Fest Digest: The Buku Project (Saturday)

posted by Cultivora on March 22, 2014

New Orleans, Louisiana -- Friday at The BUKU Music + Art Project started strong, with an exclusive twerk lesson from Big Freedia, throwback jams from Nas and Bone Thugs N Harmony, sing-a-longs with Chance The Rapper, and plenty of dance parties and new discoveries. 

Before heading into the festival for its second and final day this afternoon, take some advice from festival veterans, find out who festivalgoers are most excited to see, take some outfit inspiration from Friday's style stars, and relive BUKU Friday with our photo galleries. 

Afterwards, don't forget to press play on the festival playlist and plan your after-party game plan, all below.


Photo Highlights

A photo roundup of some of Friday's best artists, including Nas, Sleigh Bells, Seth Troxler, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Big Freedia, Chance The Rapper, and more.

Friday's Best Costumes

Take some outfit inspiration from the best costumes spotted during the festival's first day - from onesies to DIY ensembles. 

Photos: Big Freedia

Relive Big Freedia's Friday performances, and don't forget to twerk along.

Photos: Sleigh Bells

Sleigh Bells rocked the Float Den for their second-ever performance in New Orleans.

Video: Festival Advice

Find out what advice BUKU festival veterans have to share.

Video: Most Anticipated Act

Saturday has a stacked lineup, but there were a few acts that festivalgoers are most excited to see.


BUKU Mini Guide

What to know before you go, from transportation options to what to do (and what not to do) at the festival.

Spotify Playlist

The bands and DJs you’ll hear at the festival today, from the very first act to the headliner.

Daily Plan

Click on each image below to plan your day, both at and after the festival, and keep an eye on the Mobile App for schedule changes - they've made a few already.


Eat + Drink

The best places to pre-game the festival, refuel before the after-parties, and keep the BUKU fun going all night long.