Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Tuesday, May 29, We’ll broadcast a live session with LA’s own Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros recorded in front of a live audience at Apogee’s Berkeley Street Studios. Hosted by Liza Richardson. We’ll literally get down with the gang as we hear a batch of new songs on the day of their album release. Join Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, May 30, Ramona Gonzales, best known as Nite Jewel, stands out as a buzzworthy L.A. singer and composer. Her latest full length perfectly captures the lovelorn energy of the City of Angels. We’ll hear it on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, June 6, Theresa Andersson is a one woman band from New Orleans and she returns to Morning Becomes Eclectic with songs from her new release Street Parade at 11:15am.
Thursday, June 7, Toronto-based artist Bahamas caught the attention of Feist and Jack Johnson for his skillful guitar work and powerful songs. Bahamas will treat KCRW listeners to some of those tunes on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15 before he heads out to Pasadena’s One Colorado Courtyard this weekend.
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.
Thurs, May 31, Santigold at The House of Blues in Anaheim
Thurs, May 31, Diego Garcia at First Unitarian Church
Fri, June 1, Santigold at Club Nokia
Fri, June 1, Tycho at the Troubadour
Fri, June 1, First Fridays at the Natural History Museum with Cut Chemist and Superhumanoids
Wed, June 6, Twin Shadow at the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
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
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
Thurs, June 28 – Thurs August 9, Made in L.A. 2012 with KCRW DJs Jason Bentley, Chuck P, Anne Litt, Chris Douridas, Anthony Valadez, Jeremy Sole, Valida at the Hammer Museum
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
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
Sat, July 14, Grand Performances with Nitin Sawhney with complete band at California Plaza in downtown LA
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
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
Fri, August 3, Grand Performances with Belle Brigade at California Plaza in downtown LA
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 4, Grand Performances with Niyaz (with Carmen Rizzo) at California Plaza in downtown LA
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
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
Sun, September 23, KCRW’s World Festival with Animal Collective and Tuvan throat singers Huun Huur Tu and Flying Lotus at the Hollywood Bowl
Fri, August 24, Grand Performances with Brownout, El Gavachillo y Lluvia Estrellas at California Plaza in downtown LA
Sat, August 25, Grand Performances with Ana Tijoux, Nomadic Massive at California Plaza in downtown LA
Sun, September 30, KCRW’s World Festival with Wilco at the Hollywood Bowl
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