Spoon, Allah-Las, Flume, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah on KCRW This Week

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Wednesday, August 6, Allah-Las sound like they couldn’t have come from anywhere but California. Their simple surf rock style sounds great on a summer day and we’re thrilled to host them on Morning Becomes Eclectic before they play the Santa Monica Pier. Tune in at 11:15am.

Thursday, August 7, Spoon is one of the most consistently great rock bands of the modern era. They join us just days after the release of their new album, so we can experience the new songs live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Friday, August 8:

Australian electronic producer Flume joins Morning Becomes Eclectic to premiere new work in the 10 o’clock hour.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah have a motto about balancing optimism in the face of overwhelming odds and they do that with grace on their 4th studio album. They’ll bring the songs to life when they join Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, August 13, Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison breaks out on his own as Owl John, an 80’s-tinged solo project. Here it on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, August 14, Andy Carthy aka Mr. Scruff is a DJ and a producer who is always evolving. His latest release is a bit more stripped down than his previous work, but with a good amount of gritty funk and stony soul. He’ll join Morning Becomes Eclectic for a live set at 11:15am.

Tuesday, August 19, How to Dress Well’s Tom Krell is a beguiling R&B singer with an ear for a pop hook. His new album is getting a lot of attention at the station and we’ll get to see it live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.


Thurs, August 7, Twilight Concert Series with Jagwar Ma hosted by Jason Bentley on the Santa Monica Pier
Fri, August 8, Grand Performances with Los Dos Marks—DJ Numark and Mark de Clive-Lowe– hosted by Anthony Valadez at the California Plaza
Fri, August 8 through Sun, August 10, Splash House with DJ sets by Flume, Cut Copy (live), Bag Raiders, Chromeo, Them Jeans, A-Track, Jagwar Ma, Nosaj Thing, KCRW’s Jason Bentley and more at the Hacienda Beach Club, Hard Rock Hotel and The Saguaro Hotel
Sat, August 9, Chinatown Summer Nights with KCRW DJs Raul Campos and Anthony Valadez at Chinatown Central and West Plazas
Sun, August 10, KCRW’s World Festival features Glen Hansard and Iron & Wine at the Hollywood Bowl
Thurs, August 14, Twilight Concert Series with La Santa Cecilia and Sergio Mendoza hosted by KCRW DJ Raul Campos on the Santa Monica Pier
Thurs, August 14, Foxygen at Fonda Theatre
Sat, August 16, The Pacific Festival at The Newport Dunes Resort and Marina
Sun, August 17, The Lift with Mr. Scruff at The Mayan
Thurs, August 21, Twilight Concert Series with The Zombies and Mystic Braves hosted by KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox on the Santa Monica Pier
Thurs, August 21, Benjamin Booker at The Echo
Thurs, August 28, Twilight Concert Series with Lee “Scratch” Perry and Mexico 68 hosted by KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole on the Santa Monica Pier
Thurs, September 4, Twilight Concert Series featuring Ok Go with Allah-Las on the Santa Monica Pier
Fri, September 5, Grand Performances with DahkaBrakha/Carmen Rizzo hosted by Anne Litt at the California Plaza
Fri, September 5, Art of Elysium’s Genesis: A Celebration of Emerging Artists with live performances by Moses Sumney, Rodrigo Amarante, Nite Jewel, Soko and more at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Sat, September 6, Grand Performances with Yuna hosted by Raul Campos at the California Plaza
Thurs, September 11, Twilight Concert Series with Charles Bradley and King James & The Special Men on the Santa Monica Pier
Sat, September 13, Porter Robinson at the Shrine Expo Hall
Thurs, September 18, Fatboy Slim with Nervo at the Shrine Expo Hall
Sat, September 20, Jose James at the Troubadour
Sun, September 21, KCRW’s World Festival features Caetano Veloso, Andrew Bird, Devendra Banhart and DJ Frosty at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 21, Meshell Ndegeocello at the El Rey Theatre
Sat, September 27, Bob Mould at The Roxy
Sun, September 28, KCRW’s World Festival features the Pixies, Gogol Bordello, and Cat Power at the Hollywood Bowl
Wed, October 1, The War on Drugs at the Glass House in Pomona
Wed, October 1, Ryan Adams at the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara
Thurs, October 2, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist at the House of Blues in Anaheim
Thurs, October 2, Nick Waterhouse at the Mayan Theatre
Fri, October 3, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist at the Hollywood Palladium.
Sat, October 4, Angélique Kidjo at UCSB’s Campbell Hall
Sat, October 4, Com Truise at the El Rey Theatre
Sat, October 4 and Sun, October 5, Glass Animals at the Troubadour
Fri, October 10, Bahamas at the Roxy
Wed, October 15, The Horrors at the Mayan
Wed, October 15, The New Pornographers with Neko Case at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown
Thurs, October 16 through Sat, October 18, Culture Collide Los Angeles with Cloud Nothings, Until the Ribbon Breaks, Quantic, Nina Persson and others at various venues across L.A.
Thurs, October 16, Massive Attack at the Greek Theatre
Thurs, October 16, of Montreal at the Mayan
Fri, October 17, Massive Attack at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Tues, October 21, Banks at Wiltern
Thurs, October 23, Tom Vek at the Echo
Thurs, October 23, Kimbra at the Roxy
Fri, October 24, Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr at the Regent Theater
Sat, October 25, Tennis at the Troubadour
Sat, October 25, Tinariwen at the Troubadour
Sun, October 26, Tinariwen at UCSB’s Campbell Hall