eTown

Saturday 7 p.m.
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.

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Audio Archive

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:10pm
    eTown Live Radio Taping with Katie Herzig & The Barr Brothers presented by KBCO TICKETS ON SALE NOW WHEN: October 8, 2014  / 7pm show (sharp) / 6pm doors WHERE: eTown Hall / 1535 Spruce, Boulder, CO 80302 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFOMATION TO PURCHASE TICKETS
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 2:04am
    Brooklyn-based baroque pop band San Fermin joins us this week. The New Yorker magazine recently praised the musicianship of this eight-piece band, noting their ability to “deliver epic and emotion-laden rock, with glorious and operatic vocals, electronic break beats, horns, string, and other flourishes.” Awesome indie-pop singer and songwriter Jeremy Messersmith joins us, too, and we’ll share an uplifting […]
  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:03am
    Seattle-based rising stars Pickwick join us this week with a sharp, high-energy classic Americana sound that blends indie rock, folk and neo-soul. Also with us: Tommy Malone, a gifted singer/ songwriter/ guitarist who has enjoyed a successful career with the legendary Subdudes. Both of our musical guests this show share great new songs from their recent studio albums. All this, […]
  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:01am
    eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome back the legendary Judy Collins as a very special musical guest as well as a Lifetime E-Chievement Award winner. Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide for more than 50 years with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes. She continues to be a relentlessly creative spirit as an accomplished […]
  • Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:15am
    eTown Live Radio Taping with Shakey Graves and Special Guests TBA TICKETS ON SALE NOW WHEN: September 17, 2014  / 7pm show (sharp) / 6pm doors WHERE: eTown Hall / 1535 Spruce, Boulder, CO 80302 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO TO PURCHASE TICKETS

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11:41am

Sat October 27, 2012
Music

PHOTOS: Martin Harley & Meiko At eTown Hall

Martin Harley (left) and Meiko
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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12:27pm

Thu August 9, 2012
Music

eTown: City and Colour & Birds of Chicago Cover Cowgirl In The Sand

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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.

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10:51am

Fri February 10, 2012
Live @ Swallow Hill Sessions

This Saturday: Reed Föehl On 'Live @ Swallow Hill'

Photo backstage at Swallow Hill with Esme from Paper Bird who sings with him during the show.
Kevin Ihle Swallow Hill Music

Tune in this Saturday at 7pm for another Live @ Swallow Hill broadcast on KUNC. This edition features Reed Föehl, recorded at Swallow Hill on Dec. 9th, 2011.

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10:58am

Fri January 13, 2012
Music

eTown: Mumford & Sons and Danielle Ate The Sandwich

Backstage with Mumford & Sons, Danielle Ate the Sandwich and Nick & Helen Forster
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!

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10:25am

Thu January 12, 2012
Music

CO Concert Announcement: The Jayhawks

Cover scan from "She Walks In So Many Ways" 45 single
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.

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