Shelby Lynne, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Mark Ronson, Dr Dog and more on KCRW

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Monday, February 6, Grammy Award-winning singer Shelby Lynne performed a solo acoustic set in the intimate setting of Apogee’s Berkeley St. Studios in front of a live audience early this yera. We’ll air this special concert – and her revealing interview with host Anne Litt — on Morning Becomes Eclectic in the 11 o’clock hour.

Tuesday, February 7, Icelandic pianist Jóhann Jóhannsson composes a range of elegant music from minimalist to baroque with cinematic overtones. We’re excited to broadcast a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic where he’ll be joined by a string quartet at 11:15am.

Thursday, February 9, Producer and artist Mark Ronson has collaborated with everyone from Amy Winehouse and Rufus Wainwright to Duran Duran and Adele.  He joins Morning Becomes Eclectic in the 10 o’clock hour to talk about his participation in the Re:Generation Music Project – a film examining different genres through the eyes of 5 of the most influential electronic producer/DJ’s in music today.

Thursday, February 9, Mark Lanegan has been a member of Queens of the Stone Age, Screaming Trees and Soulsavers. His solo work focuses on that unmistakable voice, a smoky rich sound that will fill the airwaves on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Friday, February 10, Philly-based band Dr. Dog have embraced a variety of sounds throughout their career from raw, lo-fi rock to melodic guitar-driven pop. They turn up the guitars and let loose on their latest release and we’ll experience their passionate performance live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Monday, February 13, Los Campesinos! are a collective from Wales who specialize in catchy indie pop, even when they’re singing breakup songs. Expect a fun-loving live session when they return to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Tuesday, February 14, Bombay Bicycle Club are one of Jason Bentley’s favorite new bands and we’re delighted to have them in studio during their first visit to LA. Hear it live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, February 15, My Brightest Diamond is a project from New York singer Shara Worden, who mixes cabaret, opera, rock and chamber music for a lush and compelling sound. Check it out on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Friday, February 17, The blues are alive in Austin musician Gary Clark Jr, who has been touring with guitar legend Eric Clapton. He left us speechless at last year’s SXSW and he’s finally coming to town to perform on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.


Friday, February 24, The Clift Sessions with Unknown Mortal Orchestra
at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco.


Fri, February 3, 
First Fridays –a monthly series with performances from Light Asylum and The Soft Moon and Julia Holter plus KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Mario Cotto at the Natural History Museum.
Fri, February 3, An Evening with Rufus and Martha Wainwright at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown.
Wed, February 8, Jóhann Jóhannsson at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever.
Thurs, February 9, Dr. Dog at The Observatory in Santa Ana.
Fri, February 10, Dr. Dog at originally at The Music Box has been moved to the Orpheum Theatre.
Sat, February 11, White Denim at the Satellite.
Sat, February 11, Los Amigos Invisibles at the Conga Room
Sat, February 11, The 4th Annual MojaMoja Awards Brunch and Benefit Concert (hosted by Garth Trinidad with live performances by Los Amigos Invisibles, Goapele, Thundercat, Mariachi El Bronx and more) at Mr. C Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Tues, February 14, Liam Bailey at the Hotel Café.
Tues February 14, Saint Motel at the Belasco.
Wed, February 15, Bombay Bicycle Club at the El Rey Theater.
Thurs, February 23, Mondrian Sessions featuring Nosaj Thing at Skybar.
Sun, February 26, Laura Veirs & The Hall of Flames at Largo at the Coronet.
Sun, February 26, Cate Le Bon at McCabe’s Guitar Shop.
Sat, March 3, Diego Garcia at McCabe’s Guitar Shop.
Fri, March 9, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones at the Orpheum.
Tues, March 20, Sharon Van Etten at the Avalon.
Tues, March 20, Of Montreal with Deerhoof at the Wiltern.
Tues, April 3, Heartless Bastards at the Echoplex.
Sat, April 7, Rodrigo y Gabriela at the Hollywood Palladium.
Mon, April 16, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 at Campbell Hall at UCSB.