition to the rapid cancellation of its March 2023 occasion. To be clear, indefinite may imply it returns in 2024 — it may very well be longer, too.
“[…] BUKU’s current model needs to take a break,” the announcement stated. “We don’t know exactly what the future will hold – and that’s okay, as there is freedom in the unknown – but we do know that one day we will gather again in some form, filled with creativity and purpose.”
Fans have proven a whole lot of love for the occasion following the announcement on social media. Stay tuned when it returns. We will wait.
BUKU FOREVER. pic.twitter.com/ihhEXZ2iHD
— BUKU Music + Art Project (@thebukuproject) August 4, 2022
Photo courtesy of BUKU