Calexico / Eric Andersen / Monte Belmonte (Monte’s March)
11/14/18 - 11/20/18 | 1846

Geography has a way of seeping into music, and this week on the airwaves, we experience that in full effect with the return of Calexico. Throughout the group’s 22-year existence, co-founders and multi-instrumentalist Joey Burns and John Convertino have drawn on the arid climate and vibrant culture of the American Southwest — and its sister more →

eTown in Boone, NC: Mandolin Orange / Josh Ritter / Ali Casparian (Bounty & Soul)
11/7/18 - 11/13/18 | 1845

This week, it’s a special ‘eTown on the Road’ show! We’re joined by gifted singer/songwriter Josh Ritter and Americana/bluegrass duo Mandolin Orange. The show takes place at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts in Boone, North Carolina. We partnered with Appalachian State University’s Energy Summit, An Appalachian Summer Festival, and 88.7 WNCW for this more →

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives / Cassandra Jenkins / Michael Kodas (Author of “Megafire”)
10/31/18 - 11/6/18 | 1844

eTown welcomes legendary Grammy Award-winning country singer/songwriter Marty Stuart, along with his virtuosic band – The Fabulous Superlatives – in this encore broadcast. Marty shares music from his group’s recent release, Way Out West, as well as insightful conversation about his storied career as a recording artist, television personality and one time son-in-law to Johnny more →

Basia Bulat / The Pines / Marc Gold (100 Friends Project)
10/24/18 - 10/30/18 | 1843

We welcome two exciting musical newcomers to eTown. Canadian folk singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Basia Bulat shares her vibrant, compelling music; and the Iowa-based trio The Pines does the same. And we’ll hear from eChievement Award winner Marc Gold, whose 100 Friends organization is providing first hand, grassroots, personalized humanitarian assistance, one individual at a time, more →

The Wailin’ Jennys / Willie Watson / Dr. Patricia Limerick
10/17/18 - 10/23/18 | 1842

This week we’ve got both ‘Wailin’ and Willy! Our musical guests, all making their first visit to eTown, are the incredible Canadian trio of singers known as The Wailin’ Jennys (their three part harmonies will make you cry) as well as singer/songwriter Willie Watson (co-founder of the band Old Crow Medicine Show and talented traditional more →


Andrew Bird / Leif Vollebekk / Tom Chappell (Tom’s of Maine)
11/21/18 - 11/27/18 | 1847

This week we revisit a fan-favorite episode featuring singer/songwriter and violin virtuoso Andrew Bird. Andrew got his start in the popular bands Squirrel Nut Zippers and Bowl of Fire before embarking on what has become a very successful solo career. Also joining us on this encore episode is Canadian indie-folk artist Leif Vollebekk, who shares more →

Aoife O’Donovan / Marty O’Reilly / Cheryl Boerger (Plates for People and the Planet)
11/28/18 - 12/4/18 | 1848

It’s a special encore broadcast this week as we’re joined on the airwaves by singer/songwriter and musical powerhouse Aoife O’Donovan. At a young age, Aoife had already recorded, collaborated, toured and performed with a list of musical A-listers too long to name, and she continues to stun audiences with her incredible singing and writing. She’s more →

eTown at Red Rocks: Lake Street Dive / Josh Ritter
12/5/18 - 12/11/18 | 1849
The War & Treaty / Haley Heynderickx / Hippie Jack Stoddart
12/12/18 - 12/18/18 | 1850
eTown’s Holiday Special
12/19/18 - 12/25/18 | 1851

Back by popular demand – This week we delve deep into the eTown archives to pull out some of the best holiday music we’ve heard on the show every year. There’s a little something for everyone under eTown’s musical tree this week to get you into the holiday spirit, whether you’re listening in the car, more →