Live Performances

Ahead of his return to the Hollywood Bowl for KCRW’s World Festival series last weekend, LA jazz doyen Kamasi Washington told us there would be some “ big surprises that no one’s gonna…

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LA jazz luminary Kamasi Washington returns to the Hollywood Bowl with Earl Sweatshirt on Sunday night to kick off KCRW’s World Festival series.

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Aaron Frazer is the co-founder, songwriter, drummer, and singer for Durand Jones and The Indications .

Listen to soulful crooner Aaron Frazer talking going solo, working with Dan Auerbach, and his swoon-worthy Morning Becomes Eclectic set

Aaron Frazer is the co-founder, songwriter, drummer, and singer for Durand Jones and The Indications .

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After more than a year away, the LA Phil is returning with its longstanding KCRW partnership to announce our 2021 World Festival.

KCRW’s World Festival is back at the Hollywood Bowl with Kamasi Washington, James Blake, Brittany Howard and more

After more than a year away, the LA Phil is returning with its longstanding KCRW partnership to announce our 2021 World Festival.

It’s been one year since concert venues and music festivals have indefinitely closed their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SXSWhen?: No Age’s Randy Randall reflects on a year without shows and live music’s uncertain future

It’s been one year since concert venues and music festivals have indefinitely closed their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Arlo Parks is an incredible 20-year-old singer-songwriter, musician, and poet. Arlo Parks joined us for a conversation and an exclusive performance for Morning Becomes Eclectic.

How Arlo Parks followed her musical instincts into ‘Sunbeams’

Arlo Parks is an incredible 20-year-old singer-songwriter, musician, and poet. Arlo Parks joined us for a conversation and an exclusive performance for Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Perfume Genius joins KCRW to perform tracks from his heralded 2020 album "Set My Heart On Fire Immediately," and also covers Leonard Cohen.

In Residence: Perfume Genius covers Leonard Cohen and performs acclaimed new work

Perfume Genius joins KCRW to perform tracks from his heralded 2020 album "Set My Heart On Fire Immediately," and also covers Leonard Cohen.

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Yuna premieres new work in live performance for KCRW’s In Residence series.

In Residence: Yuna debuts R&B-pop gem and covers the White Stripes in live performance video

Yuna premieres new work in live performance for KCRW’s In Residence series.

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Norah Jones released her album “Pick Me Up Off The Floor” earlier this year — offering a personal and political view of her world.

In Residence: Norah Jones performs a Dolly Parton classic and new album tracks

Norah Jones released her album “Pick Me Up Off The Floor” earlier this year — offering a personal and political view of her world.

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Jensen McRae is one of KCRW’s favorite new artists of 2020, without even releasing her debut album.

In Residence: Jensen McRae is an LA-based artist on the rise

Jensen McRae is one of KCRW’s favorite new artists of 2020, without even releasing her debut album.

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Rufus Wainwright joins KCRW for a storytelling performance and exclusive Q&A behind his latest album “Unfollow The Rules.”

In Residence: Rufus Wainwright took time away to ‘Unfollow The Rules’

Rufus Wainwright joins KCRW for a storytelling performance and exclusive Q&A behind his latest album “Unfollow The Rules.”

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KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

In Residence: Rocky Dawuni uses music as a catalyst for social transformation

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

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KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

In Residence: Lianne La Havas digs deep to express her feelings

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

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Femi Kuti is the eldest son of Afrobeat legend and pioneer Fela Kuti.

Throwback Session: Femi Kuti live on MBE in 2011

Femi Kuti is the eldest son of Afrobeat legend and pioneer Fela Kuti.

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KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

In Residence: Blake Mills comes full circle with Sound City Studios

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

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KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

In Residence: Laura Marling found inspiration through Maya Angelou collection

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

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KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

In Residence: Aloe Blacc takes ‘A.I.M.’ on his new album 'All Love Everything'

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

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KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

In Residence: Devon Gilfillian blends psych, Afrobeat and soul sounds in live session

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

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KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

In Residence: Juana Molina records improvised arrangements of career highlights

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

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KCRW introduces   In Residence  . A new series featuring live tracks with artist commentary and companion Q&A.

In Residence: Jonathan Wilson performs ‘Dixie Blur’ tracks and covers the Four Tops

KCRW introduces In Residence . A new series featuring live tracks with artist commentary and companion Q&A.

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