Tag Archives: Helen Forster

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 […]

Great stuff this week!

It’s ‘eTown On the Road’ again! Nick and I and the eTown crew head to Jacksonville, Oregon to record our show at the Britt Festival Music Series there. We do the whole eTown thing right there on their impressively huge stage, out in the midst of the most beautiful forest I’ve seen in a while. […]

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 […]

A quick update on cool eTown Hall stuff coming up . . AND Brandi Carlile / Ingrid Michaelson on eTown from Red Rocks !

We continue our ‘eTown at Red Rocks’ series with another show from that stunning outdoor venue, this time with visiting musical guests Brandi Carlile and Ingrid Michaelson: You should all be aware by now about Brandi Carlile, remarkably talented singer/songwriter and her equally gifted collaborators/musical partners, twin brothers Tim and Phil Hanseroth (note: If you don’t know about […]

Autumn Brings Danny Barnes in Concert . . AND a Great Show for You this Week!

Danny Barnes, one of my all time favorite people and musicians, is coming to play a full concert set at eTown Hall! Details to follow, but first: Let me start by telling you about this week’s broadcast/podcast with visiting artists The Civil Wars and Sarah Jarosz plus a special ‘in person, on stage’ E-Chievement Award winner. About […]

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 […]

The Bounty of Summer . . and Details About This Week’s Broadcast/Podcast:

In this week’s show, a ‘back by popular demand’ program originally aired in 2010, we welcome two legendary musicians who’ve been performing together for over 50 years: Jefferson Airplane founding members Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen. These guys are the real thing: Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and folk rock icons who blazed an […]

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, […]

Reflections on Recent Tragedy, and Info On This Week’s Show…

Hello everyone. I feel the need to address the terrible tragedy that occurred a week ago here in Colorado; it would be ridiculous not to do so. First, because I know a lot of you expect me to, as I always do in this blog, let me briefly tell you what’s coming up in this […]