Saturday: Big Easy Rollergirls kick off season with Big Freedia



The Big Easy Rollergirls kick off their 2015 season Saturday, March 14 at 5 p.m. with a double-header bout against Red Stick Roller Derby at the University of New Orleans' Human Performance Center. The bout will be followed by a music video shoot with Big Freedia for her new video "Dangerous".

The Big Easy Rollergirls, also known as the "bulls" during San Fermin in Nueva Orleans celebrations, were founded in 2004 and field multiple teams at matches against roller derby groups from around the Gulf Coast. Last year saw one of the Big Easy Rollergirls teams, the AllStars, win eight matches in a row, according to their website.

Tickets are $10 in advance online and $15 at the door. Kids 7-12 tickets are $5 and kids under 6 are admitted free. Food trucks will be serving concessions outside the Performance Center.

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