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Fandom: Shaggy on RSNY

Posted July 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,350 views]
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As part of our Fandom series we have multi-platinum selling reggae artist Shaggy telling us about one of his favorite new artists, RSNY. Shaggy plays Reggae Night at the Hollywood Bowl THIS Sunday.

The group that I would say I love and is feeling very passionate about is RSNY.
RSNY (Rock Star New York) who is signed to Ranch Entertainment (my label) they are currently developing …

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Reggae Night XIII at the Hollywood Bowl with Jimmy Cliff THIS Sunday

Posted July 15, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 1,759 views]
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I started listening to reggae music on my local college radio station when I was in high school without really knowing what it was.
For me, it was exotic, a place I wanted to find out about, welcoming but it felt out of reach, particularly since college radio DJ’s have a way of playing amazing music but not ever telling you much about it.
It was …

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Electric Lady Janelle Monae Kicks Off the World Festival This Weekend

Posted June 18, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 1,159 views]
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KCRW couldn’t have picked a better line up to kick off this year’s World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl.
Words like explosive and intoxicating best describe the intense output of all the artists set to hit the stage.
Janelle Monae has been lauded by press and peers as one of this generation’s most impressive live performers.
Her progressive approach to R&B, Funk, and soul is equal parts …

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

Posted February 4, 2014 by | 6 Comments | 10,225 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 | 1,472 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 | 1,654 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 | 2,077 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 | 2,332 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 | 1,973 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 | 2,354 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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