Home John Oates 680x385Rock, R&B, soul guitarist, singer-songwriter (and half of legendary duo Hall & Oates) John Oates joins us. His solo project Arkansas is inspired by the music and legacy of the legendary Mississippi John Hurt, as well as other artists and styles that represent the dawn of American popular music. Also with us is Tennessee-based singer-songwriter Lilly Hiatt (daughter of John Hiatt), who has become a fixture of the indie scene in Nashville. Nick also sits down for a conversation with renowned author Helen Thorpe, whose book, “The Newcomers,” is a powerful and moving account of how refugee teenagers, many of whom have left extremely dangerous situations in their homelands, come to America to learn a new language and a new culture, in the hopes of finding a new beginning.

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May 05, 2021

eTown 30th Anniversary Celebration, Part 2 – Wednesday at 10pm  

We continue with eTown’s celebration of 30 years on the air with music and conversation with several of our favorite guests both past and to come: including Black Pumas, City and Colour, Nathaniel Rateliff, The War and Treaty, Bob Weir, and Lyle Lovett. Plus, we’ll visit with Senator Tim Wirth and…
April 28, 2021

eTown 30th Anniversary Celebration, Part 1 Of 2 – Wednesday at 10pm  

It’s Part One of our special celebration of 30 years on the air, with music and conversation from several of our favorite guests, including James Taylor, Sarah Jarosz, Sam Bush, Los Lobos, Raquel Garcia, and more. Helen and Nick reminisce about special moments over the years, plus Nick talks with…
April 14, 2021

Etown with Willie Nelson & The War & Treaty – Wednesday at 10pm  

This week, we bring two eTown veteran performers back to the show, the legendary Texas singer-songwriter Willie Nelson and the inspiring husband and wife duo, The War and Treaty. Willie talks with Nick about his new record, his second tribute to one of his all-time favorite singers, Frank Sinatra,…
April 08, 2021

Aoife O’Donovan and Che Apalache, Part Two on eTown – Wednesday at 10pm

For part two of a two-part eTown re-airing, we’re joined by eTown veteran Aoife O’Donovan of the Grammy Award-winning band “I’m With Her.” Aoife returns to eTown for a very special performance with collaborator Jeremy Kittel, who co-produced and arranged Aoife’s Bull Frogs Croon (And Other Songs)…
Feb 19, 2020

Väsen / Sam Amidon this week on eTown

This week on eTown (Feb. 19 2020): Väsen / Sam Amidon ECHIEVEMENT AWARD: Robert Adamson (One Bistro) This week’s eTown program features a deep dive…

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