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Sat 10/13/2018 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song has another rare double-header this Saturday, with two great Austin singer/songwriters. First up at 2pm, it's Craig Marshall, front man of the historic Austin swing/lounge band, The Lucky Strikes, then at 3pm, it's legendary Austin artist, Tish Hinojosa. Please join us at 2pm AND at 3pm, as they both perform live for us on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, October 13th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Jason Weems and Ronny Cox can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 10/12/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Gil Starkey of 350 Austin on the global climate crisis as well as the efforts being taken locally to address it.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Mon 10/8/2018 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, October 8 at 1:30pm CDT / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report the latest veterans’ news. Plus, our October guests are attorney Tim Gasaway from the Texas Veterans Legal Services organization, with an update on veterans’ law and legal matters … and also the Regional Director of the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces program, Wade Walrond. 

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army veteran Michael A. Brown, and KOOP’s Greg Ciotti and Bob Dailey for veterans’ news and good conversations with... Read more

Sat 10/6/2018 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Jason Weems. Jason is one of our own, an Austin singer/songwriter who writes and plays fine songs that need to be heard, as you will hear when he plays live the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, October 6th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Ronny Cox and Emily Shirley/Jana Pochop/Mark Addison can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop 
Check ‘em out!

Fri 10/5/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of a 2018 Austin mayoral candidates forum, featuring incumbent Steve Adler and challengers Travis Duncan and Laura Morrison.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sat 9/29/2018 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes a wonderful singer/songwriter named Ronny Cox. Ronny has been making great music for years, it's his great passion, just as is his other job from which you already know him well, as he has starred in many beloved films and television shows, from Deliverance and Beverly Hills Cop to Star Trek: Next Generation. Join us as Ronny performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, September 29th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Emily Shirley/Jana Pochop/Mark Addison and FlecHaus can still be accessed... Read more

Fri 9/28/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Austin Police Monitor Farah Muscadin on police oversight and accountability, shortly before her office, in consultation with other stakeholders, submits a final proposal for improving the effectiveness, transparency and efficiency of the city's current police oversight system to the City Manager and the Austin City Council.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Thu 9/27/2018 2:45 pm

Erin Cornett: Volunteer Profile by Martha Louise Hunter

Q&A with Erin Cornett
Head Engineer - Writing on the Air
Rotating Engineer - Bringing Light into Darkness
Occasional Engineer - Strictly Bluegrass
KOOP Member since 2011

Former Community Council member                 

How did you become involved with KOOP? I came to a new volunteer information session at the Moose Lodge, completely new to radio. I was a book editor at the time, and someone suggested it would be a good fit.

What’s... Read more

Tue 9/25/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts Georgia Parker Trio live with Al Dressen before The Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame Lockhart Western Swing Music, Dance & BBQ Festival Fri-Sun in Lockhart, Texas.  Tuesday,  9/25, 9-11am.

Sat 9/22/2018 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song has a double-header this weekend, with a bonus episode! First up at 2pm is Austin singer/songwriter Emily Shirley, an Austin singer/songwriter with an indie pop sensibility, and then at our usual 3pm time, it's Jana Pochop and Mark Addison, two longtime talents with a great new project together. It's gonna be a great time as we seamlessly hear great music from one act right into the other. They will all perform live with us for two hours on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, September 22nd. 

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with... Read more

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