- Event Planning
- Music Services
eTown is a non-profit, nationally syndicated radio broadcast/podcast, multimedia and events production company. Our mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience through music and conversation in order to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.
Since 1991, eTown has produced musical, social and environmental programming to uplift and inspire listeners around the world. We attract today?s top artists and combine them with champions of social responsibility and environmental sustainability. The eTown community comes for the music, and stays for the message.
The shows are recorded in front of a live audience, in our solar powered theater, eTown Hall, which also serves as a social and environmental hub for community events. From film screenings to panel discussions, concerts, educational programming, fundraisers and more, eTown Hall attracts a vibrant community of engaged citizens.
eTown was conceived by Nick Forster while on tour in Eastern Europe with Sam Bush & Friends in 1990. Nick, a veteran touring musician with the band Hot Rize and others, had fallen in love with live radio after being a guest on Prairie Home Companion, the Grand Ol? Opry and the WWVA Jamboree. After seeing how the power of music could draw disparate groups together ? and witnessing environmental degradation in Eastern Europe ? Nick was convinced that there could be a radio show that combined live music with conversation about how we live together on this increasingly fragile planet.