TODAY - Gustavo Di Dalva Sits In With the 8G Band on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” - AmNews Curtain Raiser


Monday, January 3, 2022

TODAY - Gustavo Di Dalva Sits In With the 8G Band on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”

 Tune In Mon, January 3 – Thursday, January 6

David Byrne Will Also Be Interviewed



Percussionist Gustavo Di Dalva, who performs nightly on stage in David Byrne’s American Utopia on Broadway and can also be seen in the show’s Spike Lee film, will appear on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” throughout the week of January 3 when he sits in as guest drummer/percussionist with the 8G Band.


Tune in from Monday, January 3 through Thursday, January 6 on NBC beginning at 12:35am EST.


David Byrne will also appear as an interview guest on this evening’s program.


David Byrne’s American Utopia is currently playing at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Tickets are on sale at


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GUSTAVO DI DALVA (Percussionist). Baiano composer/singer/producer, born in Salvador-Bahia, Brazil. A percussionist since age 7. He has recorded thousands of albums including Sérgio Mendes (O Brasileiro – Grammy Award), Caetano Veloso, Milton Nascimento, Carlinhos Brown; played with Gilberto Gil (22 years); produced albums by Bel Maia (2011), Manuela Rodrigues (2016); toured American Utopia; released a solo album Globacidade; and launched several percussion courses.


We could all use a little Utopia right now, and David Byrne’s American Utopia is burning down a brand new house on Broadway! This “dazzling, jubilant and rapturous” production – featuring “astonishing” staging by choreographer Annie-B Parson, with Alex Timbers serving as production consultant – is “a joy to behold and a breathtaking celebration of life.” Don’t miss all the great songs and all the acclaimed musicians, all blowing the roof off a gorgeous new venue. This is the event that will tell the world if you want to rediscover the joy of live music, community, and connection, Broadway’s St. James Theatre must be the place!


The American Utopia band features David Byrne with original band members Jacquelene AcevedoGustavo Di DalvaDaniel FreedmanChris GiarmoTim KeiperTendayi KuumbaKarl MansfieldMauro RefoscoStéphane San JuanAngie Swan, and Bobby Wooten III. The company standbys are Renée AlbularioAlena CieraChris EddletonEvan FriersonAbe Nouri, and Natalie Tenenbaum.

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