Tag Archives: The Airborne Toxic Event
Posted: March 24, 2015
And it impressed host David Letterman and bandleader Paul Shaffer so much that the Airborne Toxic Event might have to prepare for some extra travel mates on their tour bus.
“Paul and I will be touring with the band for no justifiable reason,” Letterman quipped once the closing notes faded out. “For no money, just because that’s what we want to do.”
Watch the live performance of “Wrong” in the clip below.
Posted: April 1, 2013
The Airborne Toxic Event recently dropped by the Late Show with David Letterman, where they performed “Timeless.” The anthemic ballad appears on new EP The Secret.
The host seemed to be a big fan of both the performance and the band’s gear.
“God that was nice. I love that guitar. It’s a beautiful guitar,” said Letterman pointing at singer Mikel Jollet’s Gretsch Black Falcon. “The Airborne Toxic Event – that was lovely.”
See for yourself below …
Posted: March 15, 2013
With an opening gig at Thursday’s Waterloo Records SXSW Day Party, Los Angeles’ the Airborne Toxic Event delivered in spades.
They didn’t have much time in the abbreviated time slot that the South by Southwest music festival typically allows, but the indie rockers fit a lot into their set.
At one point, the energy was so high that singer Mikel Jollett even climbed to the top of the scaffolding to deliver the anthemic “Does This Mean You’re Moving On?” off their self-titled debut. (more…)
Posted: February 24, 2012
The Airborne Toxic Event recently dropped by David Letterman to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the show with a performance of their latest single “All I Ever Wanted.” Watch below as frontman Mikel Jollett rocks his Gretsch Silver Falcon with guitarist Steven Chen on his Gretsch Power Jet.
Posted: February 3, 2012
This week, The Airborne Toxic Event dropped in on the Late Show with David Letterman to play “All I Ever Wanted,” a track off their 2011 release, All at Once.
It was a special performance, too, as the night was Letterman’s 30th anniversary celebration.
With the Calder Quarter in support, watch TATE take the stage below:
The Airborne Toxic Event also recently showed up on the new Amnesty International-supporting album, Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan.
The band contributed “Boots of Spanish Leather,” originally released in 1964 on The Times They Are a-Changin’.