William Bell / Alejandro Escovedo / Justin Kruger (Project Helping)
5/22/19 - 5/28/19 | 1921

This week’s eTown encore program showcases the legendary soul singer/songwriter William Bell, known throughout the world for penning such soul classics as “You Don’t Miss Your Water” and “Born Under A Bad Sign”. Also with us is Mexican-American punk rock pioneer Alejandro Escovedo, who shares his unique version of punk-influenced rock and roll. Lots of more →

Jonathan Wilson / Steve Earle / Samir Lakhani (Eco-Soap Bank)
5/15/19 - 5/21/19 | 1920

Both of our artists this week are prolific in their own right. Joining us for the first time is psychedelic/folk/rock songwriter and producer Jonathan Wilson. He’s an amazing musician in his own right (besides touring on his own, he spent two years on the road as part of Roger Waters’ touring band) plus he’s a more →

eTown at Red Rocks: Jason Isbell / Amanda Shires
5/8/19 - 5/14/19 | 1919

This week it’s the encore airing of another special ‘eTown On The Road’ episode, as we return to our favorite home away from home, the beautiful and iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, for an hour of live music with songwriter extraordinaire Jason Isbell and his band, The 400 Unit; plus singer/songwriter/violinist Amanda Shires. Tune in for more →

John Oates / Lilly Hyatt / Helen Thorpe (Author of “The Newcomers”)
5/1/19 - 5/7/19 | 1918

In this week’s back-by-popular-demand re-airing, we’re joined by rock/R&B/soul guitarist, singer/songwriter (and half of legendary duo Hall & Oates) John Oates! His latest 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 more →

Greensky Bluegrass / Israel Nash / Christine Beck (U.S. National Junior Tennis League)
4/24/19 - 4/30/19 | 1917

It’s an eclectic hour of music and conversation this week as bluegrass/jam band Greensky Bluegrass returns to the show along with Texas genre-bending rock ‘n’ roller Israel Nash. We’ll also hear from about a couple who has been introducing tennis to inner-city youth since the 1970s as a vehicle for inspiring a lifelong affinity for more →


The Mountain Goats / Joe Sampson / Andrea Rudnik (Team Brownsville)
5/29/19 - 6/4/19 | 1922

Joining us musically is the beloved indie-folks duo known as The Mountain Goats. They’ve been making music since 1991 (the same year eTown was born) and we’re very excited to welcome them to the show for the first time. Talented singer/songwriter Joe Sampson, whose intimate, emotive songs have led to collaborations with Nathaniel Rateliff and more →

eTown On The Road: JJ Grey / Cicada Rhythm / Melaney Smith (Books For Keeps)
06/05/2019 - 06/11/2019 | 1923

In this week’s crowd favorite re-airing, eTown turns on the southern charm as the crew heads to Athens, Georgia for a very special installment of our “eTown On the Road” ongoing series. We’ll be coming to you from the legendary Georgia Theater, joined by both a local musical group Cicada Rhythm and our longtime eTown more →

Noam Pikelny / The Lee Boys / Jonathan Rose
06/12/19 - 06/18/19 | 1924

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 →

DeVotchKa / Kyle Emmerson / Sr. Edna Lonergan
6/19/19 - 6/25/19 | 1925

This week’s eTown episode features Denver-based, internationally renowned, multi-instrumental and vocal ensemble  DeVotchKa. Also joining us is talented, up-and-coming folk rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Kyle Emerson. Plus, our award story focuses on a woman who’s found a way to help both senior citizens and young children interact, resulting in healthier, happier lives for all. Subscribe more →

Bob Schneider / Joan Shelley
6/26/19 - 6/25/19 | 1926

This week, eTown revisits musical pairing with Austin-based singer/songwriter Bob Schneider, on his return visit to eTown to share music and stories spanning his varied career. Also with us is eTown newcomer Joan Shelley, who joins us to share beautiful, stripped down versions of songs from her widely acclaimed release Over and Even, as well more →