Sylvan Esso and More on KCRW This Week

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Monday, April 13, Between Coachella weekends, we’ve feature a performance from North Carolina-based electropop duo Sylvan Esso. Singer Amelia Meath of Mountain Man and producer Nick Sanborn of Megafaun joined forces for an excellent debut album that we’re excited to hear live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Monday, April 20, Charming Canadian singer/songwriter Andy Shauf made his album debut with a collection of seemingly lonely songs with optimistic touches that smartly color his tunes. We’ll feature a short set on Morning Becomes Eclectic in the 10 o’clock hour.

Tuesday, April 21, Ivan & Alyosha have released a catchy folk-pop song as the first single off their sophomore record and it has us excited to hear more. The Seattle-band headed to Nasvhille to write the album and will join us in LA to share it in advance of their release date on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, April 22, Dance Punk innovators Gang of Four, lead by Andy Gill, have a new album that re-imagines the group from the ground up. We’ll host the UK band on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Friday, April 24, Seattle-based production duo ODESZA are leading a new chapter in electronic music. Their focus on melodic, uplifting songs has made them a festival favorite. They recently appeared at Coachella and we recorded a live session with the buzzworthy outfit at Sonos Studio while they were in town. Hear it on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, April 30, For her 13th album, Grammy Award-winning singer Shelby Lynne returned to the South and produced a stunning collection of songs. She’ll share her new work on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.


Fri, April 10, Dom La Nena at Hotel Cafe
Mon, April 13, Lord Huron at The Lobero in Santa Barbara
Tues, April 14, Jenny Lewis at Pappy & Harriet’s
Tues, April 14, RAC + KELE at The Glass House
Wed, April 15, Glass Animals at the Glass House
Wed, April 29, José González and Olaf Arnolds at The Regent Theatre
Thurs, April 30, Twin Shadow at The Fonda
Fri, May 1, Tennis at the Troubadour
Fri, May 1, Dan Deacon at the Echoplex
Sat, May 2, Desert Daze featuring Warpaint, Failure, RJD2, Minus The Bear at Sunset Ranch Oasis in Mecca
Thurs, May 7, Lapsley at the Hotel Cafe
Thurs, May 7, Other Lives at Club Bahia
Fri, May 8, Jessie Baylin at the Troubadour
Sat, May 9, Tei Shi at The Lyric
Sat, May 16, Little Dragon at the Greek Theatre
Wed, May 20, Hiatus Kaiyote at The Roxy
Thurs, May 21, Hiatus Kaiyote at Constellation Room in Santa Ana
Sat, May 30, Spoon at the Wiltern
Sat, May 30, Chromeo & The Glitch Mob at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Sun, June 21, KCRW’s World Festival features Underworld and more at the Hollywood Bowl
Fri, June 26, Vetiver at The Troubadour
Sun, June 28, KCRW’s World Festival features Basement Jaxx and Bootsy Collins and the Rubber Band at the Hollywood Bowl
Fri, July 10, Active Child at Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian
Mon, July 27, The Kills at the El Rey Theatre
Tues, July 28, The Kills at the Glass House in Pomona
Thur, August 6, Django Django at the Mayan
Tues, August 11, Hot Chip at The Greek Theater
Sun, August 16, KCRW’s World Festival returns with Reggae Night featuring Bob Marley’s Roots Rock Reggae – a 70th Birthday Celebration with Ziggy Marley and Stephen Marley, Inner Circle and The Skatalites at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, August 30, KCRW’s World Festival returns with Moses Sumney opening for Erykah Badu at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 20, KCRW’s World Festival returns with performances by Empire of the Sun and others to be announced at the Hollywood Bowl
Thurs, September 24, Future Islands at the Fox Theatre Pomona
Sun, September 27, KCRW’s World Festival returns with performances from Grace Jones and Future Islands at the Hollywood Bowl