Tag Archives: kcrw

quantic
De La Soul and Quantic bring killer beats to KCRW’s Sound in Focus at Annenberg Space for Photography

If you haven’t made it to one of KCRW’s free Sound in Focus shows at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Studio City yet, you’re missing out. In its second weekend of 2015, an enticing double-bill featuring Quantic and headlined by throwback hip-hop stalwarts De La Soul took center stage. The outdoor courtyard is one […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
tv on the radio
TV on the Radio open KCRW Sound in Focus with premier indie rock set

Studio City was the place to be Saturday early evening as KCRW kicked off the first of their free Sound in Focus shows that featured performances from TV on the Radio and Boxed In. The music was the main course for a night that featured excellent food truck choices and solid drink options as well […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
alabama shakes
Alabama Shakes give special intimate performance at Apogee Studios

Just a few days removed from their second of two tremendous sunset Coachella sets, the soulful Alabama Shakes performed a much more intimate — and just as affecting — set at Apogee Studios yesterday in Santa Monica. I myself had just returned from my second weekend in the desert, and anyone who has been to Coachella […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Toro-y-moi
Toro y Moi straps on guitar and plays new record in full at Apogee Studio soiree

Update: Previously we mistakenly reported that KCRW would broadcast the live session on Friday, March 27th. The broadcast of this show will be on Friday, April 3rd. I felt terribly underdressed at KCRW’s private Toro y Moi show. It was the mini flatbread crackers that did it. There were elegant trays of them, three different […]

More
Ziv Biton |
Caribou and Koreless put fans under harmonious electronic spell at Fonda Theatre

This past Friday, Caribou and Koreless came out and put on a hell of a show at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. I’m not sure if the crowd was on ecstasy or if they were just extremely moved by the music. They were definitely under some kind of harmonious of a spell as they swayed […]

More
Wes Marsala |
Robert Delong at the Natural History Museum, photo by Wes Marsala
Robert DeLong and Tom Vek Rattle Dinosaur Bones Back to Life at Natural History Museum

Well it was the first Friday of the month and The Echo family and KCRW teamed up to throw a party in a place where dinosaurs, elephants, polar bears and any other animal extinct or not, all coexist with one another. The evening started with the museum opening to guests while checking out exhibits with KCRW DJs […]

More
Wes Marsala |
Jose James spices up Sonos Studio with intimate performance

This past Monday, the summer heat was eased with Sonos Studio‘s chill atmosphere that celebrated Blue Note Records 75th anniversary with a very private show featuring singer-songwriter Jose James. Discussing his fifth album While You Were Sleeping through a charming interview conducted by KCRW music director, Jason Bentley, the night turned into a perfect teaser to James’ new production. The very attentive crowd […]

More
FarahSosa |
mexico68-photos
Living legend Lee “Scratch” Perry illuminates Santa Monica Pier

Between music legends and up and coming musicians, the Twilight Concert Series at Santa Monica Pier has been raging with talent.  This past Thursday with the rising moon and crashing waves, the Pier was vibing with music from Jamaica to Nigeria via Los Angeles. The night started with LA’s quickly rising afrobeat orchestra Mexico68 who […]

More
FarahSosa |
yuna
Yuna Lights Up Twilight Concerts at Santa Monica Pier with Illustrious Sheen

The summer concerts have started and one of our favorite spots to feel the sun, ocean breeze with incredible music is the Twilight Concerts at the Santa Monica Pier.  Last night Yuna, a charismatic young singer from Malaysia, took over the stage and conquered the crowd with her soft vocals and soothing presence. Her music has dashes of […]

More
FarahSosa |
Win Tickets to Unknown Mortal Orchestra & More at First Fridays at The Natural History Museum

The final installment of The Natural History Museum’s First Fridays event is this Friday, June 6 and will be featuring awesome live performances from Unknown Mortal Orchestra, De Lux, Tobacco and Painted Palms. KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Garth Trinidad will also be spinning throughout the evening. In addition to rocking out you can nerd […]

More
Page 2 of 3123