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Thoughts on my Dad and Labor Day . . . Plus, Details About this Week’s Show

Labor Day is this weekend, and somehow it always reminds me of my Dad. Mostly from an experience I had that I’ll tell you about in a moment. But first let me quickly share some things about my Pop. An immigrant, my father arrived from what was then Yugoslavia ‘on the boat’ at the age […]

This week’s show, and thoughts on Pete Seeger’s passing

What a tremendous thrill, our first show from eTown Hall! And what a way to start off the eTown Hall performance tradition than with the very special musical guest, City and Colour. This is a classic eTown program. We heard from so many of our listeners about this one that we had to bring it […]

Two great guests this week! – Rogue Wave and Aoife O’Donovan

Two newcomers grace the eTown stage this week: Hot indie band Rogue Wave and rising star singer/songwriter, Aoife O’Donovan. Many of you remember Rogue Wave from a few years back – They were on fire in the music world, when two things interrupted the band’s trajectory: Band member burnout and an unexpected kidney transplant! Band […]

This week’s broadcast/podcast details (w/ guests The Jayhawks & Justin Townes Earle):

eTown hits the road and heads north to the Lincoln Center this week; the venue is located in our home away from home, Fort Collins, Colorado. Our musical guests include Justin Townes Earle and The Jayhawks: After a lengthy hiatus, the original members of The Jayhawks reunited last year behind a long awaited, chart topping […]

Nick and Yonder Mountain String Band – Ringing in the New Year – The scoop on this week’s broadcast/podcast:

First, the show this week: musical guests are Flobots and Matthew Caws.  Here’s a little bit about them: Flobots are an established progressive hip-hop group, based in Denver, who’ve made the national scene in a big way, impressing such press entities as the Boston Herald, who described them as “rap music’s most singular breakthrough act […]

Sad news – hope for the future – info on this week’s show:

First off, I must report some sad news: Our friend Warren Hellman has passed away at age 77. We’re all in shock here at eTown: Warren and his band, The Wronglers, were just with us in eTown several weeks ago. He had privately shared with us that he had leukemia, but he was upbeat, positive […]

Another trip to NYC, and info about this week’s broadcast

We continue our celebration of the holiday season! You’ve maybe noticed we’re doing a three-week series of special eTown holiday programs, two from the past and also this year’s 2011 offering. This week we bring back our Christmas show from last year, with Indigo Girls and Tim O’Brien as our musical guests. Nick and the […]

Hello my friends,

This week’s show features Tori Amos and Loudon Wainwright III, as eTown revisits the Big Apple for a live taping at the Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center. (This was a special program, one that so many of our listeners requested another chance to hear, we just had to accommodate them.) It’s just Tori and […]

How you can help eTown . . and what’s up with this week’s show:

Back by popular demand: Shawn Mullins and Cloud Cult! This is one of my favorite shows we’ve done, and we’re so happy to be able to share it with you this week: Nick and I welcome back Atlanta-based singer/songwriter Shawn Mullins. He’s been on the show a number of times, and he’s a real favorite […]


Cake, Danny Barnes and Eliza Gilkyson join us for part two of this special version of  ’eTown on the Road’ in the great state of Washington. Nick and I and the eTown gang are happily in the Northwest to be part of in ‘Celebrate Elwha’, a multi-day event commemorating the nation’s largest dam removal project. […]