Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY

Monday, April 16, Globetrotting DJ Jeremy Sole brings us a conversation with musician Seun Kuti, who leads the band Egypt 80 founded by his father, Afro beat pioneer Fela Kuti. We’ll also have an exclusive live track to share with Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners.

Tuesday, April 17, Noted whistler and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird soaks in all sorts of sounds to create his classically-minded pop songs. We’ll welcome him back to our studios to share live versions from his new record on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Thursday, April 19, British trio Band of Skulls play pure rock ‘n’ roll and we’ll hear a special version of their songs when they join us for an acoustic set on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.

Tuesday, April 24, Brooklyn-based Oberhofer’s debut is chock full of catchy choruses and energetic beats and we’ll share a live set with Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners in the 11 o’clock hour.

Thursday, April 26, Grammy Award-winning bassist and composer Esperanza Spalding leads her large band through whimsically poetic songs and sprawling jams when she performs on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.


Saturday, April 14, The Clift Sessions featuring House de Reacket at The Redwood Room and Velvet Room in San Francisco

Thurs, April 12, M. Ward at the Cocoanut Grove Ballroom in Santa Cruz.


Fri, April 13 through Sun, April 15, The Coachella Weekender featuring DJ sets by select KCRW DJs and live performances at The Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs.
Mon, April 16, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 at Campbell Hall at UCSB
Mon, April 16, Band of Skulls at the El Rey Theatre
Tues, April 17, Miike Snow at The El Rey Theatre
Wed, April 18, Miike Snow at The El Rey Theatre
Wed, April 18, The Horrors & Black Angels at the Music Box
Fri, April 20 through Sun, April 22, The Coachella Weekender featuring DJ sets by select KCRW DJs and live performances at The Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs
Wed, May 2, Tennis at the Troubadour
Thurs, May 3, Metronomy at the El Rey Theatre
Fri, May 4, First Fridays – a monthly series of science talks and music, this round we’ll feature a performance from Father John Misty plus KCRW DJs Valida and Anthony Valadez at the Natural History Museum
Sat, May 12, Rufus Wainwright at the Orpheum Theatre
Fri, May 18, Mondrian Sessions with Dam Funk at Skybar
Tues, May 22, Mark Lanegan Band at The Autry Museum
Sat, May 26 and Sun, May 27, The Silverlake Jubilee featuring Kinky, Aloe Blacc, Princeton, Autolux and more in Silverlake
Thurs, June 14, John Doe at the Echo.
Fri, June 15, Mayer Hawthorne and the County at the Wiltern.
Sun, June 24, KCRW’s World Festival with Glen Campbell and special guests Jackson Browne and Dawes at the Hollywood Bowl
Fri June 29, Keane at the Orpheum Theatre
Sun, July 1, KCRW’s World Festival with Ben Harper and Vieux Farke Toure at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, July 8, KCRW’s World Festival with Black Eyed Peas rapper and DJ Apl.de.ap as he Takes You To The Philippines with A Celebration of Global Music. Apl.de.ap will be joined by singer-songwriter Jeremy Passion; The Harana Kings – featuring Florante Aguilar, Felipe Alonzo, Romeo Bergunio and Celestino Aniel and his Black Eyed Peas bandmates Will.i.am and Taboo.  Lou Diamond Phillips will co host at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, July 15, KCRW’s World Festival when Tuff Gong Worldwide Salutes Legends of Reggae with Ziggy Marley,  Toots and the Maytals, Maxi Priest , Freddie McGregor and Bob Andy at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 9, KCRW’s World Festival Hot Chip, Passion Pit and Omar Souleyman at the Hollywood Bowl
Sun, September 23, KCRW’s World Festival with Animal Collective and Tuvan throat singers Huun Huur Tu at the Hollywood Bowl

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