Big Freedia live rating based on critic concert reviews.

Big Freedia

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Critic Consensus

Based on 17 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Big Freedia is rated as a below average live performer. Big Freedia concert reviews describe live shows and performances as unforgettable, danceable, and infectious.


Snapdragon Stadium, San Diego, CA, United States (June 2); Frost Amphitheatre, Stanford, CA, United States (June 2); Central Park, Atlanta, GA, United States (June 9); City Park, New Orleans, United States (June 9); TEXAS TRUST CU THEATRE GROUNDS, Grand Prairie, United States (June 11); Jun 15, Manchester, United States (Great Stage Park); Jun 16, Kansas City, United States (Crown Center)

Latest release

$100 Bill (feat. Ciara) - Single (April 28, 2023)

artist info

New Orleans, United States (1/28/1978)
If “gay rapper” is an oxymoron where you come from, how to get your head around the notion of a gay rapper performing in a sports bar? What in most cities might seem plausible only as some sort of Sacha Baron Cohen-style provocation is just another weeknight in the cultural Galapagos that is New Orleans.


Chunky Glasses (USA)

November 20, 2019
Big Freedia at 9:30 Club DC - 10/29/2019

Parklife DC (USA)

November 4, 2019
Whats more New Orleans than a crawfish boil and king cake? Bounce music! The uninhibited twist on hip-hop is as beloved in NOLA as Go-Go in the nations capital. Freddie Ross, Jr.

Twin Cities Media (USA)

October 29, 2018
Some performers don’t need an introduction or explanation. Sometimes you go to a show and you are able to just let loose and have the complete time of your life whether you’re by yourself or with friends.

NOW Magazine (Canada)

June 18, 2018
Unlike in past years, the stage was on the southwest corner, with the regular stage converted into a VIP lounge.


November 20, 2015
St. Louis, USA on November 13, 2015

Shuttlecock Music Magazine (USA)

November 1, 2015
Big Freedia November 14th, 2015 The Riot Room - Kansas City, MO Big Freedia: Queen Diva Saturday night would prove to be a sweaty and rewarding one for the hundred plus people filling The Riot Room. (USA)

November 4, 2014
The street-level, infectiously danceable party-time indigenous rap has evolved a lot since the early 1990s — from the singsong melodies of gangsta-bounce pioneers like early Cash Money signees U.

Past critic reviews published in

Shepherd Express (USA), The Key (USA), Grimy Goods (USA), Surviving the Golden Age (USA), The Snipe News (Canada) and more


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