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The passing of Richie Havens

Dear friends, We are indeed saddened to hear of the passing of eTown friend Richie Havens. He was a sweet, present, kind-hearted, gracious and elegant man. He will forever be remembered, both for his incredible music (so many recognize him as an iconic symbol of Woodstock – who can forget his improvised song ‘Freedom’) and […]

Old Friends . . Of All Kinds, including our Musical Guests

I’m sitting here at my office, it’s a bright, beautiful day. I’m lucky to have a big window right by my desk and I’m marveling at the sky that is so clear today; its that “Colorado blue” (if you’ve never been to our state you won’t know what that means, but if you’ve ever experienced […]

Back from California in time for a really great show . . .

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Nellie McKay are our musical guests for this week’s broadcast/podcast, two truly fantastic acts, I must say. Here’s a little bit about them: The huge sound of California swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is guaranteed to get you moving. These guys have close to two decades of playing and […]

The scoop on this week’s airing, featuring Dar Williams, Slaid Cleaves and James Balog of the movie ‘Chasing Ice’. Plus . . The Red Violin comes to eTown Hall!

Two movies rank among my top ten favorites: “Chasing Ice” and “The Red Violin.” What do these two very different films have in common you might be wondering? They’re both linked through eTown Hall. I’ll tell you more about that in a moment; but first, here’s what’s in store for you on the air this […]

Bruce Springsteen is my Hero . . . plus info about this week’s broadcast/podcast With Moby and Suzanne Vega!

Nick and I spent last Friday night in LA, as part of a 3,000-person crowd honoring Bruce Springsteen as this year’s “MusiCares Person of the Year.” It was an awesome event put on by an awesome organization honoring an awesome individual. MusiCares raises money to help musicians who are down on their luck; whether they’ve […]

Good Stuff This Week, On the Air and in the Area of Justice:

This week is a very special one: Dr. Jane Goodall returns to eTown for her second visit with us. Wow!! She was one of our ‘Lifetime E-Chievement Award’ recipients more than a decade ago; this week she joins us for a chat with Nick, to catch us all up on the good works she’s doing […]

Marley’s Ghost / Elle King on eTown . . and holiday wishes:

Happy holidays, my friends. I’m down with a horrendous cold, so this will be quick. I hope you’ve been having a little time off, that you are getting a chance to relax and enjoy wherever you are and whomever you are with. I have to say that so far, overall, it’s been a great holiday […]

It’s Time to Start Celebrating the Holidays

Woke up to a dusting of snow this morning, totally unexpected, hadn’t heard it was coming. I always do the same thing every year: As Autumn fades, I develop a subtle but growing dread of the winter season that lies ahead. Then, when the first snow hits, I’m like a little kid who can’t wait […]

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 […]