Airs Saturdays at 11 pm
- Hosted by Nick & Helen Forster
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.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 7:00am
This week in eTown, legendary guitarist, composer and long-time friend of the show Bill Frisell visits our solar-powered stage to share music from his latest collection of recordings inspired by television and film. Also joining us is independent folk artist Sam Amidon who began cutting his musical teeth at a young age, growing up in […]
Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:18pm
Literally weeks before American musical legend, John Hartford, lost his battle with cancer he visited the eTown stage one last time with his friends, David Grisman and Mike Seeger. This evening of Americana features everything from a hillbilly version of Chuck Berry’s classic “Maybellene” to David Grisman originals with Nick Forster joining in on guitar. […]
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Saturday, April 23, 2016 1:30pm
A picture may be worth 1,000 words. But this one is also worth 10,000 kilowatts. Though small in stature, the turbine in the photos could contribute to solving some of the world’s biggest energy challenges, not to mention powering an entire town, says Doug Hofer, a steam turbine specialist at GE Global Research. Full disclosure: […]
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 5:45pm
In the spirit of Boulder Earth Week, and in honor of Earth Day, we have dug into the eTown archives and unearthed Nick Forster’s interview with environmental advocate, proponent of solar power, and Earth Day co-founder Denis Hayes. A History of Earth Day Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the […]
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Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:26pm
This week we’re throwing it back to our first-ever taping in Aspen, Colorado, at the historic Wheeler Opera House in January of 2010! Exquisitely talented singer-songwriter John Hiatt made his return to the eTown stage, offering stripped down versions of his always amazingly crafted songs; both fan favorites and wonderful new tunes. Also joining us in the cool […]
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