The Freaks Ball IX
The members of the influential NYC-Freaks have confirmed the lineup for their Freaks Ball. The ninth-annual party will take place at Brooklyn, NYs Southpaw on January 10 featuring the New Mastersounds and a late-night set by longtime NYC-Freaks staples RANA. In addition, former Wetlands staffer Rodney Speed will perform with a new version of his Rodney Speed Experience comprised of Joe Russo, RANAs Scott Metzger, 2 Skinnee Js Eddie Eyeball, The Wildhearts Ginger and Rocks Off club promoter Bill Stites, as well as Tragedys Phil Costello and Jake Szufnarowski.The Yahoo-group is responsible for the rise of Robert Randolph and also for championing both the Duo and RANA early in their careers. This will be the seventh consecutive year both Russo and Metzger have played the public event.