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Great Stuff For You This Week!

Hi y’all, sorry to be so late in writing this, been sick with the flu and I’m running behind in a lot of things the past few days! But here goes (and forgive me, the blog is going to be short this week): In this week’s broadcast, we are incredibly excited to welcome an extremely […]

TWO Great Bluesmen visit eTown: Robert Cray / Anders Osborne

eTown returns to the historic Boulder Theater to welcome back an old friend, blues legend Robert Cray, as well as eTown newbie New Orleans blues/rocker Anders Osborne: Robert Cray’s love for soul and blues music began at an early age, and he’s been playing for decades now. He’s got such a distinctive sound; you hear that voice […]

Being thankful . . . for Los Lobos and more . . .

    Re: This week’s airing . . . We’re bringing back one of our most talked about programs, one that our listeners have loved: It’s one of our road shows in Ft. Collins, for one thing, and the energy in the room is electric. AND our musical guests include Los Lobos, one of THE best […]

Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three / Shovels & Rope on eTown!

Here’s details about our broadcast/podcast this week: You’re in for a treat. Seriously. We’re bringing you two world-class Americana groups, both hotter than h*ll and both making their first appearance on our show. Our musical guests this week are Pokey LaFarge (with his great band The South City Three) and the husband/wife duo called Shovels […]

Hurricane Sandy . . and details about this week’s eTown airing

Well, by now we all have seen the effects of the ‘storm of the century’ hitting up and down the east coast, in this country and beyond. So very sad, the destruction and devastation. Lives lost, homes and businesses gone, billions of dollars of damage. All of us here at eTown send our sincere sympathy […]

Are You Part of the 47 percent? And the Scoop on this Week’s eTown on the Air:

It’s part two this week, of eTown ‘on the road’ . .  . We’re back at the Flynn Center in Burlington, Vermont in this encore airing with three great musical guests: Steve Earle, Allison Moorer, and Anais Mitchell. Also with us: author Woody Tasch (last week in part one we featured E-Chievement award winner Will Raap). Steve Earle is an […]

Another great road show . . . and, the bike race

Hey everyone, It’s another ‘eTown on the Road’ show coming to you this week from Red Rocks Amphitheater. This one features The Avett Brothers, an astronomically popular band with a huge following, mostly among 20-somethings, and the Vermont rock band, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals. And we set up something called ‘eTown Square,’ providing spaces for […]

Our First Show from eTown Hall! With musical guests: City and Colour / Birds of Chicago

What an absolute thrill, our first show from eTown Hall! And I’ll be very sad if you don’t join us for this most monumental occasion. Let me tell you about it: Nick & I welcome renowned Canadian singer and songwriter, Dallas Green, who performs under the moniker City and Colour. He has an unmistakable sound, […]

The Benefits and Challenges of Being American . . Seeing the World with New Eyes . . And This Week’s Show:

First, this week’s broadcast/podcast details: Nick & I welcome two musical guests who are true originals, each with their own identifiable, unique sound (when you hear them, you know immediately that it’s them). They are also totally different from each other (something we take pride in here at eTown, pairing seemingly disparate musical entities). The […]

Brief Thoughts on Blessings, Plus the Scoop on this week’s Broadcast/Podcast:

Interesting musical combo for you this week: a Colorado based band with international fame, (who are VERY cool, very hip, very committed and socially/environmentally aware people) and a solo artist who’s smart, with a slightly self deprecating sense of humor, a New Yorker by way of London (and one of THE best singers I know). […]