Tosca, Nick Waterhouse, Wild Beasts, Public Broadcasting and More on KCRW This Week

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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Monday, March 3, Austrian electronic duo Richard Dorfmeister and Rupert Huber aka Tosca celebrate their latest releaseOdeon with a compelling live set on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Tuesday, March 4, LA’s own Nick Waterhouse is everywhere! If you haven’t heard his songs on KCRW, you’ve likely heard them on any number of TV ads. He evokes a juicy mix of R&B, jazz and soul and you can hear it live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, March 6, Mercury Prize nominees Wild Beasts provide soaring sonics on their new album. We’re delighted to capture them in a live session when they return to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Friday, March 7, South London duo Public Service Broadcasting released a compelling album last year, a fast-paced pastiche of audio samples culled from public information films and newsreels. We’ll hear some of their instrumental creations plus a short interview with our own Eric J Lawrence on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am

Wednesday, March 26, There is a lot of buzz around London Grammar, a British trip-hop trio fronted by Hannah Reid . We’re excited to welcome them in our studios to play tracks from their debut live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.


Thurs, March 6, Gary Numan with Big Black Delta at the Mayan
Fri, March 7, First Fridays with performances from Son Lux and San Fermin and special guests Wild Up plus a DJ set from KCRW’s own Anthony Valadez at the Natural History Museum
Fri, March 7, Nick Waterhouse at the Hollywood American Legion Hall
Mon, March 17, James Vincent McMorrow at The Roxy
Tues, March 25, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings with Valerie June at the Wiltern
Tues, March 25, London Grammar at the El Rey Theatre
Fri, March 28, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks at the El Rey Theatre
Tues, April 15, Bryan Ferry at Club Nokia
Sat, April 19, Bryan Ferry at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Tues, April 22, Hauschka at the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Fri, April 25, The National with Portugal. The Man at The Santa Barbara Bowl
Sat, April 26, Desert Daze featuring performances by Blonde Redhead, The Raveonettes, Liars, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Allah-Las and more at Sunset Ranch Oasis in Mecca
Tues, May 6, Rodrigo y Gabriela at the Orpheum Theatre
Wed, May 7, Rodrigo y Gabriela at the Hollywood Palladium
Thurs, May 8, Tycho at The Fonda
Wed, May 28, Elbow at the WIltern
Thurs, May 29, Chet Faker at The Roxy
Thurs, May 29, Jamestown Revival at the Troubadour
Sun, June 22, KCRW’s World Festival begins with Janelle Monáe, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Roman GianArthur at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, June 29, KCRW’s World Festival features Röyksopp & Robyn at the Hollywood Bowl
Fri, July 11, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds at the Shrine Auditorium
Sun, July 20, KCRW’s World Festival features Reggae Night XIII featuring Jimmy Cliff, Shaggy, Don Carlos and the Dub Vision Band at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, August 10, KCRW’s World Festival features Glen Hansard and Iron & Wine at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 21, KCRW’s World Festival features Caetano Veloso, Andrew Bird, Devendra Banhart and DJ Frosty at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 28, KCRW’s World Festival features the Pixies, Gogol Bordello, and Cat Power at the Hollywood Bowl.