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 when it comes to expertise and curation. Every year, the competition has introduced one thing new and thrilling to the desk, whether or not it was artwork throughout the competition grounds or an act or artist or particular collaboration that was uncommon and distinctive.
Sadly, it’s 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 may imply it returns in 2024 — it may be longer, too.
“[…] the present mannequin of BUKU must take a break,” the announcement reads. “We don’t know precisely what the longer term will seem like — and that’s okay as there may be freedom within the unknown — however we all know that we’ll collect once more sometime, in some kind, bursting with creativity and function.”
Followers have proven loads of love for the occasion on social media within the wake of the announcement. Keep 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
Photograph courtesy of BUKU