Ron Pope / Pieta Brown / Award: Martin Tyner & Scout the Eagle (Southwest Wildlife Foundation of Utah)
12/11/2019 - 12/17/2019 | 1950

First time visitor to eTown, Ron Pope, joins us with some of his original songs; plus Pieta Brown returns to eTown after several years to share some of her well-crafted tunes. And a golden eagle named Scout appears on the eTown stage in person with his “personal human” (and dear friend) who has been single-handedly more →

Patty Griffin / John Smith / Award: Jordan Kassalow (VisionSpring)
12/04/2019 - 12/10/2019 | 1949

Veteran singer/songwriter Patty Griffin returns to the eTown stage after a long absence, and talented Brit John Smith brings his brilliant songwriting and gifted singing and playing to share during his first visit to eTown. Plus, we’ll hear a truly awesome eChievement Award story about the founder of an organization that provides glasses (and a more →

Strand of Oaks / Anna Burch / Award: Murray Fisher (Billion Oyster Project)
11/27/2019 - 12/03/2019 | 1948

One of our all time favorites, Strand of Oaks, returns to the eTown stage this week. This dynamic, gifted writer and singer (and one of the genuinely nicest people you’ll ever meet) brings his full band this time around. Coming solo to round out the musical portion of the show is young Anna Burch of more →

Loreena McKennitt / Greg Laswell / Sue Lee (Sock It To ’em Sock Campaign)
11/20/2019 - 11/26/2019 | 1947

This week’s encore program features the lovely Loreena McKennitt. McKennitt’s “eclectic Celtic” music has received critical acclaim worldwide; she’s won gold, platinum, and multi-platinum sales awards in fifteen countries across four continents. We’re happy to welcome her back. Also with us, rising star and folk-pop singer/songwriter Greg Laswell. Plus we’ll have a conversation with eChievement more →

Darrell Scott / Kaia Kater / Award: Becca Stevens (Thistle Farms)
11/13/2019 - 11/19/2019 | 1946

The seasoned and the new meet this week on eTown: veteran songwriter, guitarist, and singer extraordinaire Darrell Scott pairs up with our other musical guest, the bright, young, up-and-coming Canadian singer/songwriter Kaia Kater. Plus we’ll share an eChievement Award story about a woman who has helped hundreds of women transitioning from prison into the everyday more →


eTown’s Holiday Special
12/18/2019 - 12/24/2019 | 1951

Nick and Helen share their favorite eTown holiday moments from a host of past eTown musical visitors.

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Christone “Kingfish” Ingram / Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms / Interview: Non Yehia (Vertical Harvest)
12/25/2019 - 12/31/2019 | 1952

Two eTown newcomers grace the show this week: brilliant young bluesman Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, a 20 year old guitar/vocal/writing sensation; and the tasteful, charismatic singing and playing duo Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms. Plus, we’ll hear from a well-versed, passionate vertical farming advocate. It’s a classic eTown broadcast/podcast you won’t want to miss!

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Delbert McClinton / Robert Finley /Award: Chris Pallister (Gulf of Alaska Keeper)
01/01/2020 - 01/07/2020 | 2021

Our first broadcast of 2020 features Grammy Award-winning blues multi-instrumentalist Delbert McClinton and blues and soul singer/songwriter and guitarist Robert Finley. Plus Nick sits down with Chris Pallister, the founder of Gulf of Alaska Keeper to learn how his organization is protecting the waters and habitat of the Northern Gulf of Alaska. It’s another “back more →

Valerie June / Mick Flannery/ Award: Anne Rolfes (Louisiana Bucket Brigade)
01/08/2020 - 01/14/2020 | 2022

Memphis singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Valerie June joins us for her first visit to eTown. Her unique sound is a mixture of folk, blues, gospel, soul, country, Appalachian and bluegrass. Singer and songwriter Mick Flannery, who hails from County Cork in Ireland, is our other musical guest. And we’ll hear from the founder of an more →

Laura Veirs / Aaron Lee Tasjan / Award: Peter Muir (Fixit Clinics)
01/15/2020 - 01/21/2020 | 2023

In this encore broadcast, we welcome folk-pop singer/songwriter Laura Veirs for to the eTown stage. A prolific songwriter for 20 years, Veirs has garnered praise throughout her career with her exquisite folk-pop sound. And also joining us is a truly gifted, one-of-a-kind singer/songwriter, Aaron Lee Tasjan. Plus we’ll have a conversation with this week’s eChievement more →