5 Seconds of Summer to Perform on “The Tonight Show” (Updated)

Thanks to solid interest in its “Amnesia” EP, Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer will likely return to the top ten of the Billboard 200 Album Sales chart next week.

That will not be the band’s only visibility.

NBC confirmed that 5SOS will perform on the October 2 edition of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”  The band’s performance will come after Derek Jeter and James Marsden sit down for interviews with Fallon.

Other performers on next week’s series of “Tonight” episodes include Tony Bennett, Lucinda Williams and Lady Antebellum.  Updated listings follow:

Friday, September 26: Guests include Matthew Broderick & Nathan Lane, Robert Plant and musical guest Robert Plant. Show 0133

Monday, September 29: Guests include Ben Affleck, Kate Walsh and musical guest Tony Bennett. Show 134

Tuesday, September 30: Guests include Tyler Perry, Miles Teller and musical guest Lucinda Williams with The Roots. Show 0135

Wednesday, October 1: Guests include Jennifer Garner, John Mulaney and musical guest Lady Antebellum. Show 0136

Thursday, October 2: Guests include Derek Jeter, James Marsden and musical guest 5 Seconds of Summer. Show 0137

Friday, October 3: Guests include Emma Thompson and Dane Cook. Show 0138

Written by Brian Cantor

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