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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.

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.

Location:

Boulder, CO

Networks:

Progressive

Description:

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

Language:

English

Contact:

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


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Episodes

eTown’s Best of 2009 - PART TWO

5/18/2022
This week, we're sharing more of our favorite interviews and music from eTown's 30 years of programs. In this episode, we travel back to 2009 and hear Sarah McLachlan, Darrell Scott, Vienna Teng, Richie Havens, and more! We'll also listen back to an interview about a man from Boulder who found primitive tools in his yard.

Duration:00:59:10

eTown’s Best of 2009 - PART ONE

5/11/2022
As we continue to explore the past 30+ years of eTown, we've gathered some of our favorite interviews and music from 2009. In this episode, we'll hear Shemekia Copeland, Shawn Colvin, Judy Collins, and the Flatlanders. Plus, we'll listen back to an interview with author Bill McKibben.

Duration:00:59:11

eTown Time Capsule 2009 - Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys / Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

5/4/2022
In this time capsule episode from the eTown show archives, we hear a 2009 performance from the late, great Virginia bluegrass singer and banjoist Ralph Stanley, who joined eTown with The Clinch Mountain Boys. We also listen back to Ramblin' Jack Elliott's performance in the show and we’ll have a conversation with this week’s eChievement Award winner, Stacie Gilmore, the co-founder of an environmental learning non-profit that helps cultivate a passion for science and service in a diverse...

Duration:00:59:12

eTown Time Capsule 2008 - Jakob Dylan / Joe Ely & Joel Guzman

4/27/2022
This week we continue to explore the eTown archives with a great show from the 2008 season featuring music and conversation with Jakob Dylan, Joe Ely & Joel Guzman, author John Javna, and more!

Duration:00:59:14

eTown’s Best of 2008 - PART TWO

4/20/2022
This week, we carry on our journey through the past 30+ seasons of eTown and share some of our favorite music and conversations from the 2008 show archives. In this episode, we’ll hear from Jane Goodall, James Taylor, Brandi Carlile, Ani DiFranco, and more!

Duration:00:59:07

eTown’s Best of 2008 - PART ONE

4/13/2022
We're continuing our journey through the past 30 seasons of eTown; this week, we're listening back to some stellar moments from the 2008 show archives. We'll hear some great tunes from Koko Taylor, Joan Baez, and more! Plus, we'll hear a few interviews from 2008, including host Nick Forster's chat with Irma Thomas from the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Duration:00:59:15

eTown Time Capsule 2008 - Abigail Washburn / Vusi Mahlasela

4/6/2022
This week we continue our deep dive into the eTown archives with a great show from the 2008 season featuring music and conversation with Abigail Washburn and The Sparrow Quartet, Vusi Mahlasela and more!

Duration:00:59:12

eTown’s Best of 2007 - PART TWO

3/30/2022
We’re continuing our look back at our past 30 seasons; this week we continue presenting exceptional musical and conversational moments from the 2007 show archives. More terrific music and compelling conversational gems, coming your way this week, including Mavis Staples, Dave Alvin, Neko Case and more!

Duration:00:59:40

eTown’s Best of 2007 - PART ONE

3/23/2022
Join us as we share more highlights, both musical and conversational, from eTown’s 30 years of programs. This week, we take a look back at our 2007 season, with a potpourri of favorite eTown moments from that year. Musical guests include Nanci Griffith, Chris Hillman, Ruthie Foster, KT Tunstall, Raul Midón and more!

Duration:00:59:42

eTown Time Capsule 2007 - Rickie Lee Jones / Chris Smithers

3/16/2022
The “Duchess of Coolsville” herself, Rickie Lee Jones, makes her way back to the etown stage in this ‘back by popular demand’ re-airing. Joining her as our second musical guest this week is Chris Smither, with tunes rooted in blues and folk. Nick & Helen Forster and the eTones back up both visiting artists here and there, which adds to the fun. Great music and conversation, along with an outstanding e-Chievement Award story you won’t want to miss!

Duration:00:59:38

eTown Time Capsule 2007 - Joan Osborne / Henry Butler

3/9/2022
This often requested re-airing features critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter Joan Osborne, who returns to eTown this time with her musical collaborator Andrew Crillo (and with Nick and Helen and the eTones as her back up band). In addition, the late, great Henry Butler brings his New Orleans tinged piano mastery back to the show. An hour of eclectic sounds, plus an impactful eChievement award winner, this week in eTown!

Duration:00:59:36

eTown’s Best of 2006 - PART TWO

3/2/2022
This week, we continue or deep dive into the eTown archives with more great moments from our 2006 season - including music from Dar Williams, Earl Scruggs, Josh Ritter, James Hunter, The Wood Brothers and more! All of this, plus a great eChievement Award story, this week in eTown.

Duration:00:59:37

eTown’s Best of 2006 - PART ONE

2/23/2022
This week in eTown, it's part one of a two-part look back at some real highlights from the 2006 season - featuring music from Bettye Lavette, DeVotchka, Aimee Mann, Sarah McLachlan, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and more! All of that, plus a great eChievement Award story, this week in eTown!

Duration:00:59:41

eTown Time Capsule 2006 - Dr. John / Billy Miles

2/16/2022
This week, we revisit an amazing show originally recorded in 2006 with the late New Orleans legend Dr. John, singer/songwriter Billy Miles, and a great eChievement Award about a Laguna Beach surfer making a huge difference in his community. Enjoy!

Duration:00:59:41

eTown’s Best of 2005

2/9/2022
This week, we continue our exploration of eTown's 30-year archive with a look back at highlights from our 2005 season. Guests include Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon, Aaron Nevile, Wanda Jackson, Richie Havens, Ray LaMontagne and more!

Duration:00:59:35

eTown Time Capsule 2005 - Mavis Staples / Donavan Frankenreiter

2/2/2022
This week we look back at an epic show from 2005, featuring the legendary Mavis Staples, plus singer/songwriter Donavan Frankenreiter.

Duration:00:59:45

eTown’s Best of 2004

1/26/2022
This week we’re offering a new “Best of” episode that takes us back to the year 2004! We continue with eTown's special 30th anniversary series, sharing highlights from various episodes from our 30 seasons of programs. This week’s show features some marvelous musicians including, Robben Ford, Ozomatli, Darrell Scott, and Mindy Smith. What a line up! Also, an outstanding environmentalist, Yvon Chouinard, is honored with this week’s eChievement Award.

Duration:00:59:32

eTown Time Capsule 2004 - Cowboy Junkies / Madeleine Peyroux

1/19/2022
Another stellar rebroadcast from 2004! Hosts Nick and Helen Forster bring the eTown crew out on the road for a show at Boston’s Sanders Theater at Harvard University. Musical guests include the beloved Canadian band Cowboy Junkies and dynamic songstress Madeleine Peyroux. Our eChievement Award winner is a remarkable businessman and environmentalist whose story is truly inspiring.

Duration:00:59:39

eTown Time Capsule 2004 - Steve Earle / Citizen Cope

1/12/2022
Our look back at our thirty past seasons continues! This week , we offer an eTown episode (in its entirety) from the 2004 show archives. Our musical guests include the legendary singer/songwriter Steve Earle, making his fourth eTown appearance, as well as Citizen Cope (Clarence Greenwood). visiting eTown for the first time. Plus, we share a moving e-Chievement Award story about a doctor bringing health care directly to the homeless where they live, on the streets.

Duration:00:59:36

eTown’s Best of 2003

1/5/2022
This week, we share a potpourri of favorite moments from 2003, as we celebrate that particular season with musical guests that include Paul Brady, The Waifs, Marcia Ball, James "Blood" Ulmer, Derek Trucks and more. Plus, Nick’s conversation with Jim Proffitt is one you’ll definitely want to hear.

Duration:00:59:07