Willie Nelson Among Musical Guests For ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’

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We’re just a week away from the September 8th premiere of CBS’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and while next week’s guests had previously been revealed, The Hollywood Reporter broke the news of the guests for Colbert’s second week as host. Willie Nelson, TV On The Radio and The Dead Weather are among the acts set to perform on The Late Show between September 14 – 18.

Jack White will bring The Dead Weather to The Late Show on Monday, September 14. Then on Tuesday, September 15 Run The Jewels will team with TV On The Radio. Wednesday, September 16th’s episode is expected to feature Willie Nelson, while stars of An American In Paris will perform on Friday, September 18. As for now there’s no musical guest listed for Thursday, September 17.

Next week’s “premiere week” will feature performances from Colbert’s house band Jon Batiste and Stay Human on the 8th, Kendrick Lamar on the 9th, Toby Keith on the 10th and Troubled Waters on the 11th.

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guests September 14 – 18

MONDAY, SEPT. 14

  • Actress Emily Blunt; Justice Stephen Breyer; musical performance by The Dead Weather

TUESDAY, SEPT. 15

  • Actor Jake Gyllenhall; musical performance by Run the Jewels with TV on the Radio

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16

  • Actor Kevin Spacey; comedy legend Carol Burnett with comedians Abbi Jacobson and Illana Glazer; interview with and musical performance by Willie Nelson

THURSDAY, SEPT. 17

  • Actress Naomi Watts; United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

FRIDAY, SEPT. 18

  • Actress Lupita Nyong’o; Senator Bernie Sanders; interview with and musical performance by An American in Paris’ Christopher Wheeldon, Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope