Tag Archives: Helen Forster

A Pairing of Musical Old Souls

Hey folks – Zack here again, stepping in for this week’s blog update. Man, if the first couple of weeks of 2014 are any indication, it’s going to be a great year! You can kind of just feel it in the air. After a nice relaxing holiday break, all of here at eTown are refueled, […]

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 Great Broadcast from Red Rocks!

This week, we bring you a repeat airing of one of our most popular ‘eTown From Red Rocks’ shows, this time with visiting musical guests Brandi Carlile and Ingrid Michaelson: Do you know about Brandi Carlile? If you don’t, you should. She’s an incredibly gifted young singer/songwriter with a singing voice that is reminiscent of Patsy Cline […]

Band of Horses and Colin Hay in this week’s broadcast/podcast!

  Hello everyone! Helen is traveling again this week, so I thought I’d jump in and give you a heads up about the excellent pairing of artists we have in our latest installment of the eTown broadcast/podcast. First up – South Carolina group Band of Horses stop by our solar-powered music hall to share some […]

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 […]

Lord Huron and Joseph Arthur join forces in this week’s broadcast/podcast

Hi everyone…Zack here. Helen is traveling in NYC this week, but will return with her regular weekly insights on the blog next week. I’m sure she will have some great stories to tell about her travels with Nick. Meanwhile, we thought it’d be good to give you a little more backstory on the excellent pairing […]

After The Flood . . And This Week’s Rebroadcast:

I know I am NOT speaking for everyone who has been impacted by the recent devastating floods here in Colorado, because I did not lose a home, an office, a town, a loved one. But I’ve noticed in the past few days that, sometimes, it’s almost as if the floods never happened. I mean, here […]