Entries Tagged ‘Saturday Night Live’

Amy Poehler signs book deal with HarperCollins

Amy Poehler, of “Parks and Recreation” and “Saturday Night Live” fame, is writing book. In doing so, she hopes to replicate the success of fellow SNL alumna Tina Fey, whose “Bossypants” became a publishing success. The book will be published by It Books, a HarperCollins imprint, in 2014. The news was reported by the Associated [...]

fun. to appear on SNL, tour (2013)

fun. have announced that they will tour the U.S. through January and February of next year.  January 23 – St. Paul, MN @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium January 26 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit January 31 – Washington, DC @ DAR Constitution Hall February 1 – Boston, MA @ The Orpheum February 2 – [...]

Gotye visits SNL, tours

Gotye has announced his “Saturday Night Live” debut. The Australian multi-instrumentalist will visit SNL on April 14 to perform songs off his recent platinum-selling album Making Mirrors, currently sitting at number 16 on the Billboard 200. Gotye kicks off his spring headlining tour this week, on March 22, in Washington DC. The tour runs until [...]

Bon Iver to play SNL in Feb, start label

Bon Iver will be playing Saturday Night Live on February 4.  In related news, leader Justin Vernon also announced that he will be starting his own label, Chigliak, an imprint of Jagjaguwar.  Chigliak will focus on rereleasing overlooked albums on vinyl, starting with a reissue of Eau Claire, WI’s Amateur Love’s It’s All Aquatic album.  [...]

The Black Keys play SNL

The Black Keys will be the first 2011 musical guests on “Saturday Night Live”. The Ohio rockers will perform on the show’s January 8 episode, which Jim Carrey will host.

Katy Perry hosts SNL on September 25

Katy Perry, who released Teenage Dream on August 24 of this year, is set to take the ‘Saturday Night Live’ stage for the NBC show’s season premiere on Sept. 25, EW reports. The singer will be joined by host Amy Poehler, who starred on “SNL” for seven years, as well as four new cast members.

Editor’s Note: MGMT Sucks Ass On SNL

I’d like to “congratulate” MGMT on their SNL performance on Saturday.  Their lack of enthusiasm during the lackluster performance has convinced me not to waste time on their new album.  Wish I hadn’t sat through SNL either.

Zach Galifianakis Hosts SNL

Zach Galifianakis hosts SNL this weekend.

Dave Grohl, Kutcher, Armisen Does SNL Sketch About Old Punks

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters/Nirvana/Them Crooked Vultures joined Ashton Kutcher and Fred Armisen in a Saturday Night Live sketch that had a group of middle aged fathers reliving their glory days in a punk band and performing a song called “Fist Fight in the Parking Lot” which some may recognize as some sort of hybrid [...]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Play Saturday Night Live

Yeah Yeah Yeahs are scheduled to perform on “Saturday Night Live.” The trio are set to appear this Saturday, April 11, along with host and High School Musical heartthrob Zac Efron.