BOUNCE 4 YR ANNIVERSARY with Big Freedia, Sissy Nobby, DJ Jubilee

Big Freedia

Big Freedia (pronounced "Free-da") is the undisputed "Queen Diva" of Bounce Music, and performs six or more times a week in various venues throughout her home town of New Orleans.

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" (a locally used name for biological men with varied and ambiguous sexual identities) that has risen to prominence in recent years and features explicitly gay and cross-dressing musicians and themes. Big Freedia, like other "Sissy" artists, has achieved mainstream success with several New Orleans hit singles such as "Gin in My System" and "Azz Everywhere!" from her albums "An Ha, Oh Yeah" (1999) and "Queen Diva" (2003). Freedia began her musical career almost 15 years ago at the Walter L. Cohen High School in New Orleans, where she was enlisted as choir director from her Sophomore to Senior years. She sees her performance as a Bounce artist as an extension of this work, often interacting in a call and response/teacher and student, fashion with her audiences.

DJ Jubilee

DJ Jubilee is a leader of the New Orleans bounce movement and stands for all things New Orleans. From call and response jams like “Get It Ready” and “Back That Thang Up” to his newest hit “GitOnDaFlur”, DJ Jubilee is the indisputable king of bounce.

Born Jerome Temple and long-time Special Education teacher at a local high school, Jubilee was discovered by area producers Earl J. Mackie and Henry F. Holden while performing at a school dance. He soon signed to their Take Fo' Records label. DJ Jubilee's debut cassette, Stop Pause, appeared in 1995, followed later that same year by the full-length DJ Jubilee & Cartoon Drew. After returning in 1996 with 20 Years in the Jets, he issued Take It to the St. Thomas two years later.

$6.00 - $8.00

Tickets Available at the Door

THIS IS THE BIG ONE: the bounciest of bounces, the twerkiest of twerks, the shakiest of shakes… it’s the BOUNCE 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY featuring an all-star line-up of Bounce greats including Big Freedia, Sissy Nobby, DJ Jubilee, Walt Wiggidy, Hasizzle, Killy Keys, DJ Lil Man and our Twerk Team on stage all night! We’re going all out with a very special set from Big Freedia including classic hits and brand new tracks ~plus~ the first ever Big Freedia BOUNCE VIP package, which includes admission, skip-the-line privileges, exclusive upstairs access, a meet-and-greet with Freedia, a professional photo with Freedia, a Big Freedia sticker, a signed copy of Freedia’s press photo & a signed copy of Freedia’s new single “Explode”!!!! Valued well over $100, we’re starting these exclusive VIP tickets at just $25, and only 50 are available, so get yours now! After 4 years, BOUNCE is known as the biggest, wildest & best bounce event in the city. Don't miss the 4 year anniversary celebration!

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