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eTown‘s Best of 2000

eTown‘s Best of 2000

October 20, 2021

We continue with eTown's special 30th anniversary series, sharing highlights from each of our 30 seasons of programs. This week, we feature some of the very best from 2000, with musical guests, Bruce Hornsby, Shelby Lynne, Joe Ely, David Gray, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Rickie Lee Jones and Chris Thile.  Plus, eChievement Award winner, Hal Cannon, the founding Director of the Western Folklife Center in Elko, Nevada.

eTown Time-Capsule 2000: Michael McDonald, Roy Rogers and Shana Morrison

eTown Time-Capsule 2000: Michael McDonald, Roy Rogers and Shana Morrison

October 13, 2021

Our look back at our past 30 seasons continues this week as we share an incredible eTown episode, in its entirety, from the year 2000 show archives. Featuring musical guest Michael McDonald, the legendary singer-songwriter and keyboardist, well known for his distinctive, soulful voice. Other musical visitors include slide guitaristRoy Rogers in a duo set with vocalist Shana Morrison (daughter of Van Morrison). Plus, the eChievement Award goes to a dedicated humanitarian for her work saving, feeding, and educating children in Haiti.

eTown Time Capsule 1999 - Krist Kristofferson / Jesse Winchester

eTown Time Capsule 1999 - Krist Kristofferson / Jesse Winchester

October 6, 2021

eTown continues the dig into the 30-year archives with this gem of a show from 1999, featuring Kris Kristofferson and Jesse Winchester, plus a great eChievement Award story about a man making a difference in his New York community.

eTown‘s Best of 1999

eTown‘s Best of 1999

September 29, 2021

Join us as we continue with eTown’s special 30th anniversary series, a group of shows highlighting eTown’s 30 seasons of programs. This week, we revisit some of our favorite moments from 1999 with musical guests Chris Isaak, Bruce Cockburn, Kim Richey, Dave Alvin, Kelly Joe Phelps and Hawaiian slack key guitar masters, Cyril Pahinui, Dennis Kamakahi and George Kahumoku. Plus, Nick interviews journalist Farai Chideya and they have a conversation about the shift in the U.S. population in terms of diversity.

eTown Time-Capsule 1999: Natalie Merchant, Rick Danko & Garth Hudson, Pete Seeger

eTown Time-Capsule 1999: Natalie Merchant, Rick Danko & Garth Hudson, Pete Seeger

September 22, 2021

We continue with eTown's special 30th anniversary series, sharing highlights from each of our 30 seasons of programs. This week, we start out celebrating our 1999 season by offering a full rerun of a remarkable road show taping: eTown goes to the town of Kingston in upstate New York, where Natalie Merchant joins us for music and conversation. Also with us, the late but great Rick Danko of The Band fame. And folk icon and activist Pete Seeger is our very special  interview guest for this program.  Truly a classic eTown episode you won’t want to miss revisiting!

eTown Time-Capsule 1998: Emmylou Harris, Bill Frisell with Jerry Douglas and Viktor Krauss

eTown Time-Capsule 1998: Emmylou Harris, Bill Frisell with Jerry Douglas and Viktor Krauss

September 15, 2021

Our look back at our past 30 seasons continues this week , as we share an incredible eTown episode in its entirety, from the 1998 show archives. Musical guests Emmylou Harris (joined by her talented friends, Buddy and Julie Miller) provides stellar, one-of-a-kind live performances, plus up close and personal conversation. Our other musical visiting unit is the wildly gifted guitarist Bill Frisell (who brings Jerry Douglas and Viktor Krauss). Plus, the eChievement Award goes to Gibson Guitars, for their efforts to shift to building guitars using environmentally friendly woods.

eTown‘s Best of 1998

eTown‘s Best of 1998

September 8, 2021

We continue with eTown's special 30th anniversary series, sharing highlights from each of our 30 seasons of programs. This week, we feature some of the very best from 1998, with musical guests, Janis Ian, Son Volt, The Klezmatics, Gordon Lightfoot, Phoebe Snow, Babba Maal, The Campbell Brothers and Mollie O’Brien. Plus, Nick's compelling conversation with Aboriginal Australian elder Bob Randall is one you'll definitely want to hear.

eTown Time Capsule 1997 - Robert Cray / Johnny Long

eTown Time Capsule 1997 - Robert Cray / Johnny Long

September 1, 2021

This week, we revisit a great show from 1997 to fill on with some blues. Legendary blues guitarist Robert Cray is with us, plus country blues artist Johnny Long, and an excellent vintage eChievement Award story about someone making a real difference. 

eTown Time-Capsule: Iris DeMent and Cliff Eberhardt and interview guest President Jimmy Carter (originally aired in 1997)

eTown Time-Capsule: Iris DeMent and Cliff Eberhardt and interview guest President Jimmy Carter (originally aired in 1997)

August 25, 2021

An all-time classic eTown episode from 1997, featuring two great singer/songwriters, Iris DeMent and Cliff Eberhardt. Plus Nick speaks with our special Lifetime eChievement Award winner President Jimmy Carter about his continued work on behalf of those in need.

eTown’s Best of 1997

eTown’s Best of 1997

August 18, 2021

This week we continue our deep dive into the archives to bring out some key moments from our 1997 season. This episode features music and conversation with Arlo Guthrie, Ben Harper, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Bobby McFerrin, Peter Rowan and Jerry Douglas, Suzanne Vega, and more.

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