William Bell / Alejandro Escovedo / Justin Kruger (Project Helping)
4/18/18 - 4/24/18 | 1816

eTown welcomes legendary soul singer/songwriter William Bell for his very first visit to eTown. Known throughout the world for penning such soul classics as “You Don’t Miss Your Water” and “Born Under A Bad Sign”, William takes the stage with eTown’s house band to share music from his latest release, as well as a few more →

Jessica Lea Mayfield / Birds of Chicago / Twesigye Jackson Kaguri (Nyaka Aids Orphans Project)
4/11/18 - 4/17/18 | 1815

This week on the eTown airwaves we’re joined by talented singer-songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield. She shares a bunch of new music from her latest album, Sorry Is Gone, which explores love and loss from the bitter to the sweet. Also with us is Birds of Chicago, an eTown favorite! This uber-gifted husband & wife musical combo more →

Sarah Jarosz / Hymn For Her / Paula Claussen (Project Mercy)
4/4/18 - 4/10/18 | 1814

This week, we welcome back long-time friend and musical virtuoso Sarah Jarosz to the eTown airwaves to share from her latest collection of songs. Sarah continues to skyrocket in her career, all while doing things her own way. We’ll learn more about what’s happening in her world these days, during her conversation with eTown host more →

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 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 by up-and-coming, 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 more →


Marlon Williams / Esmé Patterson / Doug Vilsack (Elephant Energy)
4/25/18 - 5/1/18 | 1817

This week on the eTown airwaves we’re joined by award-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist and New Zealand native Marlon Williams! Known until recently for performing more in the country, bluegrass, and folk realm, Marlon‘s latest musical direction explores several different genres ranging anywhere from pop to 50s doo-wop to country/Americana crooning in a way that reveals his ever-reaching efforts to grow more →

David Bromberg Quintet / Jonatha Brooke / Himalayan Stove Project
5/2/18 - 5/8/17 | 1818

It’s a special encore broadcast/podcast as we revisit an eTown fan favorite. Multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, musical icon  and old friend David Bromberg, plus talented Americana folk/rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist Jonatha Brooke, provide great music this week. Plus we’ll feature yet another inspiring eChievement Award story, this time about Dr. Geoff Tabin, a man helping the blind more →

Billy Strings / Jon Stickley Trio / Arif Khan (Depave)
5/9/18 - 5/15/18 | 1819

This week on the air, we’re joined by up-and-coming bluegrass artist Billy Strings. Whether sharing stages with acoustic music royalty, crisscrossing the nation playing as a solo artist or performing high-energy, jaw-dropping sets at festivals, the reaction to Billy Strings tends to come in two varieties: “Who is this guy?” and “That kid can play!” more →

Noam Pikelny / The Lee Boys / Jonathan Rose
5/16/18 - 5/22/18 | 1820

In this week’s ‘back by popular demand’  broadcast/podcast, Punch Brothers’ band member and banjo impresario Noam Pikelny shares some of his original songs from his latest  CD as a solo artist. Also with us is the Miami-based “sacred steel” band The Lee Boys, who bring their powerhouse, gospel-influenced sound to eTown’s solar-powered stage. And Nick more →

Calexico / Ray Wylie Hubbard / Veronika Scott (The Empowerment Plan)
5/23/18 - 5/29/18 | 1821

This week, hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome the eclectic, Latin/country/jazz/rock  influenced sound of Arizona-based music veterans Calexico to the eTown airwaves. And Texas music legend Ray Wylie Hubbard shares some great music and hilarious stories. Our eChievement Award story this week focuses on a young Detroit woman who’s found a brilliant way to provide more →