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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Tuesday, July 27, We’ll visit with Canadian indie rockers Hot Hot Heat as they deliver the raw energy found on their post-punk record “Future Breeds” live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Wednesday, July 28, Neil Young is such a big fan of LA band Everest that he signed them to his label. We’ll hear why when they play songs from their rollicking new release on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, July 29, At just 20 years old, singer Laura Marling is already considered the high priestess of a new brand of pop folk in her native UK. We’ll hear her storytelling love songs when she performs on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Monday, August 2, Darlings of down-tempo, Morcheeba, will return to KCRW with vocalist Skye Edwards to perform songs from their freshly minted CD, “Blood Like Lemonade” for Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners at 11:15am.

Wednesday, August 4, Saucy songstress Kate Nash infuses her songs with street-smart observations and a witty sense of humor.  The critically-acclaimed newcomer joins Morning Becomes Eclectic for a live performance at 11:15am.

Friday, August 6, Massive Attack offer a rare and exclusive live session with an appearance from reggae superstar Horace Andy on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

KCRW.com Presents

Wed, July 21,
Sound Check with Samantha James and J-Boogie at AMERICANO AT HOTEL VITALE in San Francisco.
Wed, August 18, Sound Check with Sean Hayes and Jazzual Suspects at Americano at Hotel Vitale in San Francisco.
Wed, September 9, Sound Check with Si* Se at Americano at Hotel Vitale in San Francisco.


Sat, July 31, Countdown to Zero screening at the Arclight Theatre in Hollywood.
Fri, July 23, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson joined by fellow musicians at California Plaza in downtown Los Angeles.
Fri, July 23, Delta Spirit at the El Rey Theatre.
Sun, July 25, KCRW’s World Festival features Reggae Night IX, with Jimmy Cliff, Sly & Robbie, and Tarris Riley at the Hollywood Bowl. Jeremy Sole hosts.
Mon, July 26, The Moth Story Slam at Air Conditioned Lounge in Venice
Thurs, July 29, Twilight Dance Series continues with Indian superstar Kailash Kher ’s Kailasa at the Santa Monica Pier.
Thurs, August 5, Everest at the Bootleg Theatre.
Tues, August 10, The Moth Story Slam at Busby’s East
Wed, August 11, Frazey Ford at the Hotel Caf é.
Thurs, August 12, My Morning Jacket at the Greek. Avi Buffalo open.
Sat, August 14, Seu Jorge at Club Nokia.
Tues, August 17 The Moth Story Slam at El Cid
Wed, August 18, Rodrigo y Gabriela at The Greek.
Sat, August 21, Tijuana’s  Nortec Collective and the Colombian accordion stylings of Mr. Vallenato at California Plaza in downtown Los Angeles.
Sun, August 29, KCRW’s World Festival features The Chemical Brothers, Chromeo and Yacht at the Hollywood Bowl. Jason Bentley hosts.
Wed, September 8, David Gray & Ray Lamontagne at The Greek.
Wed, September 15, The Walkmen with Japandroids at the El Rey Theatre.
Fri, September 17, Local Natives at the Music Box.
Sat, September 18, Autolux at the El Rey Theatre.
Sun, September 19, KCRW’s World Festival bring Viva Mexico!, featuring Calexico, Ozomatli, Los Super Seven, Mariachi Reyna Los Angeles, and Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company at the Hollywood Bowl. Raul Campos hosts.
Wed, September 22, The XX at the Hollywood Palladium.
Fri, September 24, Dirty Projectors at the Wiltern.
Mon, September 27, The Black Keys at the Hollywood Palladium.
Thurs, September 30, Jamie Lidell at the Echoplex.
Fri, October 1, The Avett Brothers with Brandi Carlile at the Nokia Theatre.
Sun, October 3, Belle & Sebastian at the Hollywood Palladium.
Wed, October 6- Sat, October 10, Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide at the Standard Downtown/Spaceland/Echo/Echoplex.
Tues, October 12, The Eels at the Music Box.
Fri, October 15, Kruder and Dorfmeister at the Club Nokia.
Sat, October 16, The National at the Fox Theatre in Pomona. Owen Pallett opens.
Tues, October 19, Broken Social Scene at the Wiltern.
Sat, October 30, Janelle Monae opens for Of Montreal at the Hollywood Palladium.
Wed, November 3, Paul Weller at the Wiltern Theatre.
Fri, November 5, Dr. Dog at the Wiltern.
Sat, November 6, Florence and the Machine at the Wiltern Theatre.
Fri, November 12, Stars at the Wiltern.
Mon, November 29, The Books at the Music Box.