Music on TV this week: the Lemon Twigs; Troye Sivan; Paul McCartney; Nathaniel Rateliff; Cher

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Troye Sivan on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Troye Sivan during Thursday's September 6, 2018 show. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. We'll also post videos of performances as the week progresses.

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This week's schedule

Many programs return to new content immediately after the Labor Day holiday. Those new programs bring appearances by artists including the Lemon Twigs, Sofi Tukker, Paul McCartney; Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats; Dreamers; Cher; and appearances by the viral electro-pop sensation Troye Sivan on three — count 'em, three — different programs.

Notable reruns include performances by Superorganism, En Vogue, Chaka Khan, Jack White, and Herbie Hancock.

Here's the complete rundown. Check your local listings for broadcast times.*

Monday, Sept. 3


The Interrupters, Jimmy Kimmel Live!; note: rerun from July 26

Aerosmith, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon; note: rerun from Aug. 16 (NBC)

alt-J feat. Pusha T, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; note: rerun from June 14 (CBS) | alt-J in studio at The Current, October 2017

Ziggy Marley, The Late Late Show with James Corden; note: rerun from May 22 (CBS)
Superorganism, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from April 11 (NBC) | In studio at The Current, March 28, 2018

Tuesday, Sept. 4


Nicki Minaj, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (network varies; check your local listings)
En Vogue, The Wendy Williams Show; note: rerun from April 5 (network varies; check your local listings)

The Lemon Twigs, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC) | in studio at The Current, October 2016

Sofi Tukker, Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC)

Wednesday, Sept. 5


Fleetwood Mac, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (network varies; check your local listings) | Fleetwood Mac fire Lindsay Buckingham, Music News, April 9, 2018

Troye Sivan, Live with Kelly & Ryan (network varies; check your local listings)
Sheryl Crow, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Paula Abdul, The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS) | MC Skat Cat Speaks!, Dec. 12, 2013

Thursday, Sept. 6


Troye Sivan, Watch What Happens Live (Bravo)
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC) | In studio at The Current | Album Review: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Tearing at the Seams, by Bill DeVille

Paul McCartney, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) | Listen to Looch: Legends who still thrill, June 26, 2018

Troye Sivan, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

Friday, Sept. 7


Alessia Cara, Today (NBC)

Cher, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (network varies; check your local listings) | Cher announces album of ABBA covers, Music News, Aug. 24, 2018

Chaka Khan, The Wendy Williams Show; note: rerun from July 18 (network varies; check your local listings)
Dreamers, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

Saturday, Sept. 8


Jack White, Saturday Night Live; note: rerun from April 14 (NBC) | Album review: Boarding House Reach, by David Safar
Herbie Hancock, Austin City Limits; note: rerun from Dec. 31, 2017 (PBS)

*Schedule subject to change.

Watch again: See last week's highlights.

External Links

Jimmy Kimmel Live - ABC
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - NBC
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert - CBS
The Late Late Show with James Corden - CBS
Last Call with Carson Daly - NBC
The Ellen DeGeneres Show - network varies; check local listings
The Wendy Williams Show - network varies; check local listings
Live with Kelly and Ryan - network varies; check local listings
Watch What Happens Live - Bravo
Today - NBC
Saturday Night Live - NBC
Austin City Limits - PBS

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21 Photos

  • The Interrupters
    The Interrupters (courtesy Epitaph Records)
  • Aerosmith perform on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0915 -- Pictured: Musical Guests Aerosmith perform "Mama Kin" on August 16, 2018. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • alt-J, Pusha T and Twin Shadow perform on 'The Late Show'
    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guests alt-J featuring Pusha T and Twin Shadow during Thursday's June 14, 2018 show. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)
  • Ziggy Marley on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'
    Ziggy Marley performs during "The Late Late Show with James Corden," Tuesday, May 22, 2018 on the CBS Television Network. (Terence Patrick/CBS)
  • Superorganism perform in The Current studio
    Superorganism perform in The Current studio (Jules Ameel for MPR)
  • Nicki Minaj at the MTV Video Music Awards
    Nicki Minaj attends the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
  • En Vogue
    En Vogue perform at the Minnesota State Fair's Bandshell Tonight series at the Leinie Lodge Bandshell on Aug. 27 and 28, 2018. (Minnesota State Fair)
  • Fleetwood Mac at the MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony in 2018.
    Fleetwood Mac at the MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony in 2018. (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
  • Sheryl Crow on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0918 -- Pictured: (l-r) Singer Sheryl Crow performs "Wouldn't Want To Be Like You" on September 5, 2018. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • Paula Abdul on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'
    The Late Late Show with James Corden airing Wednesday, September 5, 2018, with guest Paula Abdul. (Terence Patrick/CBS)
  • Paul McCartney on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0919 -- Pictured: Musician Paul McCartney performs "Come On To Me" on September 6, 2018. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
    JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! - Guests for Thursday, September 6 included Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. (Randy Holmes/ABC)
  • Alessia Cara performs at the Streamy Awards
    Alessia Cara performs at the Streamy Awards (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Dick Clark Productions)
  • Troye Sivan on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Troye Sivan during Thursday's September 6, 2018 show. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)
  • Cher
    Cher (courtesy Warner Bros. Records)
  • Troye Sivan on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Troye Sivan during Thursday's September 6, 2018 show. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)
  • Alessia Cara performs on NBC's 'Today' show
    TODAY -- Pictured: Alessia Cara on Friday, September 7, 2018. (Nathan Congleton/NBC)
  • Chaka Khan
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Chaka Khan onstage in London in 1985. (Mike Cameron/Redferns, via NPR)
  • Dreamers
    Dreamers (Dana Trippe)
  • Jack White performs on 'Saturday Night Live' episode 1743
    SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1743 "John Mulaney" -- Pictured: Musical Guest Jack White performs "Connected By Love" in Studio 8H on Saturday, April 14, 2018. (Will Heath/NBC)
  • Herbie Hancock on 'Austin City Limits'
    Herbie Hancock on 'Austin City Limits' (courtesy KLRU-TV/Austin City Limits. Photo by Scott Newton)