As their just-launched U.S. tour brought them to Los Angeles, the Pixies stopped by “Conan” on Thursday night to perform “Bel Esprit,” a melodic rocker off their latest album Head Carrier that finds frontman Black Francis trading vocals with bassist Paz Lenchantin. Watch the full performance here.
Southern California punk giants Bad Religion dropped by TBS’ “Conan” show last night to spread some Yuletide cheer, ripping through their appropriately raucous take on the classic hymn “O Come, O Come Emmanuel,” off the band’s recently released holiday album, Christmas Songs.
Nearing the end of a December swing across the West Coast, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo brought his new band The Dust — featuring SY drummer Steve Shelley — to TBS’ “Conan” show last night to perform “Lecce, Leaving,” the opening track to the band’s 2013 album Last Night on Earth.
Johnny Marr is currently playing his second round of American dates in support of his new solo album The Messenger, and used the occasion to stop by “Conan” to perform one of the record’s tracks for the TBS late-night show. Check out the full clip of Mr. Marr playing “The Right Thing Right.”
The reunion of The Three O’Clock hit national TV last night, as the Paisley Underground favorites stopped by “Conan” to perform their 1982 classic “With a Cantaloupe Girlfriend” in advance of the band’s appearances at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival this weekend and next.
Bob Mould was in Los Angeles on Monday ahead of the first of his last two ‘Copper Blue’ shows — after tonight’s L.A. concert and an Austin, Texas, appearance on Friday, he says he’s done playing the Sugar album front-to-back — and squeezed in an appearance on “Conan” to tear through ‘Silver Age’ track “Keep Believing.”
With their U.S. tour opening tonight — and a special 30th anniversary show in Los Angeles this weekend — They Might Be Giants stopped by ‘Conan’ last night for an on-air performance of ‘When Will You Die’ off of last year’s ‘Join Us’ album, plus a web-only bonus run-though of ‘Ana Ng’ from ‘Lincoln.’
Morrissey returned to the American late-night airwaves tonight with an appearance on TBS’ ‘Conan,’ performing ‘People Are The Same Everywhere’ — one of a handful of new songs debuted live earlier this year — for the gangly red-headed host and his studio audience.
With his Thanksgiving-eve “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” outdoor concert canceled, Morrissey now has scheduled a second Los Angeles show to fill that night off. Moz will perform a newly announced concert Wednesday night at the Henry Fonda Theatre in Hollywood.
As promised back in August, Morrissey will augment his upcoming U.S. tour with a pair of television appearances: He’ll perform on ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ on Nov. 23 and then on TBS’s ‘Conan’ on Nov. 29, according to fansite and quasi-official news outlet True To You.
With its new album ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’ arriving in stores yesterday, Social Distortion dropped by ‘Conan’ last night to rip through the record’s lead single ‘Machine Gun Blues.’
Soundgarden returned to television tonight, gracing the stage of Conan O’Brien’s just-launched TBS late-night show ‘Conan’ and playing its sort-of new single ‘Black Rain’ (a ‘Badmotorfinger’ outtake that appears on the new best-of ‘Telephantasm’) for the broadcast and taping a run-through of its classic 1987 debut single ‘Hunted Down’ as a web exclusive.