Events, Programming

KCRW Presents Special Edition of The Moth Mainstage


Benefit Performance Features Evening Of Live Stories and Music


SANTA MONICA, CA, August 13, 2012 – For one night only, KCRW (89.9FM and is pleased to present a special edition of The Moth Mainstage. Taking place at the historic Avalon Hollywood, “Carpe Diem: Stories of Our Most Vital Moments” features some of the best storytellers around for an evening of live stories without any notes.

Following the performance, KCRW DJs and The Moth storytellers will host an after party at the adjacent Bardot. Top level ticket holders will have a chance to sip complementary beer & wine and chat with The Moth storytellers after the performance. KCRW DJs Chris Douridas and Travis Holcombe will be on the decks each spinning live sets throughout the evening.

A limited 5-week run of The Moth Radio Hour began airing yesterday on KCRW and will continue Sunday mornings through September 9. The radio series features the best stories contributed from The Moth with the special episodes beginning with a collaboration with the World Science Festival.

A limited number of pre-sale tickets for the The Moth Mainstage event are available for purchase today, Monday, August 13 at the KCRW website. Additional tickets will be released for the December 5 event in the upcoming months. A portion of the ticket price is tax deductible. For more information and to purchase your pre-sale tickets, please visit



Alyssa King – KCRW
(310) 314-4627


About KCRW

KCRW 89.9FM, licensed to Santa Monica College, is an NPR affiliate based in Southern California. The Santa Monica-based nonprofit represents cutting edge radio at its best, presenting an eclectic mix of independent music, news, 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 internationally renowned and available worldwide via, including three streaming channels, 27 podcasts and archives of our locally-produced programs and live band performances. Hear KCRW music online, all the time, on the ALL music stream Eclectic24.