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Queen of the Crenshaw and '40s and '50s jazz and blues legend Mickey Champion shakes her ass and breaks your heart Thursdays at Little Pedro's from 9PM-late. There's NO COVER, $3 rum n cokes, $4 boilermakers (that's a shot of whiskey and a bottle of MGD for you kids), it's all ages, and there's FREE fried chicken and cornbread around 10 PM. If you haven't seen Miss Mickey before or don't know anything about her, check out the trailer for "Champion Blues," the award-winning PBS documentary about her life.
Little Pedro's is at 901 E. 1st St (one block east
of Alameda), Downtown LA, 90012 and the number is
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