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KCRW Announces Live Webcast With My Morning Jacket on May 7

KCRW Presents
Live Webcast With My Morning Jacket
Thursday, May 7

This is the first public performance of new tracks from their forthcoming release “The Waterfall”

Streaming Worldwide via KCRW and NPR Music’s First Listen Live Series

**Limited Press Tickets are Available for Review**

Los Angeles, CA (April 27, 2015) My Morning Jacket will release their 7th studio album, “The Waterfall”, next month and are kicking off a long run of tour dates with a performance for Los Angeles public radio station KCRW on Thursday, May 7 that will be webcast live.

It is the first public performance of new tracks from the release, which was recorded on the West Coast at Panoramic Studios.

The intimate performance, to be filmed in front of an invite-only audience at LA’s famed Mack Sennett Studios, will stream via and as part of NPR Music’s First Listen Live series (at starting at 7pm PT / 10pm ET.

The show will be hosted by KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley and recorded for future broadcast on Morning Becomes Eclectic on Wednesday, May 13.

Since their formation in 1998, My Morning Jacket has delved into the mysteries of creativity and love, and continues to take us on a spiritual journey through their signature and expansive lens of rock and soul. On their newest work, fans will hear echoes of vintage rock and pop as MMJ continues to honor its influences.

The Washington Post has declared “The Waterfall” an “epic new album” and Grantland calls it their “best album in a decade.”

The live session was made possible thanks to an ongoing collaboration with Sonos Studio.

My Morning Jacket Live at Mack Sennett Studios

When: Thursday, May 7
Where: Mack Sennett Studios
Address: 1215 Bates Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Time: Reception – 6 pm, Performance – 7 pm

Performance and webcast begins at 7 pm PT

For questions regarding KCRW, please contact Rachel Reynolds (

For questions regarding NPR Music, please contact Caitlin Sanders (

For more information about My Morning Jacket, please contact Pam Nashel Leto:

Rachel Reynolds
Music Publicity Director
1900 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 314-4625 DIRECT

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