No one did it like Freddie

Location Info


Le Poisson Rouge

158 Bleecker St.
New York, NY 10012

Category: Music Venues

Region: Greenwich Village

Freddie Mercury, with his biker mustache, tight leather pants, and wifebeater, could work the stage like no one else. So how could we ever come even close to honoring him? A 22-piece chamber-rock group is a good start. In celebration of Mercury's 65th birthday, party promoters Oh! You Pretty Things presents A Musical Tribute to Queen, which features music by This Ambitious Orchestra; dance and burlesque by the Flying Fox, Anna Copa Cabanna, and Rachel Klein Theater; and a slew of special guests doing glam-era hits. Hosts Michael T, Shien Lee, Ben Ickies, and Twig the Wonderkid have laid down a strict dress code: Black-and-white satin, harlequin leotards, silver sequins, leather daddies with cap, chaps, and handle bar mustaches. Don't you dare disappoint them.
Sun., Sept. 4, 9 p.m., 2011