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Music.Ideas.Community 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

Music.Ideas.Community 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
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Boulder, CO

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Music.Ideas.Community 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

Twitter:

@eTownRadio

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English

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


Episodes

Calexico / Eric Andersen / Monte Belmonte (Monte’s March)

11/14/2018
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Geography has a way of seeping into music, and this week on the airwaves, we experience that in full effect with the return of Calexico (@casadecalexico). Throughout the group’s 22-year existence, co-founders and multi-instrumentalist Joey Burns and John Convertino have drawn on the arid clime and vibrant culture of the American Southwest — and its sister territory across the border — to inform their sprawling, cross-cultural indie rock. Also with us this week is prolific singer/songwriter...

Duration:00:59:56

eTown Archive - Lyle Lovett (1991)

11/11/2018
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This week we're digging deep as we throw it back to our first season in 1991 for an excerpt featuring our friend and prolific singer/songwriter Lyle Lovett (@LyleLovett). Lyle was one of the first artists to hop on board with eTown and over the years he has graced the eTown stage 4 times. It's always a good day when his music is in rotation. We hope you enjoy this one as much as we have been!

Duration:00:16:24

eTown in Boone, NC: Mandolin Orange / Josh Ritter / Ali Casparian (Bounty and Soul Food Rescue)

11/7/2018
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This week, it’s a special ‘eTown on the Road’ show! We’re joined by gifted singer/songwriter Josh Ritter (@joshritter) and Americana/bluegrass duo Mandolin Orange (@Mandolin_Orange). The show takes place at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts in Boone, North Carolina. We partnered with Appalachian State University’s Energy Summit, An Appalachian Summer Festival (@AppalachianArts), and 88.7 WNCW (@WNCW) for this eclectic event of music and conversation. Along with our musical...

Duration:00:59:56

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives / Cassandra Jenkins / Michael Kodas (Author of “Megafire”)

10/31/2018
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eTown welcomes legendary Grammy Award-winning country singer/songwriter Marty Stuart (@martystuarthq), along with his virtuosic band – The Fabulous Superlatives – in this encore broadcast. Marty shares music from his group’s recent release, Way Out West, as well as insightful conversation about his storied career as a recording artist, television personality and one time son-in-law to Johnny Cash. Also with us this week is refreshingly vibrant singer/songwriter and eTown newcomer Cassandra...

Duration:00:59:56

eTown Archive - Ben Harper (1994)

10/27/2018
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This week we're looking back on a special show from all the way back in 1994 featuring our longtime friend, prolific singer and songwriter Ben Harper (@BenHarper). It's really hard to put Ben's music down into one genre as he has covered so much ground throughout his career. We recently saw Ben perform on his tour with fellow blues legend Charlie Musselwhite (@musselwhiteharp ), and it was yet another example of Ben's curious and excellent musical creation. This excerpt happens to be from...

Duration:00:20:47

Basia Bulat / The Pines / Marc Gold (100 Friends)

10/24/2018
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We welcome two exciting musical newcomers to eTown. Canadian folk singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Basia Bulat (@BasiaBulat) shares her vibrant, compelling music; and the Iowa-based trio The Pines (@thepinesmusic) does the same. And we’ll hear from eChievement Award winner Marc Gold, whose 100 Friends organization is providing first hand, grassroots, personalized humanitarian assistance, one individual at a time, in Third World countries around the world. Don’t miss this ‘back by...

Duration:00:58:57

eTown Archive – Gregory Alan Isakov (2013)

10/20/2018
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This week we’d like to send a birthday shout out to our longtime friend Gregory Alan Isakov. Greg is a fellow resident in our hometown of Boulder, Colorado and has been joining us on the eTown stage since early on his career, with his first visit a decade ago back in 2008. Since then he […]

Duration:00:17:57

eTown Archive - Gregory Alan Isakov (2013)

10/20/2018
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This week we'd like to send a birthday shout out to our longtime friend Gregory Alan Isakov (@GregoryAIsakov). Greg is a fellow resident in our hometown of Boulder, Colorado and has been joining us on the eTown stage since early on his career, with his first visit a decade ago back in 2008. Since then he has grown quite a bit to the say the least, having headlined the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre numerous times over the past few years, notably with the Colorado Symphony...

Duration:00:17:57

The Wailin’ Jennys / Willie Watson / Dr. Patricia Limerick

10/17/2018
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This week we’ve got both ‘Wailin’ and Willy! Our musical guests, all making their first visit to eTown, are the incredible Canadian trio of singers known as The Wailin’ Jennys (their three part harmonies will make you cry) as well as singer/songwriter Willie Watson (co-founder of the band Old Crow Medicine Show and talented traditional music enthusiast now enjoying […]

Duration:00:58:57

The Wailin’ Jennys / Willie Watson / Dr. Patricia Limerick

10/17/2018
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This week we’ve got both ‘Wailin’ and Willy! Our musical guests, all making their first visit to eTown, are the incredible Canadian trio of singers known as The Wailin’ Jennys (@thewailinjennys)(their three-part harmonies will make you cry) as well as singer/songwriter Willie Watson (@WillieWatsongs), co-founder of the band @crowmedicine and talented traditional music enthusiast now enjoying a successful solo career. All of that plus a conversation w/ Western historian Dr. Patricia Limerick...

Duration:00:58:57

eTown Archive – John Prine (1996)

10/13/2018
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This week we’re looking back on a special show from all the way back in 1996 featuring legendary singer/songwriter John Prine. John turns 72 this week and is still at it on tour! His most recent release and his 20th album to date, ‘The Tree of Forgiveness’, has drawn rave reviews from across the musical […]

Duration:00:18:21

eTown Archive - John Prine (1996)

10/13/2018
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This week we're looking back on a special show from all the way back in 1996 featuring legendary singer/songwriter John Prine (@JohnPrineMusic). John turns 72 this week and is still at it on tour! His most recent release and his 20th album to date, 'The Tree of Forgiveness', has drawn rave reviews from across the musical world and is an example that Prine continues to find new places to take his songwriting. If you haven't already done so, do yourself a favor and give it a listen. In the...

Duration:00:18:21

John Moreland / Phoebe Hunt / Susan Burton (A New Way Of Life Re-Entry Project)

10/10/2018
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This week, we continue our long tradition of featuring great musical artists with Oklahoma roots as we welcome an incredibly gifted Americana artist, John Moreland, to the eTown stage. Also with us is up-and-coming singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Phoebe Hunt. Plus, we’ll hear a great eChievement Award story about a California woman’s program to help women transition from […]

Duration:00:58:57

John Moreland / Phoebe Hunt / Susan Burton (A New Way Of Life Re-Entry Project)

10/10/2018
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This week, we continue our long tradition of featuring great musical artists with Oklahoma roots as we welcome an incredibly gifted Americana artist, John Moreland (@JohnMorelandOK), to the eTown stage. Also with us is up-and-coming singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Phoebe Hunt (@Phoebe_Hunt). Plus, Nick sits down for a conversation with Susan Burton (@SusanBurtonLA), founder of A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project (@ANewWayofLife1), to learn how her organization provides housing...

Duration:00:58:57

eTown Archive – Nathaniel Rateliff (2013)

10/6/2018
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This week we’d like to send some birthday love out to our friend Nathaniel Rateliff. Nathaniel is somewhat of a hometime hero in our homestate of Colorado as he gained critical acclaim for his breakout album ‘Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats’. He regularly sells out shows around the country including two sold out shows […]

Duration:00:19:03

Jack Johnson / The Weather Station / Jeff Orlowski (Chasing Coral)

10/3/2018
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This week brings a special encore broadcast featuring renowned singer/songwriter and avid environmental activist Jack Johnson. Jack shares some of his recent music as well as a few old favorites. Canadian The Weather Station (folk artist Tamara Lindeman) joins us as well. And we’ll hear from enviro-filmmaker Jeff Orlowski who discusses his latest film, Chasing Coral, which documents the pressing danger […]

Duration:00:58:57

eTown Archive – Gillian Welch & David Rawlings (1999)

9/29/2018
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Join us in the eTown Archive this week as we revisit a special show from 1999 featuring two of our favorite artists out there – Gillian Welch & David Rawlings!

Duration:00:18:10

Tyler Childers / The Suitcase Junket / Chad Bernstein (Guitars Over Guns)

9/26/2018
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This week on the eTown airwaves we’re joined by Americana/country singer/songwriter Tyler Childers. Tyler fuses gritty original song lyrics with the folk, bluegrass and rock influences of his Appalachian upbringing. Also with us is “one-man-band” The Suitcase Junket, with his one of a kind sound created from an array of instruments all played at once. Rounding things […]

Duration:00:58:57

eTown Archive – Ani DiFranco w/ Utah Phillips (1996)

9/22/2018
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This week we’re throwing it all the way back to 1996 with iconic singer/songwriter/activist and longtime friend of the show Ani Difranco. For this show, Ani was joined by folk singer, storyteller and poet Utah Phillips, who is truly one of a kind. Enjoy!

Bob Weir / John Fullbright (Pt. 2)

9/19/2018
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Be sure to tune in to eTown this week for part two of our special two-part pod/broadcast featuring the legendary singer/songwriter and Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir, plus Americana artist John Fullbright. We’ll pick up where we left off last week, by delving deeper into conversation with Bob, and further exploring the vast realms of his musical catalog. […]

Duration:00:58:57