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: @eTownRadio, Instagram: @eTown_Radio
eTown Time Capsule 2010 - The Indigo Girls / Nathaniel Rateliff
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 make it to the theater in time to join Emily for their second set in the show? Tune in and find out. Also on the program for his first eTown visit is now iconic singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff, who was an up-and-coming young artist at the time. The E-Chievement Award honors a dedicated Fort Collins citizen who shares his story about helping abused children with us.
eTown’s Best of 2010 - PART TWO
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.
eTown’s Best of 2010 - PART ONE
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!
eTown Time Capsule 2010 - JJ Grey & Mofro / Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs
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.
eTown Time Capsule 2010 - Imogen Heap / Gregory Alan Isakov
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 Parks Foundation, Neil Mulholland, about the value of open space and the importance of conserving parks and public lands across the country.
eTown Time Capsule 2009 - Loretta Lynn / Chuck Mead
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.
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.
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.
Etown is one of the best!
Every etown show is a celebration of good work and good music!