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eTown is an exciting weekly radio broadcast/podcast heard from coast to coast on NPR, public and commercial stations. Every eTown show is taped in front of a live audience and features performances from many of today's top musical artists as well as conversations and information about the world around us. eTown's mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience through music and conversation in order to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.

eTown is an exciting weekly radio broadcast/podcast heard from coast to coast on NPR, public and commercial stations. Every eTown show is taped in front of a live audience and features performances from many of today's top musical artists as well as conversations and information about the world around us. eTown's mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience through music and conversation in order to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.

Location:

Boulder, CO

Networks:

Progressive

Description:

eTown is an exciting weekly radio broadcast/podcast heard from coast to coast on NPR, public and commercial stations. Every eTown show is taped in front of a live audience and features performances from many of today's top musical artists as well as conversations and information about the world around us. eTown's mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience through music and conversation in order to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.

Twitter:

@eTownRadio

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 954 Boulder, CO 80306-0954 303-443-8696


Episodes

BEST OF 2012 PART ONE

8/17/2022
eTown’s anniversary celebration series continues, as we serve up great musical and conversational moments from the show’s three decades of past programs. Join us this week as we share more highlights, both musical and conversational, from eTown’s 2012 season! Anders Osborne - Echoes Of My Sins Anders Osborne - Summer in New Orleans Ruthie Foster - Ring of Fire Shawn Colvin - Ship of Fools Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter - That's The Way Love Goes The Jayhawks - She Walks In So Many...

Duration:00:58:01

eTown Time Capsule 2012 - The Tallest Man on Earth / The Spring Standards

8/10/2022
Nick & Helen welcome indie sensation Kristian Matsson (who performs under the moniker The Tallest Man on Earth). Kristian hails from Sweden and, of late, has burst onto the US music scene, building a huge fan base in an astonishingly short amount of time. He brings his stripped down, soulful sound (which often gets him compared to Bob Dylan) to the show. And relative newcomers The Spring Standards join us this week as well. They were childhood friends and reunited after college to continue...

Duration:00:59:16

eTown Time Capsule 2012 - City and Colour / Birds of Chicago

8/3/2022
Nick & Helen welcome renowned Canadian singer and songwriter, Dallas Green, who performs under the moniker City and Colour. He has an unmistakable sound, both instrumentally and vocally, he's wildly popular, and we're excited to have him with us for his first visit to eTown. Also joining us for the first time is the dynamic duo Birds of Chicago, which consists of talented musicians JT Nero and Allison Russell (two emerging artists gathering a following in American Roots music). There’s of...

Duration:00:59:06

eTown Time Capsule 2011 - The Civil Wars / Sarah Jarosz

7/27/2022
This week, we bring you another of our favorite episodes from the eTown archives. Nick & Helen Forster welcome special guests The Civil Wars. Joy Williams & John Paul White had a several-year run as a wildly popular indie duo before going their separate ways to pursue solo projects. Also with us, Sarah Jarosz, one of the most talked about singer/writers today. Plus, an inspiring E-Chievement Award story as well, to inform and inspire!

Duration:00:59:18

eTown’s Best of 2011 - PART TWO

7/20/2022
We continue our deep dive into the eTown archives, with more great moments from our treasure trove of musical and conversational gems. This week, we'll hear from Teddy Thompson, Suzanne Vega, Mohammed Alidu & The Bizung Family, Cyndi Lauper, and more! Plus, we'll revisit our conversation with a 2011 eChievement Award winner from Denver, Colorado!

Duration:00:59:11

eTown’s Best of 2011 - PART ONE

7/13/2022
eTown’s anniversary celebration series continues, as we serve up great musical and conversational moments from the show’s three decades of past programs. Sounding as fresh and remarkable as they did originally, its so great to be able to revisit these exceptional, one-of-a-kind performances and conversations.

Duration:00:59:08

eTown Time Capsule 2011 - Tedeschi Trucks Band / Joseph Arthur

7/6/2022
This week, we bring you one of our favorite programs from the archives (we couldn’t resist sharing it in its entirety). While both Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi had made solo stops in eTown over the years, this visit is a first for the newly-formed husband and wife duo's all-star band. Also, Joseph Arthur, a virtuoso musician, painter and poet (in no particular order), takes the stage. And we’ll share the story of a grassroots hero from Illinois. A classic etown to be sure!

Duration:00:59:11

eTown Time Capsule 2010 - The Indigo Girls / Nathaniel Rateliff

6/29/2022
We continue our dive into the eTown archives with this exceptional 2010 rebroadcast (full episode) with the Indigo Girls, Emily Saliers and Amy Ray. This was originally an ‘eTown on the road’ show done from the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, Colorado, with a bit of intrigue thrown in: When Amy misses her plane, Nick, Helen, and the rest of the eTones are enlisted to fill in in her absence. While they make beautiful music with Emily in the first set of the show, the question arises: Will Amy...

Duration:00:59:10

eTown’s Best of 2010 - PART TWO

6/22/2022
We continue to offer favorite moments from our 2010 season this week, including one-of-a-kind live musical performances from shows we recorded that year, both in Colorado and in various locations throughout the US. Artists featured include Cake, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Taj Mahal, Mumford & Sons and more.

Duration:00:59:05

eTown’s Best of 2010 - PART ONE

6/15/2022
This week, we share a mix of some of our favorite moments from our 2010 season, including great performances from various shows we recorded both in Colorado and across the country. Featured guests include John Hiatt, Natalie Merchant, Lyle Lovett, Danielle Ate The Sandwich, Danny Barnes, and more!

Duration:00:59:06

eTown Time Capsule 2010 - JJ Grey & Mofro / Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs

6/8/2022
Continuing our look back at our 2010 season with this special rebroadcast, we welcome two dynamic musical guests: JJ Grey & Mofro and Ray LaMontagne & the Pariah Dogs. We’ll also hear from a worthy E-Chievement Award winner who is the founder of a nonprofit that helps families dealing with a family member’s major illness, providing them with practical but crucial support, like groceries, transportation and more.

Duration:00:59:08

eTown Time Capsule 2010 - Imogen Heap / Gregory Alan Isakov

6/1/2022
We continue our delve into the eTown archives as we celebrate 30 years on the air; this week, we start out with a look at our 2010 season. This exceptional rebroadcast full episode features visiting artists Imogen Heap and Gregory Alan Isakov. Our E-Chievement Award winners are a married couple who are founders of a pay-what-you-can restaurant with a mission to serve healthy and affordable meals to members of their community. Host Nick Forster also talks with former president of the National...

Duration:00:59:12

eTown Time Capsule 2009 - Loretta Lynn / Chuck Mead

5/25/2022
In this time capsule episode from the eTown show archives, we're revisiting a live show from 2009 in Fort Collins, Colorado featuring Loretta Lynn and Chuck Mead. We’ll also have a conversation with this week’s eChievement Award winner, Jane Clark, about her work with the non-profit effort, the Land Legacy Trust, which works in preserving natural areas, and farm and ranch lands, for everyone's benefit.

Duration:00:59:15

eTown’s Best of 2009 - PART TWO

5/18/2022
This week, we're sharing more of our favorite interviews and music from eTown's 30 years of programs. In this episode, we travel back to 2009 and hear Sarah McLachlan, Darrell Scott, Vienna Teng, Richie Havens, and more! We'll also listen back to an interview about a man from Boulder who found primitive tools in his yard.

Duration:00:59:10

eTown’s Best of 2009 - PART ONE

5/11/2022
As we continue to explore the past 30+ years of eTown, we've gathered some of our favorite interviews and music from 2009. In this episode, we'll hear Shemekia Copeland, Shawn Colvin, Judy Collins, and the Flatlanders. Plus, we'll listen back to an interview with author Bill McKibben.

Duration:00:59:11

eTown Time Capsule 2009 - Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys / Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

5/4/2022
In this time capsule episode from the eTown show archives, we hear a 2009 performance from the late, great Virginia bluegrass singer and banjoist Ralph Stanley, who joined eTown with The Clinch Mountain Boys. We also listen back to Ramblin' Jack Elliott's performance in the show and we’ll have a conversation with this week’s eChievement Award winner, Stacie Gilmore, the co-founder of an environmental learning non-profit that helps cultivate a passion for science and service in a diverse...

Duration:00:59:12

eTown Time Capsule 2008 - Jakob Dylan / Joe Ely & Joel Guzman

4/27/2022
This week we continue to explore the eTown archives with a great show from the 2008 season featuring music and conversation with Jakob Dylan, Joe Ely & Joel Guzman, author John Javna, and more!

Duration:00:59:14

eTown’s Best of 2008 - PART TWO

4/20/2022
This week, we carry on our journey through the past 30+ seasons of eTown and share some of our favorite music and conversations from the 2008 show archives. In this episode, we’ll hear from Jane Goodall, James Taylor, Brandi Carlile, Ani DiFranco, and more!

Duration:00:59:07

eTown’s Best of 2008 - PART ONE

4/13/2022
We're continuing our journey through the past 30 seasons of eTown; this week, we're listening back to some stellar moments from the 2008 show archives. We'll hear some great tunes from Koko Taylor, Joan Baez, and more! Plus, we'll hear a few interviews from 2008, including host Nick Forster's chat with Irma Thomas from the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Duration:00:59:15

eTown Time Capsule 2008 - Abigail Washburn / Vusi Mahlasela

4/6/2022
This week we continue our deep dive into the eTown archives with a great show from the 2008 season featuring music and conversation with Abigail Washburn and The Sparrow Quartet, Vusi Mahlasela and more!

Duration:00:59:12