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Watch The Afghan Whigs Bring The Darkness, Cover Fleetwood Mac On Kimmel

Barrel-chested throb-rock relics the Afghan Whigs remain one of the great sure bets on the indie rock touring circuit, and their muscular and soulfully sleazy attack sounds great in just about any context, including a random Monday night on late-night TV. Last night, the Whigs were the musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where they… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 10, 2015 - 8:53 am

Watch Kenny G And Warren G Perform “Regulate” Together On Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel Live!‘s Mash Up Monday series wrapped up this week, after a month filled with performances from Weezer & ZZ Top, Haim & Morris Day, and Aloe Blacc & Blackstreet. The final performance came courtesy of Kenny G and Warren G under the name “Kenny And Warren G.” Together, they did Warren G’s 1994… More »

By: James Rettig / February 24, 2015 - 9:21 am

Warren G & Kenny G Will Team Up For Jimmy Kimmel’s Final Mashup Monday

After a month of mashups that included Aloe Blacc & Blackstreet, Haim & Morris Day, and Weezer & ZZ Top, Jimmy Kimmel Live! will conclude its Mash Up Mondays series with rapper Warren G and Frappuccino creator Kenny G. Together, they’ll perform as “Kenny And Warren G” and will do Warren G’s Nate Dogg-featuring track… More »

By: James Rettig / February 21, 2015 - 9:28 am

Watch Aloe Blacc And Blackstreet Join Forces As Aloe Blaccstreet On Kimmel

In Jimmy Kimmel Live’s “Mash-Up Mondays” series, the show has been pairing younger performers with bands of an older vintage in pun-happy combinations. We’ve already seen Weezer with ZZ Top and Morris Day & The Time with HAIM. And on last night’s show, pop-soul singer Aloe Blacc teamed up with ’90s R&B kings Blackstreet, forming… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 17, 2015 - 9:56 am

Watch Haim Join Morris Day As Morris Day And The Haim On Kimmel

Every Monday during February, Jimmy Kimmel Live! is putting together two very different artists to form a one-time-only supergroup. Last week, Weezer and ZZ Top joined forces. This week, the show paired up Haim (fresh off some Grammys red carpet shenanigans) and Morris Day to form Morris Day And The Haim. Haim mainly serve a… More »

By: James Rettig / February 10, 2015 - 8:27 am

Watch Charli XCX Dance With A Goofy Pink Cow On Kimmel

Charli XCX went for a Western theme on her Jimmy Kimmel performance last night, donning some ridiculously fun leopard-print pants and dancing onstage alongside a goofy pink cow, some cacti, and a boot. Even her backing band were all wearing cowboy hats. All of the Western stuff was a callback to her new video for… More »

By: James Rettig / February 4, 2015 - 9:17 am

Watch Weezer Join ZZ Top As Wee-Z Top On Jimmy Kimmel

How nervous would you have to be to stand in between Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill onstage? I imagine you’d be pretty fucking nervous! But last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo took on that challenge like a G. Weezer and ZZ Top performed together last night to begin the show’s “Mash UpMore »

By: Tom Breihan / February 3, 2015 - 3:07 pm

Watch Drake, Haim, & Sia Read Mean Tweets About Themselves On Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel Live aired another edition of its ridiculously popular Mean Tweets series, and it was their second one that focused exclusively on musicians. Drake, Haim, Sia, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, and more read some harsh tweets from the dark recesses of the internet. For example: “Drake… More »

By: James Rettig / February 3, 2015 - 12:19 am

Jimmy Kimmel To Pair Morris Day With Haim, Weezer With ZZ Top On “Mash Up Mondays”

Starting next month, Jimmy Kimmel Live! will debut “Mash Up Mondays,” a new musical performance series that will pair two very different artists as a one-time-only supergroup. “Wee-Z Top” will kick off the series on Monday 2/2 — if you didn’t guess already, that’s a combination of “Weezer” and “ZZ Top.” 2/9 brings “Morris Day… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / January 29, 2015 - 4:21 pm

Watch The Decemberists Sing YouTube Comments On Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Before going the traditional route and performing a track from their new album, the Decemberists did something a lot more fun on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. They decided to set some choice Youtube comments to song, creating something close to a musical equivalent of Kimmel’s Celebrities Read Mean Tweets series. Some comments they put… More »

By: James Rettig / January 23, 2015 - 8:37 am

Watch Jenny Lewis & Ryan Adams Play Kimmel Together

There was a lot happening on late-night TV last night, but we should not discount the rare chance to see Jenny Lewis singing next to Ryan Adams, the man who co-produced most of her great 2014 album The Voyager. Adams and Lewis have been touring and performing together lately. And last night, when Lewis wa… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2014 - 9:13 am

Watch Alt-J Perform “Every Other Freckle” and “Left Hand Free” On Kimmel

Alt-rockers Alt-J released their sophomore album, This Is All Yours, a few months back, and they made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel last night to perform two tracks from it. They did “Every Other Freckle” and “Left Hand Free” on Kimmel’s massive outdoor stage. Watch the performances below. More »

By: James Rettig / December 16, 2014 - 9:41 am

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Rock Convincingly On Kimmel

Remember when the Smashing Pumpkins did “Zero” on Saturday Night Live? Remember how great that was? People should put the Smashing Pumpkins on TV more often. Even if sometimes they do stuff like this. Further evidence: Billy Corgan and his current backing band were on Jimmy Kimmel Live, playing the outdoor festival stage and doing… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 11, 2014 - 12:48 pm

The Killers & Jimmy Kimmel – “Joel, The Lump of Coal” Video

The Killers have a tradition of releasing a charity Christmas single every year, and this year, they reached out to fellow Las Vegas native Jimmy Kimmel to help out. In the video below, we see the fruits of their collaborative songwriting session. The members of the Killers are no threat to host SNL anytime soon,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 2, 2014 - 9:34 am

Watch The New Basement Tapes Play Two Songs On Kimmel

The New Basement Tapes — which features Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, and Mumford & Sons’ Marcus Mumford, among others — is a supergroup that exists entirely to finish up unfinished songs from Bob Dylan and the Band’s Basement Tapes. The group released its own Lost On The River album recently, and they’ve… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 20, 2014 - 9:52 am

Watch Courtney Love Tell Jimmy Kimmel About Making Up With Dave Grohl

Courtney Love has been taking a lot of acting jobs lately, and last night, she was on Jimmy Kimmel Live in a strictly nonmusical capacity. In her interview with Kimmel, she talked a bit about becoming friends, once again, with her old legal foe Dave Grohl. She patched things up with Grohl a bit at… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 19, 2014 - 9:32 am

Watch Tears For Fears Play “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” & “Sowing The Seeds Of Love” On Kimmel

Tears For Fears released “Sowing The Seeds Of Love” on their 1989 record The Seeds Of Love, and last night they performed the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The band also performed their classic “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” from 1985’s Songs From The Big Chair, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year. More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Watch Conor Oberst Zigzag Toward The Light On Kimmel

Conor Oberst stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to perform Upside Down Mountain track “Zigzagging Toward The Light.” It’s a faithful performance that suggests Oberst and his band would go over well at jam band festivals these days. Watch footage below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 12, 2014 - 10:14 am

Watch Spandau Ballet Make Their First U.S. TV Appearance In Almost 30 Years On Kimmel

Spandau Ballet performed their 1980s hit single “True” and a new song called “This Is The Love” on Jimmy Kimmel last night. It was the British new wave group’s late-night debut and their first U.S. television appearance since 1985 when they played on Soul Train. They were there to promote their new greatest hits collectio… More »

By: James Rettig / November 11, 2014 - 9:51 am

Watch The Flaming Lips Bring The Beatles To Kimmel

The Flaming Lips wore their best Wizard Of Oz costumes for their performance on Kimmel last night. They did two covers from their Sgt. Pepper’s tribute album, With A Little Help From My Fwends, with help from Morgan Delt and Grace Potter. Watch them perform “With A Little Help From My Friends” and “Lucy I… More »

By: James Rettig / November 1, 2014 - 12:03 pm
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