Tag Archives: nick forster

Solar-Powered Music Mecca

When I envisioned a fully operational eTown Hall many years ago, I imagined a place where all sorts of musical and community activities could take place simultaneously. If this past week is any indication, we’re well on our way to realizing our vision as being the most active, interesting and energy efficient music-making hub in […]

This week’s show with Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott

Hi everyone! I’m back bloggin’ it after a few weeks absence. Thanks to Zack for doing a killer job of covering while I took a break; he was SO good at it that I’ve asked him to continue to share the blog with me, he’s a great writer with a very cool perspective and I’m […]

The Kids Are Going To Be Alright

From as far back as I can remember as a child, I wanted to play the drums. It all started with the clicking sounds our dishwasher made when you’d turn it on. My Mom tells me that as early as I could stand on my own in the kitchen, I’d dance to the off rhythms […]

Two Big Voices On One Stage

This week in eTown, we take a look at two artists that are connected by the land that surrounds them. I moved to Colorado from Tennessee in the spring of 1999.  My first order of  business was to find people to play music with, and entrench myself in the bountiful music scene that the Front […]

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 […]