Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Monday, June 21, Athlete are among the UK’s finest songsmiths and we’ll be treated to a live set of their soaring anthems when they join Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, June 22, Montreal’s Stars offer beautiful, eloquent indie pop when they perform new songs from their upcoming release “The Five Ghosts.” They join us live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Thursday, June 24, Future Islands offers stunning vocals over steady simple beats, creating a magnetic post-wave raw atmosphere. They caught Jason’s ear immediately and we’ll hear a live set from this intriguing Baltimore band on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Monday, June 28, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings recall the golden days of Muscle Shoals and Stax records with raw power and rhythmic swagger. They’ll perform songs from their original R&B arsenal and treat listeners to an action packed set on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, June 29, New Zealand’s Fat Freddy’s Drop call their sound “hi-tek soul”– an alluring mix of reggae, soul and dub. They’ll perform songs from their new release on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, June 30, Dr. Dog’s exuberant vocal harmonies recall bands of the ‘60’s, yet their overall sound is entirely fresh and invigorating, drawing from Americana, psychedelic pop and more. The Philly-based band have been touring behind their new album for months and we’ll hear them at the top of their game when they join Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Friday, July 2, We’ll broadcast our recent session with rising star Janelle Monae. The forward thinking R&B diva is undoubtedly a star and puts on a show like no other. Her ambitious sophomore album is being lauded in the media as “the most exciting, intriguing record of the year.” Hear why on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wed, July 7, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) feat. Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich + Fussible, El Guincho & Ana Tijoux at CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE (Rumsey Playfield).
Wed, July 7, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) feat. Maleco Collective, Ocote Soul Sounds and more at THE MERCURY LOUNGE.
Thur, July 8, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) feat. Alex Cuba, The Pinker Tones and more at LE POISSON ROUGE.
Thur, July 8, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) feat. Pacha Massive, King Chango and more at EL MUSEO DEL BARIO.
Thur, July 8, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) feat. La Bien Querida, Mexican Institute of Sound, Isa GT and more at BOWERY BALLROOM.
Fri, July 9, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) feat.Ozomatli, Fidel Nadal, Toy Selectah and more at PROSPECT PARK BANDSHELL.
Sat, July 10, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) feat. Maldita Vecindad, The Pinker Tones and more at CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE (Rumsey Playfield).
KCRW PRESENTS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Mon, June 21, IMOGEN HEAP at the Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara.
Tues, June 22, JO HAMILTON at Hotel Caf é.
Tues, June 22, STARS AT THE TROUBADOUR.
Thurs, June 24, FAT FREDDY’S DROP AT THE MUSIC BOX AT THE HENRY FONDA. Aaron Byrd and Jeremy Sole host and deejay the evening.
Sat, June 26, SHARON JONES AND THE DAP KINGS AT THE WILTERN.
Sat, June 26, EVEREST at One Colorado w/ DJ Chris Douridas
Sun, June 27, KCRW’s WORLD FESTIVAL FEATURES GOLDFRAPP, ORQUESTA BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB featuring OMARA PORTUONDO and TUNEYARDS AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL. Tom Schnabel hosts.
Thurs, July 1, Also I Like to Rock with SAINT MOTEL and KITTEN plus our own Dan Wilcox at the Hammer Museum.
Sat, July 3, BATHS and DAEDELUS at the Troubadour.
Thurs, July 8, Also I Like to Rock with ADMIRAL RADLEY and THE HAPPY HOLLOWS plus our own Anne Litt at the Hammer Museum.
Thurs, July 15, Also I Like to Rock with FITZ & THE TANTRUMS plus a very special guest and our own Garth Trinidad at the Hammer Museum.
Sun, July 18, KCRW’s WORLD FESTIVAL FEATURES THE SWELL SEASON, SHE & HIM AND THE BIRD AND THE BEE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL. Liza Richardson and Chris Douridas host an evening of duets.
Mon, July 19, THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS AT THE MUSIC BOX.
Thurs, July 22, Also I Like to Rock with VOXHAUL BROADCAST and CHASING KINGS plus our own Chuck P. at the Hammer Museum.
Fri, July 23, DELTA SPIRIT at the El Rey Theatre.
Sun, July 25, KCRW’s WORLD FESTIVAL BRINGS REGGAE NIGHT IX FEATURING JIMMY CLIFF, SLY & ROBBIE, AND TARRIS RILEY AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL. Jeremy Sole hosts.
Wed, August 11, FRAZEY FORD at the Hotel Café.
Thurs, August 12, MY MORNING JACKET and AVI BUFFALO at the Greek.
Sat, August 14, SEU JORGE AT CLUB NOKIA.
Wed, August 18, RODRIGO Y GABRIELA at The Greek.
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.
Sun, September 19, KCRW’s WORLD FESTIVAL BRINGS VIVA MEXICO! FEATURING CALEXICO, OZOMATLI, LOS SUPER SEVEN, MEXICAN INSTITUTE OF SOUND, MARIACHI REYNA LOS ANGELES AND GRANDEZA MEXICANA FOLK BALLET COMPANY AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL. Raul Campos hosts.
Fri, September 24, DIRTY PROJECTORS at the Wiltern.
Mon, September 27, THE BLACK KEYS at the Hollywood Palladium.
Sun, October 3, BELLe & SEBASTIAN at the Hollywood Palladium
Tues, October 19, BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE at the Wiltern.