Saline native and fiddler-extraordinaire Jeremy Kittel will perform on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert April 6-7.
Kittel will perform in the show's house band with Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Kittel announced on his Facebook page.
The show airs weekdays at 11:35 p.m. on CBS.
Kittel is a Saline High School graduate and former Saline Fiddler. Once crowned the US National Scottish Fiddle Champion, he’s since performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony, Bela Flack, and My Morning Jacket. He’s played at popular music festivals, like Bonnaroo and the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and performed on prominent stages, such as the Kennedy Center.
He was a member of the Turtle Island Quartet when it the group was nominated for an Emmy playing with mandolin legend Mike Marshall.
Tran Longmoore is a veteran community journalist. He is founder and owner of TheSalinePost.com. He is co-publisher of The Saline Post weekly newspaper. Email him at [email protected] or call him at 734-272-6294.