Orbital, Regina Spektor, Citizen Cope and more on KCRW

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Monday, September 24, Dance music duo Orbital is one of techno’s most celebrated and accomplished partnerships. They pack a punch and we’ll hear songs from their new album “Wonky” when these Brits invade KCRW studios on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Tuesday, September 25, Regina Spektor performed an emotional set of songs from her new album in front of a loving live audience at Apogee’s Berkeley St. Studios. We’ll bring you that intimate session, plus an interview hosted by DJ Anne Litt, on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, September 27, A soulful singer with a positive message, Citizen Cope returns to spread the love and share new songs on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, October 4, Josh Haden has quietly reformed his band Spain after a long hiatus. His triplet sisters –Petra, Tanya and Rachel — join him for a studio session of new songs and old favorites on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Monday, October 8, Beloved pop band Stereolab ended their run in 2009, but frontwoman Laetitia Sadier continues to release notable music as a solo artist. We’ll hear it live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Tuesday, October 9, Grizzly Bear’s highly anticipated album has proved to be worth the wait. Morning Becomes Eclectic will broadcast a live session and intimate conversation with the innovative foursome on the eve of their show at The Greek at 11:15am.
Wednesday, October 10, Twin Shadow‘s new album was inspired by long motorcycles rides frontman George Lewis Jr., took here in LA. The music is full throttle new wave. Get ready to dance when the band stops by Morning Becomes Eclectic for a session at 11:15am.

Thursday, October 11, A soulful singer and a Mercury Prize nominee, Michael Kiwanuka is a KCRW favorite. We’re thrilled to welcome him back to our studios for a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.


Tues, September 25, BEACH HOUSE at THE WILTERN

Wed, September 26, Django Django at the Echo.

Thurs, September 27, Conor Oberst at Royce Hall

Sat, September 29, Alt-J at the Bootleg Theatre

Sun, September 30, The Miguel Atwood – Ferguson Ensemble with special guests Mayer Hawthorne, Coco O. of Quadron, Bilal and more celebrating the music of Etta James, James Brown, Curtis Mayfield at The Mayan

Sun, September 30, Kimbra at the Ventura Theatre

Sun, September 30, Elvis Costello at The Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara

Tues, October 2, Cate Le Bon at the Bootleg Theater

Wed, October 3, A benefit show for Mayla with performances by Father John Misty, Becky Stark and Inara George at the Bootleg

Wed, October 3, Conor Oberst at The Fox Theater

Wed, October 3, Kimbra at the Fonda

Thurs, October 4, Kimbra at the Fonda

Thurs, October 4 – Sun, October 7, KCRW presents FILTER MAGAZINE’S CULTURE COLLIDE—with performances from of Montreal (US), The Wombats (UK), The Big Pink (UK), Zola Jesus (US), Niki And The Dove (Sweden), Patrick Wolf (unplugged) (UK), John Talabot (live) (Spain), Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500 (US), Diiv (US), Unknown Mortal Orchestra (NZ/USA), Icona Pop (Sweden), Penguin Prison (US), Bonde do Role (Brasil) , Admiral Fallow (Scotland), Laetitia Sadier (France), Class Actress (US), Breakestra (US), Mr Little Jeans (Norway), Tribes (United Kingdom), Gold Fields (Australia), Blood Red Shoes (UK), Morning Parade (UK), Ewert and the Two Dragons (Estonia), American Royalty (US), Voxhaul Broadcast (US), Chancellor Warhol (US), Annie Stela (US), Huddle (Canada), Go Back to the Zoo (Netherlands), Half Moon Run (Canada), Boxeur The Coeur (Italy), The Lighthouse and the Whaler (US), The Balconies (Canada), League (Portugal), Vicente Gayo (Mexico), terminal (Denmark) and Optic Yellow Felt (Brasil) and more at VARIOUS VENUES ACROSS L.A.

Fri, October 5, The Head and the Heart at the Wiltern

Fri, October 5, Dr. Dog at the Ford Amphitheatre

Fri, October 5, Ariel Pink at the Fonda

Sun, October 7, Dr. Dog at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown

Mon, October 8, The Raveonettes at the El Rey Theatre

Tues, October 9, Rufus Wainwright at Campbell Hall at UC Santa Barbara

Tues, October 9, Michael Kiwanuka at The Ford Amphitheater

Wed, October 10, Grizzly Bear at the Greek Theater

Thurs, October 11 through Sat, October 13, The Ooh La L.A. Festival at The El Rey Theatre, The Satellite and Club Nokia

Fri, October 12, ‘Private Label’ at Lure features DJ Sets by Jamie XX and John Talabot on the patio

Sat, October 13, Fink at the Bootleg Theatre

Sat, October 13, An Evening with David Byrne and St. Vincent at the Greek Theatre

Tues, October 16, First Aid Kit at the Fonda

Wed, October 17, Bombay Bicycle Club at the Fonda

Thurs October 18, Stars at the Mayan

Fri, October 19, ‘Private Label’ at Lure features DJ Sets by Washed Out & Nosaj Thing on the patio

Fri, October 19, Paul Weller with Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings at the Greek Theatre

Fri, October 19, 2012, Tomas Barfod at the Bootleg

Sun, October 21, Nick Waterhouse & Allah-Las at the El Rey Theatre

Sun, October 21, M. Ward at the Orpheum

Wed, October 24, Here We Go Magic at the Bootleg Theatre

Fri,October 26, Matthew Dear with live band at the El Rey Theatre

Fri, October 26, Church Sessions with Lost in the Trees at the First Unitarian Church

Fri, October 26, ‘Private Label’ at Lure features DJ Set by M83 on the patio

Fri, October 26, Gilberto Gil at Campbell Hall at UC Santa Barbara

Tues, October 30, MIIKE SNOW at the Hollywood Palladium

Thurs, November 1, Pantha Du Prince at the Echo

Fri, November 2, Com Truise, Poolside, Bonde Do Role at the Echoplex

Fri, November 2, Lord Huron at the The Echo

Sat, November 3, Saint Etienne at the Fonda

Sat, November 3, Other Lives at the El Rey Theatre

Sun, November 4, Divine Fits with Cold Cave at the Fonda

Mon, November 5, Leonard Cohen at the Nokia Theatre

Thurs, November 8, Cat Power at the Hollywood Palladium

Thurs, November 8, Japandroids at the Fonda

Fri, November 9, The Afghan Whigs at the Fonda

Wed November 14, Ben Gibbard at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre

Fri, November 16, Tame Impala at the El Rey Theatre

Sat, November 17, Tame Impala at the Fonda


Fri, October 12, The Ooh La L.A. Festival with Tomorrow’s World, Housse De Racket, Citizens! and Lescop at The Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco

Wed, October 17, First Aid Kit at The Fillmore in San Francisco

Fri, October 19, Bombay Bicycle Club at The Fillmore in San Francisco

Sat, November 17, Lianne La Havas at Rickshaw Stop