Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Thursday, May 19, Nashville newcomer Tristen charmed the audience at our SXSW showcase earlier this year and is certainly an artist to keep an eye on. The twangy rocker joins Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform catchy tracks from her debut at 11:15am.
Friday, May 20, Oklahoma’s Other Lives have just put the finishing touches on a truly sensational sophomore release. Lush and haunting, we’ll hear it come to life when they perform in our magical studios on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Monday, May 23, In the tradition of Leonard Cohen and Van Morrison, songwriter Sean Rowe has both an extraordinary voice and the ability to craft songs like a poet. He’ll perform songs from his debut on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, May 24, Motopony‘s music caught the ear of Music Director Jason Bentley immediately and we’ll get to hear the newcomers from Seattle live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Sun, June 5, Anna Calvi at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco.
KCRW PRESENTS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Fri, May 13, The Kills at the Music Box.
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.
Sun, May 15, TV On The Radio at the Fox Theatre in Pomona.
Fri, May 20, The Belle Brigade at McCabes.
Sat, May 21, Aloe Blacc at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa.
Sun, May 22, Aloe Blacc with a DJ set by KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole at the Music Box.
Mon, May 23, Yeasayer at the Music Box.
Fri, May 27, Dustin O’Halloran at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever.
Fri, May 27, Black Dub at the House of Blues in Anaheim.
Sat, May 28, Black Dub at the Music Box.
Sun, May 29, The 25th Annual Jazz Reggae Festival returns with sets from Lupe Fiasco, Little Dragon, The Miguel Atwood-Furguson Ensemble featuring Talib Kweli, Meshell Ndegeocello, Quadron, Phaorahe Monch, Bilal, Karriem Riggins, Zap Mama and more plus Lee Fields and The Expressions, The Step Kids and KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez, Jeremy Sole and Mario Cotto at UCLA’s Intramural Field.
Tues, May 31, Lykke Li at the Wiltern.
Fri, June 3, Grouplove at the Satellite.
Fri, June 3, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. at the Echo.
Mon, June 6, Band of Skulls at the Bootleg Theatre.
Tues, June 7, Band of Skulls at the Bootleg Theatre.
Tues, June 7, Anna Calvi at the Troubadour.
Tues, June 7, Diego Garcia at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa.
Wed, June 8, Diego Garcia at the Echo.
Fri, June 10, Friendly Fires at the Music Box.
Sat, June 11, Jenny & Johnny at the Music Box.
Sat, June 11, KCRW Summer Nights with Diego Garcia and our very own Anne Litt as she hosts and deejays the evening at One Colorado in Pasadena.
Mon, June 13, The Civil Wars at Largo at the Coronet.
Thurs, June 16, Youssou N’Dour with Angelique Kidjo at the Greek Theatre.
Sat, June 18, Brett Dennen at the Orpheum Theatre.
Wed, June 22, My Morning Jacket at the Pantages Theatre.
Sat, June 25, Tune-Yards at the Troubadour.
Sat, June 25, KCRW Summer Nights features Motopony and our very own Dan Wilcox as he hosts and deejays the evening at One Colorado in Old Pasadena.
Sun, June 26, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Big In Japan featuring Yellow Magic Orchestra, Cibo Matto, Towa Tei, Buffalo Daughter and Taiko Center of Los Angeles. At the Hollywood Bowl.
Wed, June 29, Sondre Lerche at the El Rey Theatre.
Sun, July 10, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Journey to India featuring film composer A.R. Rahman and the Los Angeles Philharmonic with special guest Shreya Ghoshal.
Tues, July 10, The Moth at Busby’s East.
Tues, July 13, Tinariwen at the Troubadour.
Fri, July 15, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 and our Garth Trinidad hosting the evening at California Plaza as part of Grand Performances.
Fri, July 22, Joaquin “Joe” Claussell and his six-piece band plus Palenke Soultribe and our own Raul Campos hosting the evening at California Plaza as part of Grand Performances.
Sun, July 24, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Global Soul featuring musical director Rickey Minor bringing together Stevie Wonder and friends, Janelle Monáe, Grace Potter, Rocky Dawuni, Ceci Bastida and Bombino—plus a tribute to Marvin Gaye’s classic recording What’s Going On.
Sun, July 31, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Reggae Night X featuring Tuff Gong Worldwide & Ziggy Marley salute legends of reggae with special guests Toots Hibbert, Mighty Diamonds, Ras Michael.
Wed, August 10, Sia at the Wiltern.
Fri, August 12, Eels at the El Rey Theatre.
Fri, August 12, The Decemberists at the Greek Theatre.
Tues, August 16, The Moth at El Cid.
Tues, August 16, k.d. lang at the John Anson Ford Amphitheater.
Sun, August 28, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Serge Gainsbourg Tribute with Jean Claude Vannier and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra; plus special guests Beck, Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear), Victoria Legrand (Beach House), Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl (The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger), China Forbes (Pink Martini), Mike Patton (Faith No More) and Nika Roza Danilova (Zola Jesus).
Sun, September 7, The Moth at Zanzibar.
Sun, September 11, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl with The National, Neko Case and Sharon Van Etten.