Interpol, Frazey Ford, Rocky Dawuni and Saint Motel on KCRW

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Tuesday, September 7, Frazey Ford found fame as the frontwoman for folk trio Be Good Tanyas, but she won our hearts with her solo debut, which is full of emotional wisdom and depth. We’ll be treated to a full band performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, September 8, Ghanian superstar Rocky Dawuni melds reggae and African melodies and sprinkles them with positive and uplifting lyrics. Legends like Stevie Wonder and Peter Gabriel have joined him on stage and we’ll hear why when Dawuni performs on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, September 9, Don’t miss a special live session with Interpol, recorded in front of a live audience on the eve of their highly anticipated album release exclusively for KCRW. We’ll share it on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Friday, September 10, Not only are L.A.’s Saint Motel talented indie-pop stars in the making,but they are also gifted cinematographers who started making music together in film school. They’ll bring their impressive live show to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Monday, September 13, Long before Jose Gonzalez became famous for his downtempo folk songs and his work with Zero 7, he cultivated his skills with his friends and formed Junip. We’ll hear new songs from the band on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Tuesday, September 14, Members of The Decemberists have teamed up on a new project playing instrumental string band music. Expect to hear a lot of dobro, accordian and more when Black Prairie bring their unplugged sound to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, September 15, Darker My Love‘s new sonic direction leans toward the psychedelic and channels early Grateful Dead jams. Tune in for this standout local band’s performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Monday, September 20, The Walkmen pack a wallop on their stunning new release – a collection of raw rock songs performed in their distinctive style. We’re thrilled to have them back in the studio for a live session when they visit Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Tuesday, September 21, The members of Avi Buffalo may be just out of high school, but their music defies their age, with mind blowing guitar solos, intriguing lyrics and songs so catchy we can’t stop playing them. Tune in for a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, September 22, Band of Horses have always been a station favorite but they took their sound to the next level on their latest release “Infinite Arms” as they travel through Americana and dewy pop songs. Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners will be treated to a live performance when the band returns at 11:15am.


Wed, September 8, David Gray & Ray Lamontagne at The Greek.
Sat, September 11, Morgan Page at the Avalon.
Sat, September 11, Scissor Sisters at the Hollywood Palladium.
Wed, September 15, The Walkmen with Japandroids at the Music Box.
Fri, September 17, Local Natives at the Music Box.
Fri, September 17, Mondrian Sessions with MEN at the Skybar.
Sat, September 18, Autolux at the El Rey Theatre.
Sun, September 19, KCRW’s World Festival bring Viva Mexico!, featuring Ozomatli, Calexico, Mexican Institute of Sound, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company, Banda Lluvia de Estrellas, Omar Almazan, Los Chicanos Especiales at the Hollywood Bowl. Raul Campos hosts.
Tues, September 21, Kele & Does It Offend You, Yeah? at The Music Box.
Wed, September 22, The XX at the Hollywood Palladium.
Fri, September 24, Dirty Projectors at the Wiltern.
Sat, September 25, Mondrian Sessions with Glasser at the Skybar.
Mon, September 27, The Black Keys at the Hollywood Palladium.
Tues, September 28, Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes fame) at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown.
Thurs, September 30, Jamie Lidell at the Echoplex.
Thurs, September 30, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion at the Troubadour.
Thurs, September 30, The OohLaLa Festival hosts Sebastien Tellier, Acid Washed, Kavinsky (DJ Set), Turzi at El Rey.
Fri, October 1, School of Seven Bells at the Echoplex.
Fri, October 1, The OohLaLa Festival hosts The Bewitched Hands On The Top Of Our Heads, Revolver at Spaceland.
Fri, October 1, The Avett Brothers with Brandi Carlile at the Nokia Theatre.
Sat, October 2, The OohLaLa Festival hosts Gotan Project, General Elektriks, El Hijo De La Cumbia at Club Nokia.
Sat, October 2, The Manimal Festival featuring The Like, Juliette Commagere, Papercranes, Love Grenades, LA Ladies Choir at Pappy and Harriet ’s in Pioneertown.
Sun, October 3, Belle & Sebastian at the Hollywood Palladium.
Tues, October 5, Angus and Julia Stone at the El Rey Theatre.
Tues, October 5, Jenny and Johnny at the Troubadour.
Wed, October 6- Sat, October 10, Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide at the Standard Downtown/Spaceland/Echo/Echoplex.
Thurs, October 7, Lissie at the Troubadour.
Fri, October 8, Caribou at the Music Box.
Tues, October 12, The Eels at the Music Box.
Thurs, October 14, Ludovico Einaudi at the Ford Amphitheatre as part of Hit Week L.A.
Fri, October 15, Frightened Rabbit at the House of Blues in Anaheim.
Fri, October 15, Kruder and   Dorfmeister at the Club Nokia.
Fri, October 15, LCD Soundsystem with Hot Chip and Sleigh Bells at the Hollywood Bowl.
Fri, October 15, Miike Snow at the Wiltern Theatre.
Fri, October 15, Mondrian Sessions with Warpaint at the Skybar.
Sat, October 16, The National at the Fox Theatre in Pomona. Owen Pallett opens.
Sun, October 17, Jonsi at the Wiltern.
Tues, October 19, Broken Social Scene at the Wiltern.
Fri, October 22, Minus the Bear at the Wiltern Theatre.
Sat, October 23, Air with Quadron and Juliette Commagere at the Shrine Auditorium.
Fri, October 29, Hauschka at the Hotel Caf é.
Sat, October 30, Janelle Monae opens for Of Montreal at the Hollywood Palladium.
Mon, November 1, Laura Veirs at the Troubadour.
Tues, November 2, Two Door Cinema Club at the Music Box .
Wed, November 3, Paul Weller at the Wiltern Theatre.
Fri, November 5, Dr. Dog at the Wiltern.
Fri, November 5, Ryuichi Sakamoto at the El Rey Theatre.
Fri, November 5, Mondrian Sessions with Peter Moren (of Peter, Bjorn and John) at the Skybar.
Sat, November 6, Florence and the Machine at the Wiltern Theatre.
Sun, November 7, Florence and the Machine at the Wiltern Theatre.
Sun, November 7, “LA 101” with Massive Attack, Thievery Corporation and others at the Gibson Amphitheatre.
Tues, November 9, Delorean at the Troubadour.
Fri, December 10, Mondrian Sessions with The Bird and The Bee at the Skybar.
Fri, November 12, Stars at the Wiltern.
Sun, November 14, Junip at the Music Box.
Tues, November 16, Gregg Dulli at the Troubadour.
Mon, November 29, The Books at the Music Box.
Sat, December 18, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones at the Orpheum Theatre.