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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 […]

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 […]