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Published: 2005/09/21

SCI in Syndication

etown is a syndicated Boulder based radio program available on NPR and commercial stations. Hosted by Hot Rize alumnus Nick Forster and his singer wife Helen Forster etown has helped spread an eclectic mix of grassroots music over the airwaves for years. Each episode the husband and wife couple record their program live at Colorado’s Boulder Theater, interspacing interviews between performances by guest artists. On Monday String Cheese Incident taped a performance on etown offerings such songs as ‘Sometimes a River,’ ‘Rainbow Serpent’ and ‘Big Compromise.’ As is custom etown’s host joined the episodes musical guests for a jam following their interview. String Cheese Incident elected to play a cover of ‘How Sweet It Is,’ also inviting out fellow episode guest ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro. Drummer Christian Teele and keyboardist Ron Jolly, who are part of the program’s etones house band, also joined in the extended jam session which closed out the recorded portion of the group’s set. Following its interview segment, String Cheese Incident offered an encore performance of ‘Lonesome Fiddle Blues,’ ‘One Step Closer’ and ‘Round the Wheel,’ encouraging the its audience to move like a normal Incident.

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