California-based kid-hop artist (and former Ashevillean) Secret Agent 23 Skidoo has been having a good time on summer tour. “We’re in Arizona playing on a stage with subs so strong that it feels like surfing when the 808s kick,” he wrote in a recent Facebook post. “If you know what I mean, you’re grinning.” While the Grammy-nominated rapper might not bring that kind of ear-blazing wattage back to Asheville, he’ll definitely bring the exuberance. “We are rocking The Orange Peel [with] a live Skidoo show backed by Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band,” he tells Xpress “They’re learning a full set of our tunes, and we’re all donning suits and bringing the family funk to new levels.” The concert, on Saturday, Aug. 1, at noon, includes Forty Fingers & A Missing Tooth and Ultimate Ice Cream. $10 advance/$13 day of show. theorangepeel.net. Photo courtesy of 23 Skidoo
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