La Santa Cecilia

La Santa Cecilia exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock, and world music. This Grammy-winning group draws inspiration from all over the world, utilizing Pan-American rhythms like cumbia, rumba, bolero, tango, bossa nova, and klezmer music.

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Tijuana Panthers

Los Angeles surf-punk trio Tijuana Panthers performs set of frenetic beachy rock on KCET’s Studio A. The group got their start at Long Beach backyard parties, but have evolved into an upstart act that distills various eras of California rock ‘n’ roll into a unified powerhouse sound.

  • 2016-09-27T17:00:00-07:00
  • 2016-09-27T19:30:00-07:00

Chicano Batman

East L.A. band Chicano Batman brings their feel-good fusion of funk, R&B, Latin soul, cumbia, bossa nova, psychedelia, and pop to KCET’s Studio A for an electric performance. Their set explores a range of sonic flavors including simmering slow jams, allegro samba interludes and cumbia breakdowns.

  • 2016-10-04T17:00:00-07:00

Moses Sumney

Pairing deft guitar with his lithe falsetto, Moses Sumney performs his soulful folk on KCET’s Studio A. Sumney grew up splitting time between Southern California and Ghana. He recently broke into the Los Angeles music scene with his solo performances, which feature a vibrant choir of his looped vocals.

  • 2016-10-04T19:30:00-07:00

Roberta Flack

It's a throwback session from the KCET archives. Soul songstress Roberta Flack stopped by the KCET studios for this intimate session from the 1970s, showcasing her versatile vocals influenced by jazz, gospel and R&B.

  • 2016-10-11T17:00:00-07:00
  • 2016-10-11T19:30:00-07:00

The Bots

Brothers Mikaiah and Anaiah Lei are the force behind punkish rockers The Bots, who perform a high amplitude set on KCET's "Artbound Presents Studio A." The young duo have won accolades from established rockstars like Yeah Yeah Yeahs' guitarist Nick Zinner and She Wants Revenge cohort Justin Warfield, who both produced their energetic debut album, "Pink Palms."

  • 2016-10-18T17:00:00-07:00
  • 2016-10-18T19:30:00-07:00