Show Number: 0921
Air Dates: May 20, 2009 - May 26, 2009
Tape Date: March 29, 2009
Interviewee: Nicolette Hahn Niman
E-Chievement Award: Sandy McCoy Cleveland
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet are back in Etown, this time as recent Grammy winners for Best Zydeco / Cajun Music Album. Bob Dylan once said this about their sound: “That’s my kind of music!”. . . and it’s sure ours in Etown, too! Texan Ben Kweller makes his debut Etown appearance. Ben is an acclaimed indie-pop singer songwriter who is catching on fast in the music world. Nick & Helen Forster and the Etones lend their stellar musical and vocal support on some of his tunes. Nick also chats with interview guest Nicolette Hahn Niman, noted environmental activist, attorney and cattle rancher, and author of Righteous Porkchop: Finding a Life and Good Food Beyond Factory Farms. This is another in a rich tradition of fantastic Etown tapings coming to you featuring stellar music, compelling conversation, and the presentation of the E-Chievement Award to a grassroots hero from a small town in New York. Tune in!