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’s Best of 2013 - PART TWO
We're back this week with more from our 2013 season including songs from Lord Huron, Joe Purdy, Terry Allen, Aoife O'Donovan, The Milk Carton Kids, Gregory Alan Isakov, Caitlyn Rose, and Solas! Nick also sits down with Terry Tempest Williams to discuss education and environmentalism. Join us as we continue to savor special musical and conversational moments throughout eTown’s decades of programming.
eTown’s Best of 2013 - PART ONE
This week, we continue with eTown’s ‘look back’ with a collection of highlights from eTown’s 30 seasons featuring some amazing artists: Joe Ely, The Wood Brothers, City And Colour, Kat Edmonson, Max Gomez, Leon Russell, Dave Alvin, Kate Earl, and The Head And The Heart . Magnificent music and memorable conversations galore are coming your way!!
eTown Time Capsule 2013 - John Fullbright - Bahamas
Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter John Fullbright graces the eTown stage with his powerful keyboard and vocal skills. This young Americana/ folk musician and blues artist has been compared to the likes of Woody Guthrie. Canadian indie artist Afie Jurvanen, performing under the moniker "Bahamas," also joins us to share a few of his intimate, stripped-down acoustic originals. There’s lots of great music and conversation in this archival show from 2013, plus an uplifting interview with the E-Chievement Award winner who provides the homeless with a seemingly common everyday item we take for granted.
eTown Time Capsule 2013 - Marcia Ball/Paul Thorn
This week, as we continue to celebrate 30 years on the air, eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome two world-class artists, Marcia Ball and Paul Thorn for an episode from 2013 that’s steeped in the musical traditions of the American south. Marcia is truly an iconic blues player, writer and singer. And talented, funny and insightful singer/songwriter Paul Thorn will have you laughing, especially in his chat with Nick! Plus a woman from Michigan tells us how she’s brought back crucial art classes to low income schools.
eTown Time Capsule 2012 - North Mississippi Allstars Duo / Big Al Anderson
Nick & Helen welcome back some old friends: brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson of North Mississippi Allstars fame. They bring their special Southern blues sound, this time as a duo (Nick & Helen and the eTones lend musical support as well for them). There's more great music from first time eTown visitor Big Al Anderson. Al is known for his time (23 years as lead guitarist) with the iconic band NRBQ. He's a gifted singer, songwriter and guitarist, whose work is a dynamic fusion of Country, Rock, Blues and Soul. There’s lots of great music, conversation and another enlightening E-Chievement Award story. All this, this week, in eTown!
BEST OF 2012 PART TWO
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're back with more highlights from our incredible 2012 season of shows including performances by:
Elephant Revival - Remembering a Beginning
Shovels & Rope - I'm Comin' Out
Nicole Atkins - My Baby Don't Lie
Jimmy LaFave - Deportees
Justin Townes Earle - Harlem River
Elle King - Can't Be Love
Sarah and Christian Dugas - Tomorrow's Another Day
Big Head Todd & The Monsters - In The Morning
Civil Twilight - Letters From The Sky
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!