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KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl 2014 Lineup!

Posted February 4, 2014 by | 3 Comments | 6,994 views]
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KCRW is teaming up with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association for the 16th season of KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl, starting June 22.
The Sunday shows will feature Janelle Monae, Röyksopp & Robyn, Jimmy Cliff, Caetano Veloso. Glen Hansard, Iron & Wine, Devendra Banhart and many more!
Check out the lineup below. Series subscriptions are on sale now and single show tickets will be …

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Goat Rodeo: A World Class Collaboration at the Bowl THIS Sunday

Posted August 23, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,332 views]
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One of the best things about living in Los Angeles is the Hollywood Bowl.
If you’ve been, you know what I mean.
If you haven’t been, you owe it yourself and your loved ones to experience one of the greatest live performance venues ever constructed. Situated against the Hollywood Hills, comfortably distanced from its teaming city surroundings, the Bowl is arguably the beating heart of the …

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Sunny Vibes from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at the Bowl THIS Sunday!

Posted July 31, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,415 views]
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This Sunday, I get to host Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros as they (all 13 or so of them!) grace the stage at The Hollywood Bowl for KCRW’s World Festival.
Their new self-titled album was just released on July 23 from Community Music.
I’ve been a fan of this band since I first heard about them circa ’07 and still adore the pleasant family feeling …

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See Dueling Guitarists Rodrigo Y Gabriela At the Hollywood Bowl This Sunday

Posted July 11, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,858 views]
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I will never forget the first time I saw Rodrigo Y Gabriela.  I had heard a couple of albums and was intrigued by their love for heavy metal, their instrumental guitar pieces, and the fact that this duo from Mexico really got their start on the streets of Dublin.


That night at the Gibson, as part of a benefit show for KCRW, the electricity and …

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Reggae Night at the Hollywood Bowl is Back!

Posted June 27, 2013 by | 1 Comment | 1,994 views]
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The days are longer and the weather is hotter, people it’s Reggae time once again in Los Angeles!
It’s an honor being the annual host of Reggae Night at the Hollywood Bowl as part of KCRW’s World Festival, and this Sunday’s line-up is legendary.
Son of Robert Nesta Marley, DAMIAN “JR GONG” is the real deal. Everyone remembers the ubiquitously massive “Welcome To Jamrock“, but every …

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She & Him Kick Off KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl!

Posted June 20, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,748 views]
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It’s always a good day when I get to visit the legendary Capitol Studios in Hollywood – the home of so many celebrated recordings.
My occasion to visit Capitol last week was to sit in on a session with She and Him.  They have a new collection called Volume 3 and were recording a live session for Morning Becomes Eclectic which airs this Friday.  In …

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KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl – 2013 Lineup!

Posted June 18, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,126 views]
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I can’t believe it’s here, but Hollywood Bowl season is upon us! Among the fireworks spectaculars and excellent Classical and Jazz music programming, is KCRW’s World Festival on six Sundays throughout the summer.
This is our 15 season collaborating with the LA Philharmonic and the lineup is very exciting. It includes dueling guitarists Rodrigo y Gabriela, LA-based collective Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, a …

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New Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros: “Better Days”

Posted May 22, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,259 views]
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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros may seem like a laidback group of musical adventurers, but they are actually quite ambitious.
They decided to follow up their highly successful debut with not one but TWO new full length albums. Their recording sessions were so fruitful, they decided they had enough material for two releases within a year of each other. Here is our first taste …

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A Triple Threat of Sonic Innovators at the Hollywood Bowl THIS Sunday

Posted September 17, 2012 by | 1 Comment | 1,929 views]
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This Sunday, August 23rd get ready for the triple threat sonic innovators as Animal Collective, Flying Lotus and the Huun Huur Tu all make appearances as part of KCRW’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl.
I have really been looking forward to this show with much anticipation. Not only is the Hollywood Bowl the perfect venue to hear these three acts but, given the size …

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Rocksteady at Reggae Night This Sunday

Posted July 13, 2012 by | 2 Comments | 2,427 views]
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From KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole:
The days are longer and the weather is hotter, people it’s Reggae time once again in Los Angeles!
It’s an honor being the annual host of Reggae Night at the Hollywood Bowl as part of KCRW’s World Festival, and this Sunday I’m co-hosting with the one and only Ziggy Marley, who always shares stories of how these legendary artists inspired his …

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