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Live music in New Orleans this week (June 27-July 3) 

Morbid Angel, Alejandro Escovedo, Big Freedia, Patriotic Music Festival, Rick Ross

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Morbid Angel
Tue. June 27 | Death metal architects Morbid Angel — hailing from the country's blackest, most brutal pit of doom (Tampa) — wake from a six-year slumber with a tour to celebrate the band's forthcoming album, due later this year. Suffocation, Revocation and Withered open at 7 p.m. at House of Blues.

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Alejandro Escovedo
Sat. July 1 | A not-so-reluctant elder statesman after 25 years of heart-burning Tex-Mex rock chronicling, Alejandro Escovedo returned from his longest hiatus in a decade with last year's Burn Something Beautiful (Fantasy), a feisty collaboration with contemporaries The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey and Peter Buck). Pat Puckett opens at 8 p.m. at Chickie Wah Wah.

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Big Freedia with Tank & the Bangas and Alfred Banks
Sat. July 1 | After leading an amateur "twerkout" for the unwashed masses at Bonnaroo, Big Freedia returns home to headline a bill with slightly better moves: the boundlessly energetic Tank & the Bangas, free-flow MC Alfred Banks and funk-inoculated ensemble CoolNasty. At 10 p.m. at Tipitina's.

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Patriotic Music Festival
Sun. July 2 | Ellis Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, a U.S. Marine Corps concert band and Albinas Prizgintas perform at the Trinity Artist Series Independence Day event. At 3 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church.

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Rick Ross
Mon. July 3 | American dreammaker Rick Ross — from cor- rectional officer to rap kingpin and owner of multiple Wingstop locations — arrives just in time to celebrate America's birthday. His 2017 album Rather You Than Me is boosted by singles "I Think She Like Me" and the Birdman-dissing "Idols Become Rivals." At 8 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre.

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