KOOP News

Friday 12/14, 1:00pm

People United features journalist Sarah Kendzior on the threat of autocracy in democratic societies, with a focus on the situation in the United States.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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Tue 12/11/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts singer songwriter and owner of Riley's Tavern Joel Hofmann with friend Shelley King in studio from his new Live at Riley's album. Other guests on the CD include Bill Kirchen, Johnny Bush, Dallas Moore, Tommy Alverson, Tessy Lou and others.  Tuesday, 12/11, 9am-11am.

Mon 12/10/2018 1:00 pm

On Monday, December 10, Austin Artists features guests from SAGE Studio, who will share information, news, updates, exhibits, events, education opportunities and much more ! 

'SAGE Studio is a studio and gallery space that provides artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities the materials, space, and support to produce, exhibit, and sell their artwork.' 

'It is SAGE Studio's mission to increase the visibility of artists with disabilities within Austin’s vibrant arts community, enabling them to... Read more

Sun 12/9/2018 2:45 pm

KOOP Community radio is proud to congratulate our own Michael A Brown, producer and co-host of the show “Boots on the Air” for receiving the 6thAnnual Excellence in Media award granted by the Texas Veterans Commission. Every year the Texas Veteran Commission presents these awards “to recognize works in media published or presented during the preceding year that have been exemplary in researching, reporting, writing and/or produced to foster public understanding on veteran issues”.

Michael’s Boots on the Air program is broadcast once per month as a part of the ... Read more

Sat 12/8/2018 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song has a double header this weekend! First up, it's a bonus episode at 2pm with Savannah Red, the musical project of Anslee Connell, who takes a sweet and soulful exploration of jazz. Then at 3pm (our usual time), it's a rocking experience with longtime Austin blues practitioners Kathy and the Kilowatts. Both of these acts will be performing an hour each live on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, December 8th. 

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Billy Eli Band and Shawnee Kilgore & Kate Howard can still be accessed... Read more

Fri 12/7/2018 1:00 pm

People United features journalist Mya Guarnieri Jaradat on her book The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel's New Others, which focuses on migrant workers and refugees that are neither Palestinian nor Jewish and examines their rights and legal status in the Jewish state.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Thu 12/6/2018 7:00 pm

Our monthly DJ night returns December 6th with a Freeform Festivus featuring Jay Robillard (The Lounge Show), DJ Sue (Fuzz Club), DJ Jam Up & Jelly Tight (Texas Music Office), and Bryan Carroll (The Clear Spot)

FREE
7 PM to Midnight
Rio Rita - 1203 Chicon St
A portion of all bar sales benefit your community radio station, KOOP 91.7 FM
Artwork by Grace Reyer
 

Thu 12/6/2018 6:30 pm

Join KOOP Radio on Friday, January 4 at Rio Rita for a night of new wave in the new year. From 8pm to 1, KOOP DJs Melinda Bee (Adventures in Sound), Dr. Amy (Theme Music and Fresh from the Underground), Scott Gardner (Stronger Than Dirt) along with special guests Pat Healy (Pataphysics) and Captain Quality (Zom Zoms), will be spinning live sets of awesomely tubular new wave tunes. Rio Rita is located at 1203Chicon Street. That's KOOP DJ Night, Thursday, December 6. More information at koop.org.

Tue 12/4/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts a live in studio performance with The Golden Roses showcasing original songs from their upcoming new album Terlingua Graveyard plus the single now out Bad Habit. Tuesday, 12/4, 9-11am.

Sat 12/1/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes the Billy Eli Band. Billy is a great songwriter and a real Texas rocker, as you will hear when he and his full rocking band perform on the radio with us live the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, December 1st. 

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Shawnee Kilgore & Kate Howard and David Fore can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop. Check ‘em out!

Fri 11/30/2018 1:00 pm

People United talks about issues related to the 15th annual Women and Fair Trade Festival, this time being held at Ironwood Hall in downtown Austin on Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2, 2018.  Joining the conversation are Leona Calvo, the executive director of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, which sponsors the annual festival; Robert Cash, the director of the Austin Fair Trade Coalition; singer-songwriter Leti Garza, who is scheduled to perform at Ironwood Hall Sunday afternoon at 4:15; and Cristina Gonzalez, Austin Tan Cerca's... Read more

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