The Current's guide to music on late-night TV: week of Sept. 25, 2017

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Jay Z at a pre-Grammys brunch, February 2017.
Jay Z is the musical guest for the season 43 premiere of 'Saturday Night Live' on Sept. 30, 2017. (Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Roc Nation)

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on late-night TV. This week's highlights include our Album of the Week artists Grizzly Bear, plus Rock the Garden alumnus Chance the Rapper, recent studio guests J. Roddy Walston & the Business, and locals Now, Now. Check your local listings for broadcast times.*

Monday, Sept. 25


Grizzly Bear, Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) | Album of the Week, Painted Ruins
Chance the Rapper, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS) | Tiny Desk Concert, July 2017
Macklemore with Kesha, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (network varies; check local listings)

Tuesday, Sept. 26


Macklemore featuring Offset, Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)

Wednesday, Sept. 27


J. Roddy Walston & the Business, Conan (TBS) | in studio at The Current, Sept. 15, 2017
Tyler the Creator, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Macklemore, The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)
Now, Now, Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) | in-studio at The Current, July 17, 2017

Thursday, Sept. 28


The xx, Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) | in studio at The Current , April 2017
Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS) | Tiny Desk Concert at NPR

Saturday, Sept. 30


Jay-Z, Saturday Night Live season premiere (NBC) | Did Jay-Z just announce his top 15?, July 13, 2017
Paul Simon, Austin City Limits (PBS) | Did Pierre Boulez inspire Paul Simon's 'You Can Call Me Al'?

*Schedule subject to change.

Resources


Jimmy Kimmel Live - ABC
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert - CBS
The Ellen DeGeneres Show - varies; check your local listings
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - NBC
The Late Late Show with James Corden - CBS
Last Call with Carson Daly - NBC
Conan - TBS
Saturday Night Live - NBC
Austin City Limits - PBS

4 Photos

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    Chance the Rapper at Rock the Garden 2016 (MPR Photo/Nate Ryan)
  • The Current's Music-on-a-Stick 2017
    Now, Now performing at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand (Darin Kamnetz for MPR)
  • J. Roddy Walston & The Business in studio
    J. Roddy Walston & The Business perform in The Current's studio. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The xx perform in The Current studio
    The xx perform in The Current studio (Nate Ryan | MPR)