Freedia Fest 5.0!
Saturday, January 12th, 2019
Doors: 11:00 pm / Show: 11:59 pm (event ends at 2:59 am)Brooklyn Bowl
This event is 21 and over
Advanced tickets to this event are SOLD OUT! We will have a limited number of admissions available to purchase at the box office on the night of the show starting at 11:00 PM. All admissions at the door will be first come first serve, one ticket per customer, with no re entry. $20 at the door, cash only.
In 2016, Freedia was featured on Beyonce’s Grammy-winning single, “Formation.”
Freedia’s first LP, “Just Be Free” was named one of the ‘best electronic releases’ by Rolling Stone and was critically acclaimed in outlets such as Pitchfork, SPIN, USA Today, and Consequence of Sound. Big Freedia has collaborated with artists ranging from Sia, Elliphant, The Postal Service, Matt & Kim, and Mannie Fresh, and Sylvan Esso.
Big Freedia continues to tour over a hundred dates a year with her legendary shake team, who are bring Bounce moves like “the twerk” (popularized by Miley Cyrus in 2013), “the shake” “the wiggle,” “the bend ova,” the “hands on the ground,” to audiences worldwide. Big Freedia is a consistent festival favorite, known to steal the show at Outside Lands, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Bonnaroo, FYF and many more.
In 2015, Big Freedia penned her first memoir, Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva! on Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster. The book was hailed in the press by outlets from Rolling Stone and Pitchfork to Out and Bust.
In 2012, Big Freedia made her television network debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! She has also appeared on Last Call with Carson Daly, Watch What Happens Live, NPR’s All Things Considered, NPR’s Marketplace, Ridiculousness, and The Real. Her TV show received the GLAAD Media Award in 2014 and was nominated again for the award in 2015.
Big Freedia continues to release new singles and will releases her sophomore album in 2018.
An international artist, Bush Tea has opened for A Tribe Called Quest, Popcaan, Arcade Fire as part of the Roskilde Festival 2017 (Denmark). In addition to her show at the House of Hip Hop Festival (NYC), she has attracted crowds to mainstay NYC venues such as Webster Hall, Knitting Factory and National Sawdust.
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249