Leon Bridges Scheduled To Perform On “Late Show With Stephen Colbert”

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Fresh off his first appearance on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” the Grammy-nominated Leon Bridges is headed to CBS’ flagship late night talk show.

Per the network’s official listings, Bridges will perform on the December 18 edition of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

His performance will follow host Stephen Colbert’s interview with Mandy Patinkin. An additional interview guest may be announced soon.

Other newly announced “Late Show” musical performers include Sleater-Kinney (12/14), Squeeze (12/15), and the “Lazarus” cast (12/17).

CBS’ full listings follow:

Wednesday, Dec. 9 The cast of “Downton Abbey”: Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville and Allen Leech; Writer and director Adam McKay; musical performance by Kurt Vile (n)

Thursday, Dec. 10 Bruce Willis; Author Michael Lewis; musical performance by Lizzo (n)

Friday, Dec. 11 Lin-Manuel Miranda; Actor Ike Barinholtz; musical performance by Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings (n)

Monday, Dec. 14 Jennifer Lawrence; Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin; musical performance by Sleater Kinney (n)

Tuesday, Dec. 15 Quentin Tarantino; Actor Jonathan Groff; musical performance by Squeeze (n)

Wednesday, Dec. 16 Robert DeNiro; Author Daniel Gilbert; Henry Rollins (n)

Thursday, Dec. 17 Michael Moore; U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power; Actor Michael C. Hall; musical performance from the cast of the Broadway musical “Lazarus” (n)

Friday, Dec. 18 Actor Mandy Patinkin; musical performance by Leon Bridges (n)

Written by Brian Cantor

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