Barnyard Stompers
Tuesday 2/28, 9:00am

Under the X in Texas hosts 2017 Ameripolitan Outlaw Group Nominees The Barnyard Stompers performing live in studio during KOOP's Spring Membership Drive with 2 day pass giveaway to Belton's 20th Annual Texas Western Swing Showcase with The Young Stars of Tomorrow exclusively available as an extra thank you gift call 512-472-5667.  Tuesday, 2/28, 9-11 a.m.

Sunday 12/31, 11:30am

As part of the Community Council's efforts to promote Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity on behalf of KOOP Radio throughout the KOOP community, the following 2017 Annual Monthly Celebration Calendar events is as follows. The list below includes the name of the liaison responsible for organizing KOOP's participation in each event. You can contact them for more information using the Community...

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KOOP News Archive

Mon 2/27/2017 1:00 pm

Austin Classical Guitar society returns to share some of the magic happening there and the amazing work they do helping to heal and transform lives through the power of Music and mentorship and much more!
ACGS Executive Director,

Dr. Matthew Hinsley will be our guest and we look forward to hearing about all the good work they do and much more!
Feel free to explore more, and visit their web page and read about all the great programs they have and ways to get involved and support the good work they do. 


Sun 2/26/2017 3:30 pm

Back by popular demand, Sunday's Free Samples will feature our famous East vs. West Coast Rap Battle, with a new contender......the Dirty South!!! Call in and donate to KOOP Radio's membership drive and cast your vote for East, West or South!

Fri 2/24/2017 1:00 pm

People United features journalist Jessica W. Luther, talking about her book Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape with her colleague and occasional collaborator Dan Solomon.

Mon 2/20/2017 1:00 pm

Austin Artists Appreciation Month of LOVE continues...

We will be joined by organizers and Artists from ClassicalMusicfortheWorld.org & their upcoming Community concert 'LOVE'
benefit for Focus Girls for Education ... Read more
Sun 2/19/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show, Free Samples will play all songs and samples from true Texas originals (just like KOOP Radio!) Expect to hear Solange, Joe Tex, and of course UGK (Underground Kingz)!

Speaking of KOOP Radio, it's Membership Drive. Please consider throwing a lil' scratch our way. Every pledge gets a freestyle rap by yours-truly live on-air!

Fri 2/17/2017 2:00 pm

Progressive populist commentator Jim Hightower discusses issues like fake news, “populist justice,” how communities are addressing their own problems -- and everything Trump! Fri, 2/17, 2-3 p.m. (CT)

Fri 2/17/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Harvey Kronberg, editor and publisher of The Quorum Report, on Texas politics after the Tea Party's rise and Donald Trump's inauguration.

Tue 2/14/2017 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts a Valentine's Day Ameripolitan Music program with nominees performing live before the 4th Annual Awards Show Wednesday at The Paramount.  An International aggregation meet and greet as nominated Disc Jockey's join these musicians in studio on the air.     Tuesday, 2/14, 9-11 a.m.

Mon 2/13/2017 1:30 pm

World Radio Day was designated by UNESCO, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, to celebrate radio as a medium, to improve cooperation among broadcasters, and to promote access to information, freedom of expression, and gender equality over the airwaves. 

In previous years at KOOP we have celebrated the contribution of women to radio, interviewing international journalist Reshma Kirpalani and remembering Texas women in radio history. We’ve explored the contribution of amateur radio, also called ham radio, with Joe Fisher and Dee Harrison – for more... Read more

Sun 2/12/2017 3:30 pm

This week saw the passing of legendary and influential producer David Axelrod who made some of the more recognizable samples used in hip-hop music. We'll celebrate the man, his music, and the samples on Sunday's Free Samples!