Jessica Nixon and Philip Rogers
Monday 10/24, 1:00pm

Tune in Monday,
October 24th 1:00 pm c

We have two Guests and Art events.

Jessica Nixon will be our first guest and we'll  hear about Eternal Return Art & Wellness event 
benefiting Hospice.
Then we're  joined by
Philip Rogers
Director and Curator at Gallery 701, a new gallery in the Long Center.

We will hear...

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Military Patches
Monday 10/24, 1:30pm

KOOP’s October series Boots On The Air continues Monday, October 24. The theme this week is Veterans’ Housing. Our guests include a US Army veteran along with representatives from  Center Point Vets and the Central Texas Health Care System. 

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army 1st Sgt Perry Jefferies, former Army SP4 Michael A. Brown and KOOP’s...

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Calypso Boogie
Tuesday 10/25, 9:00am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Grammy Award winning pianist Floyd Domino and world class steelpan player Cecil Francis in studio live a Calypso Duo performance before Thursdays Community Steelband’s 6th Annual Calypso Boogie dance party benefit at The Belmont with The Peterson Brothers.   Tuesday, 10/25, 9-11a.m.

Wednesday 10/26, 6:00pm

Hear authors Carol Dawson and Roger Allen Polson on their new book, MILES and MILES OF TEXAS: 100 YEARS of the TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPT. (Texas A&M Press, 2016) - Wednesday 10/26, 6-7 p.m.

Deke Dickerson (photo credit: Susie Delaney)
Friday 10/28, 11:00am

Direct from LA, Deke Dickerson will be stopping by The General Store.  Deke has been blending rock and roll, rockabilly, western swing, rhythm and blues, surf music, garage, and punk for almost 35 years.  The Store's door is open for the musician/singer/entertainer and he's sure to deliver one hellavu show.

Tuesday 11/1, 9:00am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  KOOP Executive Director Taking New Post

August 31, 2016




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Mr. Art Smith and Peter Max
Tuesday 11/1, 12:00pm

Culminating a week long exhibition, art sale and poster give-away Peter Max greeted visitors at the Russell Gallery on West Sixth Street this weekend.  KOOP and the Austin Artists Show participated in a signed poster give away during the week and congratulates all of those who called in.  We hope to have a few to add to our Fall Membership Drive thank you gifts.  He is seen here holding the...

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Photo of ROCO guests from World Radio Day at KOOP 2014
Saturday 12/31, 8:00am

The KOOP Community Council has announced the 2016 historically significant cultural and ethnic celebration events that will each get special emphasis throughout the KOOP day.

1. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 18
2. Lunar New Year (aka Asian Lunar New Year, aka Chinese New Year) (first day of the first lunar month of  Lunar Calendar), February 8
3. World Radio Day, February...

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Saturday 12/31, 12:00pm

KOOP Radio switched over to solar power on March 10, 2016 at high noon in Austin, Texas.  After many volunteer hours and generous equipment contributions, the KOOP broadcasting studio received its first solar electrons!  Several local and international companies collaborated to donate all the solar equipment and the labor required for the solar power system.  We send out a big thanks to: ...

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KOOP News Archive

Sun 10/23/2016 3:30 pm

On Sunday's Free Samples we're doing all things Questlove! That means tons of The Roots​, and sprinkles of production work with Erykah Badu, D'Angelo​ and more.

?uesto is swinging into town next week, and we'll have a pair of tix for his DJ set at Empire Control Room & Garage

Sat 10/22/2016 3:00 pm

 The Singer and the Song welcomes the fiery rockabilly of Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers! This fantastic long-running Austin-based band brings together western swing, honky tonk, and roots rock into a uniquely Texas brand of rock and roll. This show is gonna be a blast as they perform live the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, October 22nd. Don't miss this one!

Fri 10/21/2016 1:00 pm

People United features Rebecca Bell-Metereau, a professor of English at Texas State University, on the problems and controversies with the Texas State Board of Education.

Wed 10/19/2016 6:00 pm
Muscian-Songwriter Jon Dee Graham joins Writing On the Air Wed Oct 19th 6pm CST. His new album Knoxville Skyline is just released!
Tue 10/18/2016 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Canadian country singer songwriter Austin resident Whitney Rose with her new single My Boots from the upcoming EP recorded here at Dale Watson's Ameripolitan Studios all before Thursday's residency  at The Continental Club. Tuesday, 10/18, 9 a.m.-11a.m.