FROM THE NEWS NEST: Big Freedia Booty Battle Video Game and 2012 Booty Whop Tour

April 05. 2012 | By Collin Welbon

Move over Mario and Luigi because Big Freedia and her Booty Battle Video Game are shakin’ their way across the USA. On Monday, April 2nd, New Orleans Queen of Bounce, Big Freedia, along with the Chicago-based marketing company and game creators, Eyes & Ears Entertainment, launched the Big Freedia Booty Battle interactive video game. The video game with all the booty bouncing and arrow key strokin’ you can endure is available on BigFreedia.com and music/culture magazine Vice.com. Shake your character of choice’s booty in a booty battle and the winner gets a free download of a Big Freedia track. Winning scores can also be tweeted out over the Twitterverse.

But oh no, the fun does not stop there. Did someone say live booty shaking? In conjunction with the release of the Big Freedia Booty Battle video game, Big Freedia and her Divas are bringing their booty shaking skills on the 2012 Booty Whop Tour, shaking their asses all over the US, and trust us, you won’t want to miss this bootylicious display. It’s known to bring out the sweaty, booty-shaking freak in anyone willing to party all night long. Checkout the video game online and definitely hit up one of the live shows listed below! Better bring you’re A game or at least your ass to shake.

Tour Itinerary:
April 5-Baltimore, MD-Golden West Cafe
April 6-Boston, MA-Brighton Music Hall
April 7-Oberlin, OH-Oberlin College
April 13-Chicago, IL-Empty Bottle
April 14-Madison, WI-The Sett
April 20-Tuscon, AZ-Club Congress
April 21-Phoenix, AZ-Crescent Ballroom
April 26-Pittsburg, PA-Rex Theater
May 11-St Paul, MN-Turf Club
May 12-Fargo, ND-The Aquarium
May 17-New York, NY-Santos Partyhouse
May 18-New York, NY-BAMBOOZLE
May 20-Gulf Shores, AL-The Hangout
May 24-Athens, OH-The Union
May 30-St Antonio, TX-The Korova
May 31-Austin, TX-Chaos in Tejas
June 2 – Washington, DC – Rock N Roll Hotel
June 3 – Detroit, MI – Motor City Pride Festival
June 8-Manchester, TN-BONNAROO MUSIC FEST
June 21-Tulsa, OK-Soundpony
June 28th – Toronto, ON – Drake Hotel
June 30-Rothbury, MI-ELECTRIC FOREST FEST
July 20th – Denver, CO – Underground Music Showcase
July 22- Kansas City, MO – Riott Room

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