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WCQ589 The Fabulous Miss Coco Peru

Host: Amy Matheny

Amy is back from Provincetown. Coco Peru headlined there and is heading to Chicago. Amy is excited to talk with her on today's show.

Guest: Coco Peru joins Amy on this Queercast. Coco shares her early beginnings in the Bronx, being inspired by her parents, alcoholism, how Coco was born, and performing stand up shows. Coco will be at Circuit Nightclub on September 26th at 7:00pm. For tickets visit www.buytix.net. For more info on Coco visit her website at www.misscoco.com

Music Featured on This Queercast: Rhett Miller - "I'm with Her" and Meghan Trainor - "All About That Base"

Photo Credit:Coco Peru PR Photo




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