Reggie Watts

The Takeaway

Touring Brooklyn with Reggie Watts

Thursday, November 22, 2012

This summer, the Takeaway embarked on a virtual, coast to coast road trip to some of the country's greatest music cities. Our tour guides included some of the most popular recording artists and experts from each town. We kicked things off with musician and comedian Reggie Watts in the great music mecca of Brooklyn, New York.


Kings County

EXTRA: ?uestlove Backs Reggie Watts

Friday, July 13, 2012

At the second installment of Kings County, the Bell House audience received two mystery guests for the price of one. Host Kurt Andersen surprised the crowd by bringing out musical comedian Reggie Watts mid-show. Then, drummer ?uestlove surprised everyone by joining Watts onstage and jumping behind Chairlift's drum kit for a reggae jam. Hear their impromptu, first-ever collaboration in this Kings County web exclusive.

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Kings County

Kings County: Episode Two

Friday, July 13, 2012

Performance artist Lucy Sexton joins Kurt Andersen to co-host the second installment of Kings County. Comedian Wyatt Cenac of the Daily Show performs stand-up, and faces-off against an audience member in a quiz about foodie culture. The electro-pop band Chairlift performs, and Reggie Watts of the IFC show Comedy Bang! Bang! improvises over loops and beats. And: the whole cast joins Kurt for a story about modern day life in Brooklyn. Plus: this week's tagline contest. Listen here!

Kings County: Episode Two airs Friday, July 13 at 9 p.m. on 93.9 FM; Saturday, July 14 at 1 p.m. on AM 820 and New Jersey Public Radio; and Sunday, July 15 at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM. Or, stream or download the show

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway's Musical Road Trip: Brooklyn with Reggie Watts

Monday, July 09, 2012

This summer, The Takeaway is embarking on a virtual road trip and around the country to some of America’s greatest music cities. Our tour guides will include some of the most popular recording artists and experts from each town. Giving us the aural experience of Brooklyn is Reggie Watts.

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