We have partnered with Holocene and are giving away tickets to many shows including a pair to Big Freedia next Friday, December 10. To win tickets, comment on this post why you would like to attend. Winners will be drawn & emailed Monday, December 6 @ 3PM.
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From our partners at Holocene:
New Orleans' Queen Diva of Bounce returns to Holocene!
Big Freedia is the recognized “Queen Diva” of Bounce Music in New Orleans, where she performs six or more times a week in various venues throughout the city. Bounce Music is an original urban music rising up from the intimate and fun-loving nature of the New Orleans housing projects which dominate the city's street culture, and Freedia performs a derivative of Bounce reserved for self-proclaimed “Sissies” that has risen to prominence in recent years and features explicitly gay and cross-dressing musicians and themes.
Since 2009 Freedia has begun traveling outside the city regularly with her dancers and live DJ, Rusty Lazer, playing to audiences on the East and West Coast alongside (or onstage with) artists such as Spank Rock, Galactic, Ninjasonik, Japanther, Monique and many more.
From New York Times: Shaking It to New Orleans Bounce (On the Scene With Big Freedia)