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Fon-tastic Dublin band Fontaines D.C. to perform on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

The Grammy-nominated musicians previously played on the NBC show in 2019 and 2021.

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Fontaines DC. Photo by Ellius Grace.

Fontaines DC. Photo by Ellius Grace.

Fontaines DC. Photo by Ellius Grace.

Irish post-punk band Fontaines D.C. will perform on a popular American late-night talk show on Wednesday night.

The Dublin group - which is made up of members Grian Chatten, Carlos O'Connell, Conor Curley, Conor Deegan III, and Tom Coll – will perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on January 12.

The Grammy-nominated musicians previously played on the NBC show in 2019 and 2021.

The band announced their performance with an Instagram post, writing: “#3 Good man Jimmy @fallontonight @jimmyfallon.”

Fans are speculating that Fontaines D.C. will perform their new single, Skinty Fia, which is due to be released on Tuesday.

They shared a link to a video for what appears to be Skinty Fia and it’s set to premiere on YouTube at 6pm.

The band are said to have finished recording their third album in March 2021, with plans to release it early this year.

Speaking to NME last September, bassist Conor Deegan III said: “The third album is really good. We all thought the songs were quite poppy. We thought we’d got this sound that was finally the sound that we wanted to get across the songs, which we thought was quite poppy.

“We showed them to our manager, and he said, ‘Lads, this is the darkest s**t you’ve ever written!’ And we were like, ‘What? What are you talking about?

"This bass melody is catchy, this vocal melody is catchy’. He was just like, ‘No, this is extremely dark’. So, there you go!”

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