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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

Langhorne Slim / Robyn Hitchcock

9/20/2017
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This week’s back-by-popular-demand broadcast/podcast features two long-time friends of the show for a musical check in at eTown Hall. Langhorne Slim first joined us in 2009, and is back in stripped-down fashion to share some of his latest musical explorations, as well as a few collaborations with eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster and the […] The post Langhorne Slim / Robyn Hitchcock appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:00


Jack Johnson / The Weather Station

9/13/2017
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In this week’s installment of eTown, singer/songwriter and avid surfer Jack Johnson makes a triumphant return to eTown to share some of his latest music in front of the intimate audience at eTown’s solar-powered performance space – eTown Hall. Also joining us for the first time is Canadian folk artist Tamara Lindeman who regularly performs […] The post Jack Johnson / The Weather Station appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:01


Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives / Cassandra Jenkins

9/6/2017
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This week, eTown welcomes legendary Grammy Award-winning country singer/songwriter Marty Stuart, along with his virtuosic band – The Fabulous Superlatives. Marty shares lots of music from his group’s latest 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. […] The post Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives / Cassandra Jenkins appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:00


Oh Pep! / Jon McLaughlin

8/30/2017
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This week’s solar-powered musical meeting features an up-and-coming band that is already making waves, alongside a well-established musician who makes his first appearance on the show. Australian folk pop band Oh Pep! takes the stage to share music from the band’s debut release, plus Indiana-born / Nashville-based singer and piano virtuoso Jon McLaughlin shares some […] The post Oh Pep! / Jon McLaughlin appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:01


Thurston Moore / Greyhounds

8/23/2017
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Popularly known as singer, songwriter and guitarist of Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore was listed as one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.” Moore joins us with his blend of alternative, experimental rock and post-punk. Texas R&B and soul duo Greyhounds is also with us, and our eChievement Award winner shares her story of “rescuing” […] The post Thurston Moore / Greyhounds appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:01


Chicano Batman / BettySoo

8/16/2017
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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 […] The post Chicano Batman / BettySoo appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:01


José González / Mandolin Orange

8/9/2017
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In this back-by-popular-demand airing, eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome Swedish indie folk artist José González and his band for a first visit to eTown. Also with us is North Carolina-based musical duo Mandolin Orange. It’s a musical combination like no other this week, plus a great eChievement Award story about a woman who is keeping office […] The post José González / Mandolin Orange appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:00


Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys / My Bubba

8/2/2017
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In this week’s encore broadcast/podcast, eclectic Americana multi-instrumentalists Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys make their first visit to eTown’s solar-powered stage to share their forward-looking take on American roots music. Also joining us for the first time is Swedish/Icelandic female folk duo My Bubba who share their sparse and beautiful music, as well as stories […] The post Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys / My Bubba appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:01


Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors / Tift Merritt

7/25/2017
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eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome back singer/songwriter Drew Holcomb and his band – The Neighbors – to eTown’s solar-powered musical clubhouse this week. We’ll check in to hear some of Drew’s latest musical creations, and get an update on his musical story. Americana singer/songwriter and eTown veteran Tift Merritt also makes a return […] The post Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors / Tift Merritt appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:22


Son Little / Chris Daniels

7/18/2017
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Philadelphia born R&B artist Aaron Livingston (AKA Son Little) grew up a preacher’s son, and has sense put those natural musical influences into a career that has included collaborations with Mavis Staples and The Roots, as well as electronic artists such as RJD2. His unique sound combines the old with the new to create a […] The post Son Little / Chris Daniels appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:01


Brother Ali / Chuck Prophet

7/12/2017
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This week, eTown is proud to welcome hip-hop artist and community activist Brother Ali for his very first visit to the show. Brother Ali will share his unique take on rap music, as well stories on his background, what it was like growing up with albinism, and his musical quest to spread a positive message […] The post Brother Ali / Chuck Prophet appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:22


Bill Frisell / Sam Amidon

7/5/2017
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In this week’s back-by-popular-demand airing of eTown, legendary guitarist, composer and long-time friend of the show Bill Frisell visits our solar-powered stage to share music from his latest collection of recordings inspired by television and film. Also joining us is independent folk artist Sam Amidon who began cutting his musical teeth at a young age, […] The post Bill Frisell / Sam Amidon appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:01


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

6/27/2017
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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 […] The post eTown On The Road: Mavis Staples / Ani DiFranco (Pt. 2) appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:00


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

6/20/2017
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This week, eTown hits the road to the historic Paramount Theater in downtown Denver for part one of a two-part special 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, […] The post eTown On The Road: Mavis Staples / Ani DiFranco (Pt. 1) appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:00


Jackie Greene / Birds of Chicago

6/14/2017
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Multi-instrumentalist Jackie Greene has cut his chops on stages with the likes of Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, The Black Crowes and countless others. This week, he makes a return visit to eTown to share his own music and showcase his own traveling band. Also back with us is husband-and-wife musical duo Birds of Chicago, who […] The post Jackie Greene / Birds of Chicago appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:01


eTown On The Road: JJ Grey / Cicada Rhythm

6/6/2017
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This week, eTown turns on the southern charm as the crew hits the road to Athens, Georgia for a very special radio broadcast from the legendary Georgia Theater with local group Cicada Rhythm plus longtime friend of the show JJ Grey. We have lots of great music from both artists, plus a great eChievement Award […] The post eTown On The Road: JJ Grey / Cicada Rhythm appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:00


Hayes Carll / Wild Child

5/30/2017
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eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome Texas singer/songwriter Hayes Carll to eTown Hall’s solar-powered stage for lots of great music, collaborations with eTown’s house band, and conversation about the craft of songwriting, and influences that have inspired him along the way. Also with us for another visit is the Austin-based indie outfit Wild Child […] The post Hayes Carll / Wild Child appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:58:59


Dave Alvin / Jimmy Dale Gilmore

5/24/2017
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It’s an hour packed full of great songwriting and storytelling this week, as eTown welcomes back to legendary artists and long-time friends of the show – singer/songwriter/guitarist/poet Dave Alvin and singer/songwriter/actor Jimmie Dale Gilmore. We’ll dig deep into the songbooks of each artist, and hear some great road stories and insights into the many influences […] The post Dave Alvin / Jimmy Dale Gilmore appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:01


Rodney Crowell / Robert Ellis

5/18/2017
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This week, eTown welcomes back two-time Grammy Award winner, and legendary singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell to the solar-powered stage at eTown Hall. Rodney joins forces with eTown host Nick Forster and the eTown house band to share music from his latest collection of recordings, entitled Close Ties. Also joining us is up-and-coming Texas singer/songwriter Robert Ellis, who […] The post Rodney Crowell / Robert Ellis appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:14


Rodney Crowell / Robert Ellis

5/17/2017
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This week, eTown welcomes back two-time Grammy Award winner, and legendary singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell to the solar-powered stage at eTown Hall. Rodney joins forces with eTown host Nick Forster and the eTown house band to share music from his latest collection of recordings, entitled Close Ties. Also joining us is up-and-coming Texas singer/songwriter Robert Ellis, who […] The post Rodney Crowell / Robert Ellis appeared first on eTown.

Duration: 00:59:14

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