Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Tuesday, March 8, Swedish singer Lykke Li crafts perfect pop songs and each track she’s revealed from her new album is better than the last. Lykke will perform new songs from that highly anticipated new record live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, March 9, A featured artist on many Top 10 lists of 2010, Hot Chip perform highlights from their album “One Life Stand” for Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners at 11:15am.
Thursday, March 10, DeVotchKa have a sound that is uniquely their own, combining the flavors of Eastern Europe, dusty desert roads, Mexico and flamenco. They were famously featured in the movie Little Miss Sunshine (thanks to some KCRW airplay), and we’re excited to welcome them back to Morning Becomes Eclectic for a live session at 11:15am.
Monday, March 14, Hailing from the Motor City, indie pop breakout band Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. make a pit stop to share live tracks from their upcoming full length for Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners at 11:15am.
**Special Programming LIVE from SXSW in Austin,TX**
**Thursday, March 17, Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince are the rock duo known as The Kills. They have an incredible chemistry and will be treating us to songs from their highly anticipated new release when they join Morning Becomes Eclectic as we broadcast from Austin’s finest music festival, South by Southwest, at 11:15am.
**Friday, March 18,Soul stirring sounds will be heard from Raphael Saadiq and his band as they perform songs from one of KCRW’s favorite albums in 2011– “Stone Rollin’.” Join Morning Becomes Eclectic as we broadcast from Austin’s finest music festival, South by Southwest, at 11:15am.
**PLUS: Saturday, March 19: Chris Douridas Live From Austin With Acoustic Performances from The Civil Wars and Agnes Obel at 1pm PST.
**The Civil Wars: Nashville duo Joy Williams and John Paul White are rapidly capturing a growing legion of fans for their seemingly effortless collaborative tales of love and loss, and spellbinding harmonies found on their critically-acclaimed release Barton Hollow.
**Agnes Obel: This Danish singer, songwriter, pianist swirls in the worlds of Eric Satie, Chopin, John Cale and Jan Johansson. All of these influences are evident on her stunning debut release, Philharmonics. She joins us on piano with a guest cellist for her U.S. live radio debut.
Tuesday, March 22, UK singer Badly Drawn Boy has a knack from storytelling, weaving his thoughts and experiences into intimate songs heavy with emotion. He’ll perform new tracks when he joins Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, March 23, Chaz Bundick, best known as Toro Y Moi, creates a lush ambiance with space age flourishes. He’s put out two fantastic releases in as many years and we’ll experience it all when Toro Y Moi is joined by a full band on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Friday, March 25, Sharon Van Etten stands out in a new generation of folk singers. Understated and elegant, her songs capture her heartache and reveal her curiosity. Hear them live when she joins Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wed, March 16, KCRW’s Official SXSW Day Showcase at the Convention Center (Radio Day Stage), featuring Brett Dennen, Jessica Lea Mayfield, James Vincent McMorrow.
Wed, March 16, KCRW’s Official SXSW Night Showcase at The Phoenix, featuring Alexander, Naked and Famous, Chapel Club, Belle Brigade, Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr and Tristen.
Thurs, March 17, KCRW Presents Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide at Cedar St Courtyard, featuring Foster the People, Raphael Saadiq, Voxhaul Broadcast, The Vaccines, The Deer Tracks, The Latebirds, Harrys Gym and Cults.
Fri, March 18, KCRW Presents Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide at Cedar St Courtyard, featuring The Belle Brigade, Phantogram, Surfer Blood, Weekend, Luke Rathborne, Marit Larsen and Maps and Atlases.
Sat, March 19, KCRW Presents Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide at Cedar St Courtyard, featuring The Naked and Famous, Little Dragon, Datarock, Those Dancing Days, Scars on 45, Kyst, Indigo Tree and KAMP!
Sat, April 9, The Clift Sessions featuring Twin Sister at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco.
Fri, April 22, The Clift Sessions featuring fun. at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco.
KCRW PRESENTS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNA
Thurs, March 10, The Dears at the Troubadour.
Thurs, March 10, Meshell Ndegeocello at Largo at the Coronet.
Thurdsay, March 10, The Mondrian Sessions featuring Lykke Li at Skybar at Mondrian Hotel.
Sat, March 12, The Mondrian Sessions featuring Gonzales at Skybar at Mondrian Hotel.
Mon, March 21, Teddy Thompson at School Night at Bardot.
Tues, March 22, Raphael Saadiq at the Music Box.
Tues, March 22, Toro Y Moi at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa.
Wed, March 23, Early Winters at the Hotel Café.
Fri, March 25, Grouplove at the Troubadour.
Fri, March 25, Sharon Van Etten at the Satellite (formerly Spaceland).
Tues, March 29, Royksopp at the Wiltern.
Wed, April 6, Pete Yorn at the Wiltern Theatre.
Fri, April 8, The Mondrian Sessions featuring Twin Sister at Skybar at Mondrian Hotel.
Sun, April 10, Pete Yorn at the House of Blues in Anaheim.
Wed, April 13, Bright Eyes at the Fox Theatre in Pomona.
Sun, May 1, Hauschka at the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Sat, May 7, Fleet Foxes at the Hollywood Palladium.
Thur, May 12 Femi Kuti and the Positive Force at the El Rey Theatre
Sat, May 14, The Kills at the Fox Theatre in Pomona.
Sat, May 14, Peter, Bjorn and John at the El Rey Theatre.
Sat, May 14, Of Montreal at the Avalon.
Tues, May 31, Lykke Li at the Wiltern.
Fri, June 10, Friendly Fires at the Music Box.
Sat, June 18, Brett Dennen at the Orpheum Theatre.
KCRW-FM, licensed to Santa Monica College, is National Public Radio’s flagship station for Southern California