Beck, Pixies and More on KCRW This Week

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Tuesday, April 22, Hauschka is an experimental pianist based in Dusseldorf who integrates an assortment of toys into his piano playing. It’s a joy to watch and you can see it live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, April 23, Beck’s latest album “Morning Phase” is among his very best. We’ll hear exclusive live versions of the new songs in his first radio performance behind the record. Hear it on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, April 24, Twenty years after the release of their last album, Pixies are back with a new recording. We’ll broadcast the radio premiere of some new songs, as well as old favorites, on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.


Tues, April 22, Hauschka at the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Fri, April 25, The National with Portugal. The Man at The Santa Barbara Bowl
Sat, April 26, Simian Mobile Disco performing “Whorl” at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown
Sat, April 26, Desert Daze featuring performances by Blonde Redhead, The Raveonettes, Liars, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Allah-Las and more at Sunset Ranch Oasis in Mecca
Thurs, May 1, The Horrors and Toys at the First Unitarian Church
Fri, May 2, First Fridays with performances from Holychild with Groundislava featuring Rare Times plus a DJ set from KCRW’s own Anthony Valadez at the Natural History Museum.
Sat, May 3, The 3rd Annual Los Lobos Cinco De Mayo Festival (featuring Los Lobos, Ozomatli and Mariachi El Bronx) at The Greek Theatre
Tues, May 6, Rodrigo y Gabriela at the Orpheum Theatre
Wed, May 7, Rodrigo y Gabriela at the Hollywood Palladium
Thurs, May 7, Tycho at The Fonda
Thurs, May 8, Tycho at The Fonda
Thurs, May 8, The music of William Onyeabor performed by David Byrne, Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, Pat Mahoney of LCD Soundsystem, Kele Okereke of Bloc Party, The Lijadu Sisters, Money Mark, Sinkane at The Greek Theatre
Wed, May 28, First Aid Kit and Willy Mason at the El Rey Theatre
Wed, May 28, Elbow at the WIltern
Thurs, May 29, Chet Faker at The Roxy
Thurs, May 29, Jamestown Revival at the Troubadour
Fri, June 6, Jungle at the El Rey
Wed, June 11, Eels at the Orpheum
Sun, June 22, KCRW’s World Festival begins with Janelle Monáe, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Roman GianArthur at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, June 29, KCRW’s World Festival features Röyksopp & Robyn at the Hollywood Bowl
Fri, July 11, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds at the Shrine Auditorium
Thurs, July 17, An Evening with Rufus and Martha Wainwright at Pappy & Harriet’s
Sun, July 20, KCRW’s World Festival features Reggae Night XIII featuring Jimmy Cliff, Shaggy, Don Carlos and the Dub Vision Band at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, August 10, KCRW’s World Festival features Glen Hansard and Iron & Wine at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 21, KCRW’s World Festival features Caetano Veloso, Andrew Bird, Devendra Banhart and DJ Frosty at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 28, KCRW’s World Festival features the Pixies, Gogol Bordello, and Cat Power at the Hollywood Bowl.