Tag Archives: The Late Show with David Letterman
Posted: April 6, 2015
Alternative country and indie rock recently came together when Houndmouth stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman, as the New Albany, Ind., quartet put on a raucous performance of new single “Sedona.”
The track, which comes off latest album Kintsugi, starts out with a little twang from frontman Matt Myers and his Gretsch White Falcon, but soon the entire group comes together with crashing cymbals and soaring four-part harmonies.
Watch Houndmouth’s late-night appearance in the clip below and click here for a list of the band’s upcoming tour dates.
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: January 8, 2015
Nashville-based Americana singer-songwriter Lera Lynn appeared on The Late Show With David Letterman earlier this week, performing “Out to Sea.” The tune is the opening track to Lynn’s album, The Avenues, which dropped in September 2014.
Although frequently categorized as Americana, folk, or country, Lynn headed into Joshua Grange’s studio in Los Angeles to record an album without genre limitations.
“I just want to stop thinking about music as a marketing campaign,” she said. “Ray Charles went from jazz to R&B to country. Paul McCartney will do a ballad next to ‘Helter Skelter’ and not think twice. The most successful and lasting artists let inspiration steer them, not genre or marketing pitch. I’m just doing what moves me as it comes.”
Watch Lynn and her talented band, including Grange on pedal steel and guitarist Ben Lewis, in the Letterman clip below.
Posted: September 11, 2014
Posted: July 17, 2013
Keifer recently stopped by the set of The Late Show with David Letterman to play his opening single “Solid Ground,” which shows his affinity for the blues.
The album (Merovee Records) also features acoustic tracks and shades of rock and country.
Check out his performance on Letterman after the jump and visit Keifer’s official website to pick up a copy of The Way Life Goes.