Who was the bass player in Bleachers' SNL performance?

Amber Peake January 16, 2022
Who was the bass player in Bleachers' SNL performance?


Following the indie-pop band’s performance on Saturday Night Live this week, viewers are curious to know who Bleachers’ SNL bass player was.

This week’s SNL was hosted by Ariana DeBose, who was joined by musical guests Bleachers. Jack Antonoff’s band performed in place of American rapper Roddy Ricch, who dropped out for covid-related reasons, Variety reports.

Some viewers have been wondering who the bass player was for the Bleachers’ SNL set. Let’s take a look who she is and her career so far.

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Who was the bass player in Bleachers’ SNL performance?

On this week’s Saturday Night Live, musical guest Bleachers performed a number of tracks, including How Dare You Want More from 2021 album Take The Sadness Out Of Saturday Night.

Following the performance, the bassist seems to have caught the attention of fans online with many wondering who she is:

The bass player who joined the Bleachers on SNL was singer-songwriter Blu DeTiger. She announced she would be playing bass with the band on Twitter yesterday (14 January) ahead of the show:

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A look at Blu DeTiger’s music career

Blu DeTiger is a New York native who rose to fame for her downtown DJ sets as a teen. She went on to build a presence on social media as she hosted live DJ sets on Instagram and bass tutorials on TikTok.

As a bassist, she’s known for playing alongside singers Caroline Polachek and Fletcher. DeTiger is also paving her own path in the music scene and released debut EP How Did We Get Here? in March last year.

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Who are the Bleachers?

Bleachers is a one-man project from Jack Antonoff, who founded the Bleachers in 2014 as a solo project following his stint in pop band Fun.

As part of Bleachers, Antonoff has collaborated with some well-known musicians including Grimes and Lana Del Ray.

For his last two projects, Take The Sadness Out Of Saturday Night and Live At Electric Lady, Antonoff worked alongside his touring band. While posting about Live At Electric Lady’s release on Instagram in November, Antonoff tagged some of his bandmates:

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.