Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
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.
Thursday, June 2, Music Director Jason Bentley loves Louisiana’s The Givers because their youthful songs are filled with gushing positivity. We’ll get a preview of songs from their upcoming debut release on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Friday, June 3, Denmark’s Agnes Obel will surround us with the delicate melodies that make up her enchanting chamber folk debut “Philharmonics” when she joins
Morning Becomes Eclectic for a live performance at 11:15am.
Sun, June 5, Anna Calvi at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco.
KCRW PRESENTS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
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.
Sat, May 28, The Stepkids and Gary Wilson a secret show in Los Angeles.
Sat, May 28, Kiss n’ Grind featuring a short acoustic set by Raphael Saadiq and DJ set by KCRW’s Garth Trinidad at the Vanguard.
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, First Fridays with Dirty Beaches and Gayngs plus our own Dan Wilcox at the Natural History Museum.
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.
Sat, June 18, Make Music Pasadena in various locations throughout Old Town Pasadena.
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.
Thurs, July 7, Hammer Museum’s Also I Like to Rock with Graffiti6 and Eastern Conference Champions plus our very own Dan Wilcox deejaying in the courtyard.
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.
Thus, July 14, Hammer Museum’s Also I like to Rock with The Soft Pack and Hanni El Khatib plus our own Chuck P. deejaying in the courtyard.
Fri, July 15, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 and our Garth Trinidad hosting the evening at California Plaza as part of Grand Performances.
Fri, July 21, Hammer Museum’s Also I Like to Rock with Grouplove and Milo Greene plus our own Eric J. Lawrence deejaying in the courtyard.
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.
Thurs, July 28, Hammer Museum’s Also I Like to Rock, with Henry Clay People and Lady Danville plus our own Chris Douridas deejaying in the courtyard.
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).
Sat, Sept 10, Ray Lamontagne and the Pariah Dogs at the Greek Theatre.
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.