Those turning into opening night of Saturday Night Live‘s this weekend will be treated to a performance from scheduled musical guest Frank Ocean, and today Ocean shares that he’s bringing a guest of his own with him: his “bro” John Mayer. Mayer is supposed to be taking it easy after throat surgery, but has already forgone the doctor’s orders to play with Walk The Moon pre-VMAs, and we are happy to see him doing it again to help Ocean kick-off this 38th season of SNL.
Ocean tweeted the good news this morning, writing “SNL this weekend. Me and the bro John Mayer.” And though nothing has been officially confirmed, he’s got the internet alight with possibilities. Maybe Ocean and his “bro” will do something with “White,” that smooth grooving Channel Orange interlude. Perhaps more likely, the two will perform Ocean’s 10-minute ode to strippers, “Pyramids,” which ends with an uncredited Mayer guitar solo. Otherwise, Mayer could probably do some good to “Thinking About You,” which Ocean played acoustic at VMAs; or maybe he could bring his maybe-girlfriend Katy Perry along for the “Sweet Life”/”California Gurls” medley that we just realized we need. Because — not sugar-free — mango, peaches and whipped cream bras, wouldn’t that be something?