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This week’s eTown broadcast with Jackie Greene and Meklit Hadero

Hi all, The first hints of fall are beginning to show themselves here in eTown. Today was the first day where we collectively awoke to a real live chill in the air, quite a change from the 80 degree Indian summer we’ve been enjoying. And I just noticed this morning that the first of the […]

This week's eTown broadcast with John Gorka and Hot Buttered Rum

This week’s featured rebroadcast/podcast marks the return of a long-time eTown favorite (and our dear friend), John Gorka. Nick and I welcome John for what is maybe his, what, umpteenth time on the show? He’s right up there with Michelle Shocked and several others who’ve graced the eTown stage many times, much to our collective […]

This week's eTown broadcast with Loudon Wainwright III and Bettye LaVette

This week we bring you a rebroadcast of a fantastic eTown road show that we did in Colorado Springs. Our old friend, singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III, returns to eTown to share several songs, both hilarious and touching, as only he can do. Nick and I and the eTones will lend him support here and there. […]

This week’s etown broadcast with The Del McCoury Band and Eddie Kowalczyk of “LIVE”

There’s a fantastic eTown broadcast/podcast for you to check out this week, featuring the return of popular bluegrass legend, Del McCoury and his fine band. Del (celebrating his 50th year in bluegrass) and his amazing group (which includes sons Ronnie on mandolin & Robbie on banjo, plus Alan Bartram on bass and the amazing Jason […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week's broadcast with Dan Hicks and Vienna Teng

Hello everyone, It’s been quite the action packed week. Back from Telluride and Hot Rize’s awesome live set there (Hot Rize, as most of you know, is the internationally renowned and revered bluegrass band that Nick Forster, Tim O’Brien, Pete Wernick and Charles Sawtelle formed in the late 70’s; Charles sadly passed away several years […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with Eliza Gilkyson and Matt Costa

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a relaxed and rejuvenating Memorial Day weekend. It’s funny, maybe a tiny bit sad actually, the way that this particular holiday has turned into a sort of ‘beer, brat and b’b’q” weekend – don’t get me wrong, it’s great to have a long weekend, and it’s fun to […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with DeVotchKa and Au Revoir Simone

In this exciting encore broadcast, it’s DeVotchka, back for another visit to eTown. We’re always happy to have these folks with us. This popular Colorado based band has a huge international following and fan base these days. Lead singer’s Nick Urata’s vocals are filled with emotion, and he is beautifully supported by an eclectic ensemble […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with The Flobots and Matthew Caws

Hi all, It’s another stellar road show for you this week! We are sharing one from the recent past, brought back by popular demand. (An aside, between you and me: I LOVE road shows! It’s always so exciting to visit another community and connect with our great listeners there). This is one that we got […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with CAKE and Chuck Prophet

eTown cooks up a fantastic show for you this week, featuring the talented American indie band, CAKE. This group has built a huge base of fans who are drawn to their unique sound, a blend of pop, funk, jazz and rock. They fit right into the eTown scene because they are collectively really environmentally and […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with Joan Baez and Brett Dennen

The hint of spring is in the air here in eTown (even though we just had snow, and in a few days the cold weather will be back I’m told). But as my neighbor Travis just said, this time of the year you know that warm weather is just around the bend so you can […]