Reggie Watts & The Dance Cartel Present: ONTHEFLOOR

Reggie Watts

Reggie Watts is an internationally renowned vocal artist/ beatboxer/ musician/ comedian who wows audiences with his live performances which are 100% improvised. Using his formidable voice, looping pedals, and his vast imagination, Reggie blends and blurs the lines between music and comedy.

Reggie has performed sold out headlining tours in the US, Europe, and Australia, and performed sets at Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Sasquatch, SXSW, Bumbershoot and more. At the prestigious TED Conference he received a standing ovation. He is a founding member of JASH.com which launced Spring 2013 with fellow founders Michael Cera, Sarah Silverman and Tim and Eric. On screen, Reggie co-stars nightly as the bandleader on “The CBS Late Late Show” with James Corden. He previously co-starred in the IFC series “Comedy Bang! Bang!” and has appeared multiples times on Conan, and on Late Night With Jimmy Fallen, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and more. His specials “Reggie Watts: A Live At Central Park” and “Why $#!+ So Crazy?” have aired on Comedy Central and Netflix, in addition to album releases on Comedy Central and Jack White’s Third Man Records.

“It is not fair to compare the other performers to Watts – he is playing in a whole other professional league.” – New York Times

“the most wildly inventive new talent of the past five years” – LA Weekly

“Best New Comedian” – Spin

“Spectacularly Original” – New York Magazine

Reggie Watts is available for corporate events, private parties (wedding, birthday, anniversary), fundraisers, festivals, and more.

The Dance Cartel

The Dance Cartel is after a new brand of dance experience. Taking note of a dance world that often suffers from anemia and esotericism, the Cartel strives to create dances that are vibrant, immersive and often participatory. Without sacrificing technical expertise or a rigorous artistic approach, we’re working to employ the social nature of dance, the charge of a party, and the sharpness of a music video to a fresh dance vocabulary that any Joe can get down with.

Since launching in 2011, The Dance Cartel has performed in spaces as diverse as the Ace Hotel NY, Brooklyn Museum, Velocity, Space Gallery, Real Art Ways, Aurora, Le Poisson Rouge, Judson Church, Santa Monica Pier (LA), Edward Sharpe’s Big Top (LA), New York Live Arts, littlefield, Manderley Bar at the McKittrick Hotel, Museum of Art and Design, Ars Nova, Espaco Xisto (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), Riverside Park (Summer on the Hudson), Anita’s Way, Red Hook Festival, Kent285, and Windmill Studios. The Cartel has been featured in music videos for Yoko Ono, Reggie Watts, and The Sway Machinery. This past fall the company made its national television debut on Conan with Reggie Watts.

Jen Lasher (No Pressure, Los Angeles)

One of electronic music's defining vocalists and a powerhouse DJ, east coast siren Jen Lasher brings her all to every performance. Hailing from the home of Baltimore Club, DC GoGo, and Moombahton, a ghetto fabulous stele shines through in her production and collaborations. With energetic stage presence and tons of original live material, each show uniquely marks its place in dance music history.

Over the years, Lasher has reached legendary status with residencies at the Highline Ballroom in NYC, Sonar in Baltimore and the Industrial/Gothic party Alchemy in DC. Also for her many releases on popular breakbeat label Zone Records. Not only is she a key player in the global dance scene, but also in the booming EDM genre known as Moombahton. She is currently a resident of the highly acclaimed Moombahton Massive events held worldwide. Jen Lasher's DJ sets and live performances have earned her continuous invites to Ultra Music Festival, EDC, Coachella, Fusion Festival, SXSW, Starscape and the infamous Burning Man festival. Invites also include official tour support for music giants Shiny Toy Guns and a guest spot on the Skrillex Mothership Tour.

Jen Lasher has topped numerous charts worldwide from Beatport to Pop Billboard in Australia with her smash club anthem "So Dynamite." Her music has been featured in the award winning Showtime TV series "The L Word" and she has also graced the pages of URB Magazine, BPM, Mixmag, The Washington Post, Time Out Chicago, and Remix Mag. With recent studio collaborations with A-list artists such as Mixhell, Nadastrom, and Munchi, Jen continues to be on the cusp of cutting edge dance music and culture, all while sharing stages with legends such as Diplo, Z-Trip, Bassnectar, and Fatboy Slim. Praised by fans and peers alike, Jen Lasher proves that she is, without a doubt, one of electronic music's most sought after performers and a leading force in the DJ world.

$16.00 - $18.00

Advance Tickets are Sold Out - Limited amount of tix may be available at the door

Driven by pumping bass, glitter and dance theory in near-equal parts, this 90-minute, energy-busting experience is unlike any other show in the world. Part dance, part video installation, part DJ set and part concert, OnTheFloor is much more than a 'performance.' The Huffington Post aptly dubs it "a crazy, communal, underground, energetic, messy, drunken, carnivalesque, silly, social, artistic, glittery, participatory, emotional, vibrant, bass pumping, choreographic EVENT."

The Dance Cartel is after a new brand of dance experience. Taking note of a dance world that often suffers from anemia and esotericism, the Cartel strives to create dances that are vibrant, immersive and often participatory. Without sacrificing technical expertise or a rigorous artistic approach, we’re working to employ the social nature of dance, the charge of a party, and the sharpness of a music video to a fresh dance vocabulary that any Joe can get down with.

 

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