Väsen / Sam Amidon / Robert Adamson (One Bistro)
2/21/18 - 2/27/18 | 1808

This week’s eTown program features a deep dive into folk music styles from around the world. First up, the prolific Swedish folk band Väsen makes its first appearance on the show. Their musical collaboration has spanned decades; theirs is a rich, unique, beautiful sound, and their performance on eTown features rare, one-of-a-kind instruments. Joining us more →

Colin Hay / Doyle Bramhall II / Kate Greenberg (National Young Farmers Coalition)
2/14/18 - 2/20/18 | 1807

In this popular re-airing, eTown welcomes back one of the most recognizable musical voices of our generation, Colin Hay (of Men at Work fame), who brings music from his latest collection of recordings. And Austin guitar virtuoso Doyle Bramhall II makes his eTown debut this week to share new songs plus discuss his illustrious musical more →

Blind Pilot / Mirah / George Basch (Himalayan Stove Project)
2/7/18 - 2/13/18 | 1806

eTown welcomes two newcomers to the fold this week for lots of great music and conversation. Indie-folk outfit Blind Pilot makes the trek to eTown’s solar-powered stage from Portland, Oregon to share music from their latest effort, entitled And Then Like Lions. Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Mirah also makes her first stop in eTown. You’ll learn more more →

Fruition / Baskery / Sophia Watkins (Forest Fund)
1/31/18 - 2/6/18 | 1805

eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome up-and-coming, Portland, Oregon-based group Fruition for their first eTown appearance. Fresh off the festival circuit, Fruition is quickly building fans around the country with their unique take on acoustic-driven, high energy music. Also joining us for a first visit is the Swedish alt-Americana group Baskery, three multi-instrumentalist sisters more →

Dar Williams / Piers Faccini / Emily Stromquist (Food For Hope)
1/24/18 - 1/30/18 | 1804

eTown welcomes back long-time friend, singer/songwriter Dar Williams to the stage at eTown Hall to hear her latest musical creations, plus some great conversation with eTown host Nick Forster. English singer/songwriter and painter Piers Faccini also makes a return visit to eTown this week, plus a great eChievement Award story about a Colorado woman who more →


Beth Hart / John McEuen / Diane Cohen (Finger Lakes ReUse)
2/28/18 - 3/6/18 | 1809

In this week’s back-by-popular demand re-airing, eTown welcomes the incredibly gifted singer/songwriter and piano virtuoso Beth Hart to the solar-powered stage at eTown Hall. Plus our longtime friend John McEuen, iconic American musician and founding member of the beloved Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, returns to the show. And we’ll hear a great eChievement Award story more →

Hot Rize & Friends: Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan & Sam Bush
3/7/18 - 3/13/18 | 1810

This week features an impressive line-up of bluegrass impresarios. The legendary band Hot Rize (whose members include Pete Wernick, Tim O’Brien, Bryan Sutton and eTown’s own Nick Forster) celebrates its 40th anniversary with special guests and bluegrass heavy hitters Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan and Jerry Douglas. Grounded in the bluegrass traditions of artists like Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, and more →

Steep Canyon Rangers / Matt the Electrician / Susan Chidley (Children Without Shoes Int’l)
3/14/18 - 3/20/18 | 1811

In this week’s encore broadcast, Grammy Award-winning bluegrass outfit Steep Canyon Rangers bring their energetic sound back to eTown to share music from their recent collection of songs, fittingly titled Radio. Also with us this week is Austin-based singer/songwriter Matt The Electrician who brings his unique and witty music to the eTown stage, where he more →

John Oates / Lilly Hyatt / Helen Thorpe (Author of “The Newcomers”)
3/21/18 - 3/27/18 | 1812

We’re joined this week by rock/R&B/soul guitarist, singer/songwriter (and half of legendary duo Hall & Oates) John Oates! His new solo project Arkansas is inspired by the music and legacy of the legendary Mississippi John Hurt and encompasses other artists and styles that represent the dawn of American popular music. Also with us is Tennessee-based singer/songwriter Lilly more →

Dan Tyminski / Angel Snow / Henry Red Cloud (Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center)
3/28/18 - 4/3/18 | 1813

This week, we welcome genre bending multi-instrumentalist and vocalist extraordinaire Dan Tyminski (you may remember him as a member of Union Station; he’s also familiar to many as the singing voice for George Clooney’s on-screen character in ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ and, more recently, as lead vocalist on Avicii’s international pop hit “Hey Brother”). We’re also joined more →