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Taped before a live studio audience in Boulder, CO and other places around the country, eTown delivers the perfect mix of music, information and interviews. This one-hour variety show features musicians from many genres of music along with stories of people doing good work in their communities. Host Nick Forster, formerly of the progressive bluegrass band Hot Rize, helps make for an entertaining and inspiring hour of radio.

Taped before a live studio audience in Boulder, CO and other places around the country, eTown delivers the perfect mix of music, information and interviews. This one-hour variety show features musicians from many genres of music along with stories of people doing good work in their communities. Host Nick Forster, formerly of the progressive bluegrass band Hot Rize, helps make for an entertaining and inspiring hour of radio.
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Location:

Boulder, CO

Networks:

Progressive

Description:

Taped before a live studio audience in Boulder, CO and other places around the country, eTown delivers the perfect mix of music, information and interviews. This one-hour variety show features musicians from many genres of music along with stories of people doing good work in their communities. Host Nick Forster, formerly of the progressive bluegrass band Hot Rize, helps make for an entertaining and inspiring hour of radio.

Twitter:

@eTownHall

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Väsen / Sam Amidon / Robert Adamson (One Bistro)

2/21/2018
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This week’s eTown program features a deep dive into folk music styles from around the world. First up, the prolific Swedish folk band Väsen makes its first appearance on the show. Their musical collaboration has spanned decades; theirs is a rich, unique, beautiful sound, and their performance on eTown features rare, one-of-a-kind instruments. Joining us for his […]

Duration:00:59:01

Colin Hay / Doyle Bramhall II / Kate Greenberg (National Young Farmers Coalition)

2/14/2018
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In this popular re-airing, eTown welcomes back one of the most recognizable musical voices of our generation, Colin Hay (of Men at Work fame), who brings music from his latest collection of recordings. And Austin guitar virtuoso Doyle Bramhall II makes his eTown debut this week to share new songs plus discuss his illustrious musical […]

Duration:00:59:00

Blind Pilot / Mirah / George Basch (Himalayan Stove Project)

2/7/2018
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eTown welcomes two newcomers to the fold this week for lots of great music and conversation. Indie-folk outfit Blind Pilot makes the trek to eTown’s solar-powered stage from Portland, Oregon to share music from their latest effort, entitled And Then Like Lions. Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Mirah also makes her first stop in eTown. You’ll learn more […]

Duration:00:59:00

Fruition / Baskery / Sophia Watkins (Forest Fund)

1/31/2018
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eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome up-and-coming, Portland, Oregon-based group Fruition for their first eTown appearance. Fresh off the festival circuit, Fruition is quickly building fans around the country with their unique take on acoustic-driven, high energy music. Also joining us for a first visit is the Swedish alt-Americana group Baskery, three multi-instrumentalist sisters […]

Duration:00:59:01

Dar Williams / Piers Faccini / Emily Stromquist (Food For Hope)

1/24/2018
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eTown welcomes back long-time friend, singer/songwriter Dar Williams to the stage at eTown Hall to hear her latest musical creations, plus some great conversation with eTown host Nick Forster. English singer/songwriter and painter Piers Faccini also makes a return visit to eTown this week, plus a great eChievement Award story about a Colorado woman who developed a great program to help […]

Duration:00:59:01

The London Souls / Wood & Wire / Thomas Boruff (Leave A Legacy)

1/17/2018
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In this week’s encore broadcast, eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome two new and upcoming acts to the solar-powered stage at eTown Hall. First up, New York City-based rock duo The London Souls whose musical influences include Buddy Miles and Jimi Hendrix, while infusing their own special sound. This young duo has been playing […]

Duration:00:59:00

Deer Tick / Garland Jeffreys / Kathleen Hower (Global Links)

1/10/2018
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This week in eTown, the Providence, Rhode Island-based alternative group Deer Tick makes a visit to eTown to share their one-of-a-kind sound that has been bending the ears of rabid fans for more than a decade. Also with us is the legendary, genre-bending American singer-songwriter Garland Jeffreys, who (by his own account) recorded his first […]

Duration:00:59:22

Greensky Bluegrass / Elizabeth Cook / Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

1/3/2018
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In this week’s back-by-popular-demand airing, eTown welcomes the young (and already widely popular) Greensky Bluegrass to eTown’s solar-powered stage. Since winning the Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band in 2006, the band’s career has been on an upward trajectory that is showing no sign of slowing down soon, with headlining slots at some of the country’s most prestigious festivals […]

Duration:00:58:58

Loudon Wainwright III / Heather Maloney

12/27/2017
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This week, eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome back folk singer, humorist and actor Loudon Wainwright III to hear some of his latest musical creations, as well as excepts from his recent book – Liner Notes. Also joining us for a return visit to eTown’s solar-powered stage is singer/songwriter Heather Maloney. is Lots of great music and conversation […]

Duration:00:59:00

eTown on the Road: Lafayette, LA w/ Sonny Landreth & More

12/13/2017
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This week, eTown returns to the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette, Louisiana for part two of our two-part exploratory adventure into the origins and vast musical styles native to the Louisiana area. We will take a deep dive into the producers and artists that were recently a part of the Grammy-nominated recording project […] The post eTown on the Road: Lafayette, LA w/ Sonny Landreth & More appeared first on eTown.

Duration:00:59:00

eTown on the Road: Lafayette, LA w/ Rhiannon Giddens & More

12/6/2017
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It’s a not-to-be-missed ‘On the Road’ broadcast this week as eTown heads down to the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette, Louisiana for a very special two-part broadcast that delves into the origins and vast musical styles native to the Louisiana area. We will take a deep dive into the producers and artists that […] The post eTown on the Road: Lafayette, LA w/ Rhiannon Giddens & More appeared first on eTown.

Duration:00:59:01

eTown at Red Rocks: Jason Isbell / Amanda Shires

11/29/2017
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This week it’s another special ‘eTown On The Road’ episode as we return to our favorite home away from home, the beautiful and iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, for an hour of live music with rising stars Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, plus singer/songwriter/violinist Amanda Shires. We’ll hear lots of great music from each artist […] The post eTown at Red Rocks: Jason Isbell / Amanda Shires appeared first on eTown.

Duration:00:59:21

Graham Nash / Eliza Gilkyson

11/22/2017
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It’s a special encore broadcast this week as we welcome back legendary singer/songwriter and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Graham Nash for an intimate performance and conversation from eTown’s solar-powered stage. Best known for his world-renowned music with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Graham has enjoyed a prolific career as a solo artist as well, and joins […] The post Graham Nash / Eliza Gilkyson appeared first on eTown.

Duration:00:59:00

Delbert McClinton / Robert Finley

11/15/2017
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This week in eTown, Grammy Award-winning blues multi-instrumentalist Delbert McClinton returns to the show for the first time in almost 15 years (his last visit was in 2003) to share tunes from his latest release ‘Prick of the Litter’. Also joining us is blues and soul singer/songwriter and guitarist Robert Finley. Hailing from Louisiana, Finley mixes a […] The post Delbert McClinton / Robert Finley appeared first on eTown.

Duration:00:59:01

Willie Nelson / Kacey Musgraves

11/8/2017
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eTown hits the road to Denver’s Fiddlers Green Amphitheater this week to welcome back legendary outlaw country artist Willie Nelson to eTown’s airwaves. We’ll hear lots of great music from Willie, plus a candid conversation with eTown host Nick Forster direct from Willie’s tour bus. Also with us is up-and-coming country artist and eTown newcomer […] The post Willie Nelson / Kacey Musgraves appeared first on eTown.

Duration:00:59:01

Sara Watkins / Penny & Sparrow

11/1/2017
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eTown welcomes back singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sara Watkins. Sara joined us several years ago as part of the widely popular progressive bluegrass group, Nickel Creek, but this week marks her fist performance on the show as a solo artist. Also with us is the Alabama-based musical duo Penny & Sparrow who make their first appearance […] The post Sara Watkins / Penny & Sparrow appeared first on eTown.

Duration:00:59:01

Andrew Bird / Leif Vollebekk

10/25/2017
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eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome singer/songwriter and violin virtuoso Andrew Bird to eTown Hall’s solar-powered stage. Andrew got his start in the popular bands Squirrel Nut Zippers and Bowl of Fire before embarking on what has become a very successful solo career. We’ll hear lots of great music from Andrew and his band, […] The post Andrew Bird / Leif Vollebekk appeared first on eTown.

Duration:00:59:00

honeyhoney / Margaret Glaspy

10/18/2017
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This week in eTown, California-based alternative folk duo honeyhoney makes a stop at eTown Hall to share their lush and beautiful sound on eTown’s solar-powered stage. New York City-based singer/songwriter Margaret Glaspy also brings in her unique take on guitar-driven rock songs, born from a lifetime of soaking up musical influences and knowledge from anywhere and […] The post honeyhoney / Margaret Glaspy appeared first on eTown.

Duration:00:59:00

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