Tag: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Watch Mazzy Star perform ‘California’ on Fallon in first TV appearance in 20 years

Watch Mazzy Star perform ‘California’ on Fallon in first TV appearance in 20 years

Mazzy Star dropped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night to promote its comeback album Seasons of Your Day with its first television performance in nearly two decades. The group, shrouded in darkness, performed lead single “California,” which you can watch here.

Video: Johnny Marr plays gorgeous ‘Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want’ on Fallon

Video: Johnny Marr plays gorgeous ‘Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want’ on Fallon

Johnny Marr made a return visit to “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night, performing “Generate! Generate!” off the new album for broadcast, but then treating the studio audience to a gorgeous, web-only performance of The Smiths’ classic “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want.”

Video: Elvis Costello & The Roots play ‘Fallon,’ cover The Specials in Brooklyn

Video: Elvis Costello & The Roots play ‘Fallon,’ cover The Specials in Brooklyn

Elvis Costello and The Roots have been busy this week promoting their just-released new album Wise Up Ghost, performing in Brooklyn Monday night — where they covered The Specials’ classic “Ghost Town” — and appearing on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” aka ?uestlove and Co.’s day job, on Monday night.

Video: Pixies perform new songs ‘Bagboy,’ ‘Indie Cindy’ on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Video: Pixies perform new songs ‘Bagboy,’ ‘Indie Cindy’ on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

The new Pixies lineup got its national television debut last night as the band appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” in advance of its four-night run in New York City, performing new single “Bagboy” on air and then sticking around to play “Indie Cindy,” off the just released EP-1, as a web exclusive.

Watch Peter Hook and The Roots jam out Joy Division, New Order classics on ‘Fallon’

Watch Peter Hook and The Roots jam out Joy Division, New Order classics on ‘Fallon’

As advertised, Peter Hook was featured on Thursday night’s episode of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” where he sat in with The Roots, playing Joy Division and New Order classics — with Captain Kirk Douglas handling vocals — as the show went to and from commercial.

Peter Hook to sit in with The Roots on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ as U.S. tour gets underway

Peter Hook to sit in with The Roots on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ as U.S. tour gets underway

Peter Hook’s North American tour gets underway tonight in Boston — he’ll be performing New Order’s first two albums, 1981′s Movement and 1983′s Power, Corruptions & Lies, in their entirety each night — and the bassist is using the occasion to drop by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” when the trek hits New York.

Video: New Order plays ‘Love Vigilantes,’ ‘Regret’ on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Video: New Order plays ‘Love Vigilantes,’ ‘Regret’ on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

New Order is in the midst of its second short run of U.S. dates this year, and, just as Bernard Sumner did this past spring when they stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” the band using the opportunity this time to once again perform on network television. This time the group dropped in on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.”

Video: Adam Ant performs ‘Vince Taylor,’ ‘Goody Two Shoes’ on Jimmy Fallon

Video: Adam Ant performs ‘Vince Taylor,’ ‘Goody Two Shoes’ on Jimmy Fallon

With Adam Ant’s massive 43-date North American tour set to open tonight in San Diego, the New Wave icon stopped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night to play “Vince Taylor”— off his first album in 18 years — on the air, and then threw in a performance of “Goody Two Shoes” as a web-only exclusive.

Video: Mudhoney rocks ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ in first TV appearance in 18 years

Video: Mudhoney rocks ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ in first TV appearance in 18 years

Seattle proto-grunge survivors Mudhoney last night returned to network television for the first time in 18 years, performing “I Like It Small,” off the band’s new album Vanishing Point, on air, plus a second song off the record, “The Only Song of the Widow From Nain,” as a web-only exclusive.

Video: Johnny Marr plays ‘The Messenger,’ ‘How Soon Is Now?’ on Jimmy Fallon

Video: Johnny Marr plays ‘The Messenger,’ ‘How Soon Is Now?’ on Jimmy Fallon

Johnny Marr is wrapping up his U.S. tour in support of solo album The Messenger, and found time to stop by “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” last night to perform the record’s title track on air and then stuck around for a web-only performance of “How Soon Is Now?” — both of which you can see here.

Video: Bob Mould rocks Jimmy Fallon, jams Hüsker Dü with Fred Armisen in New York

Video: Bob Mould rocks Jimmy Fallon, jams Hüsker Dü with Fred Armisen in New York

]t’s been a busy few days in New York City for Bob Mould: On Wednesday night, he played Bowery Ballroom, inviting “Portlandia” star Fred Armisen on stage to play guitar on three rarely played ‘Flip Your Wig’-era Hüsker Dü songs. And then on Thursday night, he appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.”

Bob Mould debuts ‘Star Machine’ video, announces new U.S. shows in April

Bob Mould debuts ‘Star Machine’ video, announces new U.S. shows in April

Bob Mould this week debuted a new music video via “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” for “Star Machine,” off last year’s ‘Silver Age’ album. The clip, which you can see above, is a spoof on take-your-kid-to-work events, with things going decidedly wrong with drummer Jon Wurster shows up.

Video: Morrissey covers Frankie Valli, plays ‘You Have Killed Me’ on Jimmy Fallon

Video: Morrissey covers Frankie Valli, plays ‘You Have Killed Me’ on Jimmy Fallon

Morrissey appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday night in advance of the opening of his U.S. tour, performing a cover of Frankie Valli’s 1967 single “To Give (The Reason I Live)” for broadcast, and then sticking around to play “You Have Killed Me” as a web-only clip.

Video: David Byrne and St. Vincent play ‘Who,’ ‘The Forest Awakes’ on Jimmy Fallon

Video: David Byrne and St. Vincent play ‘Who,’ ‘The Forest Awakes’ on Jimmy Fallon

On the even of the release of their new album together, David Byrne and St. Vincent stopped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on Monday night, where they performed the record’s brassy opening track/lead single “Who” on air, then stuck around to play “The Forest Awakes” as a web-only exclusive.