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Monday, July 3, 2017

Music Picks: Shows To See This Week

Posted By on Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 5:00 AM

click to enlarge CHARLES REAGAN
  • Charles Reagan

Big Freedia
Thursday, July 6



Perhaps now best known for her feature on Beyonce’s track “Formation”, Big Freedia has been representing New Orleans long before she teamed up with the Lemonade star. Dubbed the ambassador of bounce, a style of high energy dance music with lots of call-and-response party and Mardi Gras Indian chants, Freedia’s been convincing audiences to literally shake their asses since her first single, 1999’s "An Ha, Oh Yeah.” Fast forward nearly two decades later, and Big Freedia is now an icon in the LGBTQ community. Come prepared to bounce – she’s known to pull audience members out of the crowd to dance on stage.   With Wayne Holtz, $20, 7pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary’s St., papertigersatx.com. — Chris Conde



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