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Watch Paul Simon Perform and Talk About Why He Hasn’t Actually Stopped Performing on Colbert

Paul Simon appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night, putting down his guitar to perform an updated arrangement of his 1983 song "Rene…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 29, 2019

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Watch Foo Fighters Perform Shame Shame, Talk Nandi Bushell Battle on Late Show

With the Foo Fighters' Medicine at Midnight releasing in a few months, the lineup has been making the media rounds. stopping by A Late Show…
Emily Tan / November 20, 2020

Dolly Parton Brings Stephen Colbert to Tears on Late Show

Stephen Colbert is known for doling out the laughs, but the tears? Not so much. But on last night's episode (Oct. 20) of…
Emily Tan / October 21, 2020

Michael Stipe Once Demanded to Donald Trump’s Face That He “Shut Up”

Donald Trump was not one of the shiny happy people after a previous run-in with Michael Stipe, according to the former R.E.M. frontman. Stipe, who…
Anna Chan / January 31, 2020

Thom Yorke: Americans Have a Chance to Push Donald Trump “Off the Cliff” With Impeachment

Thom Yorke isn’t one to keep his political opinions quiet, and he shared them once more during his appearance on The Late Show With Stephen…
Anna Chan / October 2, 2019

Stephen Colbert Pays Tribute to The Cars’ Ric Ocasek: “His Music Was the Soundtrack of My High School”

Stephen Colbert has joined the growing list of celebrities and artists who are paying tribute to the late Cars frontman Ric Ocasek. On the Monday, September…
Will Gottsegen / September 17, 2019

Watch Vampire Weekend Perform “Sympathy” on Colbert

Vampire Weekend dropped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert for a rendition of "Sympathy," off their recent album Father of the Bride. It's the band's first…
Will Gottsegen / September 12, 2019

Watch Stephen Colbert and The Mountain Goats Perform “This Year”

The Mountain Goats were the musical guests on last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and in addition to doing a song from their new…
Will Gottsegen / July 17, 2019

Watch BTS Channel The Beatles While Performing “Boy With Luv” on Colbert

Seoul superstars BTS appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, emulating the aesthetic of the Beatles' legendary 1964 and 1965 Ed Sullivan Show…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 16, 2019

Watch The National Perform “You Had Your Soul With You” on Colbert

After a lengthy rollout, The National's new album I Am Easy To Find is almost upon us. Ahead of the official release on Friday, Matt Berninger…
Will Gottsegen / May 15, 2019

Watch Paul Simon and Stephen Colbert Perform “That Was Your Mother” on The Late Show

Remember when the New Yorker published a story about the last show of Paul Simon's "farewell" tour last year? It was called "Feeling Lost With Paul…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 16, 2019

Watch Karen O and Danger Mouse’s Spike Jonze-Directed Performance of “Woman”

Last week, Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs released a full-length collaboration with Danger Mouse titled Lux Prima. The duo took the stage on last night's episode…
Will Gottsegen / March 19, 2019

Charlamagne Tha God Tells Stephen Colbert Why He Canceled the Kanye TimesTalk

The Breakfast Club co-host Charlamagne Tha God appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday evening to promote Shook One, his book about…
Maggie Serota / October 24, 2018

Watch Cat Power Perform “Woman” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Cat Power performed in New York City last night, and while she was in town, stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to play…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 4, 2018

Watch Flight of the Conchords Play “Father and Son” on Colbert

Flight of the Conchords' Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement appeared on last night's Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk up their upcoming HBO special, Flight of the Conchords:…
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2018
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