Tag Archives: Helen Forster

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 […]

The Icon and the Newbie . . This Week in eTown!

We’ve got the best and the brightest for you this week, a seasoned musical veteran and a solidly talented newcomer who is creating quite a buzz in the music industry. Legendary blues/rock icon Big Al Anderson is back with us for his second trip to eTown. Well known for his long tenure with the iconic band […]

This week’s show, and thoughts on Pete Seeger’s passing

What a tremendous thrill, our first show from eTown Hall! And what a way to start off the eTown Hall performance tradition than with the very special musical guest, City and Colour. This is a classic eTown program. We heard from so many of our listeners about this one that we had to bring it […]

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 […]