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.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 1:48pmThis week eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome two world-class artists, Marcia Ball and Paul Thorn for an episode steeped in the musical traditions of the American south. Ball’s piano playing, singing and songwriting have earned her a worldwide reputation for igniting a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she strolls on stage. Also with […]
Thursday, March 6, 2014 1:46pmPhiladelphia-based alt hip-hop musician G. Love (frontman for G. Love and Special Sauce) joins us for a rare solo set with a mix of laid-back blues, classic R&B and modern rap. Also with us: alt-rock singer/songwriter Johnette Napolitano (of Concrete Blonde fame). Our E-Chievement Award winner this week helps thousands of undereducated children with a […]
Thursday, March 6, 2014 1:41pmIn 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 […]
Thursday, March 6, 2014 1:06pmThis show, we welcome two old friends to the eTown stage: extraordinarily ultra-talented singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Darrell Scott has been called “the best of the best” by Performing Songwriter. Grammy-winning bluegrass singer/songwriter Tim O’Brien, is also back with us. Our in-person E-Chievement Award this week features two former Marines helping veterans find meaning and […]
Thursday, March 6, 2014 1:02pmeTown welcomes back folk/roots musician Reed Foehl, who began his musical career as the founding member and front man the worldwide indie folk band Acoustic Junction. Texas-based singer and songwriter Kat Edmonson is also with us. Edmonson brings her smart, familiar pop sound steeped in vintage tradition. Our big highlight this week is a visit […]