David Letterman

David Letterman Un-Retires With New Netflix Show

David Letterman retired just long enough to grow a beard like Michael Stipe's, and now he's signed on for a Netflix show. The as-yet-untitled series is expected to…
Anna Gaca / August 8, 2017

Eddie Vedder Will Honor David Letterman at Mark Twain Prize Ceremony

Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder will pay tribute to David Letterman at the ceremony for the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center…
Taylor Berman / July 22, 2017

David Letterman Shared a Very Sweet Eddie Vedder Story While Inducting Pearl Jam Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Neil Young couldn't induct Pearl Jam into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame due to illness, but his replacement David Letterman offered a solid consolation.
Brian Josephs / April 10, 2017

11 Unforgettable Moments From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Ceremony

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2017 on Friday night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Folk icon and social justice activist…
Joe Lynch, Billboard / April 8, 2017

David Letterman to Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame After Neil Young Drops Out Due to Illness

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced that Neil Young will no longer be inducting grunge heroes Pearl Jam in this year's ceremony, due…
Brian Josephs / April 5, 2017

Michael Stipe and David Letterman Look the Same Now

Earlier this week, New York editor (and former SPIN staffer!) David Marchese published an excellent interview with David Letterman, who is now happily retired and brimming…
Jeremy Gordon / March 8, 2017

Foo Fighters Close Out Last ‘Letterman’ with ‘Everlong’

Following their first performance of "Everlong" on The Late Show with David Letterman 15 years ago while the host was recovering from open-heart surgery, the Foo…
Harley Brown / May 21, 2015

Eddie Vedder Kicks Off Letterman’s Last Week With ‘Better Man’

Monday night marked David Letterman's third-to-last appearance as the host of the Late Show, and he continued his streak of stellar, sentimental guest musicians by having Pearl…
James Grebey / May 19, 2015

Tom Waits Pays Tribute to Departing David Letterman on New Song

Celebrated weirdo Tom Waits (whose 1985 Rain Dogs album SPIN recently named one of the 300 greatest of the last 30 years) and talk show…
Dan Weiss / May 15, 2015

First Aid Kit Treat ‘Letterman’ to Nostalgic Cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘America’

David Letterman's final days at the Late Show are already plenty nostalgic, but last night, First Aid Kit serenaded the legendary host with an especially touching throwback —…
James Grebey / May 8, 2015

Future Islands Make Glorious ‘Letterman’ Return and Release New Song

The last time Future Islands were on Late Show With David Letterman, it was a sight to behold. The Baltimore group's groovy synthpop and lead singer…
James Grebey / April 29, 2015

Elvis Costello Plays ‘Letterman’ for the 27th and Final Time

After 31 years in the host chair, David Letterman is leaving the Late Show in less than a month, so his final few musical guest…
James Grebey / April 24, 2015

David Letterman Confirms Musical Guests for Final ‘Late Show’ Episodes

Treasured late-night host (and friend to dancing musicians everywhere) David Letterman has announced the last round of acts for his final 28 episodes of the Late Show. Perhaps…
Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2015

Watch Will Butler Blow David Letterman’s Mind With a Performance of ‘Take My Side’

In case anybody was on the verge of nodding off during last night's Late Show with David Letterman, Will Butler no doubt woke them up…
Rachel Brodsky / March 11, 2015

Twin Shadow Plays ‘Turn Me Up’ on ‘Letterman,’ Returns Turn-Up Favor to Dave and Crowd

Twin Shadow graced the Late Show With David Letterman stage last night, playing new song "Turn Me Up," from the upcoming album Eclipse. Playing in…
Andrew Unterberger / February 18, 2015
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