Kelly Clarkson, Mazzy Star Set for “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” Gigs

NBC confirmed two very well-liked–and very different–musical guests for upcoming “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” episodes.

The release, issued Monday, reveals that alt-rock act Mazzy Star and original “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson will play on the two Thanksgiving Week Shows.

Mazzy Star, which recently released “Seasons of the Day,” its first studio album in seventeen years, will perform on the Monday, November 25 show. Kelly Ripa and Giovanni Ribisi serve as interviewees, while Jake Clemons sits in with The Roots.

Clarkson, whose Christmas album “Wrapped in Red” released last month, performs on the Tuesday show. Josh Hutcherson and Budd Friedman will sit beside host Jimmy Fallon’s desk.

Full upcoming listings for “Late Night” are as follows:

Tuesday, November 19: Guests include Forest Whitaker, Andy Cohen and musical guest Cut Copy. Brad Whitford sits-in with The Roots. Show 0932

Wednesday, November 20: Guests include Will Forte, Xbox One Video Game Demo and musical guest Charlie Wilson with The Roots. Show 0933

Thursday, November 21: Guests include Liam Hemsworth, Bobby Moynihan and musical guest Sleigh Bells. Show 0934

Friday, November 22: Guests include Sarah Silverman, Lenny Kravitz and Chef Michael Anthony. Show 0935

Monday, November 25: Guests include Kelly Ripa, Giovanni Ribisi and musical guest Mazzy Star. Jake Clemons sits-in with The Roots. Show 0936

Tuesday, November 26: Guests include Josh Hutcherson, Budd Friedman and musical guest Kelly Clarkson. Show 0937

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