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Live Music Events (Oct. 19 - 25, 2015)


Big Freedia and Boyfriend
Tue. Oct. 20 | The intergalactic queen diva of New Orleans bounce launches a U.S. tour with performance artist and rap cabaret performer Boyfriend. Following the release of 2014 full-length album Just Be Free and this year's memoir, God Save the Queen Diva!, Big Freedia is in the middle of the fourth season of his hit reality TV series on Fuse. Hibou opens at 8 p.m. at House of Blues


Clown Bar
Wed.-Fri. & Sun. Oct. 21-Nov. 7 | An unfunny clown is murdered and his brother tries to identify the killer in an immersive comedy set in a seedy bar in the clown underworld. The NOLA Project presents Adam Szymkowicz's work at 8 p.m. at Little Gem Saloon.


Community Records Block Party
Fri.-Sat. Oct. 23-24 | The New Orleans record label expands to two days for its eighth annual edition with more than a dozen punk and experimental rock bands, including All People, Donovan Wolfington, Ex-Breathers, Gland, Pope, Sexy Dex and the Fresh and Woozy. The festival begins at 7 p.m. Friday and reopens at 4 p.m. Saturday at Gasa Gasa.


Gang of Four
Sun. Oct. 25 | Guitarist Andy Gill is the last vestige of the Leeds, England, post-punk godfathers, who reunited for the second time in 2004, surged back on 2011's Content and went their own ways before this year's What Happens Next (Metropolis/Membran), the answer to its own question. The New Regime opens at 9 p.m. at Tipitina's.

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