KCRW’S WORLD FESTIVAL LINE UP
KCRW’s World Festival celebrates its 14th season with programs showcasing sounds from around the globe. Created in partnership with theLos Angeles Philharmonic, the Sunday programs highlight established and rising artists from diverse backgrounds.
Dawes + special guest Jackson Browne and more
Legendary singer/guitarist Glen Campbell will give his final Los Angeles concert as part of his Goodbye Tour – a celebration of his extraordinary five-decade-plus career and release of his acclaimed final studio album Ghost on the Canvas. Campbell just received the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award at the GRAMMY Awards® in February.
California-based roots rock band Dawes, joined by special guest Jackson Browne, will kick off the show. Additional special guests (to be announced) will also be performing original songs as well as selections from Campbell’s repertoire that have been of special influence.
Vieux Farka Touré
LA’s own Ben Harper brings his own brand of classic songs and fresh perspective on rock, soul and blues to the KCRW World Festival. Malian singer and guitarist Vieux Farka Touré opens the show.
apl.de.ap Takes You To The Philippines – A Celebration of Global Music
Members of the Black Eyed Peas – Will.i.am, Taboo
The Harana Kings – featuring Florante Aguilar, Felipe Alonzo, Romeo Bergunio and Celestino Aniel
Lou Diamond Phillips, co-host
Black Eyed Peas rapper and DJ apl.de.ap celebrates his Filipino heritage and the Filipino culture creating a one-of-a-kind party of music and dance, from pop and traditional Pinoy artists from the Philippines to hip hop, OPM (Original Pilipino Music) and beyond. Asian-American dance group and America’s Best Dance Crew winners (Season 5) Poreotics also performs.
Tuff Gong Worldwide & Ziggy Marley Salute Legends of Reggae
Toots and the Maytals
plus a set by Ziggy Marley
Celebrating the 11th year of Reggae at the Bowl, Ziggy Marley brings his band and a host of all-star roots reggae legends for a unique, not-to-be-missed event.
Crafting London’s premiere electronic dance music, Hot Chip is known for its stellar live shows; in its return to the Bowl, the band will lead us on a journey through club music into funkified gospel groves. Passion Pit reveals a 21st–century sound with soaring hooks, infectious melodies and enigmatic lyrics. Syrian music legend Omar Souleyman will open the show.
Huun Huur Tu
Sonically ambidextrous quartet Animal Collective makes its Hollywood Bowl debut. Tuvan throat singing group Huun Huur Tu, direct from Siberia, will open the show.
More info: http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/
Tickets: Subscriptions for the Hollywood Bowl 2012 summer season are available now at HollywoodBowl.com or via credit card phone order at323.850.2000. “Five or More” subscriptions will be available beginning, March 13. The Hollywood Bowl Box Office opens for single ticket sales on Saturday, May 5. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.
KCRW subscribers get 20% off selected seats for KCRW’s World Festival series as part of the Fringe Benefits program.