Bishop Briggs Scheduled To Perform On “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Bishop Briggs [River Video screen | Republic Records]

Bishop Briggs, the most recent iHeartRadio “On The Verge” artist at alternative radio, is headed to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

NBC confirms the artist for the August 1 edition of its flagship late night show.

News of the performance comes as Briggs’ breakthrough “River” holds a Top 10 position on the Mediabase alternative airplay chart. The song is just outside the Top 100 on the US iTunes sales chart.

The August 1 “Tonight Show” will also feature appearances by Jared Leto, John Turturro, and Leslie Odom, Jr. The former two will participate in interviews, while Odom will sit in with The Roots.

NBC’s official “Tonight Show” listings follow:

Monday, July 25: Guests include Denis Leary, Shay Mitchell and musical guest G-Eazy feat. Tory Lanez. Cory Henry sits-in with The Roots. Show 507

Tuesday, July 26: Guests include Michael Fassbender, Abby Elliot and musical guest Bastille. Show 508

Wednesday, July 27: Guests include Matt Damon, David Feherty and musical guest Sturgill Simpson. Show 509

Thursday, July 28: Guests include Will Smith, Ellen Page and musical guest Usher. Show 510

Friday, July 29: Guests include Margot Robbie, Nick Cannon and Martha Stewart. Show 511

Monday, August 1: Guests include Jared Leto, John Turturro and musical guest Bishop Briggs. Leslie Odom Jr. sits-in with The Roots. Show 512

Written by Brian Cantor

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