BUKU Music + Art Project was initially based in 2012 in New Orleans and has constantly been one of many premiere festivals within the southeast area by way of expertise and curation. Each 12 months, the competition has introduced one thing new and thrilling to the desk, whether or not it was artwork inside the competition grounds or an act or artist or particular collaboration that was uncommon and distinctive.
Unfortunately, it is unclear when precisely we would get to expertise BUKU once more. Yesterday, the competition introduced an indefinite hiatus in addition to the quick cancellation of its March 2023 occasion. To be clear, indefinite might imply it returns in 2024 — it is likely to be longer, too.
“[…] the present mannequin of BUKU must take a break,” the announcement reads. “We do not know precisely what the longer term will appear to be — and that is okay as there’s freedom within the unknown — however we all know that we are going to collect once more sometime, in some type, bursting with creativity and function.”
Fans have proven loads of love for the occasion on social media within the wake of the announcement. Stay tuned for at any time when it returns. We’ll be ready.
BUKU FOREVER. pic.twitter.com/ihhEXZ2iHD
— BUKU Music + Art Project (@thebukuproject) August 4, 2022
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