Lera Lynn Performs on Letterman

Nashville-based Americana singer-songwriter Lera Lynn appeared on The Late Show With David Letterman earlier this week, performing "Out to Sea." The tune is the opening track to Lynn's album, The Avenues, which dropped in September 2014. Although frequently categorized as Americana, folk, or country, Lynn headed into Joshua Grange's studio in Los Angeles to record an album

The Airborne Toxic Event Perform on Letterman

The Airborne Toxic Event recently dropped by the Late Show with David Letterman, where they performed "Timeless." The anthemic ballad appears on new EP The Secret. The host seemed to be a big fan of both the performance and the band's gear. "God that was nice. I love that guitar. It's a beautiful guitar," said

Cody Ray Slaughter Kicks off Elvis Week on Letterman

As the youngest person ever to be named an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Cody Ray Slaughter has made a name for himself for his version of “The King.” As such, it was fitting that Slaughter kicked off the Can’t Help Falling in Love with Elvis Week on The Late Show with David Letterman with a performance of “Jailhouse Rock.” Slaughter, who is currently in the touring production of “The Million Dollar Quartet,” dressed the part in jailhouse stripes and black jacket and jeans while shaking his hips just like Presley.  In addition, Slaughter was accompanied by Gretsch artist Wyatt Maxwell on the guitar. 

Watch The Airborne Toxic Event Perform on Letterman

The Airborne Toxic Event recently dropped by David Letterman to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the show with a performance of their latest single "All I Ever Wanted." Watch below as frontman Mikel Jollett rocks his Gretsch Silver Falcon with guitarist Steven Chen on his Gretsch Power Jet.

Wanda Jackson Performs on Letterman with Jack White

Rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson hit David Letterman last night to promote her new album The Party Ain't Over. Joined by special guest Jack White (on his vintage Gretsch) and his Third Man House Band, the 73-year-old singer shook things up by performing Johnny Kidd and the Pirates' 1960s hit "Shakin' All Over." Letterman was so

Help Bruno Mars Name his Gretsch

11/12 - UPDATE: Here’s Bruno Mars performing “Grenade,” his second single from debut album Doo-Wops and Hooligans on David Letterman. +++ Bruno Mars will be playing his brand spanking new G6118T Anniversary tonight on David Letterman, and per his tweet below, is apparently looking for some help with naming his newest guitar. “I just got

The Specials Perform on Letterman

Although the Specials were forced to cancel a free outdoor show in New York’s Central Park this summer because of visa issues, the British ska band eventually made it to the Big Apple for an Aug. 26 appearance on David Letterman. For their performance of "Nite Klub," the Specials guitarist relied on his Gretsch guitar.

Katy Perry Shines on Letterman

California Gurl Katy Perry performed her new album title track and latest single, "Teenage Dream,” last night on Late Show with David Letterman. It’s easy to lose one’s luster when standing next to this sensational pop-rock star, but Perry’s guitarists held their own thanks to their gorgeous Gretsch guitars. Letterman also interviewed Perry, discussing her engagement