The Drums, Pete Tong, Zee Avi, Bryan Ferry, Mariachi El Bronx and More on KCRW

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Monday, October 17, The Drums’ clever lyrics and happy melodies are infectious. They’ll bring a batch of new songs to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Tuesday, October 18, One of the most recognized DJs in the world, Pete Tong drops by to chat with Jason at 10:20am.

Tuesday, October 18, Malaysian singer Zee Avi returns with her ukelele and sweet songs–we’ll get a taste of what’s to come at KCRW’s benefit show in December– when she joins Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, October 20, Bryan Ferry topped the charts with Roxy Music and continues to release excellent work as a solo artist. He’ll be in the studio for an interview at 10:20am.

Friday, October 21, Mariachi El Bronx are sure to knock our socks off at KCRW’s Masquerade Ball next weekend but first, they’ll join Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, October 26, Feist is a longtime station favorite and when if came time to share songs from her new album, she chose KCRW as one of the first places to play them live.  Hear songs from her new stellar recording “Metals” recorded at the Village on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am

Thursday, October 27, We’ll hear why Austin’s White Denim have been receiving rave reviews when they join us for a live session. Slightly psychedelic, occasionally funky, and always rocking, the band will also play our holiday benefit show in December. Get a preview on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Friday, October 28, Denmark-based Trentemoller creates moody atmospheric compositions and world-class remixes– he’ll share the joy on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.


Tues, October 18,
Shelby Lynne at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco.
Tues, October 18, School Night with The Duke Spirit, Hands and others at The Bowery Hotel in New York City.
Sat, October 21, The Clift Sessions with New Villager at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco.
Sat, December 3, The Clift Sessions with Lord Huron at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco.
Sat, December 9, The Clift Sessions with Nosaj Thing at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in Francisco.


Mon, October 17, Battles at the Mayan.
Tues, October 18, Portishead at the Shrine Expo Hall.
Wed, October 19, Portishead at the Shrine Expo Hall.
Thurs, October 20, The Mondrian Sessions featuring New Villager at the Mondrian Hotel.
Sat, October 22, Robyn and Royksopp at the Hollywood Bowl.
Sat, October 22, Aloe Blacc and the Grand Scheme at the El Rey Theatre.
Sun, October 23, LA 101 with the Airborne Toxic Event and others at The Gibson Amphitheatre.
Mon, October 24, The Mondrian Sessions featuring SBTRKT at the Mondrian Hotel.
Wed, October 26, Kings of Convenience at the Music Box.
Sat, October 29, KCRW’s Halloween bash Masquerade returns with special performances from LA’s own Dengue Fever and Mariachi El Bronx, as well as New York indie rockers Milagres and a DJ set from RAC founder Andre Allen Anjos. Plus KCRW’s extraordinary DJs and if that’s not enough we have vaudeville circus troupe Lucent Dossier throughout the haunted hotel, visual hallucination performed by artist Aaron Axelrod and truckloads of bites from The Border Grill Truck, The Grilled Cheese Truck, The Buttermilk Truck, Lake Street Creamery and Lardon Truck. It’s all happening at The Legendary Park Plaza in Downtown LA.
Wed, November 2, Tune-Yards at the Music Box.
Wed, November 9, M83 at the Music Box.
Sat, November 12, Feist at the Wiltern.
Sat, November 19, The Civil Wars at the Wiltern.
Thurs, December 1, My Morning Jacket at the Gibson.
Fri, December 2 The Mondrian Sessions featuring Lord Huron at the Mondrian Hotel.
Tues, December 6, Bombino at the Mint.
Sat, December 10, Jesse Sykes and The Sweet Hereafter at the Bootleg.
Mon, December 12, Dinosaur Jr. in performance and conversation with KCRW DJ Henry Rollins at the Samueli Theatre in Costa Mesa.