Buku Fest 2019: Daily lineup announced; Earl Sweatshirt and others added

Alternative rap artist Earl Sweatshirt joins a handful of surprise additions to 2019 BUKU Music + Art Project lineup. Organizers announced new additions to the lineup and the daily performance schedule for the festival heading to Mardi Gras World on March 22 to March 23.

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Photo courtesy: BUKU Music + Art Project

Other additions to the lineup include Swedish DJ and producer Kasbo, experimental dance pop band Kero Kero Bonito, experimental low-fi soul and ambient artist Yves Tumor, jam-funk trio SunSquabi, UK house DJ Mason Maynard and New Orleans swamp funk band The Iceman Special.

These artists join a previously announced roster featuring: Lana Del Rey, A$AP Rocky, Dog Blood (Skrillex x Boys Noize), Excision, Kevin Gates, GRiZ, RL Grime, Louis The Child, Ella Mai, $UICIDEBOY$, Playboi Carti, Dashboard Confessional, Fisher, Toro Y Moi, The Black Madonna, TOKiMONSTA and many more.

Artists will perform across six unique stages at the venue set along the Mississippi River.

Two-day passes for the event are available now with single-day admission sales beginning on Friday, Jan. 18. A portion of ticket proceeds support the Upbeat Academy Foundation, a non-
profit organization providing New Orleans youth with opportunities to study hip-hop and dance music production.

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Photo courtesy: BUKU Music + Art Project

The 2019 BUKU Music + Art Project daily schedule is as follows:

Friday March 22

Lana Del Rey, Excision, Kevin Gates, RL Grime, NGHTMRE B2B Slander, Playboi Carti, Claude VonStroke, Fisher, Mayday Parade, Toro Y Moi, Death Grips, Denzel Curry, Ekali, TOKiMONSTA,
Kero Kero Bonito, 1788-L, Rico Nasty, From First To Last DJ Set (Matt + Travis), Yves Tumor, Kidswaste, SunSquabi, Whipped Cream, Dounia, Mason Maynard, sfam

VIP-Only Lineup: CharlesTheFirst, Dabin, Noizu, AF THE NAYSAYER

New Orleans Artist + Showcase Lineup: bàwldy B2B Boarcrok, Freewater, The Iceman Special, Klutch, Lleauna, TRAX ONLY, Trombone Shorty Academy

Saturday March 23

A$AP Rocky, Dog Blood (Skrillex x Boys Noize), GRiZ, Louis The Child, Ella Mai, $UICIDEBOY$, Dashboard Confessional, Gunna, The Black Madonna, Earl Sweatshirt, J.I.D, Getter (Presents: Visceral), Yaeji, G Jones, Liquid Stranger, Oliver Tree, Kasbo, Peekaboo, Papadosio, EARTHGANG, Roy Blair, Doja Cat, We Came As Romans, Mersiv

VIP-Only Lineup: Duskus, Jantsen, Kittens, Xie

New Orleans Artist + Showcase Lineup: Dohm Collective, Freewater, James Seville, Lil Jodeci, Malik Ninety Five, Thou, Tristan Dufrene, Unicorn Fukr, Upbeat Academy

Inspired by the creative subculture of New Orleans, BUKU sits at the crosshairs of underground warehouse party and major urban music festival by fusing a progressive and diverse musical
lineup with live street art, one-of-a-kind industrial art installations, local food vendors, and dozens of surprise “pop-up” performances.

For more information on the lineup and tickets, visit the BUKU Music + Art Project website.