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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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Location:

Boulder, CO

Networks:

Progressive

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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

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

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

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

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

eTown Archive – Moby (2009)

9/15/2018
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This week we’re throwing it back to 2009 with legendary electronic musician, singer/songwriter, producer and activist Moby. Moby is most well known for his work in the electronic genre but here he joins us in a more stripped-down acoustic setting for this intimate performance that we recorded in Baltimore. Enjoy!

Duration:00:21:37

Bob Weir / John Fullbright (Pt. 1)

9/12/2018
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Be sure to tune in to eTown this week for part one of a special two-part broadcast featuring the legendary singer/songwriter and Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir, plus Americana artist John Fullbright. While we’ve been lucky to have both artists with us in previous years, this marks the first time we’ve been able to host Weir at eTown […]

Duration:00:58:57

eTown Archive – Leo Kottke (1992)

9/8/2018
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This week we’re sending birthday love out to legendary guitarist and longtime friend of the show Leo Kottke. Leo has been with us almost from the very beginning, as he joined us in our second season all the way back in 1992. Leo is a true master of his instrument and his signature fingerpicking style […]

Duration:00:19:14

Loreena McKennitt / Greg Laswell / Sue Lee (Sock It To ’em Sock Campaign)

9/5/2018
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We’re joined this week by Celtic/world musician Loreena McKennitt. McKennitt’s ‘eclectic Celtic’ music has received critical acclaim world-wide, and gold, platinum and multi-platinum sales awards in 15 countries across four continents. Also with us is folk-pop singer/songwriter Greg Laswell. Plus a conversation with eChievement Award winner Sue Lee, founder of the Sock It To ’em Sock Campaign […]

Duration:00:58:57

eTown Archive – Loudon Wainwright III (1993)

9/1/2018
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This week we’d like to send some birthday love to the one-and-only Loudon Wainwright III. We’ve had the pleasure of having Loudon on the show 9 times throughout the years, the first of which is this excerpt from 1993. His classic wit was on display!

Duration:00:15:40

Michael Franti / Victoria Canal / Dr. William Brown (One World Medical Relief)

8/29/2018
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We’re joined this week by prolific musician, humanitarian, filmmaker, and activist Michael Franti. Franti believes in using music as a vehicle for positive change and is revered for his energetic live shows, inspiring music, worldwide philanthropy efforts and connection to his global fanbase. Also with us is up-and-coming singer/songwriter Victoria Canal. Victoria has one arm yet plays piano […]

Duration:00:58:57

eTown Archive – Willie Nelson (1996)

8/25/2018
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This week we’re going all the way back to August 22, 1996, when we had the pleasure of welcoming country music legend Willie Nelson to the eTown stage. Willie is one of the best songwriters, storytellers, singers and guitar players that we know and we’re so thrilled that he is still at it at age […]

Duration:00:21:28

eTown On The Road: Mavis Staples / Ani DiFranco (Pt. 2)

8/22/2018
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This week, eTown is back at Denver’s historic Paramount Theater for part two of our special broadcast featuring music and Civil Rights legend Mavis Staples, and one of America’s most independent female artists Ani DiFranco. We’ll pick up where we left off last week, with more great music and conversation with Mavis and Ani, plus a show-closing finale that’s […]

Duration:00:59:01

eTown Archive – John Hiatt (1995)

8/18/2018
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Fresh out of the eTown Archives this week is an excerpt from a special eTown show from all the way back in 1995 featuring master lyricist and satirical storyteller John Hiatt! John has released an astounding 23 albums throughout his career and we’ve had the pleasure of welcoming him to the eTown stage 3 times.

Duration:00:21:01

eTown On The Road: Mavis Staples / Ani DiFranco (Pt. 1)

8/15/2018
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It’s Pt. 1 of a special encore broadcast this week as we revisit our show at the historic Paramount Theater in downtown Denver from last year featuring two female artists that embody what it means to be strong and independent – the legendary Mavis Staples and singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco. Along with lots of great music and conversation with the artists, we […]

Duration:00:59:00

eTown Archive – Steve Martin w/ The Steep Canyon Rangers (2012)

8/11/2018
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This week we’re sending birthday love out to the legendary, actor, comedian, author, and musician Steve Martin. Steve has always included his banjo playing in his comedy routines throughout his career and has been focused more on playing music since the early 2000s. He often collaborates with fellow bluegrass group The Steep Canyon Rangers, who […]

Duration:00:26:28

Hiss Golden Messenger / Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen / Dr. Kenneth Lacovara

8/8/2018
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This week on the eTown airwaves we’re joined by Americana/folk band Hiss Golden Messenger, whose sound is deeply influenced by country, soul, blues, and rock. We’re very excited to have them on the show for the first time. Also with us are accomplished songwriters Chris Hillman (The Byrds) and Herb Pedersen. Rounding things out, we have a conversation with […]

Duration:00:58:57