Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Wednesday, September 28, Release the Sunbird is a side project from Zach Rogue of Rogue Wave that delivers sun-kissed songs, with sweet harmonies. We’ll be treated to live versions of new songs on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Thursday, September 29, The word Tinariwen means desert and it is the name taken by a phenomenal collective of musicians from the Sahara playing what is best called “desert blues”. Their mind-bending blues guitar playing is something to behold and we will see it for ourselves on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Friday, September 30, On the heels of their Hollywood Bowl performance TV on the Radio return to KCRW to perform songs of love and longing from “Nine Types of Light” on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Monday, October 3, Hanni El Khatib captured our attention with his slicked back pompadour and his blistering raw energy at the Hammer Museum’s Also I Like To Rock series this summer, we’ll catch up with this talented skateboarder turned musician when he joins Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, October 5, It wouldn’t be fair to label the British quintet Gomez as “alternative” or “indie” what they deliver is exquisite harmonies and a supple versatility that falls somewhere between blues, rock and psychedelia. Gomez return for a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Thursday, October 6, Annie Clark best known for her work as St. Vincent performed brand new songs from her stellar new release “Strange Mercy” at Berkeley St. Studios recently. We’ll hear impassioned songs from this riveting artist and a charming interview on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Friday, October 7, Brazil’s CSS will bring on the New Rave sound of Sao Paulo sung both in Portuguese and English on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tues, October 18, Shelby Lynne at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco.
Sat, October 21, The Clift Sessions with New Villager at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco.
Sat, December 3, The Clift Sessions with Lord Huron at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco.
Sat, December 9, The Clift Sessions with Nosaj Thing at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in Francisco.
Fri, September 23, The Mondrian Sessions featuring an acoustic set from Little Boots at the Mondrian Hotel.
Sat, September 24, James Vincent McMorrow at the Bootleg.
Sun, September 25, James Vincent McMorrow at the Bootleg Theatre.
Thurs September 29, Fool’s Gold at the Troubadour.
Thurs, September 29 through Sat, October 1, Oohlala Festival at the El Rey.
Sat, October 1, Portugal. The Man at the Avalon.
Sat, October 1, Elbow at the Greek Theatre.
Mon, October 3, Toro y Moi at the El Rey Theatre.
Mon, October 3, Dum Dum Girls at the Troubadour.
Tues, October 4, Jolie Holland at the Bootleg Theater.
Tues, October 4, Gomez at the House of Blues Anaheim.
Wed, October 5, Gomez at the House of Blues Sunset.
Thurs, October 6, Little Dragon at the Avalon.
Thurs, October 6 through Sun, October 9, FILTER MAGAZINE’S CULTURE COLLIDE featuring CSS, Lindstrom, Gang Gang Dance, Ximena Sarinana, Datarock, The Elected and tons of others at various venues.
Fri, October 7, Little Dragon at the Avalon.
Wed, October 12, Cut Copy at the Palladium.
Sat, October 15, Bryan Ferry at the Greek Theatre.
Sat, October 15, Friendly Fires at Club Nokia.
Sat, October 15, Metronomy at the Troubadour.
Mon, October 17, Battles at the Mayan.
Tues, October 18, Portishead at the Shrine Expo Hall.
Wed, October 19, Portishead at the Shrine Expo Hall.
Thurs, October 20, The Mondrian Sessions featuring New Villager at the Mondrian Hotel.
Sat, October 22, Robyn and Royksopp at the Hollywood Bowl.
Sat, October 22, Aloe Blacc and the Grand Scheme at the El Rey Theatre.
Sun, October 23, LA 101 with the Airborne Toxic Event and others at The Gibson Amphitheatre.
Mon, October 24, The Mondrian Sessions featuring SBTRKT at the Mondrian Hotel.
Wed, October 26, Kings of Convenience at the Music Box.
Sat, October 29, KCRW’s Halloween bash Masquerade returns with special performances from LA’s own Dengue Fever and Mariachi El Bronx, as well as New York indie rockers Milagres and a DJ set from RAC founder Andre Allen Anjos. Plus KCRW’s extraordinary DJs and if that’s not enough we have vaudeville circus troupe Lucent Dossier throughout the haunted hotel, visual hallucination performed by artist Aaron Axelrod and truckloads of bites from The Border Grill Truck, The Grilled Cheese Truck, The Buttermilk Truck, Lake Street Creamery and Lardon Truck. It’s all happening at The Legendary Park Plaza in Downtown LA.
Wed, November 2, Tune-Yards at the Music Box.
Wed, November 9, M83 at the Music Box.
Sat, November 12, Feist at the Wiltern.
Sat, November 19, The Civil Wars at the Wiltern.
Fri, December 2, The Mondrian Sessions featuring Lord Huron at the Mondrian Hotel.