Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Monday, June 11, Dev Hynes may moonlight as a songwriter for artists like Florence and the Machine and The Chemical Brothers but we venture into his solo work as Blood Orange when he drops by our studios. It’s a soulful melange of pop experimentalism. Hear it on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, June 12, L.A.-based duo Electric Guest are inspired by classic 70’s songwriting with a nod to nostalgic soul. Danger Mouse lent his magical touch to their full length debut and we’ll catch up with the duo when they join Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, June 13, Best Coast will bring the sunshine into KCRW’s basement studios with a collection of catchy new songs that showcase Bethany Cosentino’s love affair with California. Hear it at 11:15am on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Thursday, June 14, We were early supporters of singer Mayer Hawthorne and he is bringing his band The County back to our studios for a set of neo soul. We’ll hear a rousing set when they join Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, June 19, We’ve known Glen Hansard as the voice of The Swell Season and The Frames and now he returns to KCRW’s studios with songs from his excellent solo debut. We’ll catch up with the Academy Award winner on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Thursday, June 21, North Carolina sextet Delta Rae will bring stomping blues and gospel vocals to KCRW for their Morning Becomes Eclectic debut. You can see them live at One Colorado in Pasadena this weekend. KCRW will feature a live performance at 11:15am.
Thursday, June 28, Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff joins Morning Becomes Eclectic for an intimate performance at 11:15am.
Friday June 29, Santigold‘s new album has been at the top of KCRW’s airplay charts for weeks and we finally caught up with the Brooklyn-based singer for a live session. Tune in to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Fri, June 8, The Lift w/ a DJ Set by Jazzanova, Nickodemus and Jeremy Sole at the Alexandria Hotel
Sat, June 9, KCRW Summer Nights at One Colorado – Old Pasadena features a set from Bahamas plus DJ Valida on the decks
Thurs, June 14, John Doe at the Echo
Fri, June 15, Mayer Hawthorne and the County at the Wiltern
Sat, June 16, Make Music Pasadena with Grouplove, Cults, Grimes, The Peach Kings, Y La Bamba, Electric Guest and Jason Bentley in Downtown Pasadena
Wed, June 20, Glen Hansard at the Wiltern Theater
Fri, June 22, Liars at the Fonda.
Sat, June 23, KCRW Summer Nights at One Colorado – Old Pasadena features a set from Delta Rae plus Dan Wilcox on the decks
Sun, June 24, KCRW’s World Festival with Glen Campbell and special guests Jackson Browne, Jenny Lewis, Kris Kristofferson, Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Lucinda Williams and Dawes at the Hollywood Bowl, hosted by Anne Litt
Wed, June 27, Jimmy Cliff at the Troubadour
Fri June 29, Keane at the Orpheum Theatre
Sun, July 1, KCRW’s World Festival with Ben Harper, Vieux Farke Toure and Fitz and the Tantrums at the Hollywood Bowl
Sat, July 7, Blind Pilot at the Fonda
Sun, July 8, KCRW’s World Festival with Black Eyed Peas rapper and DJ Apl.de.ap as he Takes You To The Philippines with A Celebration of Global Music. Apl.de.ap will be joined by his Black Eyed Peas bandmates Will.i.am and Taboo, Jeremy Passion; The Harana Kings – featuring Florante Aguilar, Ogie Alcasid, Dessa, Kayamanan Ng Lahi, Legaci, Martin Nievera, Philippine Chamber Singers, Rondalla Club of Los Angeles, Sandwich, Nicole Scherzinger, and Lou Diamond Phillips, Jo Kay and Vanessa Hudgens will co host at the Hollywood Bowl hosted by Anthony Valadez
Sat, July 14, Moby (acoustic performance and DJ Set) and DJ Jason Bentley at Who Shot Rock & Roll Live at the Annenberg Space for Photography
Sun, July 15, KCRW’s World Festival when Tuff Gong Worldwide Salutes Legends of Reggae with Ziggy Marley, Toots and the Maytals, Maxi Priest , Freddie McGregor and Bob Andy at the Hollywood Bowl hosted by Jeremy Sole
Sat, July 21, Portugal. The Man live performance and DJ Dan Wilcox and Gary Calamar at Who Shot Rock & Roll Live at the Annenberg Space for Photography
Sat, July 28, Dirty Projectors at the Wiltern
Fri, August 3, Real Estate at the Fonda
Sat, August 4, Raphael Saadiq and Band of Skulls live performance and DJ Anne Litt at Who Shot Rock & Roll Live at the Annenberg Space for Photography
Sat, August 11, White Denim at the Troubadour
Sun, August 12, Andrew Bird with special guest Sharon Van Etten at The Greek Theatre.
Tues, August 14, Regina Spektor at The Greek Theater.
Tues, August 14, Alabama Shakes with Michael Kiwanuka at the Fonda
Tues, August 14, The Kills at the Mayan
Fri, August 31, Niki & The Dove at the Echo
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 – Thurs, September 13, My Morning Jacket at The Wiltern
Sun, September 23, KCRW’s World Festival with Animal Collective and Tuvan throat singers Huun Huur Tu and Flying Lotus at the Hollywood Bowl
Thurs, September 27, Conor Oberst at Royce Hall
Sun, September 30, KCRW’s World Festival ends with Wilco at the Hollywood Bowl hosted by Valida
Tues, October 2, Cate Le Bon at the Bootleg Theater
Tues, October 16, First Aid Kit at the Fonda
Wed, October 17, Bombay Bicycle Club at the Fonda
Mon, November 5, Leonard Cohen at the Nokia Theatre
Wed, July 11, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) featuring Mala Rodríguez, Ximena Sariñana, Profetas & The Sconek-T at CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE on Rumsey Playfield in NYC
Wed, July 11, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) featuring La Santa Cecilia, Monica Lionheart, Alex Anwandter and more at THE MERCURY LOUNGE in NYC
Thurs, July 12, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) featuring La Vida Boheme, Carla Morrison, Psycho Realm, and more at THE GRAMERCY THEATRE in NYC
Thurs, July 12, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) featuring No Te Va Gustar, Pamela Rodriguez, Las Acevedo and more at SOBs in NYC
Fri, July 13, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) featuring Calle 13, Ana Tijoux and Ritmo Machine at CELEBRATE BROOKLYN at PROSPECT PARK BANDSHELL in NY
Fri, July 13, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) featuring Las Cafeteras and Paté de Fuá at QUEENS MUSEUM in NY
Sat, July 14, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) featuring Kinky, Los Auténticos Decadentes, 3Ball MTY and DJ Raff at CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE on Rumsey Playfield in NYC