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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.

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    • 4.8 • 156 Ratings

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 - The Cactus Blossoms - Charlie Parr

    eTown - The Cactus Blossoms - Charlie Parr

    This week on eTown, all our musical guests join us from "The Land of Ten Thousand Lakes" - Minnesota. The Cactus Blossoms are led by brothers, Jack and Page and perform their own flavor of alternative country music. Charlie Parr shares the bill and is joined by Nick, Helen and The eTones as they play some wonderful country blues tunes. Nick also has a sit-down with accomplished rock climber and climate activist, Tommy Caldwell. 
    That's all this week on eTown!
     
    Visit our Youtube Channel to see artist interviews, live recordings, studio sessions, and more!

    • 58 min
    eTown Time Capsule - Peter Rowan - AJ Lee & Blue Summit

    eTown Time Capsule - Peter Rowan - AJ Lee & Blue Summit

    Bluegrass legend Peter Rowan joins Nick, Helen, and the Etones at eTown this week to play some classic tunes as well as more recent originals.
    Also on stage are the young, and super-talented, AJ Lee & Blue Summit who represent the healthy and vibrant future of Bluegrass Music.
    In addition, Nick spends some extra time chatting with Peter as he shares stories from his nearly sixty years in the business and on the road.
     
    That's all this week on eTown!
     
    Visit our Youtube Channel to see artist interviews, live recordings, studio sessions, and more!

    • 58 min
    eTown - Anders Osborne - Willi Carlisle

    eTown - Anders Osborne - Willi Carlisle

    This week in eTown, we see the return of venerable singer-songwriter Anders Osborne from New Orleans and the eTown debut of fresh-faced folk artist Willi Carlisle from the Ozarks. In addition, Nick has a chat with the subjects and co-directors of the film Porcelain War about the harsh realities of the war in Ukraine. 
     
    That's all this week on eTown!
     
    Visit our Youtube Channel to see artist interviews, live recordings, studio sessions, and more!

    • 58 min
    eTown Time Capsule - Bahamas - Jess Williamson

    eTown Time Capsule - Bahamas - Jess Williamson

    This week we revisit a show featuring musical guests, Afie Jurvanen (also known as Bahamas)–a great singer-songwriter from Nova Scotia, along with Jess Williamson, a wonderful country-flavored singer-songwriter from Los Angeles by way of Marfa, Texas. Also, Nick sits down with Rod Moraga to discuss the complexities of wildfires and home protection in an evolving environment affected by climate change. 
     
    That's all this week on eTown!
     
    Visit our Youtube Channel to see artist interviews, live recordings, studio sessions, and more!

    • 58 min
    eTown - Sam Grisman Project - Viv & Riley

    eTown - Sam Grisman Project - Viv & Riley

    It's a special night of fresh Bluegrass music as Sam Grisman Project and Viv & Riley share the stage with Nick, Helen, and The eTones! Nick also has an intriguing chat with Lucy Wallace of Dance To Be Free–a non-profit organization that works for prison inmate reform through the power of dance. 
     
    That's all this week on eTown!
     
    Visit our Youtube Channel to see artist interviews, live recordings, studio sessions, and more!

    • 58 min
    eTown Time Capsule - Allison Russell - Parker Millsap

    eTown Time Capsule - Allison Russell - Parker Millsap

    Join us at eTown this week as we revisit a show taped at The Momentary in Bentonville, Arkansas featuring musical guests Allison Russell and Parker Millsap. Allison Russell's career has exploded in the last few years–she's received three Grammy nominations and has won several International awards including the Juno Award from her home country of Canada. Allison is joined by members of her "Circle of Goddesses" as they present some powerful and emotive tunes. Parker Millsap shares the bill and plays some conscientious and insightful Americana-flavored songs. Nick also has a sit-down with Tom Rohr of Food Loops to discuss the joys and smells of food composting.
     
    That's all this week on eTown!
     
    Visit our Youtube Channel to see artist interviews, live recordings, studio sessions, and more!

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
156 Ratings

156 Ratings

ellenkm! ,

Amazing music and guests

My wife and I live in Boulder, CO and so happy to have this amazing place called ETown in our backyard. It is absolutely our favorite place in Boulder. We have discovered so many musicians and socially responsible interview guests at the weekly variety radio shows/podcasts. We also attend the monthly Hippie Bluegrass Church sing alongs. Nick and Helen Forster have created a truly special and legendary place. Listen to these podcast shows and you too will be a big fan of ETown.

Sowakarocks ,

Keeping me going

Been a listener to E-town for years now, first on a local radio station and then online with podcasts when the station was bought by a “national conglomerate” and stopped carrying Etown.
With the pandemic and the loss of live music with friends and family this last year has been a tough one. This podcast brings back some of the joy of live shows and keeps my hopes going for days we can all be together again, sitting outside, and enjoying a concert together.

Jams907 ,

Best live music show out there

I been listening to Etown for over 10 years and it never gets old, from Colorado to Alaska I am always listening to the weeks best live music show out there.

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