Late Night Host Seth Meyers Recruits Saturday Night Live Pal Fred Armisen to Serve as Bandleader

Seth Meyers takes the reins on Late Night starting February 24th, and he's recruited a fellow Saturday Night Live alum Fred Armisen to serve as bandleader! Another former SNL cast member heads to Late Night! Seth Meyers announced on Twitter that Fred Armisen will serve as frontman for his show's in-house 8G band. Armisen is set to sing and play guitar and while he will miss Late Night episodes when he resumes Portlandia, Meyers says, "He will continue to run it even when he's off shooting." No stranger to live musical performances, Armisen formerly played drums in punk band, Trenchmouth and The Blue Man Group. Are you excited to see Armisen and the 8G band pick up where The Roots left off? Sound off in the comments and stick with us for more TV scoop from Celebified.


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