Nathaniel Rateliff Plots Anti-Gun Violence Event In Colorado, Performs On ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’ [Watch]

first_imgOn Wednesday night, soulful Denver-based singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff and his band, The Night Sweats, made their way to Late Night with Seth Meyers for a performance of “Tearing At The Seams”, the title track from their March 2018 release. The performance came on the same day Rateliff and his non-profit foundation, The Marigold Project, announced a two-day event dedicated to encouraging voter registration and engagement and sharing the concept of peaceful solutions to the issue of gun violence. The event, dubbed Not One More, is set to take place at multiple venues in Denver on October 13th and 14th.Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats have exploded into mainstream consciousness over the last three years. Following the release of their 2015 self-titled album via the venerable Stax Records, the band caught the ear of late-night host Jimmy Fallon, who brought Rateliff and company on his show to perform their roaring single, “S.O.B.”. That national TV performance—as well as a heavy touring schedule that year and some notable hometown blowouts at Red Rocks—helped earn the band widespread critical and commercial acclaim. Check out their latest national TV spot on Late Night with Seth Meyers below, which builds from sultry croon to booming soul in classic Rateliff fashion:Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – “Tearing At The Seams”[Video: Late Night with Seth Meyers]These days, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats are hit-making veterans of several highly successful tours, a number of high-profile festival appearances, and numerous late-night performances—and they’re using their elevated platform to affect help change in their community.The band’s anti-gun violence event, Not One More, will feature workshops and panels on gun violence prevention at INDUSTRY Denver on Saturday, October 13th followed by a rally and concert featuring support from Fantastic Negrito, Los Mocochetes, and the Denver Children’s Choir. For more information on the event, head to The Marigold Project’s website here.[H/T Billboard]last_img

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