KCRW to Curate Music Programming at
2015 Sundance Film Festival, Jan. 23-26
The station will program live music entertainment – both bands and DJs – for three “Acura Hours” events on an outdoor stage in the center of all the action at the Acura Studio on Main Street.
Hosts Jason Bentley and Anne Litt will also be conducting interviews on site for future broadcast on Morning Becomes Eclectic
Los Angeles, CA & Park City, UT — LA public radio station KCRW will bring live music to the streets of Park City for three “Acura Hours” events on an outdoor stage open to the public in the heart of Main Street. The early evening sets, from 3 pm to 5 pm, will feature a wide variety of artists on January 24, 25 and 26.
KCRW will also have a space at the Acura Studio as its Park City home, where hosts Jason Bentley and Anne Litt will be speaking with film and music luminaries at the festival for segments to be broadcast on the station’s signature music show Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Keep an eye on all the action, including contributions from the curator of KCRW’s film series First Take, Matt Holzman, as well as producers behind The Business, The Treatment and more, on our Sundance page.
KCRW’s presence at the Festival began two years ago, when the esteemed entertainment powerhouse was chosen as the first-ever radio station to join forces with the independent film festival in programming evening music performances.
2015 marks Acura’s fifth year as a Presenting Sponsor of the Sundance Film Festival and the Official Vehicle of the festival.
KCRW, a community service of Santa Monica College, is one of the nation’s leading National Public Radio (NPR) affiliates, also featuring an eclectic mix of originally-produced and nationally-distributed news, music, talk and arts programming. The terrestrial signal serves Los Angeles, Orange, and Ventura counties, as well as parts of San Diego, San Bernardino, Kern, and Santa Barbara counties and the greater Palm Springs area.KCRW’s programming is available worldwide, both live and on-demand, at KCRW.com, and through its smartphone apps(iPhone, Android, and Blackberry).
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