Late Night Roundup | Jim James, Courtney Barnett, MGMT & More

Watch some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.

Jim James on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James stopped by Colbert’s show to perform the first single off his upcoming solo album, Uniform Distortion. Flaunting a guitar-centric, psychedelic sound that should appease fans of the band in addition to trippy, black-and-white visuals, it’s a performance you won’t want to miss.

Courtney Barnett on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Shortly after releasing her excellent new record, Tell Me How You Really Feel, Courtney Barnett hit the late night circuit to perform “Nameless, Faceless.” A performance that rocks harder than most television performances dare, the song features crunchy, distorted guitar and a blown out vocal delivery.

Beach House on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

In a truly mesmerizing performance, Beach House brought their new single, “Drunk In LA,” to Kimmel’s show. It’s a dense, dark and trippy track perfectly fit for the late night hours.

MGMT on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

After releasing their excellent record of dark, 80s synth-pop, Little Dark Age, MGMT have been promoting it hard, including five songs recently performed to a live audience for Kimmel’s show. The band runs through “Little Dark Age” for the show’s airing, as well as four more tracks from the record for an off-air recording.

Ryan Adams on The Voice

For the season finale of The Voice, Ryan Adams was given a guest spot, performing “To Be Without You” with young musician Britton Buchanan. An interesting selection for the show that really demonstrates Adams’ crossover potential, it’s a fun performance to watch.

Florence + The Machine on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Voice

Pop-rock powerhouse Florence + The Machine performed their newest single, “The Hunger,” twice this week. First came a straightforward but commanding performance on Fallon, then a guest spot on the finale of The Voice (alongside aforementioned Ryan Adams.)

Ziggy Marley on The Late Late Show with James Corden

In a rare late-night performance, Ziggy Marley brought his infectious and powerful reggae anthem “Rebellion Rises” to Corden’s live show. Featuring a background singer and large backing band, the song sounds tight and potent.

Franz Ferdinand on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Alternative rock mainstays Franz Ferdinand released another record this year, and stopped by Kimmel’s show for five upbeat performances from it. Professional and sounding great, the band runs through “Glimpse Of Love” for the show as well as four other off-air performances.

Kacey Musgraves on The Late Late Show with James Corden

At this point, Kacey Musgraves has brought more than half of her new, decidedly more pop-oriented new record to different late-night shows, but she certainly has earned the spotlight. This time, she performs “Velvet Elvis” for Corden.

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