eTown

  • Hosted by Nick & Helen Forster

music. ideas. community.

eTown is an exciting weekly radio show that’s been on the air from coast to coast for 20 years. Unlike any other program, eTown mixes live music from top performers in a wide variety of styles with conversation and information about our communities, our environment and common sense stewardship.  Every eTown show is full of great music, and the musicians get a chance to open up during interviews with host, Nick Forster. The weekly presentation of the E-chievement Award highlights hometown heroes from around the country, each one taking small steps towards solving big problems. It all winds up with the grand finale with all musicians joining together in one last song.

eTown’s mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience, through music and conversation, to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.

Jim Hill / KUNC

KUNC took over eTown Hall on Friday night for a member appreciation concert. Here's a few scenes from an incredible night of music.

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This is an incredible performance of Neil Young's "Cowgirl In The Sand," and that says a lot, since I saw Neil Young himself at Red Rocks Monday. Tune in for eTown Saturday featuring City and Colour & Birds of Chicago.

Tim Reese / etown.org

UPDATED 01/15/2012: If you missed the show, you can stream it from the eTown show page.

eTown heads back in time for an audience requested favorite: Mumford & Sons. Their 2009 album Sigh No More was a monster and we're all waiting for the follow up. Joining them in eTown is local phenom Danielle Ate The Sandwich. Tune in Sat @ 3!

The Jayhawks / Rounder Records

2012 is shaping up to be a great year to start a tour in Colorado. Longtime alt-country stalwarts The Jayhawks have been on hiatus since 2005. Now they're back with a new album and tour.

Jim Hill / KUNC

How do you celebrate a meteoric rise to the top and a HUGE 2011? If you're the duo known as The Civil Wars, you head to the Boulder Theater to tape eTown and cover Micheal Jackson. Also in eTown this weekend, multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz. Tune in Sat @ 3!