A national radio broadcast since 1991, eTown is an exciting weekly radio show heard from coast to coast on NPR, public and commercial stations. Every eTown show is taped in front of a live audience and features performances from many of today's top musical artists as well as conversations and information about the world around us. At eTown, we build community through music.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 8:41amIn this week’s broadcast, eTown welcomes back the huge sound of California swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with their one-of-a-kind vintage blues sound. Singer/songwriter Nellie McKay also returns to eTown this week with her unique blend of rock, pop, jazz, reggae, rap, funk and disco; McKay has performed onscreen in the film PS I […]
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 6:42pmBoston-based quartet Lake Street Dive joins us with a dynamic mix of alt-pop, rock, jazz and R&B. Americana/blues singer and songwriter Eilen Jewell also joins us: The Los Angeles Daily News wrote, “Sometimes as darkly damaged as Lucinda Williams, at others as defiant and teasing as prime Peggy Lee and always authentically Americana in the Gillian Welch tradition…. She’s […]
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 6:41pm22-year-old progressive-folk singer and songwriter Sarah Jarosz makes her second trip to eTown; Rolling Stone magazine has compared her to Gillian Welch. Mojo labeled her a “newgrass prodigy” for her skills on banjo, guitar and mandolin. And the New York Times hailed her as “one of acoustic music’s finest talents. Also with us: Talented Austin-based indie/folk band Wild […]
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 6:40pmThis week, Denver-based trio Tennis makes their first stop in eTown to share a sound that has music enthusiasts and critics around the country in a frenzy, landing them number one slots in Billboard’s Heatseeker chart, as well as CMJ’s Top 200. Also joining us is British shoegaze veteran Neil Halstead, who has earned an […]
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 6:38pmMinneapolis-based hip-hop duo Atmosphere joins us this show featuring their vibrant, live instrumentations and often-weighty subject matter that continues to push the boundaries of what indie rap can mean. Singer and songwriter Matt Andersen is also with us bringing his award-winning blues sound that has earned him honors such as the Maple Blues Entertainer of the […]