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eTown is an exciting weekly radio broadcast/podcast 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. eTown's mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience through music and conversation in order to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.

Latest Episodes

Patty Griffin / John Smith / Award: Jordan Kassalow (VisionSpring)

Veteran singer-songwriterPatty Griffinreturns to the eTown stage after a long absence. Also with us, talented British songwriter and performerJohn Smith. Plus, we’ll hear a truly awesomeeChievement Awardstory about the founder of an organization that each year provides the gift of sight to thousands of people around the world who’ve been misdiagnosed as blind, with something most of us here in the US take for granted: eyeglasses. watch videos at: eTown.org

59 min1 d ago
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Patty Griffin / John Smith / Award: Jordan Kassalow (VisionSpring)

Darrell Scott / Kaia Kater / Award: Becca Stevens (Thistle Farms)

The seasoned and the new meet this week on eTown: veteran songwriter, guitarist, and singer extraordinaireDarrell Scottshares the stage with our other musical guest, the bright, young, up-and-coming Canadian singer-songwriterKaia Kater. Plus we’ll share aneChievement Awardstory about a woman who has helped hundreds of women transitioning from prison back to the everyday world. Watch videos from this show and others at: eTown.org

59 min1 w ago
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Darrell Scott / Kaia Kater / Award: Becca Stevens (Thistle Farms)

Damien Jurado / Laura Gibson / Award: Charles Robbins of Project Angel Heart

Two intriguing singer-songwriters from the great Northwest join us this week: gifted, etherealDamien Juradoreturns to eTown; and talentedLaura Gibsonof Oregon is with us as well. OureChievement Awardstory features the founder of a nonprofit that provides medically tailored meals to critically ill people, providing ease, care, much needed nutrition and, in many cases, saving lives. Watch videos at eTown.org

59 min2 w ago
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Damien Jurado / Laura Gibson / Award: Charles Robbins of Project Angel Heart

The Infamous Stringdusters / Molly Tuttle / Award: Maria Rose Belding of MEANS

The high energy, Grammy-winning bluegrass bandThe Infamous Stringdustersreturns to eTown this week in this “back by popular demand” re-airing. Also with us: California nativeMolly Tuttle. After performing from a very young age as a member of her family’s band, The Tuttles, Molly has moved to Nashville and launched her own solo career. She’s won a number of acknowledges, including the IBMA’s coveted Guitar Player of the Year Award (she’s the first female recipient of that, as a matter of fact!). We’ll also share aneChievement Awardstory about a young founder of an international online database that connects food donors with organizations that feed the hungry, saving incredible amounts of edible food from the landfill in the process.

59 min3 w ago
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The Infamous Stringdusters / Molly Tuttle / Award: Maria Rose Belding of MEANS

Over the Rhine / David Huckfelt / Award: Michelle Angela of Veterans Garden Project

This week’s program showcases the exceptionally talented musical husband and wife duoOver the Rhine, as they celebrate over 30 years of touring together. We’re also joined by gifted singer-songwriterDavid Huckfelt(member of the exceptional band called The Pines), who shares tunes from his solo album project. Nick also sits down for a conversation with the co-founder of a nonprofit organization that’s helping veterans heal from PTSD and more, through gardening and community involvement. Watch videos from this show and more at eTown.org

59 minSEP 2
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Over the Rhine / David Huckfelt / Award: Michelle Angela of Veterans Garden Project

(PT. 2) Anders Osborne / Chatham County Line/ McIntosh County Shouters

We continue with the second half of this special two-part program with more music from (and an in-depth conversation with) North Carolina-based bluegrass quartetChatham County Line. We’ll also hear more from legendary singer-songwriter and guitaristAnders Osborne. In addition, eTown is visited byThe McIntosh County Shouters, known for their moving, tradition-rich, African-American spirituals and shout songs. An incredible finale collaboration withAnders, Nick, Helen, Chatham County Line, and the McIntosh County Shoutersrates as one of the best eTown has ever had. Don’t miss this one! Watch videos from this show and others at eTown.org

59 minAUG 26
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(PT. 2) Anders Osborne / Chatham County Line/ McIntosh County Shouters

(PT. 1) Anders Osborne / Chatham County Line / Award: Gary Fine of Prisoner Express

With more guests than usual, this unforgettable encore eTown show will be spread over two weeks. This week, noted New Orleans resident (originally born in Sweden) and performer extraordinaireAnders Osbornereturns to the eTown stage after several years absence, to share his soulful vocals, rich songwriting, and tasteful guitar work; plus he and Nick have an “up close and personal” conversation about what’s been going on in Anders’ world. Nick also sits down with our eChievement Award Winner, the founder of an organization providing books, education, and learning programs as a lifeline of hope for incarcerated adults. And we’ll hear from the talented North Carolina-based bluegrass quartetChatham County Line.

59 minAUG 19
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(PT. 1) Anders Osborne / Chatham County Line / Award: Gary Fine of Prisoner Express

Billy Strings / Jon Stickley Trio / Award: Arif Khan of Depave

In this week’s back-by-popular-demand re-broadcast, popular young bluegrass artistBilly Stringsjoins us (whether he’s performing as a solo artist or with his band, the reaction to Billy tends to come in two varieties: “Who is this guy?” and “That kid can play!”). Also with us, the instrumental group known as theJon Stickley Trio. Plus, Nick chats with oureChievement Awardwinner of the week, a young man who’s founded a group that’s transforming abandoned paved urban areas into community gardens, parks, and more. Watch videos from this show at eTown.org

59 minAUG 12
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Billy Strings / Jon Stickley Trio / Award: Arif Khan of Depave

eTown On The Road: JJ Grey / Cicada Rhythm / Melaney Smith (Books For Keeps)

In this week’s re-airing, Nick and Helen and the eTown crew head to Athens, Georgia for a special installment of our “eTown On the Road” series. We’ll be coming to you from the legendary Georgia Theater, joined by local musical duoCicada Rhythm, as well as our longtime eTown friend, singer-songwriter extraordinaireJJ Grey. Plus, Nick talks with a local woman whose Georgia-based nonprofit organization provides books to low-income children in the area so they can keep their learning aptitudes up over the summer and not lose ground in school. visit us at: eTown.org

59 minAUG 5
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eTown On The Road: JJ Grey / Cicada Rhythm / Melaney Smith (Books For Keeps)

Justin Townes Earle / Emily Gimble / Interview: Jane Zelikova (500 Women Scientists)

This week’s eTown repeat airing features two dynamic musical talents: the famously raw and wonderful singer-songwriterJustin Townes Earle(son of Steve Earle) as well asEmily Gimble, a talented pianist, vocalist, and songwriter who shares stories about growing up as a member of one of the most famous musical families in America (she’s third generation in a long line of iconic players). And Nick interviews a co-founder of“500 Women Scientists,”a grassroots organization that promotes the importance of science in general while raising the profile of female scientists around the world. Watch videos from this show at eTown.org

59 minJUL 30
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Justin Townes Earle / Emily Gimble / Interview: Jane Zelikova (500 Women Scientists)

Latest Episodes

Patty Griffin / John Smith / Award: Jordan Kassalow (VisionSpring)

Veteran singer-songwriterPatty Griffinreturns to the eTown stage after a long absence. Also with us, talented British songwriter and performerJohn Smith. Plus, we’ll hear a truly awesomeeChievement Awardstory about the founder of an organization that each year provides the gift of sight to thousands of people around the world who’ve been misdiagnosed as blind, with something most of us here in the US take for granted: eyeglasses. watch videos at: eTown.org

59 min1 d ago
Comments
Patty Griffin / John Smith / Award: Jordan Kassalow (VisionSpring)

Darrell Scott / Kaia Kater / Award: Becca Stevens (Thistle Farms)

The seasoned and the new meet this week on eTown: veteran songwriter, guitarist, and singer extraordinaireDarrell Scottshares the stage with our other musical guest, the bright, young, up-and-coming Canadian singer-songwriterKaia Kater. Plus we’ll share aneChievement Awardstory about a woman who has helped hundreds of women transitioning from prison back to the everyday world. Watch videos from this show and others at: eTown.org

59 min1 w ago
Comments
Darrell Scott / Kaia Kater / Award: Becca Stevens (Thistle Farms)

Damien Jurado / Laura Gibson / Award: Charles Robbins of Project Angel Heart

Two intriguing singer-songwriters from the great Northwest join us this week: gifted, etherealDamien Juradoreturns to eTown; and talentedLaura Gibsonof Oregon is with us as well. OureChievement Awardstory features the founder of a nonprofit that provides medically tailored meals to critically ill people, providing ease, care, much needed nutrition and, in many cases, saving lives. Watch videos at eTown.org

59 min2 w ago
Comments
Damien Jurado / Laura Gibson / Award: Charles Robbins of Project Angel Heart

The Infamous Stringdusters / Molly Tuttle / Award: Maria Rose Belding of MEANS

The high energy, Grammy-winning bluegrass bandThe Infamous Stringdustersreturns to eTown this week in this “back by popular demand” re-airing. Also with us: California nativeMolly Tuttle. After performing from a very young age as a member of her family’s band, The Tuttles, Molly has moved to Nashville and launched her own solo career. She’s won a number of acknowledges, including the IBMA’s coveted Guitar Player of the Year Award (she’s the first female recipient of that, as a matter of fact!). We’ll also share aneChievement Awardstory about a young founder of an international online database that connects food donors with organizations that feed the hungry, saving incredible amounts of edible food from the landfill in the process.

59 min3 w ago
Comments
The Infamous Stringdusters / Molly Tuttle / Award: Maria Rose Belding of MEANS

Over the Rhine / David Huckfelt / Award: Michelle Angela of Veterans Garden Project

This week’s program showcases the exceptionally talented musical husband and wife duoOver the Rhine, as they celebrate over 30 years of touring together. We’re also joined by gifted singer-songwriterDavid Huckfelt(member of the exceptional band called The Pines), who shares tunes from his solo album project. Nick also sits down for a conversation with the co-founder of a nonprofit organization that’s helping veterans heal from PTSD and more, through gardening and community involvement. Watch videos from this show and more at eTown.org

59 minSEP 2
Comments
Over the Rhine / David Huckfelt / Award: Michelle Angela of Veterans Garden Project

(PT. 2) Anders Osborne / Chatham County Line/ McIntosh County Shouters

We continue with the second half of this special two-part program with more music from (and an in-depth conversation with) North Carolina-based bluegrass quartetChatham County Line. We’ll also hear more from legendary singer-songwriter and guitaristAnders Osborne. In addition, eTown is visited byThe McIntosh County Shouters, known for their moving, tradition-rich, African-American spirituals and shout songs. An incredible finale collaboration withAnders, Nick, Helen, Chatham County Line, and the McIntosh County Shoutersrates as one of the best eTown has ever had. Don’t miss this one! Watch videos from this show and others at eTown.org

59 minAUG 26
Comments
(PT. 2) Anders Osborne / Chatham County Line/ McIntosh County Shouters

(PT. 1) Anders Osborne / Chatham County Line / Award: Gary Fine of Prisoner Express

With more guests than usual, this unforgettable encore eTown show will be spread over two weeks. This week, noted New Orleans resident (originally born in Sweden) and performer extraordinaireAnders Osbornereturns to the eTown stage after several years absence, to share his soulful vocals, rich songwriting, and tasteful guitar work; plus he and Nick have an “up close and personal” conversation about what’s been going on in Anders’ world. Nick also sits down with our eChievement Award Winner, the founder of an organization providing books, education, and learning programs as a lifeline of hope for incarcerated adults. And we’ll hear from the talented North Carolina-based bluegrass quartetChatham County Line.

59 minAUG 19
Comments
(PT. 1) Anders Osborne / Chatham County Line / Award: Gary Fine of Prisoner Express

Billy Strings / Jon Stickley Trio / Award: Arif Khan of Depave

In this week’s back-by-popular-demand re-broadcast, popular young bluegrass artistBilly Stringsjoins us (whether he’s performing as a solo artist or with his band, the reaction to Billy tends to come in two varieties: “Who is this guy?” and “That kid can play!”). Also with us, the instrumental group known as theJon Stickley Trio. Plus, Nick chats with oureChievement Awardwinner of the week, a young man who’s founded a group that’s transforming abandoned paved urban areas into community gardens, parks, and more. Watch videos from this show at eTown.org

59 minAUG 12
Comments
Billy Strings / Jon Stickley Trio / Award: Arif Khan of Depave

eTown On The Road: JJ Grey / Cicada Rhythm / Melaney Smith (Books For Keeps)

In this week’s re-airing, Nick and Helen and the eTown crew head to Athens, Georgia for a special installment of our “eTown On the Road” series. We’ll be coming to you from the legendary Georgia Theater, joined by local musical duoCicada Rhythm, as well as our longtime eTown friend, singer-songwriter extraordinaireJJ Grey. Plus, Nick talks with a local woman whose Georgia-based nonprofit organization provides books to low-income children in the area so they can keep their learning aptitudes up over the summer and not lose ground in school. visit us at: eTown.org

59 minAUG 5
Comments
eTown On The Road: JJ Grey / Cicada Rhythm / Melaney Smith (Books For Keeps)

Justin Townes Earle / Emily Gimble / Interview: Jane Zelikova (500 Women Scientists)

This week’s eTown repeat airing features two dynamic musical talents: the famously raw and wonderful singer-songwriterJustin Townes Earle(son of Steve Earle) as well asEmily Gimble, a talented pianist, vocalist, and songwriter who shares stories about growing up as a member of one of the most famous musical families in America (she’s third generation in a long line of iconic players). And Nick interviews a co-founder of“500 Women Scientists,”a grassroots organization that promotes the importance of science in general while raising the profile of female scientists around the world. Watch videos from this show at eTown.org

59 minJUL 30
Comments
Justin Townes Earle / Emily Gimble / Interview: Jane Zelikova (500 Women Scientists)
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