Wednesday, August 24, Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus is back with his 5th solo album produced by Beck, which many are calling his best. He’ll perform with his band The Jicks on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, August 31, Trip hop singer Natalie Walker treats us to evocative dreamy vocals when she makes her debut with a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, Sept 6, Seattle’s The Head & The Heart have seen growing grassroots success since the release of their intriguing debut. We’ll meet the band when they perform on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Friday, Sept 9, Rob Garza and Eric Hilton– the men behind the electronic mystique of Thievery Corporation— return to KCRW studios to perform new work and maybe a classic or two on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wed, August 24, KCRW SunSets featuring DJ Dan Wilcox on the rooftop dining deck at Santa Monica Place.
Sat, August 27, Chinatown Summer Nights with KCRW DJs Jeremy Sole & Raul Campos in Central Plaza.
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 Lulu Gainsbourg, Beck, Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear), Victoria Legrand (Beach House), Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl (The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger), Mike Patton (Faith No More) and Nika Roza Danilova (Zola Jesus). The evening is hosted by our own Anne Litt.
Wed, August 31, KCRW SunSets featuring DJ Anne Litt on the rooftop dining deck at Santa Monica Place.
Thurs, September 1, Natalie Walker at the Hotel Café.
Fri, September 2, Diego Garcia at Largo at the Coronet.
Wed, September 7, THE MOTH at ZANZIBAR.
Thurs, September 8, Band of Horses at the Wiltern.
Fri, September 9, Thievery Corporation with Fitz and the Tantrums at the Greek.
Sat, September 10, Chinatown Summer Nights with KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Aaron Byrd in Central Plaza.
Sat, September 10, Ray Lamontagne and the Pariah Dogs at the Greek Theatre.
Sat, September 10, The Kills at the Wiltern.
Sun, September 11, Ray Lamontagne and the Pariah Dogs at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
Sun, September 11, KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl concludes with an evening of triumphant, powerful and poetic rock as The National, Neko Case (with special guest T Bone Burnett) and Sharon Van Etten each take the stage. The evening is hosted by our own Jason Bentley.
Tues, September 13, Fleet Foxes with the Walkmen at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
Wed, September 14, Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen at the Greek.
Thurs, September 15, The Horrors at the El Rey Theatre.
Mon, September 19, Bon Iver at the Shrine.
Mon, September 19, James Blake at the Music Box.
Tues, September 20, Laura Marling at the Troubadour.
Sat, September 24, James Vincent McMorrow at the Bootleg.
Sun, September 25, James Vincent McMorrow at the Bootleg Theatre.
Thurs September 29, Fool’s Gold at the Troubadour.
Thurs, September 29 – Sat, October 1, Oohlala Festival at the El Rey.
Sat, October 1, Portugal. The Man at the Avalon.
Sat, October 1, Elbow at the Greek Theatre.
Mon, October 3, Toro y Moi at the El Rey Theatre.
Tues, October 4, Gomez at the House of Blues Anaheim.
Wed, October 5, Gomez at the House of Blues Sunset.
Thurs, October 6, Little Dragon at the Avalon.
Thurs, October 6 – Sun, October 9, FILTER Magazine’s Culture Collide at various venues.
Sat, October 15, Bryan Ferry at the Greek Theatre.
Sat, October 15, Friendly Fires at Club Nokia.
Sat, October 15, Metronomy at the Troubadour.
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.
Sat, October 22, Robyn and Royksopp at the Hollywood Bowl.
Sun, October 23, LA 101 with the Airborne Toxic Event and others at The Gibson Amphitheatre.
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.