The spring dance-oriented festival announces its lineup and the sale date for tickets.

passion pit photo by patrick ainsworth
Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit, by Patrick Ainsworth

The Buku Music and Art Project returns to Mardi Gras World March 13 and 14, 2015, this time with Bassnectar and A$AP Rocky topping the bill. Buku’s lineup is once again dance-oriented, including EDM, indie rock and hip-hop artists including Passion Pit, Empire Of The Sun, Die Antwoord, Porter Robinson, TV on the Radio, STS9, Flosstradamus, G-Eazy, Tove Lo, Portugal. The Man, Boosie Badazz (formerly Lil’ Boosie), and more.

The festival started in 2012 with a focus on on dubstep and electronic dance music, but it branched out to broaden its offerings. This year's lineup also includes Borgore, Run The Jewels, Zomboy, Gramatik, Odesza, Jamie Jones, Bobby Shmurda, Thomas Jack, Yung Lean & Sad Boys, Robert Delong, Mr. Carmack, Raury, Bob Moses, Big Freedia, In the Valley Below, The Range, Pell, Suicideyear, local producers/DJs Musa, Carneyval, Klutch, and ChrissCross, and a special back-to-back set from Justin Martin B2B Eats Everything. More performers will be added in 2015.

Tickets for Buku as well as VIP packages go on sale Friday, December 19 at 11 a.m.