Darren Criss: Millennials Want One Thing At A Piano Bar

  • Published on Aug 10, 2018
  • When he plays at his piano bar, 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story' star Darren Criss says there's a type of song that millennials freak out over after the first couple notes.
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Comments • 530

  • Jerrica Benton
    Jerrica Benton 12 days ago

    omg, i'd pay to see those outtakes. take my money murphy lol

  • Shahaf Carmieli
    Shahaf Carmieli 25 days ago

    Know him from Glee? He's Harry Freakin' Potter !

  • marika m
    marika m Month ago

    millenials don't want disney songs, millenials want darren to do more avps songs at piano bars

  • Layla Kattau
    Layla Kattau Month ago

    It's lit...I believe the kids say.😂 I love him💞

  • Галима Айдарканова

    i fu cking love this guy. he's the next big thing. i called it

  • Sheepdog Knight
    Sheepdog Knight Month ago

    My wife's grandmother was Dorothea Redmond and was Disney royalty. She was the first female set production designer and designed Disney Main St, The Space Needle and the restaurant at LAX. You can see her work in a lot of the Disney movies. She was a tremendously talented artist and lived to be 98 years old. Her husband was Harry Redmond Jr whom, along with his father, brought the movie business from New York to Hollywoodland. He live to be 101.

  • Sheepdog Knight
    Sheepdog Knight Month ago

    He robbed John Legend of his EGOT!!! 👏

  • Lucy
    Lucy Month ago

    Well he's delightful.

  • hridi
    hridi Month ago

    HE WON ❤️❤️❤️

  • vi b
    vi b Month ago

    i'm like a proud mom i swear

  • Melanie Ngai
    Melanie Ngai 2 months ago

    From Star Kid, to Blaine to Andrew Cunanan in American Crime Story, and Emmy Nominee to Emmy Winner! YAY! And the first Filipino-American to win an Emmy as well.

  • kppancake
    kppancake 2 months ago +1

    And he actually won!!

  • Milo Graamans, pianist
    Milo Graamans, pianist 2 months ago +1

    I appreciate that he acknowledged the band.

  • Reb Reb
    Reb Reb 2 months ago

    Proud of you Darren omfg

  • LoveShiaGDSN
    LoveShiaGDSN 2 months ago

    You think he would sing AVPM songs at his piano bar?? I would cry

  • tulleybeard
    tulleybeard 2 months ago

    wow so proud of my child

  • Lucía Sánchez
    Lucía Sánchez 2 months ago

    Absolutely love him and this interview, it is hilarious!

  • or pinko
    or pinko 2 months ago +1

    he won now. really proud of him (:

  • Xhoose
    Xhoose 2 months ago

    I lost it when the "Disney lawyers came out of their crypts" part came up XDDD I hope he does Another Potter Reunion again! That shows hilarious XD

  • Missy Barbour
    Missy Barbour 2 months ago

    Harry Potter messing up the words to Little Mermaid was specifically formulated to snatch my 90's kid soul personally.

  • Rara Zap
    Rara Zap 2 months ago


  • Erynn Claxton
    Erynn Claxton 2 months ago

    Spoilers. He won. He did not fall down the stairs.

  • sammicat121195
    sammicat121195 2 months ago

    He plays weird covers of Disney songs?? Who does that??

  • benplattypus
    benplattypus 2 months ago

    im surprised most people know him as harry potter lol

  • Will Kailantrophy
    Will Kailantrophy 2 months ago

    I loved his “hey, man”. Every time.

  • lifeofawombat
    lifeofawombat 2 months ago

    we don't prefer gandalf, merlin or oz

  • Krista Johnson
    Krista Johnson 2 months ago

    god, youtube nerds are like the most loyal nerds

  • Lucy Latorre
    Lucy Latorre 2 months ago

    I wonder how many Starkid songs he’s played on that piano

  • Amy Velasquez
    Amy Velasquez 2 months ago


  • Ada Wagner
    Ada Wagner 2 months ago +5

    I cant believe this man went from playing Harry Potter in an unauthorized college Harry Potter musical to nominated for an emmy twice
    Edit: and wINNING AN EMMY!!!

  • Fairy Tail Ninja
    Fairy Tail Ninja 2 months ago

    Because he's Harry freaking Potter!

  • Chriss R
    Chriss R 2 months ago

    me, very quietly, as stephen introduces darren: "it's harry freakin' potter~"

  • anna burke
    anna burke 2 months ago +1

    One of Darren Criss's first videos on USclip was a cover of "Part of Your World" I love his old Disney covers!

  • Jackie
    Jackie 2 months ago +1

    "if you win, will you please fall down the stairs?"
    you're coming for Jennifer Lawrence's brand there, Colbert.

  • Anke Jl
    Anke Jl 2 months ago +2

    He's so dreamy!!!

  • Divine Move
    Divine Move 2 months ago +2

    I knew that piano man was coming. 😂

  • Kate Ellenberger
    Kate Ellenberger 2 months ago +2

    So glad he got the beard so the dancing didn't renew my fears

  • Sharon Titus
    Sharon Titus 2 months ago +2

    Decades later and I finally learned what the actual words are to that song.

  • imoGenGrace
    imoGenGrace 2 months ago +3


  • Aderinsola Adesida
    Aderinsola Adesida 2 months ago +1

    Aha! So now I know where I can meet him. I just need to be able to afford getting to Hollywood - and accommodation- and transport to the bar...But now it is possible 😁

  • Michelle Arroyo
    Michelle Arroyo 2 months ago +2

    I know him from Starkid Potter! Never really watched Glee.

  • Sara
    Sara 2 months ago

    Part of Your World was the first song I ever memorized on purpose. I was six, or maybe five. Thanks for reminding me, Darren.

  • vickanhp8
    vickanhp8 2 months ago +6

    Our lil wizard is all grown up

  • you I
    you I 2 months ago +1

    omg he fell and everyone laughed ... that's so sad.

  • Hannah Hensley
    Hannah Hensley 2 months ago +2

    I am personally offended that other people only know him from Glee.

  • Adelina Raggio
    Adelina Raggio 2 months ago +1

    He’s nominated for a freaking Emmy and all they let him talk about is that stupid bar. I can’t even.

  • Jamie Paul
    Jamie Paul 2 months ago

    Nothing but respect for MY Harry Potter

  • Gaby Escalante
    Gaby Escalante 2 months ago

    I didn't know that he was nomined for an emmy, that's fantastic! ❤

    • Stephanie L
      Stephanie L 2 months ago

      Yep, and (knocks on lots of wood so as not to jinx it) he's very much the favorite to win as well :D It will be 1000% well deserved if he does win- his performance in ACS Versace was so freaking amazing!

  • Ty Armitage
    Ty Armitage 2 months ago

    i miss David letterman this guy i a nerd

  • Rawan The Bookworm
    Rawan The Bookworm 2 months ago +2

    This is totally awesome

  • Writing Talk
    Writing Talk 2 months ago +3


  • DeVante Foxx
    DeVante Foxx 2 months ago

    I was wondering why the band was playing the song "Jump"...I forgot Darren's last name is Criss....it all makes sense now.

  • Maya Reads
    Maya Reads 2 months ago +5

    Back to gryffindor hufflepoof ravenclaw SLYTHERIN !

    • Rawan The Bookworm
      Rawan The Bookworm 2 months ago

      Maya Reads Back to the place where the story begins at HOGWARTS HOGWARTS

  • Audrey
    Audrey 2 months ago

    Did he just say "what's the word, burr" ???

  • Katie Martin
    Katie Martin 2 months ago +1

    Harry freakin' Potter was on glee?

  • no po
    no po 2 months ago

    I didnt watch but is it Billy Joel's Piano Man?

  • KherMoon
    KherMoon 2 months ago +3

    This was totally awesome 😎

  • Yokie Miller
    Yokie Miller 3 months ago

    Disney lawyers were just taken out of their crypt...ha!

  • camila villarreal
    camila villarreal 3 months ago

    I wish I could go to his piano bar

  • Abigail Chorley
    Abigail Chorley 3 months ago +3

    I want to go to that bar and request Get Back to Hogwarts.

  • Kate Cosette
    Kate Cosette 3 months ago +2

    “If you win the Emmy... will you please fall down the stairs”

  • Xenolilly
    Xenolilly 3 months ago

    Darren you keep looking at the camera!

  • Martina Sisto
    Martina Sisto 3 months ago

    Does anyone know the name of the song that’s played at beginning and at the end?

  • Steve Denson
    Steve Denson 3 months ago

    This host has been very entertaining over the years, but he lacks a sense of how to conduct a meaningful interview. Too often he makes the moment about himself rather than the guest.

  • Emily
    Emily 3 months ago

    Omg imagine Blaine playing teenage dream

  • beterbutz
    beterbutz 3 months ago +3

    This guy is amazing in the Murder of Gianni Versace. Probably the most talented actor from the new generation I have seen so far.

  • Julissa Velilla
    Julissa Velilla 3 months ago

    Jon in the background ahaha aw

  • Steve Louis
    Steve Louis 3 months ago

    Loved the mime of the Disney lawyers. Nicely thought.

  • Megan Grace
    Megan Grace 3 months ago

    ‘It’s her bar’

  • kiara young
    kiara young 3 months ago

    Block without demand fifth beat hunt actor tight hook currently.

  • Maya Dekoven
    Maya Dekoven 3 months ago +4

    It’s so nice to see that Harry Frekin Potter has grown up and gotten himself into showbiz

  • Enter Thepoke
    Enter Thepoke 3 months ago


  • Mr. Morris
    Mr. Morris 3 months ago

    RIP Jonny.

  • Ito Tube Gaming
    Ito Tube Gaming 3 months ago


  • Aurora Cook
    Aurora Cook 3 months ago

    I'm disappointed that it wasn't The Black Parade, by MCR, tbh

  • Gypsy thehoneybee
    Gypsy thehoneybee 3 months ago

    Darren Criss....freaks me out ever since he played Gianni Versace's killer.....he just does. Love Stephen Colbert.....John Legend deserves the EGOT.....

  • callen
    callen 3 months ago

    OMFG MY BABY IS BACK😭😍😍😍😍💕👏👏👏👏👏

  • chukmok
    chukmok 3 months ago

    Wow I'm a loser too, this guy is so relatable maybe he can come to my college and speak and then get drunk and high off pills with me and my friends later that same night

  • Maddy Nelson
    Maddy Nelson 3 months ago +4

    Darren Criss is such a hunk. Oof!

  • Lemon Z
    Lemon Z 3 months ago +2

    GLEE GUY!!!!

  • blackpredator12
    blackpredator12 3 months ago

    He looks like Sean Murray

  • Eugene Grewing
    Eugene Grewing 3 months ago +2

    He’s beautiful. Darren Criss ain’t bad either.

  • dianejwright
    dianejwright 3 months ago +3


  • Mama Seokjin
    Mama Seokjin 3 months ago

    So brave

  • X-Kid
    X-Kid 3 months ago +2


  • lartisteautravail
    lartisteautravail 3 months ago

    How did this douche get famous and why is he so confident

  • click my picture
    click my picture 3 months ago +4

    He grew up 😮

  • Reader B
    Reader B 3 months ago +283

    I love that
    More people in this comment section are talking about Harry Potter musical than glee

    • Mama Seokjin
      Mama Seokjin 25 days ago

      Mary Stahl yeah

    • Mary Stahl
      Mary Stahl 25 days ago +1

      Glee is the best thing to ever bless this planet, SO BE THANKFUL, (and if I said something I shouldn’t have, plz dun't b mad, I’m sugar drank)!?!

    • Mary Stahl
      Mary Stahl 25 days ago +1

      Mama Seokjin u an ARMY?!?

    • Clara Boe
      Clara Boe 2 months ago +1

      But like glee people are more tv people and starkids are more youtube people. And guess where we are here....

    • Evalynn
      Evalynn 3 months ago +1

      Tbh the last 2 seasons of Glee just pissed me off so I try to block them out and focus on the incredible AVPM memories xD

  • John Mandato
    John Mandato 3 months ago

    Why did he bring Sean Murray back onto the show??

  • Bill Phill
    Bill Phill 3 months ago +5


    #DISTRICT TV 3 months ago

    Hey kids it's the
    LATE SHIT SHOW with your host

    • Stephanie L
      Stephanie L 3 months ago

      As someone who's socialist myself: LOL that anyone thinks Colbert is "soooo leftist". Don't get me wrong, he's super funny and I enjoy him a great deal! But he's a mainstream Democrat who supported Hillary over Bernie (that's not a jab at him specifically, since MOST of the mainstream media did so), and Hillary is as Capitalist status-quo Democrat as they come. People who think THAT is "leftist" don't even know what a true leftist party would even look like.
      ANYWAY, none of this has anything to do with this particular video, since there was nothing even political about it. So I'll end this by saying: Darren's awesome :P (and Colbert's great too, even if I don't always totally agree with him politically)

  • Po 66
    Po 66 3 months ago

    Colbert looks so uncomfortable, like hes going through the motions but isnt really there, a look of fear behind his eyes,like he is only pretending to be interested. Criss looks like he is trying to be grown up with a beard. The dross on tv nowadays.

  • Giddeon Goode
    Giddeon Goode 3 months ago

    I'd be happy to give his ass a well deserved smack.

  • YOUSIF x0x
    YOUSIF x0x 3 months ago

    What's the name of that music?

  • Afaf Benhara
    Afaf Benhara 3 months ago

    Who is this boring person?

  • sofia alvarado
    sofia alvarado 3 months ago

    Why is he promoting a bar more than his emmy nom

    • Stephanie L
      Stephanie L 3 months ago +1

      I don't think it's that he's promoting the bar more than the nomination, it's just that ACS Versace is a really dark and complicated based-on-real-life story, and for short-form interviews like this, it's a lot to delve into in less than 8 minutes. There have been numerous long-form interviews that are 30-60 minutes where he goes a lot deeper into Andrew as a person/character and the impact of what happened and all of that, but I can see why it would be a lot easier to keep short interviews like this more just light and fun, and the bar is something he and his fiance are doing that's fun :)
      And obviously it's not like they didn't talk about his Emmy nomination at all- that's what they started with! It's just there's only so much to talk about with that before it gets into the deeper, darker stuff that the show explored, you know?

  • Jhefferson Barros
    Jhefferson Barros 3 months ago

    Wait millennials go to piano bars?

  • Atticus Finch
    Atticus Finch 3 months ago


  • Bridget L
    Bridget L 3 months ago

    SI Alumni Represent!

  • Chiara !!!
    Chiara !!! 3 months ago +5

    Wow Darren is so talented I was so worried about his fall. I knew it was on purpose but the sound of him hitting the ground 😭