Antibalas, Diamond Rings, Bloc Party and More on KCRW

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Monday, August 13,
Longtime KCRW favorites Antibalas are reenergized on their new album after several of their members were featured in the Tony Award winning play “Fela!”. The Brooklyn-based band will bring their take on Afrobeat to our studios on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Tuesday, August 14,
Toronto’s Diamond Rings preview songs from their upcoming release — a brilliant mix of high energy and glamour. Tune in to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, August 15, UK dance-punk purveyors Bloc Party return to KCRW to premiere live versions of songs from their new album “Four”, with a decidedly more rock-driven sound. The session was recorded in front of a live audience at Apogee’s Berkeley St Studios. Hear it on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.


Sat, August 11, White Denim at the Troubadour
Sun, August 12, Andrew Bird with special guest Sharon Van Etten at The Greek Theatre.
Mon, August 13, Birdy at The Roxy
Tues, August 14, The Kills at the Mayan
Tues, August 14, Regina Spektor at The Greek Theater.
Tues, August 14, Alabama Shakes with Michael Kiwanuka at the Fonda
Fri, August 17, Sean Rowe at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Fri, August 17, PLAY MOCA with live performances from Zola Jesus and Active Child at the The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
Sat, August 18, Diego Garcia at Largo at the Coronet
Fri, August 24, PLAY MOCA with live performances from Cults and Lord Huron at the The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.
Tues, August 28, Divine Fits at the The Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Wed, August 29, Poolside at the Echo
Thurs, August 20, Twin Shadow at Pappy & Harriet’s
Fri, August 31, Niki & The Dove at the Echo
Sun, September 2, The Pacific Festival with performances by Mayer Hawthorne and the County, Poolside, Fool’s Gold, Wildcat! Wildcat! at The Newport Dunes Resort and Marina
Fri, September 7, The Heavy at the El Rey Theatre
Sun, September 9, Pink Martini at the Greek
Sun, September 9, KCRW’s World Festival Hot Chip, Passion Pit and Omar Souleyman at the Hollywood Bowl hosted by Jason Bentley
Tues, September 11 through Thurs, September 13, My Morning Jacket at The Wiltern
Wed, September 12, The Walkmen at the Ford
Fri, September 14, Fiona Apple at the Greek
Sat, September 15, Pretty Lights with DJ Shadow, SuperVision and MartyParty at The Shrine
Fri, September 21, Church Sessions with Zee Avi at the First Unitarian Church
Sat, September 22, Delta Rae at the El Rey Theatre
Sun, September 23, KCRW’s World Festival with Animal Collective and Tuvan throat singers Huun Huur Tu and Flying Lotus at the Hollywood Bowl hosted by Valida
Tues, September 25, BEACH HOUSE at THE WILTERN
Thurs, September 27, Conor Oberst at Royce Hall
Sat, September 29, Alt-J at the Bootleg Theatre
Sun, September 30, KCRW’s World Festival with Wilco and Joanna Newsom at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 30, Kimbra at the Ventura Theatre
Sun, September 30, Elvis Costello at The Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara
Tues, October 2, Cate Le Bon at the Bootleg Theater
Wed, October 3, Conor Oberst at The Fox Theater
Wed, October 3, Kimbra at the Fonda
Thurs, October 4, Kimbra at the Fonda
Thurs, October 4 – Sun, October 7, FILTER MAGAZINE’S CULTURE COLLIDE (Performances by Of Montreal, Junip, Penguin Prison, Voxhaul Broadcast, Niki and the Dove and more) – VARIOUS VENUES ACROSS L.A
Fri, October 5, The Head and the Heart at the Wiltern
Fri, October 5, Dr. Dog at the Ford Amphitheatre
Sun, October 7, Dr. Dog at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown
Mon, October 8, The Raveonettes at the El Rey Theatre
Tues, October 9, Rufus Wainwright at Campbell Hall at UC Santa Barbara
Tues, October 9, Michael Kiwanuka at The Ford Amphitheater.
Sat, October 13, Fink at the Bootleg Theatre
Sat, October 13, An Evening with David Byrne and St. Vincent at the Greek Theatre
Tues, October 16, First Aid Kit at the Fonda
Wed, October 17, Bombay Bicycle Club at the Fonda
Thurs October 18, Stars at the Mayan
Fri, October 19, Paul Weller with Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings at the Greek Theatre
Fri, October 26, Church Sessions with Lost in the Trees at the First Unitarian Church
Fri, October 26, Gilberto Gil at Campbell Hall at UC Santa Barbara
Mon, November 5, Leonard Cohen at the Nokia Theatre
Fri, November 9, The Afghan Whigs at the Fonda PRESENTS

Fri, October 19, Bombay Bicycle Club at The Fillmore in San Francisco.