Beck will serve as musical guest on the March 1st episode of Saturday Night Live, which will be hosted by The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons. This will be Beck’s seventh time performing on the NBC show, and it will come only days after the February 25th release of his new album, Morning Phase.
Owen Pallett and Arcade Fire’s Will Butler to perform at Oscar Concert
This year marks the first-ever Oscar Concert, a live event honouring this year’s Academy Award-nominated songs and scores. The show will take place on February 27 at UCLA’s Royce Hall and feature an 80-piece orchestra playing the five works up for Best Original Score. That includes the Her score by Arcade Fire’s Will Butler and Owen Pallett
Each nominated composer is preparing a suite of music specifically for the Oscar Concert, which will also feature onstage discussions of the work, as well as performances of the four tunes eligible for Best Original Song.
Organizers are hoping the show will be televised and shown in movie theaters around the world in future years.
Tickets for the Oscar Concert are open to the public and available on Ticketmaster.