Kimbra Lands US Late Night TV Gig

21 May 2012 | 2:09 pm | Staff Writer

Kimbra is invited back to perform on US late night TV and Gang Of Four take over rage.

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Having sung alongside Gotye on US late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! earlier this year, New Zealander Kimbra has been invited back to perform one of her own songs this week.

Kimbra's  appearance on the show is set to coincide with the release of her Vows album in the US on Tuesday. Kimbra's spot goes to air on Wednesday night (US time). Jimmy Kimmel Live! is not screened in Australia.

US late night musical performances we do get to see here this week include a variety of acts from the soon-to-tour Slash to reunited alt.icons The Afghan Whigs.

Slash features on Tuesday's Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Comedy Channel (11pm, weeknights) while Garbage perform on Monday and the Whigs play Wednesday.

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Gossip are to play a new track from their A Joyful Noise set on Ten's Late Show With David Letterman (11.30pm, weeknights) on Tuesday.

Scottish indie band The Imagineers end their week's residency on Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, Monday on Eleven (11.30pm, weeknights). With Ferguson taking his show to Scotland for a week, he also allowed The Imagineers to redo his theme for that period.

Saturday night finds White Rabbits on Conan at Gem (11.30pmish, Wed-Sat) with Brit post-punkers Gang Of Four guest-programming rage on ABC1 later that night.

On Thursday at 9.30pm on Max, they premiere the latest in their Great Music Cities Of The World series. This week they hit Manchester with Peter Hook, Noel Gallagher, Steve Jones (Sex Pistols), Steve Diggle (The Buzzcocks) and Guy Garvey (Elbow).

Last week David Letterman featured Best Coast performing The Only Place on his late night show: