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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

Description:

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 – 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

eTown Archive – Rodney Crowell (2003)

8/5/2018
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This week, join us as we send some birthday love out to prolific Country singer and songwriter Rodney Crowell. We’ve had the pleasure of welcoming Rodney to the show 3 times, the first of which was this show from 2003!

Duration:00:19:35

Chicano Batman / BettySoo / Sarah Jackson (Casa de Paz)

8/1/2018
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This week, eTown welcomes the eclectic, LA-based psychedelic soul group, Chicano Batman, for some solar-powered musical goodness. Also joining us for her first visit is folk singer/songwriter, BettySoo. There will be plenty of great music, collaboration and conversation with our visiting artists this week, plus a great eChievement Award story about a Colorado-based organization that provides free housing, transportation […]

Duration:00:59:00

eTown Archive – Buddy Guy (2001)

7/28/2018
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This week we would like to send some birthday love out to the legendary bluesman Buddy Guy. We have had the honor of welcoming Buddy to the eTown stage a couple of times and today we look back on his first visit from back August of 2001. Enjoy!

Duration:00:31:24

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors / Tift Merritt / Stephen Ritz (Green Bronx Machine)

7/25/2018
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This week we revisit a fan-favorite episode from last year featuring singer/songwriter Drew Holcomb and his band – The Neighbors. We’ll check in to hear some of Drew’s latest musical creations, and get an update on his ever-evolving musical story. Americana singer/songwriter and eTown veteran Tift Merrittalso joined us on this show to share some tunes from her […]

Duration:00:59:00

eTown Archive – Arlo Guthrie (1995)

7/21/2018
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In celebration of Arlo Guthrie’s 70th birthday this past week we wanted to look back on a classic eTown episode from February 1995, the first time Arlo visited eTown. He was joined by his son Abe for part of his set and even shared some of his poetry about Moose in Massachusetts. Enjoy!

Duration:00:27:02

eTown Archive – Béla Fleck and the Flecktones (1999)

7/14/2018
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This week we’re sending out some birthday love to the legendary banjo master Béla Fleck. In celebration, join us in revisiting this special show from 1999 with Béla and his equally legendary band the Flecktones – Victor Wooten, Future Man, and Jeff Coffin.

Duration:00:25:15

John Paul White / Marley’s Ghost / Kathleen Baumgardner (FoCo Cafe)

7/11/2018
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In this week’s episode, we’re joined by singer/songwriter/producer John Paul White who originally joined us back in 2011 as part of the widely popular musical duo The Civil Wars. Our longtime friends in the genre-bending Americana group Marley’s Ghost also stop in for another visit to eTown Hall’s solar-powered stage. Lots of great music and conversation with our musical guests, plus […]

Duration:00:59:00

eTown Archive – Peter Rowan & Charles Sawtelle (1993)

7/9/2018
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In celebration of Peter Rowan’s birthday this week, we decided to unearth this gem from all the way back in 1993 where Peter was joined by bluegrass legend, the late Charles Sawtelle of Hot Rize.

Duration:00:17:20

eTown Archive – In Remembrance of Henry Butler (2003)

7/7/2018
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Today we remember Henry Butler, who passed away this week at the age of 69. Butler was a cornerstone of the New Orleans sound and a prime force in the city’s piano tradition. Away from the piano, in spite of being blind, Butler was an enthusiastic photographer, which you can hear all about in Nick’s […]

Duration:00:20:36

Brother Ali / Chuck Prophet / Laura Tenenbaum (Oceans Melting Greenland Project)

7/4/2018
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It’s an eclectic encore broadcast this week as we revisit our show featuring hip-hop artist and community activist Brother Ali, who shares his unique take on rap music, as well as stories on his background, what it was like growing up with albinism, and his musical quest to spread a positive message through music. Also with […]

Duration:00:59:00

eTown Archive – Chuck Prophet (2009)

7/2/2018
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If anyone was born with a rock and roll heart, it’s Chuck Prophet. A long-time friend of the show, Chuck has gained a cult following since he began recording and producing music in 1985. He’s been on the show 4 times and today we look back on one of our favorites from 2009. “Let Freedom […]

Duration:00:17:36

eTown Archive – Colin Hay (2013)

6/30/2018
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Scottish-born, Australian singer/songwriter Colin Hay, of Men at Work fame, has always been a fan-favorite when he visits the eTown stage. He has accomplished quite a lot throughout his solo career, putting out 13 albums! Join us as we revisit his trip to eTown from back in 2013.

Duration:00:22:22

eTown On The Road: JJ Grey / Cicada Rhythm / Melaney Smith (Books For Keeps)

6/27/2018
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In this week’s ‘back by popular demand’ podcast/broadcast, eTown turns on the southern charm as the crew heads to Athens, Georgia for a very special installment of our ‘eTown on the road’ ongoing series. We’ll be coming to you from the legendary Georgia Theater, joined by both a local musical group Cicada Rhythm and our longtime eTown friend […]

Duration:00:59:00

eTown Archive – KT Tunstall (2007)

6/25/2018
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Fresh off the success of her hit song “Big Black Horse and A Cherry Tree”, Scottish rocker KT Tunstall joined us at the Boulder Theatre back in 2007 for a memorable evening of music and conversation.

Duration:00:22:18

eTown Archive – Grace Potter (2010)

6/23/2018
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This week we’ve dug up a show from May of 2010 featuring Grace Potter & The Nocturnals. At the time Grace and her band were emerging as one of the nation’s foremost rock bands with a rabid fan following. Now, in 2018, Grace has solidified herself as one of the foremost female rockers in music today. Sit back, enjoy, […]

Duration:00:17:31

Dave Alvin / Jimmie Dale Gilmore / Elaine Hamel (Girls at Work)

6/20/2018
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It’s an hour packed full of great songwriting and storytelling on the airwaves this week with singer/songwriter/guitarist/poet Dave Alvin and singer/songwriter/actor Jimmie Dale Gilmore. We dig deep into the songbooks of each artist, and hear some great road stories and insights into the many influences that have shaped their musical styles. Jimmie and Dave will perform both solo […]

Duration:00:59:00

eTown Archive – David Gray @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre (2006)

6/18/2018
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English singer/songwriter David Gray was catapulted into the spotlight with the release of his album ‘White Ladder’ in 1998. Since then, we’ve had the pleasure of having David on the show 3 times. One of those times was at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre here in home state of Colorado in 2006. Today we revisit […]

Duration:00:26:42

eTown Archive – Ray LaMontagne (2008)

6/16/2018
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This week we are kicking off our weekly dig into the eTown Archives with a special snippet from a show back in 2008 at the Boulder Theatre with Ray LaMontagne.Be on the lookout as we will be releasing tons of content from the Archives weekly. Wherever you are this Saturday, sit back and enjoy!

Duration:00:19:43