Reggie Watts Sets Album Release and Conan Tour
Reggie Watts is set to release his first full length record "Why $#!+ So Crazy?" as CD/DVD this Spring on Comedy Central Records. Looseworld and Waverly Films co-produced the album's debut music video, "F_Ck Sh_T Stack" a Hip-Hop pastiche album single created and performed by Reggie. Right now, you can also catch Reggie's mind-blowing live set while he's on tour with Conan O'Brien.
As an internationally renowned vocalist / beatboxer / musician / comedian / improviser, founding member of the band Maktub, Regina Spektor tourmate and album guest, Brian Eno-protege, Andy Kaufman Award winner, ECNY Award winner, Esquire's Best & Brightest featured entertainer, and DFA Records' Spaghetti Circus guest vocalist, Reggie Watts is amazing in every little thing he does.
Combining looped vocals created live on stage with his unique brand of comedy and stunning vocal range and master of accents, Reggie's performances are consistently hailed as genius by comedy and music fans alike.
Reggie has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Michael and Michael Have Issues, co-starred in The Yes Men Save The World, and countless overseas television shows. As a solo performer Reggie has played sold-out runs at every comedy festival imaginable and packed houses at Fusebox, SXSW, Bumbershoot, Outside Lands, and cities the world-over. Reggie also recently recorded music to be featured on Louis CK's upcoming show on FX.
Why $#!+ So Crazy? was filmed live at venues around NYC this past winter and will be available May 18 on Comedy Central Records. The F@Why $#!+ So Crazy? special which features Reggie, footage from his tour and original scripted comedy and will air prior to the cd/dvd release. Video co-producer LOOSEWORLD is an arts collective that specializes in film production. Their website LOOSEWORLD.com has recently gained momentum as a platform for emerging artists to promote themselves and their art. Waverly Films has been listed in STEP magazine as one of "25 Emerging Talents in 2009," as their weekly Internet shorts have attracted 48,000+ subscribers to their YouTube Channel.
Reggie Watts On Tour (*w/Conan O'Brien)
4/29 – San Diego, CA @ San Diego Civic Theater *
4/30 – Phoenix, AZ @ Dodge Theater *
5/1 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl *
5/5-7 – Brighton, UK @ Brighton Festival
5/9 – Boulder, CO @ Mackey Auditorium *
5/10 – Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House *
5/13 – Dallas, TX @ McFarlin Memorial Auditorium *
5/14 – Austin TX @ Austin Music Hall *
5/15 – Tulsa, OK @ The Brady Theater *
5/16 – Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theater *
5/18 – Minneapolis, MN @ Orpheum Theater *
5/19 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theater *
5/20 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theater *
5/22 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall *
5/30 – Atlantic City, NJ @ The Borgata, 7:00 & 10:30 shows *
6/1 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall *
6/2 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall *
6/4 – Boston, MA @ Wang Center *
6/5 – Boston, MA @ Wang Center *
6/6 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun *
6/7 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theater *
6/8 – Washington, DC @ DAR Constitution Hall *
6/14 – Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theater *
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