Music on TV this week: Lizzo; Vampire Weekend; Paul Simon; Bishop Briggs

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Lizzo performs 'Truth Hurts' on NBC's TODAY show
Music superstar Lizzo takes the stage on the TODAY plaza for NBC's Citi Concert Series to sing her hit song, 'Truth Hurts.' (Nathan Congleton/NBC)

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. We'll also post videos of performances as the week progresses.

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This week's schedule

As Labor Day draws closer, reruns are dominating tv programs, with the exception of a couple new showings scattered throughout the week. Minneapolis-based rapper/singer/songwriter and flutist Lizzo, who is still on her "Cuz I Love You Too" tour, will be performing on Today on Friday. Thursday has Vampire Weekend taping at The Moody Theater for Austin City Limits while Taylor Swift performs in Central Park for Good Morning America that same day.

Monday brings a rerun showing of Spoon on Jimmy Kimmel Live! along with California rock band Incubus on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Mumford and Sons' and Bishop Briggs' performances on The Late Late Show with James Corden will re-air on Thursday and Friday respectively.

Rerunning from Oct. 13, the Grammy Award-winning American singer/songwriter of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" Paul Simon will be on TV this week on Saturday as the musical guest accompanying Late Night host Seth Meyers on Saturday Night Live.

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

Monday, August 19

AJR, Good Morning America (ABC)

Spoon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!; note: rerun from July 18 (ABC) | Spoon perform in The Current studio, Oct. 11, 2007

Eddy Grant, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon; note: rerun from July 31 (NBC)

Incubus, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; note: rerun from June 26 (CBS)

Aquilo, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Oct 2 (NBC)

Tuesday, August 20


BBMak, Good Morning America (ABC)

Snoop Dogg, Jimmy Kimmel Live!; note: rerun from Aug 14 (ABC)

Julia Michaels, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon; note: rerun from June 27 (NBC)

Little Mix, The Late Late Show with James Corden; note: rerun from June 18 (CBS)

William Elliot Whitmore, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Sept. 27 (NBC)

Wednesday, August 21


BJ The Chicago Kid, Good Morning America (ABC)

Goldlink ft. Maleek Berry, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon; note: rerun from June 11 (NBC)

Drab Majesty, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Sept 17 (NBC)

Thursday, August 22


Taylor Swift, Good Morning America (ABC)

Max ft. Quinn XCII, Jimmy Kimmel Live!; note: rerun from Aug 6 (ABC)

Ty Dolla $ign, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon; note: rerun from July 29 (NBC)

Spiritualized, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; note: rerun from June 4 (CBS)

Mumford and Sons, The Late Late Show with James Corden; note: rerun from June 20 (CBS) | Mumford and Sons perform in The Current studio, Sept. 4, 2013

Deafheaven, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Sept 13 (NBC)

Vampire Weekend, Austin City Limits (show taping) (PBS) | Vampire Weekend performs in The Current studio, April 11, 2013

Friday, August 23


Lizzo, Today (NBC) | Lizzo performs in The Current studio, May 7, 2019

French Montana, Good Morning America (ABC)

Daniel Caesar, Jimmy Kimmel Live!; note: rerun from Aug 13 (ABC)

Perry Farrell, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; note: rerun from July 29 (CBS)

Bishop Briggs, The Late Late Show with James Corden; note: rerun from July 29 CBS) | Bishop Briggs performs in The Current studio, Oct. 22, 2016

Jaime Wyatt, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Sept 12 (NBC)

Saturday, August 24


Seratones, CBS This Morning: Saturday Sessions (CBS)

Paul Simon, Saturday Night Live; note: rerun from Oct 13 (NBC)

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

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
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah - Comedy Central
Busy Tonight - E!
Conan - TBS

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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18 Photos

  • Lizzo performs 'Truth Hurts' on NBC's TODAY show
    Music superstar Lizzo takes the stage on the TODAY plaza for NBC's Citi Concert Series to sing her hit song, 'Truth Hurts.' (Nathan Congleton/NBC)
  • Spoon perform on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
    Spoon perform on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' on Thursday, July 18, 2019. (Randy Holmes/ABC)
  • Eddy Grant performs with the Roots on 'The Tonight Show'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1100 -- Pictured: Musical guest Eddy Grant performs his song 'Electric Avenue' with The Roots on July 31, 2019. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • Incubus perform on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
    Incubus perform on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' on CBS. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)
  • 2002 MTV Video Music Awards - Rehearsals
    BB Mak at the Radio Forum during rehearsals for the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards on the marquee at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, August 28, 2002. (Scott Gries/ImageDirect)
  • Julia Michaels performs on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1089 -- Pictured: Musical guest Julia Michaels performs on June 27, 2019. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • 2019 BET Experience Day 2
    BJ The Chicago Kid performs at Black & Positively Golden Presented By McDonalds during the BET Experience at Los Angeles Convention Center on June 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Liliane Lathan/Getty Images for BET)
  • Drab Majesty
    Drab Majesty - Modern Mirror (Dais Records)
  • Jason Pierce
    Jason Pierce of Spiritualized (Press)
  • Mumford & Sons
    Mary Lucia chats with Mumford & Sons in The Current studios. Left to right: Marcus Mumford, Mary Lucia, Ben Lovett, Ted Dwane, and Winston Marshall. September 4, 2013. (MPR / Leah Garaas)
  • Deafheaven
    Deafheaven (Publicity photo)
  • Ezra Koenig Vampire Weekend
    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: Musician Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend performs onstage at the 2014 A+E Networks Upfront on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for A+E Networks) (Bryan Bedder)
  • lizzo-at-the-current
    Lizzo with guitarist Walter Williams in The Current studio. (MPR Photo | Nate Ryan)
  • Daniel Caesar performs onstage during Spotify's Secret Genius Awards
    LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Daniel Caesar performs onstage during Spotify's Secret Genius Awards hosted by NE-YO at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on November 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Spotify)
  • Perry Farrell performs on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
    Perry Farrell performs on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' on CBS on Monday, July 29, 2019. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)
  • Bishop Briggs performs on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'
    Bishop Briggs performs on 'THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN,' aired Monday, July 29, 2019, on the CBS Television Network. (Cliff Lipson/CBS)
  • Seratones performing on CBS This Morning: Saturday Sessions
    Seratones performing on CBS This Morning's Saturday Sessions on Aug. 24, 2019. (CBS News)
  • Paul Simon performs on 'Saturday Night Live'
    SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Seth Meyers" Episode 1749 -- Pictured: Musical Guest Paul Simon performs "Bridge Over Troubled Water" in Studio 8H on Saturday, October 13, 2018. (Will Heath/NBC)