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On the air since 1991, 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: @eTownHall, Instagram: @eTown_Radio
||CleanJohn Oates / Lilly Hyatt / Helen Thorpe (Author of “The Newcomers”)||We’re joined this week by rock/R&B/soul guitarist, singer/songwriter (and half of legendary duo Hall & Oates) John Oates! His new solo project Arkansas is inspired by the music and legacy of the legendary Mississippi John Hurt and encompasses oth||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteep Canyon Rangers / Matt the Electrician / Susan Chidley (Children Without Shoes Int’l)||In this week’s encore broadcast, Grammy Award-winning bluegrass outfit Steep Canyon Rangers bring their energetic sound back to eTown to share music from their recent collection of songs, fittingly titled Radio. Also with us this week is Austin-ba||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHot Rize & Friends: Stuart Duncan, Jerry Douglas & Sam Bush||This week features an impressive line-up of bluegrass impresarios. The legendary band Hot Rize (whose members include Pete Wernick, Tim O’Brien, Bryan Sutton and eTown’s own Nick Forster) celebrates its 40th anniversary with special guests and blu||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeth Hart / John McEuen / Diane Cohen (Finger Lakes ReUse)||In this week’s back-by-popular demand re-airing, eTown welcomes the incredibly gifted singer/songwriter and piano virtuoso Beth Hart to the solar-powered stage at eTown Hall. Plus our longtime friend John McEuen, iconic American musician and founding||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVäsen / Sam Amidon / Robert Adamson (One Bistro)||This week’s eTown program features a deep dive into folk music styles from around the world. First up, the prolific Swedish folk band Väsen makes its first appearance on the show. Their musical collaboration has spanned decades; theirs is a rich, u||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanColin Hay / Doyle Bramhall II / Kate Greenberg (National Young Farmers Coalition)||In this popular re-airing, eTown welcomes back one of the most recognizable musical voices of our generation, Colin Hay (of Men at Work fame), who brings music from his latest collection of recordings. And Austin guitar virtuoso Doyle Bramhall II makes||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlind Pilot / Mirah / George Basch (Himalayan Stove Project)||eTown welcomes two newcomers to the fold this week for lots of great music and conversation. Indie-folk outfit Blind Pilot makes the trek to eTown’s solar-powered stage from Portland, Oregon to share music from their latest effort, entitled And Then L||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFruition / Baskery / Sophia Watkins (Forest Fund)||eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome up-and-coming, Portland, Oregon-based group Fruition for their first eTown appearance. Fresh off the festival circuit, Fruition is quickly building fans around the country with their unique take on acoustic-dri||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDar Williams / Piers Faccini / Emily Stromquist (Food For Hope)||eTown welcomes back long-time friend, singer/songwriter Dar Williams to the stage at eTown Hall to hear her latest musical creations, plus some great conversation with eTown host Nick Forster. English singer/songwriter and painter Piers Faccini also||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe London Souls / Wood & Wire / Thomas Boruff (Leave A Legacy)||In this week’s encore broadcast, eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome two new and upcoming acts to the solar-powered stage at eTown Hall. First up, New York City-based rock duo The London Souls whose musical influences include Buddy Miles and Ji||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeer Tick / Garland Jeffreys / Kathleen Hower (Global Links)||This week in eTown, the Providence, Rhode Island-based alternative group Deer Tick makes a visit to eTown to share their one-of-a-kind sound that has been bending the ears of rabid fans for more than a decade. Also with us is the legendary, genre-bendin||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGreensky Bluegrass / Elizabeth Cook / Xiuhtezcatl Martinez||In this week’s back-by-popular-demand airing, eTown welcomes the young (and already widely popular) Greensky Bluegrass to eTown’s solar-powered stage. Since winning the Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band in 2006, the band’s career has been on an||1/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLoudon Wainwright III / Heather Maloney / Dan Rountree (Current Problems)||This week, eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome back folk singer, humorist and actor Loudon Wainwright III to hear some of his latest musical creations, as well as excepts from his recent book – Liner Notes. Also joining us for a return visit||12/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleaneTown’s Holiday Special||Back by popular demand – This week we delve deep into the eTown archives to pull out some of the best holiday music we’ve heard on the show every year. There’s a little something for everyone under eTown’s musical tree this week to get you into||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleaneTown on the Road: Lafayette, LA w/ Sonny Landreth & More||This week, eTown returns to the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette, Louisiana for part two of our two-part exploratory adventure into the origins and vast musical styles native to the Louisiana area. We will take a deep dive into the producers||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleaneTown on the Road: Lafayette, LA w/ Rhiannon Giddens & More||It’s a not-to-be-missed ‘On the Road’ broadcast this week as eTown heads down to the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette, Louisiana for a very special two-part broadcast that delves into the origins and vast musical styles native to the Loui||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleaneTown at Red Rocks: Jason Isbell / Amanda Shires||This week it’s another special ‘eTown On The Road’ episode as we return to our favorite home away from home, the beautiful and iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, for an hour of live music with rising stars Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, plus singer/song||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGraham Nash / Eliza Gilkyson||It’s a special encore broadcast this week as we welcome back legendary singer/songwriter and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Graham Nash for an intimate performance and conversation from eTown’s solar-powered stage. Best known for h||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDelbert McClinton / Robert Finley / Chris Pallister (Gulf of Alaska Keeper)||This week in eTown, Grammy Award-winning blues multi-instrumentalist Delbert McClinton returns to the show for the first time in almost 15 years (his last visit was in 2003) to share tunes from his latest release ‘Prick of the Litter’. Also j||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWillie Nelson / Kacey Musgraves||It’s a special encore broadcast this week as we revisit our special ‘eTown on the Road’ show at Denver’s Fiddlers Green Amphitheater with legendary outlaw country artist Willie Nelson. We’ll hear lots of great music from Willie, plus a||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Tried this podcast because of the music. I was offended by the leftist propaganda spewing from the hosts and the artists as well. It may seem to be well intentioned, but is condescending as they seem to take an elitist attitude. Check out a line from 8/14/12: "don't want to get political, but I'm sure the tea party would disagree." Yeah, right.
Been loving eTwon for years!
Etown has introduced me to many new musicians throughout the years. Love going to the shows, love the podcasts when I can't go. Music and environmental awareness. What a great combination.
Preacher in any Form
I love the music and artists that this podcast uses to push its agenda. Having lived in boulder for a number of years, and having been gone for a few months, this podcast resembles the song that reminds you of a bad relationship. It reeks of the holier-than-thou mentality that seeps from the heart of the Boulder bubble to pollute and condemn those poor souls who fail to shop at Whole Foods, drive a Subaru, or wear Patagonia. Thank you for the music, No thank you for the sermon. Preach On and Amen to pure white kettles and rose scented…