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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 […]

A Note from Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with John Hiatt and Brandi Carlile

It’s eTown ‘on the road’ this week, as Nick and I and our crew head west for our first-ever show in Aspen, Colorado, at the beautiful and historic Wheeler Opera House. Have you ever been to Aspen? So beautiful. And the Wheeler is just stunning (I’m including a photo of it here for you to […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with the musical collaboration, Playing For Change

We’ve got a great broadcast/podcast for you this week. Nick and I and the crew pack up the whole production and hit the highway, as eTown travels to Denver and the Paramount Theatre for one of our unique and fun shows on the road. This program features a diverse group of international musicians who are […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with Taj Mahal and Martha Wainwright

Legendary bluesman Taj Mahal makes his way back to eTown this week, as he celebrates his 40th year of performing in this extraordinary repeat broadcast. He brings a characteristically eclectic and rich set of music; accompanying him are longtime band mates Bill Rich and Kester Smith. And Martha Wainwright (talented daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and the late Kate […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with Sonny Landreth, Juliana Hatfield and Terry Tempest Williams

Old friend and slide guitar master Sonny Landreth joins us in eTown for this week’s encore airing. Sonny is a musical gem, and we are happy to have him back. In fact, Eric Clapton apparently has discovered with what we in eTown have known all along: Sonny is “probably the most underestimated musician on the […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with Imogen Heap and Gregory Alan Isakov

This week, talented British singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and producer Imogen Heap makes her inaugural eTown visit. This two-time Grammy nominee shares her most-innovative songs with arrangements mixing both electronic and traditional instrumentation. Also joining us is Gregory Alan Isakov who makes his return to the eTown stage for a second appearance with us. This Boulder based […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with The Punch Brothers and Tift Merritt

Hey everyone, Nick and I just returned from a few days in Aspen, seeing old friends and getting out in the great outdoors. We also had a super live show taping with two incredible artists, John Hiatt and Brandi Carlile, at the historic Wheeler Opera House. This show will air in February; will let you […]

A Note From Helen . . . This week’s eTown broadcast with Ray LaMontagne and Ingrid Michaelson

Hello Friends! Have you survived the celebration of Hanukkah and Christmas? Are you caroled out, gifted out, and sugared out yet? Well be sure to join us for some sugar of our own this week, on the air or as a podcast, as we bring you one of my all time favorite musicians and writers […]