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Big Freedia's booked; celebrates paperback memoir release online with regional bookstores

Big Freedia's booked; celebrates paperback memoir release online with regional bookstores

By Jim Provenzano

The Queen of Bounce will share stories from his new book, 'God Save the Queen Diva.' The New Orleans musician and reality show star will chat with hosts of bookstores nationwide, from Philadelphia, to Tulsa, Austin, Fairfield and Los Angeles.

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By Jim Provenzano | November 10, 2020

Miss Faye Caro will perform with Poet Avotcja & Youth A Cappella Ensemble Vocal Rush, in a concert celebrating Black LGBTQ+ music pioneers like Billy Strayhorn, Little Richard and Sylvester.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 3, 2020

People expressed shock and sadness when it was announced on Facebook that transgender performer Bambi Lake had been diagnosed with cancer and was receiving treatment at Zuckerberg General Hospital. She died on November 4.


By Gregg Shapiro | October 27, 2020

June Millington is the very definition of a living music legend. A founding member of celebrated '70s all-female rock band Fanny, Millington and her bandmates, including sister Jean, paved the way for everyone from the Runaways to the Go-Go's.

By Jim Provenzano | October 24, 2020

While live concerts are mostly still on hold, LGBT and nonbinary musicians continue to release music at a steady pace. Whether you're into folk-rock, dance grooves or R&B hip hop blends, these twelve queer artists and allies are making music for any mood.


By Gregg Shapiro | October 20, 2020

On her exceptional second album 'Eno Axis,' the North Carolina-based H.C. McEntire expands on the promise of her first record, delivering ten breathtaking songs on one of the best albums of 2020.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 13, 2020

With references to the TV show 'Dark Shadows,' Kyle Motsinger's musical stylings range from playful goth to inspiring pop in 'Any Way I Want It To,' his just-released second album.


By Gregg Shapiro | October 6, 2020

Listen up for new music from Maria McKee, Evangeline Gentle, Kim David Smith, Rachel Garlin, Bonnie Whitmore and other LGBTQ+ musicians.

By Gregg Shapiro | September 29, 2020

Erasure, Sabrina Chap, Matt Lovell, Rituals of Mine and other queer and trans musicians deserve to be on your playlist. Listen up.


By Gregg Shapiro | September 22, 2020

If gay modern rock legend Bob Mould isn't the hardest working man in music, he's definitely one of them. To prove that point, he's wasted no time in following up 2019's 'Sunshine Rock' with the new 'Blue Hearts.'

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.


By Gregg Shapiro | September 1, 2020

New music and re-issues from Diana Ross, Tanya Donelly and the Parkington Sisters, Jonatha Brooke, The Beths and PJ Harvey's are reviewed.

By Gregg Shapiro | August 18, 2020

Give a listen to new music from Caroline Rose, Girl Friday, Soko, Xoe Wise and Fay Wildhagen.


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