Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Tuesday, July 5, UK’s Graffiti6 make their West Coast radio debut with an upbeat blend of soulful electro-pop before headlining the first night of the Hammer Museum’s free outdoor series later this week. Catch this live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Thursday, July 7, L.A.’s own Foster The People created a sensation with their high energy song “Pumped Up Kicks.” We were early supporters and their recent album release made us even bigger fans. We’ll finally get them in studio for a live performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Monday, July 11, Thao and Mirah have forged successful solo careers but decided to combine forces for this side project, making beautiful music that is a mash up of their individual styles. Join use in celebrating this special collaboration when they perform on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, July 12, L.A.’s own Mia Doi Todd embraces the breezy sounds of summer on her new release. Her voice is a true gift and she will share it in a live performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, July 13, New Orleans finest pop outfit Generationals will offer upbeat tunes with a retro twist for their Morning Becomes Eclectic debut at 11:15am.
Friday, July 15, My Morning Jacket is one of the best live bands in the business and we captured their incredible energy in a special show for a small audience live at the Village Studios. Plus, singer Jim James sat down with Jason Bentley for a delightful and insightful chat. We’ll broadcast our exclusive set in the 11 o’clock hour on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Fri, July 15, Generationals with Gardens and Villa at Café Du Nord in San Francisco.
Sun, July 24, The Clift Sessions featuring The Cults at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco.
Fri, August 19, The Clift Sessions featuring Dirty Beaches at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco.
Thur, July 7, Hammer Museum’s Also I Like to Rock with Graffiti6 and Eastern Conference Champions plus our own Dan Wilcox deejaying in the courtyard.
Sun, July 10, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Journey to India features film composer A.R. Rahman and the Los Angeles Philharmonic and special guests Karsh Kale, Rhythms of Rajastan, Bollywood Step Dance and Sher Foundation.
Mon, July 11, Thao and Mirah at the Hotel Café.
Tues, July 12, The Moth at Busby’s East.
Wed, July 13, Tinariwen at the Troubadour.
Thur, July 14, Hammer Museum’s Also I Like to Rock with The Soft Pack and Hanni El Khatib plus our own Chuck P. deejaying in the courtyard.
Fri, July 15, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 and our own Garth Trinidad hosting the evening at California Plaza as part of Grand Performances.
Thur, July 21, Hammer Museum’s Also I Like to Rock with Grouplove and Milo Greene plus our own Eric J. Lawrence deejaying in the courtyard.
Fri, July 22, Jessica Lea Mayfield with Ferraby Lionheart at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown.
Fri, July 22, Joaquin “Joe” Claussell and his six-piece band plus Palenke Soultribe and our own Raul Campos hosting the evening at California Plaza as part of Grand Performances.
Fri, July 22, Fitz and the Tantrums at the Music Box.
Sat, July 23, Bloomfest at the Arts District in Downtown LA.
Sun, July 24, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Global Soul under the baton of musical director Rickey Minor as he brings Stevie Wonder and friends, Janelle Monáe, Grace Potter, Rocky Dawuni, Sharon Jones, Ceci Bastida, Mia Doi Todd, Bombino, Charles Bradley, The Soul Seekers, YOLA EXPO Center Youth Orchestra —plus a tribute to Marvin Gaye’s classic recording What’s Going On.
Tues, July 26, The Mondrian Sessions featuring The Cults at the Skybar at the Mondrian Hotel on Sunset.
Thur, July 28, Hammer Museum’s Also I Like to Rock Henry Clay People and Lady Danville plus our own Chris Douridas deejaying in the courtyard.
Sun, July 31, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Reggae Night X featuring Tuff Gong Worldwide & Ziggy Marley saluting legends of reggae with special guests I-Threes featuring Rita Marley, Marcia Griffiths and Judy Mowatt, Toots Hibbert, Mighty Diamonds, Ras Michael.
Wed, August 10, Sia at the Wiltern.
Fri, August 12, Eels at the El Rey Theatre.
Fri, August 12, The Decemberists at the Greek Theatre.
Mon, August 15, Little Dragon at the Roxy.
Sat, August 13, The Pacific Festival (with performances by Cut Copy, !!!, Toro Y Moi, Classixx, Superhumanoids and more) at the Oak Canyon Ranch in Irvine.
Tues, August 16, k.d. lang at the John Anson Ford Amphitheater.
Tues, August 16, The Moth at El Cid.
Thur, August 18, The Mondrian Sessions featuring Dirty Beaches at the Skybar at the Mondrian Hotel on Sunset.
Sun, August 28, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Serge Gainsbourg Tribute with Jean Claude Vannier and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra; plus special guests Beck, Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear), Victoria Legrand (Beach House), Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl (The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger), Mike Patton (Faith No More), Nika Roza Danilova (Zola Jesus) and Lulu Gainsbourg.
Wed, September 7, The Moth at Zanzibar.
Fri, September 9, Thievery Corporation with Fitz and the Tantrums at the Greek.
Sat, September 10, Ray Lamontagne and the Pariah Dogs at the Greek Theatre.
Sat, September 10, The Kills at the Wiltern.
Sun, September 11, Ray Lamontagne and the Pariah Dogs at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Sun, September 11, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl concludes with an evening of triumphant, powerful and poetic rock as The National, Neko Case and Sharon Van Etten each take the stage.
Tues, September 13, Fleet Foxes w/ the Walkmen at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
Wed, September 14, Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen at the Greek.
Thur, September 15, The Horrors at the El Rey Theatre.
Mon, September 19, Bon Iver at the Shrine.
Sat, October 1, Elbow at the Greek Theatre.
Mon, October 3, Toro y Moi at the El Rey Theatre.
Sat, October 15, Bryan Ferry at the Greek Theatre.
Sat, October 15, Friendly Fires at Club Nokia.