Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Monday, May 9, Rhode Island band The Low Anthem entice listeners with hauntingly beautiful songs as their pump organ sighs, their bowed saw warbles and songs are sung in enchanted whispers on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Thursday, May 12, Afrobeat prince Femi Kuti brings his big band The Positive Force for a live session celebrating his new release, Africa for Africa on
Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Friday, May 13, Cold Cave unleash live versions from their synth pop opus Cherish The Light Years on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am
Monday, May 16, k.d. lang‘s incredible voice will fill the airwaves when we broadcast an intimate session with the Canadian chanteuse and her new band the Siss Boom Bang, recorded in front of a live audience at Apogee’s Berkeley St. Studios. Hear gems off her new album as well as a revealing interview with host Anne Litt. Join us at 11:15am on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Thursday, May 19, Nashville newcomer Tristen charmed the audience at our SXSW showcase earlier this year and is certainly an artist to keep an eye on. The twangy rocker joins Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform catchy tracks from her debut at 11:15am.
Friday, May 20, Oklahoma’s Other Lives have just put the finishing touches on a truly sensational sophomore release. Lush and haunting, we’ll hear it come to life when they perform in our magical studios on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Sun, June 5, Anna Calvi at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco.
KCRW PRESENTS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Fri, May 6, Junip at the El Rey Theatre.
Fri, May 6, First Fridays at the Natural History Museum, featuring Crystal Stilts.
Sat, May 7, Fleet Foxes at the Hollywood Palladium.
Thurs, May 12, Femi Kuti and the Positive Force at the El Rey Theatre.
Fri, May 13, The Kills at the Music Box.
Sat, May 14, The Kills at the Fox Theatre in Pomona.
Sat, May 14, Peter, Bjorn and John at the El Rey Theatre.
Sat, May 14, Of Montreal at the Avalon.
Fri, May 20, The Belle Brigade at McCabes.
Sat, May 21, Aloe Blacc at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa.
Sun, May 22, Aloe Blacc at the Music Box.
Mon, May 23, Yeasayer at the Music Box.
Fri, May 27, Dustin O’Halloran at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever.
Sat, May 28, Black Dub at the Music Box.
Tues, May 31, Lykke Li at the Wiltern.
Fri, June 3, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. at the Echo.
Mon, June 6, Band of Skulls at the Bootleg Theatre.
Tues, June 7, Band of Skulls at the Bootleg Theatre.
Tues, June 7, Anna Calvi at the Troubadour.
Wed, June 8, Diego Garcia at the Echo.
Fri, June 10, Friendly Fires at the Music Box.
Sat, June 11, Jenny & Johnny at the Music Box.
Mon, June 13, The Civil Wars at Largo at the Coronet.
Thurs, June 16, Youssou N’Dour with Angelique Kidjo at the Greek Theatre.
Sat, June 18, Brett Dennen at the Orpheum Theatre.
Wed, June 22, My Morning Jacket at the Pantages Theatre.
Sat, June 25, Tune-Yards at the Troubadour.
Sun, June 26, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Big In Japan featuring Yellow Magic Orchestra, Cibo Matto, Towa Tei, Buffalo Daughter and Taiko Center of Los Angeles. At the Hollywood Bowl.
Wed, June 29, Sondre Lerche at the El Rey Theatre.
Sun, July 10, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Journey to India featuring film composer A.R. Rahman and the Los Angeles Philharmonic with special guest Shreya Ghoshal.
Tues, July 10, The Moth at Busby’s East.
Sun, July 24, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Global Soul featuring musical director Rickey Minor bringing together Stevie Wonder and friends, Janelle Monáe, Grace Potter, Rocky Dawuni, Ceci Bastida and Bombino—plus a tribute to Marvin Gaye’s classic recording What’s Going On.
Sun, July 31, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Reggae Night X featuring Tuff Gong Worldwide & Ziggy Marley salute legends of reggae with special guests Toots Hibbert, Mighty Diamonds, Ras Michael.
Fri, August 12, Eels at the El Rey Theatre.
Fri, August 12, The Decemberists at the Greek Theatre.
Tues, August 16, The Moth at El Cid.
Sun, August 28, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl: Serge Gainsbourg Tribute with Jean Claude Vannier and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra; plus special guests Beck, Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear), Victoria Legrand (Beach House), Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl (The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger), China Forbes (Pink Martini), Mike Patton (Faith No More) and Nika Roza Danilova (Zola Jesus).
Sun, September 7, The Moth at Zanzibar.
Sun, September 11, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl with The National, Neko Case and Sharon Van Etten.