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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 […]

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 […]