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Watch Matt And Kim’s Joyous Balloon Party On Kimmel

Here's something Matt And Kim should do during every show: Distribute balloons to everyone in the audience, and then get everyone to throw those balloo…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2015 - 9:49 am

Watch Nile Rodgers & Chic Get Disco-Euphoric On Kimmel

Nile Rodgers' band Chic is a disco institution, and they were all over the nostalgia-tour circuit for years before their recent Daft Punk-spurred comeback. Last…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2015 - 9:20 am

Watch The War On Drugs Shimmer Through Two Songs On Kimmel

This is the week in between Coachella weekends, which means a whole lot of great bands are spending the week in Southern California and happy…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2015 - 9:12 am

Watch Death Cab For Cutie Bring “Black Sun” And “No Room In Frame” To Jimmy Kimmel

While the best part of Jimmy Kimmel last night had to have been the Rihanna April Fool's Day prank, Death Cab For Cutie also held…
James Rettig | April 2, 2015 - 10:00 am

Watch Rihanna Prank Jimmy Kimmel With A “Bitch Better Have My Money” Wake-Up Call

Jimmy Kimmel is a notorious prankster, so for this April Fool's Day, Rihanna decided to turn the tables. She showed up at Kimmel's house i…
James Rettig | April 2, 2015 - 8:56 am

Watch Van Halen & David Lee Roth Bust Out “Hot For Teacher” & “Eruption” On Kimmel

Two nights ago, for the first time in decades, Van Halen played songs on TV with David Lee Roth singing for them. Jimmy Kimmel Live
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2015 - 9:17 am

Watch Van Halen Make Their First US TV Performance With David Lee Roth On Jimmy Kimmel

David Lee Roth rejoined Van Halen, righting a longstanding historic injustice, in 2007. But somehow, Diamond Dave had not performed on TV with his old…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2015 - 8:54 am

Van Halen To Play Jimmy Kimmel In First U.S. TV Performance With David Lee Roth

It seems literally impossible that a DLR-fronted version of Van Halen have never before performed live on American television, but apparently that's the case, because…
Michael Nelson | March 24, 2015 - 5:36 pm

Hear The Weeknd Debut A New Song At SXSW

Down in Austin this week, the Weeknd has been as busy as everyone else. During a set at a YouTube showcase, he debuted a new…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2015 - 12:22 pm

Bill Murray Hits SXSW To Tell Jimmy Kimmel A Rick Ross Story

Bill Murray is legendary for, among many other things, making random and miragelike SXSW appearances -- turning up at garage-rock shows to tend bar, say.
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2015 - 10:14 am

Watch Hannibal Buress Play Drums For Speedy Ortiz At SXSW

Presumably for the hell of it, the great stand-up comic and Broad City star Hannibal Buress, currently enjoying the festivities at SXSW, said on Twitter…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2015 - 4:56 pm

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Get SXSW Attendees To Rave About Vlad & The Putins, Cheez Wiz Khalifa, DJ Cialis, & Other Made-Up Acts

Every music festival emits an unnecessary air of pretension, but SXSW is probably the least easily mocked. No one's walking around in a bikini and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 18, 2015 - 1:07 pm

Watch Spoon Play Jimmy Kimmel Live’s First Austin Show

Back in June, Spoon were musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where they played "Rent I Pay" and "Rainy Taxi," two of the songs from…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2015 - 9:18 am

Watch Barack Obama And Jimmy Kimmel Chat About Kanye West, Who’ll Be At SXSW

Last night, Barack Obama appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live. In addition to the sure-to-go-viral Presidential Mean Tweets segment, Obama also sat down for an interview…
James Rettig | March 13, 2015 - 10:05 am

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…
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
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…
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…
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 To…
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…
James Rettig | February 4, 2015 - 9:17 am
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