Josh Ritter, Robyn Hitchcock, Alice Russell and More on KCRW This Week

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Monday, April 29, Josh Ritter is celebrated for his heartfelt songwriting and his latest album is his most personal yet. He’ll share the new songs live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, May 1, British songwriter Robyn Hitchcock is a cult favorite for his delightful wit and surreal songs. Hitchcock returns to KCRW armed with his guitar and a batch of new songs for Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners at 11:15am.

Friday, May 3, Soulful songstress Alice Russell waited five years before releasing her latest solo album “To Dust”. The lovelorn singer will make heartbreak sexy and danceable on Morning Becomes Eclectic when she brings her band for a live performance at 11:15am.

Monday, May 6,
UK producer Bonobo explores new styles and genres on every album. He returns to our studios to hypnotize Morning Becomes Eclectic fans at 11:15am.

Tuesday, May 7, Based here in Santa Monica, Cayucas capture the fun loving sound of summer in a series of well-written pop tracks. We’re thrilled to host their Morning Becomes Eclectic debut at 11:15am.

Wednesday, May 8, New Jersey trio Yo La Tengo have been making music together for a long time and their 13th recording is easily among their best. We’ll get a taste when they perform for Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am. PRESENTS

Fri, May 24,
theLIFT with Gilles Peterson at Public Works in San Francisco


Thurs, May 2, Adam Green and Binki Shapiro at the Observtory
Thurs, May 2, Alfred Wertheimer: Elvis and the Birth of Rock n Roll at Taschen
Fri, May 3, Matt Costa at Pappy & Harriet’s
Fri, May 3, First Fris with Helado Negro and Javelin plus KCRW’s own DJ Anthony Valadez and DJ Matthewdavid at the Natural History Museum
Sat, May 4, Church Sessions with Alice Russell at the First Unitarian Church
Sun, May 5, Los Lobos Cinco de Mayo Festival featuring Kinky, El Chicano and more at the Greek Theatre
Sun, May 5, Bonobo at the El Rey Theatre
Tues, May 7, Tom Odell at the Troubadour
Thurs, May 9, Of Montreal at the Echoplex
Sat, May 11, Jim James at the Fonda
Sun, May 12, Chrysta Bell at the Masonic Lodge
Thurs, May 16, Devendra Banhart at the Fonda
Sat, May 25, theLIFT with Gilles Peterson at the Club 333 in Downtown L.A.
Fri, May 31, Ludovico Einaudi at The Ford Amphitheatre
Fri, June 21, Sea Wolf at the El Rey Theatre
Fri, June 21, The Church Sessions with Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti at the First Unitarian Church
Sat, June 22, Josh Rouse at the Troubadour
Sun, June 23, KCRW’s World Festival begins with She & Him, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell and Matthew E. White at the Hollywood Bowl
Fri, June 28, Twin Shadow at the Glass House
Sun, June 30, KCRW’s World Festival continues with Reggae Night XII featuring Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and Stephen Marley at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, July 14, KCRW’s World Festival continues with Rodrigo y Gabriela and DeVotchKa at the Hollywood Bowl
Wednesday, July 10, Amadou & Mariam at the Fonda
Sun, August 4, KCRW’s World Festival continues with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Sun Ra Arkestra and Oliver Mtukudzi at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, August 25, KCRW’s World Festival continues with Goat Rodeo featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer , Chris Thile with guest Aoife O’Donovan at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 22, KCRW’s World Festival continues with M83 with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and Phantogram at the Hollywood Bowl