Los Lobos, Shawn Lee, and Chromeo Live on KCRW

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Tuesday, August 24, East L.A. favorites Los Lobos return to KCRW studios to perform an array of songs spanning their award-winning 40 year career on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, August 25, Longtime KCRW favorite and multi-instrumental king Shawn Lee finally makes his live debut on the station to celebrate his latest recording, which showcases his love for ’60’s and ’70s soul. Hear it live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Monday, August 30, On the heels of their Hollywood Bowl debut, dance duo Chromeo bring their slick riffs and hook heavy funk to Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners at 11:15am.

Wednesday, September 1, Karen Elson has it all– she’s a model, mother, wife of Jack White, and a talented singer in her own right. Her songs are elegantly crafted and her voice is hauntingly beautiful. We’re thrilled to feature a live session with this chanteuse and her stellar band on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, September 2, The new record from ethereal fuzz-pop trio School of Seven Bells is one of our favorites.  We’re excited to welcome them back to Morning Becomes Eclectic airwaves for a live session at 11:15am.

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.


Wed, September 9, Sound Check with Si* Se at Americano at Hotel Vitale in San Francisco.


Sun, August 29, KCRW’s World Festival features The Chemical Brothers, Chromeo and Yacht at the Hollywood Bowl. Jason Bentley hosts.

Wed, September 8, David Gray & Ray Lamontagne at The Greek.

Sat, September 11, Morgan Page at Avalon

Wed, September 15, The Walkmen with Japandroids at the Music Box.

Fri, September 17, Local Natives at the Music Box.

Sat, September 18, Autolux at the El Rey Theatre.

Sun, September 19, KCRW’s World Festival bring Viva Mexico!, featuring Calexico, Ozomatli, Mariachi Reyna Los Angeles, and Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company 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.

Mon, September 27, The Black Keys at the Hollywood Palladium.

Tues, September 28, Conor Oberst at Pappy and Harriets (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, 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.

Sun, October 3, Belle & Sebastian at the Hollywood Palladium.

Tuesday, October 5, Angus and Julia Stone at the El Rey Theater

Wed, October 6 – Sat, October 10, FILTER MAGAZINE’S CULTURE COLLIDE at the Standard Downtown/Spaceland/Echo/Echoplex.

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

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

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.

Sat, October 23, Air with Quadron and Juliette Commagere at the Shrine Auditorium.

Sat, October 30, Janelle Monae opens for Of Montreal at the Hollywood Palladium.

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.

Sat, November 6, Florence and the Machine at the Wiltern Theatre.

Sun, November 7, Florence and the Machine at the Wiltern Theatre.

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.