Yesterday, Minneapolis singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith and his band traveled to New York for an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. The show’s staff gave the Current’s Nate Ryan rarely-granted permission to take behind-the-scenes photos at the Ed Sullivan Theater. See more, and read Nate’s story, here.

This is a great read and an even greater photo essay of the backstage reality when our friend Jeremy Messersmith played The Late Show with David Letterman last night.

Miss Jeremy’s World Cafe session? Listen below via @NPRMusic

Jeremy Messersmith on World Cafe