via press release:
NBC’S ‘LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY’ WILL SHOWCASE FOUR NIGHTS OF ‘WOMEN WHO ROCK’ BEGINNING TUESDAY, MARCH 15
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – March 14, 2011— NBC “Last Call with Carson Daly” (Mondays-Fridays, 1:35-2:05 a.m. ET), currently in its 10th season, will be shining a light on some of the most dynamic women in music for four nights of “Women Who Rock” beginning Tuesday, March 15.
In the “Women Who Rock” tribute, the show will feature women who are defining the current music scene and breaking out as true artists. “Last Call” will treat fans to exclusive performances and interviews with Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine, Lykke Li and Amanda Palmer.
“Over the past year, I’ve found myself consistently inspired by female musicians,” said Daly. “I think it is important to celebrate them and ‘Last Call’ is a great platform to do that.”
Kicking off the week on March 15, Daly sits down with Swedish songstress Lykke Li to discuss her new album “Wounded Rhymes.” He will also talk with musical auteur Palmer, film producer/writer Gale Anne Hurd and influential radio deejay Kat Corbett. On Friday, Daly will conclude the week with an episode solely dedicated to break-out female artist of 2010, Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine.
Throughout the episodes, “Last Call” will spotlight front woman of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals Grace Potter and the deejay and violin duo Mia Moretti and Caitlin Moe.
In true “Last Call” style, fans will watch riveting performances from rock/soul singer Lissie, garage rockers Screaming Females, singer/songwriter Clare Burson, indie pop duo Matt & Kim, and electronic group School of Seven Bells.
“Last Call” has garnered acclaim for its gritty documentary style, innovative format, and rock ‘n’ roll vibe. This season, Daly pushes the “doc” style even further, by focusing not only on compelling and interesting stories but the storytellers as well.
“Last Call with Carson Daly” is produced by Universal Media Studios. Stewart Bailey and Guy Oseary are the executive producers.