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Two Legends In A Solar-Powered Music Barn

Hi everybody, Greetings from eTown – a magical place where music gets played, songs get recorded in a state-of-the-art recording studio, art exhibits happen in the basement, and films and videos get created and sent on their way.  In the midst of all that happens here at eTown Hall on a weekly basis, it is […]

Music In Church

Hi folks, It’s Zack, checking in with you again to let you know about what’s in store for this week’s broadcast/podcast. It’s great to have so many artists that come back to see us time and time again, but this week decided go the other route and feature two musical guests that have never been […]

Our $100,000 Matching Grant Challenge! PLUS This Week’s Show AND Our Awesome Donor Appreciation Event:

Three bits of good news to share: This week’s show info, photos from our recent donor appreciation party and our $100,000 matching grant progress! A Holiday-Themed Program This Week: We had to bring this one back for you! To quote the LA Times, Mark O’Connor is “one of the most talented and imaginative artists working in […]

Nick Remembers His Friend . . and Details About This Week’s Airing:

This week finds us missing two good friends: First, this week’s re-broadcast/podcast features Warren Hellman (with his band The Wronglers with Jimmy Dale Gilmore), who died shortly after this show first aired in 2011. He was a passionate musician as well a successful businessman and philanthropist (giving to several charitable interests throughout his life and […]

Brett Dennen in eTown! And A Few Brief Thoughts About Thanksgiving:

This week, our dear friend Brett Dennen, makes his fourth appearance in eTown. Despite his young years, Brett has achieved major success and popularity, continuing to write great music and drawing enthusiastic fans wherever he plays. After a several month break from touring, he’s back doing music, with a new CD just released; he’ll share […]

Three Things: Lou Reed . . . A One-Of-A-Kind Event Coming To eTown Hall . . . AND A Great Broadcast for You this Week!

First, let me start by telling you about this week’s special re-broadcast/podcast, one of my all-time ten favorite eTown shows: I don’t know about you, but I was pretty disappointed to hear that Joy Williams & John Paul White, who make up the musical duo known as The Civil Wars, are taking a break . […]

A Trip to The Big Apple . . And Another Great Broadcast (Back by Popular Demand)

I love the musical combo we have for you this week, in a rebroadcast of one of our more popular shows to date: The talented, feisty and enlightened rap group Flobots, a group based in Colorado but nationally known, is with us. These folks are great, known for their dynamic, original music AND for their […]

Thoughts on Labor Day, and this Week’s Broadcast/Podcast

Singer/ songwriter/ actor (and author) Steve Earle joins us once again in eTown, this time to rock out with his band The Dukes. A youthful protégé of legendary songwriters like Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, Steve quickly became a stellar songsmith himself, eventually evolving into a musical force to be reckoned with. His original tunes […]

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 […]

Tune in to hear Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin!

Two of my favorite singer/songwriters are with us this week. First, Mary Chapin Carpenter: What can you say about Chapin? She’s gorgeous, ageless (looks just the same as she did when I first met her over 20 years ago) talented, funny AND smart. VERY smart. And she sounds like . . well . . herself. […]