Posted in music | tour dates on September 30, 2010

one of Big Freedia's dancers @ PS1 (more by Zach Dilgard)
Big Freedia

Big Freedia is blowin (bouncin) up. It's been roughly four months since the New Orleans resident was featured prominently in the New York Times Magazine, and she'll be making what is probably her network television debut tonight (9/30) on Last Call With Carson Daly. That's on after Fallon, so unless you stay up all night, set your DVR.

if you happen to be in Miami, well then you can also catch Freedia tonight at Vagabond. It's the next show on an ongoing tour that continues through Pop Montreal (10/3), some dates with Matt & Kim (10/11-10/13), CMJ and Fun Fun Fun Fest.

For CMJ, there are at least two NYC shows, both official, ticketed showcases and both on sale. There's the previously mentioned Windish showcase happening at Santos on October 23rd (tickets), and a show one night earlier at Southpaw with Javelin and Dominique Young Unique (who also plays the Santos show and who also played with Freedia at the final Pool Party of the summer).

And as if Big Freedia shows aren't dirty enough, she recently played one in an actual strip club and there's (NSFW) video footage. That video and all dates below...

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BIG FREEDIA @ SASSY'S STRIP CLUB TEASER from Into The Woods on Vimeo.

Big Freedia - 2010 Tour Dates
Sep 30 - Miami FL, @ Vagabond
Oct 2 - Pittsburgh, PA VIA2010 @ Iron City Brewery
Oct 3 - Montreal, QC Pop Montreal @ Espace Reunion
Oct 9 - Hattiesburg, MS @ Thirsty Hippo
Oct 11 - Oxford, MS @ The Lyric Oxford w/ Matt & Kim
Oct 12 - New Orleans, LA @ House Of Blues w/ Matt & Kim
Oct 13 - Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder w/ Matt & Kim
Oct 15 - Milwaukee, WI @Stonefly
Oct 16 - Chicago, IL Decibelle Festival @ Subterranean
Oct 22 - Brooklyn, NY @ Southpaw (CMJ)
Oct 23 - New York, NY @ Santos (CMJ)
Nov 6 - Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest

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Comments (13)

she got a whole lotta whole lotta whole lotta aazzzz

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 4:38 PM

TWERK IT, FREEDIA!!!

Posted by Take Fo' 4EVER | September 30, 2010 4:38 PM

i want to take her home to meet mommy.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 5:10 PM

i remember thinking how talented that white girl was at the waterfront show.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 5:19 PM

You would not hit it. (It would hit you.)

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 5:21 PM


Man .. Yo Majesty's members must be so bitter at this point. All these acts stole their concept and ran with it.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 6:40 PM

I saw Big Freedia open for The Rapture and i'm pretty sure she's a dude. Or is she a tranny, so it would be more "proper" to refer to her as she? Can't a black man wear a weave without being called "she"?

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 8:13 PM

Big Freedia is obviously a dude are you people crazy?

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 8:51 PM

you mean that's not Hollywood Montrose from the Mannequin movies?

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 9:43 PM

I try to catch Freedia schedules cause I really never seen her before. Is she really a dude?


vibrating underwear

Posted by Ravel | September 30, 2010 11:30 PM

@6:40
You apparently aren't familiar with "bounce" music if you think Yo Majesty did the stealing.

Posted by Anonymous | October 1, 2010 9:59 AM

@9:43 LOL!!! Also, there are not nearly enough gratuitous clapping shots in that video. The dancers, editor and director of that video should be ashamed of themselves.

Posted by Rw | October 1, 2010 11:59 AM

Wonderful post and the location is beautiful and elegant in design and information and everything>>> to Favorites
Amazing is an enormous understatement. One of the best electronic shows I've ever been to and I've seen well over a thousand concerts. I had no idea Vladislav Delay was as good a drummer & percussionist as he is- fabulous and he kept everything swinging with a very unique style of playing. If you missed this you missed out big time...
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