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etown

Schedule
88.5-2
Sunday
5:00 pm

etown is an exciting 60 minute weekly radio broadcast that features unique, live performances from many diverse musicians as well as conversation and information about the world around us.

etown builds community through music — music of all kinds. By featuring diverse music and interviews with a wide variety of authors, poets and policy-makers, etown creates a constantly expanding “community on the air.” With the addition of etown’s inspiring e-chievement awards, listeners all over the country are reminded that individual efforts really do make a difference. etown is a place where respect for each other and our natural environment go hand in hand.


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