Billy Strings Performs ‘The Fire On My Tongue’ On ‘Late Night’

Watch fiddler Alex Hargreaves join the guitarist and his band for the 'Renewal' cut.

By Scott Bernstein Jun 28, 2022 6:47 am PDT

Billy Strings was the musical guest on last night’s episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers. The guitarist and an expanded version of his band delivered “The Fire On My Tongue” from Strings’ Grammy-nominated 2021 studio album, Renewal.

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Strings’ group — consisting of bassist Royal Masat, mandolinist Jarrod Walker and banjoist Billy Failing — was augmented by fiddler Alex Hargreaves on Late Night. Hargreaves has joined the quartet for a number of concerts lately including a performance in Dayton, Ohio on June 15.

Renewal is Billy’s fifth studio album and arrived on September 24, 2021. “The Fire On My Tongue” was penned by Strings, Jon Weisberger and Aaron Allen and has been a staple of the guitarist’s live shows since its debut at The Capitol Theatre in February 2021.

Watch Strings’ “The Fire On My Tongue” from last night’s Late Show below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NS6WrFex1uY

Billy Strings continues his summer tour on Wednesday at Pier 17 in New York City. Click below for his full touring itinerary:

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