Wednesdays 10:00 pm
Hosted by Nick and Helen Forster
 
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Celebrating 21 years of music, ideas and community!
eTown is an exciting weekly radio show that’s been on the air from coast to coast for 21 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 comes together 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.

ron popeFirst time visitor to eTown, Ron Pope, joins us with some of his original songs; plus Pieta Brown returns to eTown after several years to share some of her well-crafted tunes. And a golden eagle named Scout appears on the eTown stage in person with his “personal human” (and dear friend) who has been single-handedly saving injured wildlife in Utah for decades.

eTown airs Wednesday nights at 10 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the go - download the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play.

(Photo: Ron Pope – Courtesy of the artist/via eTown)

tim soo 032 main artist photoOne of our all-time favorites, Strand of Oaks, returns to the eTown stage this week. This dynamic, gifted writer and singer (and one of the genuinely nicest people you’ll ever meet) brings his full band this time around. Coming solo to round out the musical portion of the show is young Anna Burch of Detroit, Michigan. And we’ll have an award interview with a young man who’s come up with a truly unique and natural way to clean up the polluted waters of New York Harbor.

eTown airs Wednesday nights at 10 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the go - download the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play.

(Photo via eTown)

Patty GriffinVeteran singer/songwriter Patty Griffin returns to the eTown stage after a long absence, and talented Brit John Smith brings his brilliant songwriting and gifted singing and playing to share during his first visit to eTown. Plus, we’ll hear a truly awesome eChievement Award story about the founder of an organization that provides glasses (and a new lease on life) for thousands of people around the world who’ve been misdiagnosed as blind.

eTown airs Wednesday nights at 10 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the go - download the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play.

(Photo: Patty Griffin – Courtesy of the artist/via eTown)

Loreena Greg 5 680x385This week’s encore program features the lovely Loreena McKennitt. McKennitt’s “eclectic Celtic” music has received critical acclaim worldwide; she’s won gold, platinum, and multi-platinum sales awards in fifteen countries across four continents. We’re happy to welcome her back. Also with us, rising star and folk-pop singer/songwriter Greg Laswell. Plus we’ll have a conversation with eChievement Award winner Sue Lee, founder of the Sock It To Em Sock Campaign, which provides much-needed socks to the homeless.

eTown airs Wednesday nights at 10 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the go - download the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play.

(Photo: Loreena McKennitt - via eTown)

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