Fred will curate and lead the band, and continue to run it even when he's off shooting Portlandia. #8GBand
— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) February 10, 2014
Fred Armisen was once a member of punk rock band Trenchmouth, played with Blue Man Group in Chicago and was a featured player in the cast of Saturday Night Live.
He worked on Late Night With Conan O’Brien, Crank Yankers and Adult Swim amongst others. He also had several small but memorable roles in popular films including Eurotrip, Deuce Bigalow, Anchorman, The Pick of Destiny and Confessions Of A Shopaholic.
He’s been good friends with Meyers for years through Saturday Night Live.
Late Night With Seth Meyers premieres Monday 24th February.