Music on TV this week: Nikki Lane; Weezer; Elle King; Gary Clark Jr.; Aurora; Hozier

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Gary Clark Jr. performs on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1024 -- Musical guest Gary Clark Jr. performs 'What About Us' on February 27, 2019. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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This week's schedule

Gary Clark Jr. continues the circuit in support of his new album, This Land, appearing on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday and then on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Thursday.

Other artists to watch for this week include Nikki Lane, Weezer (appearing on two shows), Elle King and Aurora, and early birds on Saturday can catch a performance by Hozier on CBS This Morning's Saturday Sessions.

A notable rerun this week is the encore of the debut of Better Oblivion Community Center — the collaboration of Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst — who made their world premiere with a performance of "Dylan Thomas" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Jan. 23; that rerun airs Thursday night.

Here's the complete rundown. Check your local listings for broadcast times.*

Monday, Feb. 25


H.E.R., Good Morning America (ABC)
John Legend, Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)
Nikki Lane, Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) | Nikki Lane performs at Rock the Garden 2018, June 16, 2018

Tuesday, Feb. 26


Weezer, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) | Weezer drop surprise "Teal Album" of covers, Music News, Jan. 24

James Taylor, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; note: rerun from Feb. 3 (CBS)

John Legend, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
Elle King, Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC) | Album review: Elle King, Shake the Spirit, by Brian Oake, Dec. 3, 2018

Wednesday, Feb. 27


Gary Clark Jr., The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) | Album review: Gary Clark Jr., This Land, by David Safar, Feb. 17

Freya Ridings, The Late Late Show with James Corden; note: rerun from Jan. 14 (CBS) | Freya Ridings, "Lost Without You", Song of the Day for March 15, 2018

Aurora, Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) | Show at First Avenue in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Feb. 27; Iceland Airwaves set, Nov. 9, 2018

Thursday, Feb. 28


Flora Cash, Live with Kelly and Ryan (network varies; check your local listings) | in studio at The Current, Sept, 27, 2018
Sharon Van Etten, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (network varies; check your local listings) | Album review, Sharon Van Etten, Remind Me Tomorrow, by Jade, Jan. 14

half•alive, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
Better Oblivion Community Center, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; note: rerun from Jan. 23) (CBS) | Better Oblivion Community Center, a new project from Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst, debuts on Colbert, Jan. 24


2 Chainz feat. Marsha Ambrosius, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Gary Clark Jr., The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central) | upcoming show at Surly Brewing Festival Field in Minneapolis, Aug. 9
Phosphorescent, The Late Late Show with James Corden; note: rerun from Jan. 30 (CBS) | studio session at The Current, Dec. 1, 2018

Friday, March 1


Weezer, Good Morning America (ABC)
Lucy Dacus, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Feb. 6 (NBC) | in studio at The Current, April 2018

Saturday, March 2


Hozier, CBS This Morning: Saturday Sessions (CBS) | upcoming show at the State Theatre in Minneapolis, June 2

My Morning Jacket; Ben Harper, Austin City Limits; note: rerun from Nov. 12, 2016 (PBS) | Jim James upcoming show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, May 14

*Schedule subject to change.

Watch again: See last week's highlights.

External Links

Today - NBC
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - NBC
Late Night with Seth Meyers - NBC
Last Call with Carson Daly - NBC
Saturday Night Live - NBC
Saturday Night Live - NBC

Jimmy Kimmel Live! - ABC
The View - ABC
Good Morning America - ABC

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert - CBS
The Late Late Show with James Corden - CBS
The Talk - CBS
CBS This Morning - CBS

Independent Lens - PBS
Austin City Limits - PBS

Watch What Happens Live - Bravo
Conan - TBS
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah - Comedy Central

The Ellen DeGeneres Show - network varies; check local listings
The Real - network varies; check your local listings
Live with Kelly and Ryan - network varies; check your local listings
The Wendy Williams Show - network varies; check your local listings

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19 Photos

  • Nikki Lane at Rock the Garden 2018.
    Nikki Lane at Rock the Garden 2018. (Emmet Kowler for MPR)
  • 61 grammys 2019
    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: H.E.R. performs onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) (Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for The Recording A)
  • John Legend at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.
    John Legend at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
  • Weezer perform on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1023 -- Pictured: Musical guest Weezer perform on February 26, 2019. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • James Taylor performs on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
    James Taylor performs on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, on a special broadcast following the Super Bowl. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)
  • Elle King performs on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'
    LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 806 -- Pictured: Musical guest Elle King performs 'Baby Outlaw' on February 26, 2019. (Lloyd Bishop/NBC)
  • Gary Clark Jr. performs on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1024 -- Pictured: Musical guest Gary Clark Jr. performs 'What About Us' on February 27, 2019. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • Freya Ridings on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'
    Freya Ridings performs "Lost Without You" on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" on CBS, Jan. 14, 2019. (Sonja Flemming/CBS)
  • Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora - web crop
    Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora (Morgan Hill-Murphy)
  • Flora Cash perform in The Current studio
    Flora Cash perform in The Current studio (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Sharon Van Etten portrait
    Sharon Van Etten portrait for The Current (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Half Alive
    Half Alive (courtesy the artists)
  • Better Oblivion Community Center debut on 'Colbert'
    The new collaborative project from Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst, titled Better Oblivion Community Center, made its debut on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)
  • 2 Chainz
    2 Chainz (courtesy Def Jam Recordings)
  • Phosphorescent performs on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
    JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! - "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" - musical guest Phosphorescent performs "New Birth in New England" on Nov. 13, 2018. (Randy Holmes/ABC)
  • Lucy Dacus performs in The Current's studio
    Lucy Dacus performs in The Current's studio (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Hozier
    Hozier (Courtesy of the artist)
  • My Morning Jacket on 'Austin City Limits'
    My Morning Jacket performing on 'Austin City Limits' (courtesy KLRU-TV/Austin City Limits. Photo by Scott Newton)
  • Ben Harper on 'Austin City Limits'
    Ben Harper performs on 'Austin City Limits' on PBS. (courtesy KLRU-TV/Austin City Limits. Photo by Scott Newton)