Outdoor street festival Sunset Junction will feature 5 stages with a wide variety of local bands, many of them KCRW alums! If you’re thinking of heading out this Saturday and Sunday, sample some music from our archives to decide your must-sees. The full line up is available here:
**Saturday, August 21
4pm: Saint Motel played The Hammer Museum’s “Also I Like to Rock” series and thrives outside. Just check out these pics!
5pm: Chris Pierce is a soulful singer with powerful and positive lyrics.
6:30pm Dam Funk joined Garth Trinidad for a Guest DJ set recently.
4pm Orgone brings high energy grooves. This will be a dance party for sure.
1:30pm KCRW’s own DJ Jeremy Sole!
THE FOLD STAGE
8:35pm Everest delivered an incredible live performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic recently.
**Sunday, August 22
8pm Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros made their worldwide radio debut on KCRW and they bring the best vibes around. Plan to sing along. Do not miss this one.
4pm Fitz & the Tantrums are a soul sensation. They make heartbreak sound – and feel – good. One of the best live bands in LA.
6:45 pm Mayer Hawthorne and The County put out one of the best albums of last year – soulful crooning and so catchy I’m still singing along. It was a KCRW favorite and their live show does not disappoint.
6:30pm Meshell Ndegeocello is a true artist with a rich career, including multiple Grammy nominations. She has a lot of fire and its great to witness in person.